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By Werry, Philippa
Based on the true story of the 1936/37 polio epidemic in New Zealand, this tells the story of 12-year-old Tom Mitchell and his family whose lives are overshadowed by the polio outbreak. Schools, movie theatres and swimming pools are all closed - and then things get worse.
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By Marriott, Janice; Werry, Philippa
3 Out of the Zone is a spine-tingling collection of fantastic tales in which young people get caught up in events that no one would have predicted - least of all themselves.
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Nicholas has never thought he's much good at anything - until he discovers he can bake the most amazing cakes. But are they amazing enough to get him into the finals of The Great Chocolate Cake Bake Off? With the help of his family and friends and his Special Secret Ingredient, h...e's about to find out.Read more
By Casson, Mark; Werry, Philippa; Forster, Michelanne; Unasa, Leilani; Finn, Richard, OP
"Eight short plays for children. Each play covers a different subject area, including: conservation, Samoan culture, Maori mythology, absurdist comedy, language conventions, fairytales and astronomy. The plays are fun works of fictional storytelling that are focussed on entertain...ment and getting children excited about drama, but still have an underlying educational focus"--Publisher information.Read more
By Werry, Philippa; Illustrated by Kerr, Bob
"The three young soldiers in the story are best friends from school, and they leave New Zealand together to go and fight at Gallipoli. Landing first in Egypt, they travel by ship to Anzac Cove and dig into trenches to fight the Turkish troops holding the peninsula. Conditions are... tough and Joe gets sick, but his mates help him off on the hospital ship. Then Harry is fatally wounded and his burial has to take place on the cliff-top, away from the snipers. The three friends are reunited many years later, when the two men fly to Gallipoli and lay poppies on Harry's grave"--Publisher information.Read more
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