Anzac Ted is the powerful, poignant story of a little boy's teddy bear that was passed down to him from his grandfather. Battered, torn, missing an eye and an ear, he might look scary but he's got a great story to tell. For Anzac Ted went to war, keeping soldiers company and giving them comfort. And while he never won a medal, and now doesn't even attract a single vote at classroom Toy Shows, if only everyone looked a little deeper:
'They'd see a hero, plain as day
Who sits upon my bed.
A hero, who saved me and you.
His name . . . is Anzac Ted.'
While several children's picture books cover the world wars, none has ever made the conflict so accessible to children by telling the story of a bear who went to war. Exquisite watercolour illustrations combine with rhyming text to create a book that, while perfect for parents and teachers to share with children, is also guaranteed to touch the heart of every adult.
- ISBN: 9781921966569
- For Ages: 5+ years old
- Format: Hardcover
- Language: English
- Number Of Pages: 32
- Published: 28th October 2014
- Publisher: Exisle Publishing eBooks
- Country of Publication: AU
- Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 25.5 x 0.9