Harper, Glyn, 1958-

Gladys goes to war / written by Glyn Harper ; illustrated by Jenny Cooper. - Auckland ; Picture Puffin, 2016. - 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 29 cm

Picture story book for children.

"Gladys loves nothing better than tinkering with car engines and driving at top speed. She also dreams of learning to fly a plane. But it's 1914 and people, especially her mother, keep reminding her that women are not supposed to be adventurous. When war comes, Gladys offers her services at the front as an ambulance driver. She receives an infuriating response from the War Office: 'This will be a short war and women will not be needed. If you want to help the war effort you should stay at home and knit socks and balaclavas.' But Gladys is not the kind of person who stays home and knits. She is determined to go to war"--Publisher's information.

Primary National Library of New Zealand.

9780143507208 0143507206

Penguin Random House New Zealand


Sandford, Gladys, 1891-1971 --Children's picture books.


Ambulance drivers--New Zealand--Biography--Children's picture books.
World War, 1914-1918--Women--New Zealand--Children's picture books.


Children's stories, New Zealand.
Picture books for children.

NZ823.3

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