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y separately published work icon Two Pennies : single work   picture book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Two Pennies :
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'This is a true story crafted into this brilliant childrens book.

'After World War I, a little boy called George, who lived in Victoria, Australia, decided to work hard and raise two pennies to help build a school in Villers-Bretonneux, France. This town had been flattened by war and the school destroyed.

'This is a powerful and poignant story about a little boy who, with courage, hope and perseverance, helped to build this school across the oceans.

A bond was forged between George and Villers-Bretonneux that was never broken.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Moorooka, Annerley - Yeerongpilly - Moorooka area, Brisbane - South & South West, Brisbane, Queensland,: Boolarong Press , 2014 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 36p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 4th December 2014

      ISBN: 9781925046816
    • Moorooka, Annerley - Yeerongpilly - Moorooka area, Brisbane - South & South West, Brisbane, Queensland,: Boolarong Press , 2015 .
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      Extent: 1vp.
      Note/s:
      • Text in French
      ISBN: 9781925236040

Works about this Work

Precious Gift Jodie Munro O'Brian , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 11-17 March no. 1020 2015; (p. 27)
War Story Recalls a Dad's Generous Spirit Emma Gordon Williams , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 January 2015; (p. 44)

— Review of Two Pennies : Vicki Bennett , 2014 single work picture book
'Hope and perseverance are overwhelming themes of Brisbane author Vicki Bennett's new picture book Two Pennies...'
War Story Recalls a Dad's Generous Spirit Emma Gordon Williams , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 January 2015; (p. 44)

— Review of Two Pennies : Vicki Bennett , 2014 single work picture book
'Hope and perseverance are overwhelming themes of Brisbane author Vicki Bennett's new picture book Two Pennies...'
Precious Gift Jodie Munro O'Brian , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 11-17 March no. 1020 2015; (p. 27)
Last amended 11 Jul 2018 16:24:30
Subjects:
  • Victoria,
  • Villers-Bretonneux,
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    France,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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