'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)