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Bantam and the Soldier

Bantam and the Soldier

"It is wartime in Europe. A young soldier from 'a country on the other side of the world' rescues and brings back to health a little bantam, and in the midst of the fighting and devastation an unusual friendship is formed. Every morning the bantam lays an egg for the soldier and ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775432074
Barcode 9781775432074
Published 1 March 2018 by Scholastic
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Beck, Jennifer
Illustrated by Belton, Robyn
Series Bantam and the Soldier
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ISBN-13 9781775432074
ISBN-10 1775432076
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic New Zealand
Publication Date 1 March 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Beck, Jennifer
Illustrated by Belton, Robyn
Series Bantam and the Soldier
Category Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Picture Storybooks
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions Width: 265mm
Height: 215mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.2
Catalogue Code 455020

Description of this Book

It is wartime. In the midst of the fighting and devastation, an unusual friendship is formed. The talents of best-selling author Jennifer Beck and prize-winning illustrator Robyn Belton are beautifully combined in this poignant story of friendship and survival.

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Author's Bio

Jennifer Beck is a former teacher and psychologist, and an award-winning writer and author of more than forty-five children's books. Her books have been recognised at the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards in the Picture Book, Book of the Year and Children's Choice categories, and have been included in the Storylines Notable Books lists. Jennifer is married with one son and three daughters, and lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Robyn Belton grew up on a farm near Wanganui, then went on to study painting at the Canterbury University School of Fine Arts. Married with three children, Robyn lives in Dunedin, New Zealand. Robyn's first storybook was The Duck in the Gun, written by Joy Cowley. She has won the Russell Clark Medal for Illustration twice (for Duck in the Gun, and Herbert the Brave Sea Dog). With many major awards to her name, in 2006 Robyn was awarded the prestigious Margaret Mahy Medal.

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