Embark on an enchanting journey into our country's past hundred years through the remarkable life of Captain Sir Tom Moore
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'A wonderful life story with lessons for us all . . . beautifully written' DAILY TELEGRAPH
'Gloriously enthralling' DAILY MAIL
Captain Sir Tom Moore's story is all our stories . . .
Born at the tail end of the Spanish flu epidemic, Tom Moore was raised in the Yorkshire Dales by a loving family that had not escaped tragedy. Yet when the clouds of war threatened, Tom raised his hand and joined up to fight.
The Second World War took him to the Far East, where his can-do spirit was forged. Whether fighting for his life in Burma or helming a firm back home, racing motorbikes or raising a family, he always sought to do his very best. To make a difference to those around him.
Captain Tom's story is that of our parents and our grandparents.
It is the story of the past hundred years here in Britain.
'Engaging . . . His upbeat nature shines through and reminds us how much worse this year would have been without him' Evening Standard
'A wonderful read. Captain Tom is a beacon of light, and hope, and positivity' Piers Morgan, Life Stories, ITV
'A great book' Good Morning Britain
'A beautiful book. We have so much to learn from Captain Sir Tom' Chris Evans, Virgin Radio
'Fascinating. It's the life story of an ordinary man who is extraordinary' Michael Ball, BBC Radio 2
A riveting account. Tom is as sharp as a bayonet . . . This old soldier should never, ever fade away in our memory. Neither should his life advice
Engaging . . . His upbeat nature shines through and reminds us how much worse this year would have been without him
A wonderful life story with lessons for us all . . . beautifully written
Captain Tom Moore has stolen the nation's hearts
A wonderful read. Captain Tom is a beacon of light, and hope, and positivity
A great book
A beautiful book. We have so much to learn from Captain Sir Tom
Fascinating. It's the life story of an ordinary man who is extraordinary
Captain Tom Moore's charming autobiography is an inspiration . . . A great personal history of the past century, and we can all learn something from Captain Tom
Games & activities
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