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              Soldier Boy
               

              Soldier Boy (Paperback, New title)

              By Hill, Anthony

              • RRP: $25.00
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              On 28th June 1915, young James Martin sailed from Melbourne on the troopship Berrima - bound, ultimately, for Gallipoli. He was just fourteen years old. This is Jim's extraordinary story, the story of how a young and enthusiastic schoolboy became Australia's youngest Anzac. Ages ...12 and over.
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              ISBN 9780141003306
              Published NZ 2 Apr 2001
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Captain Cook's Apprentice
                 

              Captain Cook's Apprentice (EPUB ebook)

              By Hill, Anthony

              This is the enthralling true story of Captain Cook's first, three- year-long voyage to Australia on board the Endeavour, seen through the eyes of a cabin boy, Isaac Manley, who was twelve when the journey started in 1768. Ages 12+.

              ISBN 9781742283807
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2008
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              Animal Heroes
                 

              Animal Heroes (EPUB ebook)

              By Hill, Anthony

              Twenty-one true stories of animals who have worked and played alongside Australia's fighting forces in both World Wars and in more recent conflicts, including the current war in Iraq. Dogs, pigeons, donkeys, horses, parrots and dolphins are some of the animals. Ages 10+.

              ISBN 9781742537443
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              Language en
              Released NZ 22 Aug 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
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              Captain Cook's Apprentice
               

              Captain Cook's Apprentice (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hill, Anthony

              • RRP: $37.00
              • $27.75
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              The enthralling story of Captain Cook's voyage to Australia, as seen through the eager eyes of a cabin boy. When young Isaac Manley sailed on the Endeavour from England in 1768, no one on board knew if a mysterious southern continent existed in the vast Pacific Ocean. It would be... a voyage full of uncertainties and terrors. During the course of the three-year journey, Isaac's eyes are opened to all the brutal realities of life at sea - floggings, storms, press-gangs, the deaths of fellow crewmen, and violent clashes on distant shores. Yet Isaac also experiences the tropical beauty of Tahiti, where he becomes enchanted with a beautiful Tahitian girl. He sees the wonders of New Zealand, and he is there when the men of Endeavour first glimpse the east coast of Australia, anchor in Botany Bay, and run aground on the Great Barrier Reef. Acclaimed and award-winning historical novelist Anthony Hill brings to life this landmark voyage with warmth, insight and vivid detail in this exciting and enlightening tale of adventure and discovery.
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              ISBN 9780143789505
              Published NZ 2 Jul 2018
              Publisher Penguin
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              Young Digger
                 

              Young Digger (EPUB ebook)

              By Hill, Anthony

              An extraordinary story about Henri Tovell who was known as 'Young Digger'. Orphaned, homeless and no more than seven years old, he attached himself to several British Army fighting units, until he was eventually smuggled back to Australia where he was raised by an airman as his o...wn son. Ages 14+.
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              ISBN 9781742283418
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              Language en
              Released NZ 2 Sep 2002
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
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              Young Digger
                

              Young Digger (EPUB ebook)

              By Hill, Anthony

              A small boy, an orphan of the First World War, wanders into the Australian airmen's mess in Germany, on Christmas Day in 1918. A strange boy, with an uncertain past and an extraordinary future, he became a mascot for the air squadron and was affectionately named 'Young Digger'. A...nd in one of the most unusual incidents ever to emerge from the battlefields of Europe after the Great War, this solitary boy was smuggled back to Australia by air mechanic Tim Tovell, a man who cared for the boy so much that he was determined, however risky, to provide Young Digger with a new family and a new life in a new country, far from home. This is one of the most extraordinary incidents of the First World War. It is a story not only about the horrors of war, but of high adventure and fatherhood, by the award-winning author of Soldier Boy. 'What a story, told in Anthony Hill's inimitable style of high adventure and clear detail.' Canberra Times
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              ISBN 9781760142384
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              Released NZ 13 Jun 2016
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
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              Captain Cook's Apprentice
                 

              Captain Cook's Apprentice (EPUB ebook)

              By Hill, Anthony

              The enthralling story of Captain Cook's voyage to Australia, as seen through the eager eyes of a cabin boy. When young Isaac Manley sailed on the Endeavour from England in 1768, no one on board knew if a mysterious southern continent existed in the vast Pacific Ocean. It would be... a voyage full of uncertainties and terrors. During the course of the three-year journey, Isaac's eyes are opened to all the brutal realities of life at sea - floggings, storms, press-gangs, the deaths of fellow crewmen, and violent clashes on distant shores. Yet Isaac also experiences the tropical beauty of Tahiti, where he becomes enchanted with a beautiful Tahitian girl. He sees the wonders of New Zealand, and he is there when the men of Endeavour first glimpse the east coast of Australia, anchor in Botany Bay, and run aground on the Great Barrier Reef. Acclaimed and award-winning historical novelist Anthony Hill brings to life this landmark voyage with warmth, insight and vivid detail in this exciting and enlightening tale of adventure and discovery.
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              ISBN 9780143789512
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              Language en
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Story Of Billy Young
               

              The Story Of Billy Young (Paperback)

              By Hill, Anthony

              • RRP: $30.00
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              A powerful account of one of the youngest-ever prisoners of war. Award-winning author Anthony Hill takes us into the hearts and minds of the POWs, who refused to ever wholly submit to their captors. Billy Young was a boy of 15 when he joined the AIF in 1941.

              ISBN 9780143569138
              Published NZ 23 Jul 2014
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Last Convict
               

              The Last Convict (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hill, Anthony

              • RRP: $37.00
              • $27.75
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              • Pub Date
                2 Jun 20

              'It's a good story, Samuel. You're a piece of living history.' Oxford 1863- Young Samuel Speed sets a barley stack alight in the hope it will earn him a bed in prison for the night. He wants nothing more than a morsel of food in his belly and a warm place to sleep off the streets.... What he receives is a sentence of seven years' servitude, to be served half a world away in the penal colony of Fremantle, Western Australia. When Samuel boards the transport ship Belgravia, he is stripped of his clothing and even his name, and given regulations of when to rise, eat, clean and sleep. On arrival at Fremantle Prison, hard labour is added to the mix and he wonders if life can get any worse. The only solace he finds is a love of reading, which allows the likes of Tom Sawyer and Oliver Twist to become his lifelong friends. Samuel is granted a ticket of leave in 1867 and full freedom in 1871, but what sort of life can a man forge for himself in the colony, with no skills, no money and no family? Will it be the beginning of the life he has always dreamed of, or do some sentences truly never end? A colourful recreation of the life and times of the last known convict to be sent to Australia, The Last Convict is a moving study of old age and loneliness, as one social outcast finds meaning in his impoverished life through the power of literature. Meticulously researched and brilliantly woven into an engaging fictional account, it is an unforgettable story by an award-winning writer and historian.
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              ISBN 9781760894467
              Published NZ 2 Jun 2020
              Publisher Penguin
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              Young Digger

              Young Digger (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hill, Anthony

              • RRP: $37.00
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              ISBN 9780670079292
              Published NZ 13 Jun 2016
              Publisher Penguin
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