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The Anzac Billy
 

The Anzac Billy (Hardback)

By Saxby, Claire
Illustrated by Jackson, Mark
Illustrated by Potter, Heather

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A billy can't be posted, delivered on a bike, or sent in a car, truck or train. It has to be loaded on a ship with all those other Anzac billies for other soldier dads... During World War I, Australian soldiers serving on the front were sent Christmas care packages - tin billies ...filled by families and friends. This is the story of one little boy lovingly selecting, with the help of his mum and grandma, favourite and useful things for his dad's billy - butterscotch, nuts, handkerchiefs, writing paper and more. Then, with a wish that the billy makes it in time for Christmas Day, he sends it on its way... Sail, big ship of billies, sail far across the sea. Until you reach the other side, until you reach my dad...
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ISBN 9781406388718
Released NZ 2 May 2019
Publisher Walker Books
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781406388718
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books
Imprint Walker Books Ltd
Released 2 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Saxby, Claire
Illustrated by Jackson, Mark
Illustrated by Potter, Heather
Category Picture Storybooks
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 256mm
Height: 266mm
Spine: 8mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 430g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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