TheBraveBadria
TheBraveBadria
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The Brave BadriaThe Brave Badria

A Book about peace, for children, written by CPT Matt Wilson

The past decade of war, and the continued threat of global terrorism, is not easy to explain to a child.
Veterans are even more eager to find a way to share their perspective with their children. The Brave Badria follows the adventures of a young, courageous Afghan girl. Using the wonderment and mysticism of a Middle Eastern "tall tale" and familiar themes of bullying, Badria makes complex subjects accessible to a child. Whether those children be American, British, or Afghan, they'll love cheering for Badria as she resists the evil Snake People who continually seek to control Afghanistan.

The Brave Badria can be purchased on Amazon.

CPT Matt WilsonCPT Matt Wilson

Author and SailAhead Skipper in Training

CPT Matt, a SailAhead Skipper in training, loves reading to his children, especially The Brave Badria series.

His beautiful wife Caroline and their three children, Kennedy, Harvey and Sloane are the center of his world. He previously served in a Military Police National Guard unit with whom he led a mission to Afghanistan. Today he is a civilian advising companies on improving their operations. His family prays for the Middle East, especially Afghanistan, and believes these stories can inspire our next generation to continue fighting for a safe and free future.

Matt can be contacted via his web site.

Thank You Matt for mentioning SailAhead in your book and we wish you great success!


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