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By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Cooper, Jenny
"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 ...
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By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Copper, Jenny
"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 ...
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 ...
By Harper, Glyn; Cooper, Jenny
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 ...
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'.
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 ...
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