“His Name is Ben” by Tom Palmer and James Innerdale


Read His Name is Ben – a short story for children by Tom Palmer illustrated by James Innerdale – about Sir Ben Helfgott, one of The Boys who came to Loughton and went on to become an Olympic weightlifter.

Tom Palmer is the author of “After the War – from Auschwitz to Ambleside” about the 300 Windermere Children, who came from Auschwitz to Ambleside over 75 years ago.  More here.

Find out more about what happened next to the Holocaust Survivors at a new Epping Forest District Museum exhibition here .