Captain Tom Moore

byMaria Isabel Sanchez VegaraIllustratorChristophe Jacques

December 15, 2020|
Captain Tom Moore by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
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From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Captain Tom Moore, the veteran who raised over £30 million for the UK's National Health Service during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

Once there was a humble boy from Yorkshire, England called Tom, who was born with his feet firmly on the ground. His determination and courage saw him and his comrades through the worst crisis the world had ever known: World War Two. So when a new crisis struck in 2020, just before his 100th birthday, Captain Tom knew just what to do. Aiming to raise £1,000 for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden, his story soon became known all over the world, with people donating so much that he quickly raised over £30 million! Captain Tom’s story shows us that, by coming together, we can dream bigger than ever, and that when the going gets tough, you just have to keep on walking.
 
This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the Captain’s life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children’s books and the author of the multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series of picture books that explore the lives of outstanding people. Working fo...
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Title:Captain Tom MooreFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inPublished:15 décembre 2020Publisher:Frances Lincoln Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711262098

ISBN - 13:9780711262096

Appropriate for ages: 3

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