By Werry, Philippa
"For Frances and her family, living on a lighthouse, the war is both far away and scarily close. There are rumours of submarines in the Pacific. The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, taken Singapore and bombed Darwin, so what's to stop them invading New Zealand next? But soon ...Frances, the only girl on the island, will have more to worry about than the threat of a Japanese invasion"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.Read more
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Philippa Werry is a librarian and children's writer whose non-fiction, poetry, stories and plays have been widely published, and also broadcast on National Radio. Werry's work has appeared in various anthologies and she has written over 100 pieces for the School Journal and other educational publishers. Enemy at the Gate, about the 1930s polio epidemic in NZ, was shortlisted for the NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2009.
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