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ANZAC Day, the New Zealand Story: What it is and Why it Matters

ANZAC Day, the New Zealand Story: What it is and Why it Matters (Paperback)

By Werry, Philippa

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Aimed at 8 - 12 year olds but useful for the whole family, this fascinating new book exposes the rich history behind Anzac Day in an engaging and informative style, seeking to answer the many questions children often ask their parents and teachers around the 25th of April every y...ear. It covers all aspects of Anzac Day, from the Gallipoli Campaign and the Great War, right through to the format of the commemorative services held annually throughout the country. The author identifies important memorials around New Zealand, examines the national anthem, the tradition of Anzac biscuits and the Last Post, Reveille music, plus much more. She also offers websites and projects for further study. The thoroughly researched information is presented alongside numerous images, both historic and contemporary, giving children a very clear view of the significance and background to Anzac Day.
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ISBN 9781869663803
Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Format Paperback
96 In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781869663803
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Published 1 Mar 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Werry, Philippa
Category Award Winning
Anzac Day Books
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
LIANZA 2014 Children's Book Awards Finalists
LIANZA Elsie Locke Non Fiction Award
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 265mm
Dewey Code 940.426
Weight 285g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile