To the Bridge: the Journey of Lennie and Ginger Nick

by FENTON, Corrinne

ISBN: 9781925126822
Australian: Yes
Published: 2020 by Walker
Level: Early Years (R-2)

Historical , Picture book

Based on a historical fact. Corinne Fenton and Andrew Mclean, through words and illustrations, tell the remarkable true story of Lennie Gwyther who is nine years old when he heads off to see the newly completed Sydney Harbour Bridge on his pony Ginger Mick in 1932. He rides six hundred miles to Sydney through a bushfire and storms, meeting people along the way. His journey took thirty-three days and became a part of history. This book will hopefully be accessible to and enjoyed by older readers.

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