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              Jim's Letters
               

              Jim's Letters (Hardback)

              By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Cooper, Jenny

              • RRP: $27.00
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              Dear Jim, Your postcard arrived today. I showed it to the family. Mum misses you... Between December 1914 and August 1915 Tom and Jim write to each other whenever they get a chance. Tom talks about life at home on the farm while Jim writes from Egypt and then from the trenches of... the Gallipoli peninsula. From the author and illustrator of Le Quesnoy comes a moving story of two brothers separated by war. It is based on the thousands of letters sent by and to Anzac soldiers fighting at Gallipoli, one of the most significant campaigns of the First World War. This beautiful hardback depicts life at war and on the home front with exquisite illustrations by Jenny Cooper and fold-out letter inserts.
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              ISBN 9780143505907
              Published NZ 26 Mar 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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              Bobby, the Littlest War Hero
               

              Bobby, the Littlest War Hero (Paperback)

              By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Cooper, Jenny

              • RRP: $19.99
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              "This is the story of Bobby the littlest hero in a very big war. Bobby is a tiny canary. His best friend is Jack, a soldier in one of the tunnelling companies of the Royal Engineers. Together they go deep into the tunnels under no-mans-land. Jacks job is to dig, while Bobbys job ...is to warn the men to get out quickly when theres dangerous gas. Bobbys warnings save the tunnellers lives again and again. But Jack worries that its a hard life for a little bird. Will Bobby ever be free to fly again?"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143771876
              Published NZ 26 Feb 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Roly, the Anzac Donkey
               

              Roly, the Anzac Donkey (Paperback)

              By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Cooper, Jenny

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              "Hello. My name is Roly. I'm a donkey. Let me tell you about the time during the First World War when I worked at a place called Gallipoli. I met a man there from New Zealand who was very special. He and I worked as a team to help rescue soldiers who had been hurt in battle. Base...d on real people and events, this is the heartwarming story of Richard Alexander Henderson, a soldier in the New Zealand Medical Corps, and the donkey he discovers wandering and hungry on a Gallipoli road. Richard and Roly form a strong friendship and, working together, they courageously save the lives of many wounded soldiers. But now the army has received top-secret orders to leave Gallipoli - and quickly. All the donkeys must be left behind. Richard is heartbroken. What will become of his dear friend Roly?"--Publisher information. Includes factual information on the Gallipolli Campaign and the life of Richard Alexander Henderson.
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              ISBN 9780143506638
              Published NZ 25 Mar 2015
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Best and Bravest [Revised Ed]
               

              Best and Bravest [Revised Ed] (Paperback, Revised and Updated)

              By Harper, Glyn; Richardson, Colin

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              "Stories, tailored for younger readers, of New Zealanders who have been awarded the Victoria Cross"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775540861
              Published NZ 25 Jul 2016
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Gladys Goes to War
               

              Gladys Goes to War (Paperback)

              By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Copper, Jenny

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              "Gladys loves nothing better than tinkering with car engines and driving at top speed. She also dreams of learning to fly a plane. But it's 1914 and people, especially her mother, keep reminding her that women are not supposed to be adventurous. When war comes, Gladys offers her ...services at the front as an ambulance driver. She receives an infuriating response from the War Office: 'This will be a short war and women will not be needed. If you want to help the war effort you should stay at home and knit socks and balaclavas.' But Gladys is not the kind of person who stays home and knits. She is determined to go to war"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143507208
              Published NZ 28 Mar 2016
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-10 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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              My Grandfather's War
               

              My Grandfather's War (Hardback)

              By Harper, Glyn; Cooper, Jenny

              • RRP: $25.00
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              A poignant story about a Vietnam veteran and his relationship with his granddaughter. The young girl senses her grandfather's pain and is curious to find out the cause. She discovers her grandfather's sadness is a legacy of the Vietnam War and his experiences there. This is a sen...sitive exploration of the cost of war on those who serve.
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              ISBN 9781775592990
              Published NZ 21 May 2018
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Best and Bravest [Revised Ed]
                 

              Best and Bravest [Revised Ed] (EPUB ebook)

              By Harper, Glyn; Richardson, Colin

              "Stories, tailored for younger readers, of New Zealanders who have been awarded the Victoria Cross"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775491231
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              Language en
              Published NZ 25 Jul 2016
              Publisher HarperCollins
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              My Grandfathers War
               

              My Grandfathers War (Paperback, New title)

              By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Potter, Bruce

              A touching story of a Vietnam vet struggling to explain the concept of war to his grand-daughter, as well as explainging his sadness around his experiences. Historian Glyn Harper has previously published two other books for children - 'The Sky Soldiers' and 'The Donkey Man'.

              ISBN 9781869780166
              Published NZ 22 Mar 2007
              Publisher Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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              The Sky Soldiers
               

              The Sky Soldiers (Paperback, New title)

              By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Mahy, Warren

              On 21st May 1941 the 'Sky Soldiers' came to Nikolaos' home island of Crete. This is Nikolaos' story. He tells of how the Allied soldiers who helped the people of Crete were greatly under-resourced in terms of equipment, and how he and the people of his village helped Allied soldi...ers hide and evade the German soldiers.
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              ISBN 9781869485368
              Published NZ 23 Mar 2005
              Publisher Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
              Interest Age Children
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