One Hundred Steps: The Story of Captain Sir Tom Moore

One Hundred Steps: The Story of Captain Sir Tom Moore

Summary

The story of the man who captured the heart of a nation in its darkest days, Captain Sir Tom Moore. This fully illustrated book is about life's ups and downs, about family, about never giving up, and about what we can achieve when we work together.

This is an inspirational picture book, published in support of the creation of the Captain Tom Foundation, which tells the incredible story of the man who walked 100 laps of his garden and captured the heart of a nation. Fully illustrated for younger readers, and following the key moments from Captain Tom's incredible life, the book shows what is possible when we come together and never, ever give up.

A book to encourage you with Captain Tom's inspirational words on the highs and lows that life has in store for us all.

"A wonderful book, fit for a hero of the people" - Michael Morpurgo

About the authors

Captain Tom Moore

Captain Tom Moore was born in Yorkshire in 1920. With the outbreak of World War Two he enlisted in the British Army and served throughout the war. He held two Guinness World Records, for the largest sum ever raised by an individual charity walk, and for being the oldest person ever to have a number one hit single. He lived with his family in Bedfordshire. He set up the Captain Tom Foundation to help people help other people.
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Adam Larkum (Illustrator)

Adam studied illustration and animation, and received a BA followed by an MA from the Edinburgh College of Art. As a student he won a competition to create a short film for MOMI and Channel 4, and once his career producing animated commercials was under way, he became an illustrator as well. He has regular columns in the UK and the US.
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