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              My Grandad Marches on Anzac Day

              My Grandad Marches on Anzac Day (Paperback)

              By Hoy, Catriona; Illustrated by Johnson, Benjamin

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              Told through the eyes of a small girl who goes to the pre-dawn service to watch her grandfather marching in the parade, this picture book introduces children to the story behind Anzac Day, and the importance of traditions and remembering. Ages 5+. Australian author.

              ISBN 9780734410368
              Published NZ 28 Feb 2008
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age 5-9 years
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              Le Quesnoy
               

              Le Quesnoy (Paperback)

              By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Cooper, Jenny

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              "Le Quesnoy (pronounced Leck con wah) is a town in northern France. It is surrounded by high walls and deep trenches. In World War 1 it was occupied by the German army for four long years. In November 1918 the town was liberated by soldiers from far-away New Zealand. Because thes...e men used a bit of kiwi ingenuity they were able to take the town back without a single civilian life being lost. This has become one of the most famous stories in New Zealand military history and the relationship between Le Quesnoy and New Zealand continues to this day. This book tells the story of Le Quesnoy liberation through the eyes of a child living in the town at the time"--Publisher information. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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              ISBN 9780143504566
              Published NZ 23 Mar 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Armistice Day
               

              Armistice Day (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year New Zealanders remember the end of the First World War. Armistice Day, Philippa Werry's new book for children, commemorates the day when fighting stopped in Europe. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day,... it makes an excellent reference for the whole family. Kiwi soldiers returned home to a terrible influenza epidemic, as the population grieved for the loss of life. Memorials were erected and families sought to return to the battlefields overseas to visit graves of their loved ones. Well researched and drawing on illustration, photographs and text from various sources, this is a gripping, moving description of the aftermath of war in Europe, giving children a clear understanding of the establishment of the United Nations and New Zealand's role in international peacekeeping.
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              ISBN 9781869664411
              Published NZ 19 Feb 2016
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Anzac Ted

              Anzac Ted (Paperback)

              By Landsberry, Belinda

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              The poignant story of a little boy's teddy bear that was passed down to him from his grandfather. He might look scary now but he's got a great story to tell, for Anzac Ted went to war. Watercolour illustrations combine with rhyming text to create a picture book that will touch th...e hearts of children and adults alike.
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              ISBN 9781925335187
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2016
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Leaving for the Front: A Boy's Story
               

              Leaving for the Front: A Boy's Story (Paperback)

              Illustrated by O'Connell, Michelle

              A story about the 2014 re-enactment of the day the first contingent of Wairarapa volunteers left for World War One. A small boy recounts his experiences of dressing up as a person from 1914, and watching the soldiers parade from the Materston town hall to the railway station.

              ISBN 9781508517474
              Released NZ 18 Apr 2015
              Publisher Createspace
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              The Eels of Anzac Bridge
               

              The Eels of Anzac Bridge (Paperback)

              By Foster, Ali; Illustrated by Walker, Viv

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              "A young boy's fascination with eels leads into the gentle exploration of the joys and sorrows of life and death. When the young boy grows up and becomes a soldier, his journey to the Great War on the other side of the world is shadowed by that of the eels, as they make their own... amazing journey to their breeding grounds deep in the Pacific Ocean."--Back cover. Includes brief factual information about the ANZAC Memorial Bridge in Kaiparoro and Tuna Kuwharuwharu (New Zealand longfin eel). A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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              ISBN 9780958261777
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2012
              Publisher Fraser Books
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              War Poems: Student'S Book
               

              War Poems: Student'S Book (Paperback, New edition)

              Edited by Martin, Christopher

              An anthology for schools containing poems, extracts, historical documents and illustrations, as well as differentiated oral and written tasks. The poems cover wars from the late 18th century to the 20th.

              ISBN 9780007177462
              Released NZ 20 Feb 2004
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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