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The Friendly Games

In 1956 Melbourne hosted the Summer Olympic Games. Student John Wing was so proud of his country, one of the friendliest places on earth. But when world tensions dominated the news, John wrote an urgent letter suggesting how to change the Closing Ceremony to bring all nations together as one.

Based on the incredible true story of how one child’s determination can change the way we see the world.

The Friendly Games
Author: Kaye Baillie
Illustrator: Fiona Burrows
Publisher: MidnightSun Publishing
Rights held: World


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