A powerful and moving story about the bonds of brotherhood and the tragedy of war, from the creator of MY MOTHER'S EYES and ANGEL OF KOKODA.
Leigh and Jason are inseparable. But when Jason is conscripted and sent to fight in Vietnam, they are divided not just by distance, but by their beliefs about the war.
2014 CBCA Book of the Year Award: Notable Picture Book
Publisher: Lothian Children's Books
The illustrations in this picture book are extremely powerful and the mixed media (story and letters scanned in) bring the story to life. It is a true story and it tugs at the heart strings. It gave me goose bumps....