Le Quesnoy : the story of the town New Zealand saved / written by Glyn Harper ; illustrated by Jenny Cooper.

Nā: Harper, Glyn, 1958- [author.].
Kaituhi: Cooper, Jenny, 1961- [illustrator.].
Momo rauemi: materialTypeLabelPukapukaKaiwhakaputa: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin, 2012Whakaahuatanga: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., map ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780143504566; 9780143504566 ; 0143504568 ; 0143504568 ; 9780143504566 .Ngā marau: World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France -- Children's picture books | Soldiers -- Children's picture books | World War, 1914-1918 -- New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Le Quesnoy (France) -- Children's picture books | World War, 1914-1918 -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Le Quesnoy (pronounced Leck con wah) is a town in northern France. It is surrounded by high walls and deep trenches. In World War 1 it was occupied by the German army for four long years. In November 1918 the town was liberated by soldiers from far-away New Zealand. Because these men used a bit of kiwi ingenuity they were able to take the town back without a single civilian life being lost. This has become one of the most famous stories in New Zealand military history and the relationship between Le Quesnoy and New Zealand continues to this day. This book tells the story of Le Quesnoy liberation through the eyes of a child living in the town at the time"--Publisher information. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Ngā whakaahuatanga whakarei nā Syndetics:

Le Quesnoy (pronounced Leck con wah) is a town in northern France. It is surrounded by high walls and deep trenches. In World War I it was occupied by the German army for four long years.

In November 1918 the town was liberated by soldiers from far-away New Zealand. Because these men used a bit of kiwi ingenuity they were able to take the town back without a single civilian life being lost. This has become one of the most famous stories in New Zealand military history and the relationship between Le Quesnoy and New Zealand continues to this day.

This book tells the story of Le Quesnoy's liberation through the eyes of a child living in the town at the time. Stunning watercolour illustrations and simple language make this an ANZAC picture book that young readers will be able to imaginatively engage with.

Format: 285x240mm (portrait).

Picture story book for children.

"Le Quesnoy (pronounced Leck con wah) is a town in northern France. It is surrounded by high walls and deep trenches. In World War 1 it was occupied by the German army for four long years. In November 1918 the town was liberated by soldiers from far-away New Zealand. Because these men used a bit of kiwi ingenuity they were able to take the town back without a single civilian life being lost. This has become one of the most famous stories in New Zealand military history and the relationship between Le Quesnoy and New Zealand continues to this day. This book tells the story of Le Quesnoy liberation through the eyes of a child living in the town at the time"--Publisher information. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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