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Philippa Werry

The New Zealand Wars
by Philippa Werry ~ Paperback / softback
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The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand's history that many people wish they knew more about. The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children. It explains the emergence of Kingitanga...

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Harbour Bridge
by Philippa Werry ~ Paperback / softback

Auckland in the 1950s: a time of rock'n'roll, milk bars, bodgies and widgies and teenage rebellion. The Auckland Harbour Bridge is under construction. Simon likes watching the bridge being built, and talking to his uncle and his mates about what's happening on site. Meanwhile, Simon's best friend Ma...

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$18.00
THIS IS WHERE I STAND
by Philippa Werry ~ Hardback
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This is where I stand. All day. Every day. All night. Every night. A beautiful story centered around the statue of a WWI soldier - which could be any soldier. The statue gives readers an insight into the soldier's memories of the war as well as what he has seen from his pedestal as the years have p...

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$28.00
Waitangi Day: the New Zealand Story
by Philippa Werry ~ Paperback / softback
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Aimed at younger readers but providing an excellent resource for the whole family, this new book looks at the rich history behind Waitangi Day, universally recognised as New Zealand's national day. It reviews the historic events behind the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 and charts the cel...

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$25.00
Antarctic Journeys
by Philippa Werry ~ Paperback / softback

Antarctica is a fascinating place – it has no native inhabitants, and it's very remote, which means everyone who goes there – today or in the past – has a special reason for wanting to go. It's a place that children can only imagine, because they cannot go there. This book is about the journeys tha...

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$27.00
The Telegram
by Philippa Werry ~ Paperback / softback
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Fourteen-year-old Beatrice Thomas lives with her widowed mother and younger sister Tilly in a small country town overshadowed by the events of World War One. Many of the local boys, including Beaty's friend Caleb, are away fighting. When Beaty has to leave school, she gets a job as a telegram girl a...

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$15.00
Best Mates
by Philippa Werry ~ Paperback / softback
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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 s...

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$18.00
Armistice Day
by Philippa Werry ~ Paperback / softback

At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year New Zealanders remember the end of the First World War. Armistice Day, Philippa Werry's new book for children, commemorates the day when fighting stopped in Europe. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day, it makes an excellent ...

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$28.00
Lighthouse Family
by Philippa Werry ~ Paperback / softback

For Frances and her family, living on a remote lighthouse station, World War Two 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 then...

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$18.00