Young soldier Jim McLeod waits in the trenches of World War I for the order to attack the enemy. With him are his friends, and Nipper, the messenger dog. When they charge across no-man's-land, Jim is shot ...and finds himself face to face with an enemy soldier.
Award-winning children's fiction author David Hill, was inspired to create this picture book by the song Little Red Poppy, written by Rob Kennedy (CD of song included). This book has been fully illustrated by Fifi Colston in a chalk and oil paint style.
Hardcover, illustrated, music CD, 39 pages.
The silence was eerie. In the darkness I could just see the mist that swirled around the rowboat. The men in the boat seemed lost in their own thought...