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Lighthouse Family: Coastal New Zealand 1941-42

Lighthouse Family: Coastal New Zealand 1941-42
 

"For Frances and her family, living on a lighthouse, the war is both far away and scarily close. There are rumours of submarines in the Pacific. The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, taken Singapore and bombed Darwin, so what's to stop them invading New Zealand next? But soon ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775431473
Published 1 November 2013 by Scholastic
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Werry, Philippa
Series My New Zealand Story
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ISBN-13 9781775431473
ISBN-10 1775431479
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic New Zealand
Publication Date 1 November 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Werry, Philippa
Series My New Zealand Story
Category Historical Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age 9-12 years
Library of Congress Islands, Girls, World War, 1939-1945 - New Zealand, Lighthouse keepers
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.2
Catalogue Code 432710

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"For Frances and her family, living on a lighthouse, the war is both far away and scarily close. There are rumours of submarines in the Pacific. The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, taken Singapore and bombed Darwin, so what's to stop them invading New Zealand next? But soon Frances, the only girl on the island, will have more to worry about than the threat of a Japanese invasion"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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Author's Bio

Philippa Werry is a librarian and children's writer whose non-fiction, poetry, stories and plays have been widely published, and also broadcast on National Radio. Werry's work has appeared in various anthologies and she has written over 100 pieces for the School Journal and other educational publishers. Enemy at the Gate, about the 1930s polio epidemic in NZ, was shortlisted for the NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2009.

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