Lighthouse Family

Lighthouse Family : Coastal New Zealand 1941-42

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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 trouble strikes closer to home - and Frances, the only girl on the island, has more to worry about than the threat of Japanese invasion. Suddenly, everyday life is harder than ever before. And it's up to Frances to hold the family together.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128 x 198mm
  • Scholastic New Zealand
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1775431479
  • 9781775431473

About Philippa Werry

Philippa Werry is a librarian and children's writer whose non-fiction, poetry, stories and plays have been widely published, and also broadcast on National Radio. Werry's work has appeared in various anthologies and she has written over 100 pieces for the School Journal and other educational publishers. Enemy at the Gate, about the 1930s polio epidemic in NZ, was shortlisted for the NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2009.
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22 ratings
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4 55% (12)
3 27% (6)
2 5% (1)
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