ANZAC Day Download Resource
This resource is designed to encourage and teach the importance of Anzac Day as a vital part of New Zealand history. Download this 45 page resource, full of information, facts, worksheets, learning activities, crafts, and much more! Catered to ages 2 right through to 10. There is something in here for everyone!
Gladys goes to War
Gladys loves tinkering with car engines and driving at top speed. She also dreams of learning to fly a plane. But it’s 1914, and women are not supposed to be adventurous. Then war comes. Gladys offers her services as an ambulance driver. The War Office responds that women are not needed – if Gladys wants to help she can knit. Gladys is not a person who stays at home and knits. She is determined to go to war. Written by Glyn Harper Illustrated by Jenny Cooper
Between December 1914 and August 2015 Tom and Jim write to each other whenever they get a chance. Tom talks about life at home on the farm while Jim writes from Egypt and then from the trenches of Gallipoli peninsula.Written by Glyn Harper Illustrated by Jenny Cooper
Le Quesnoy – The story of the town New Zealand saved
This is the story of how a group of New Zealand soldiers saved a small town in Northern France.The story of Le Quesnoy has become one of the most famous in New Zealand military history and the strong relationship between Le Quesnoy and New Zealand continues to this day.By Glen Harper Illustrated by Jenny Cooper
Roly the Anzac Donkey
Hello. My name is Roly. During the First World War I worked at Gallipoli, where I met a man who was very special. He and I worked as a team to help rescue soldiers who had been hurt in battle.Written by Glyn Harper Illustrated by Jenny Cooper
ANZAC Day Magnetic Story
Bring to life the story of the ANZACs and teach children about why Anzac Day is a significant part of New Zealand history, with this illustrated magnetic story. Each image is printed on card and laminated with a small magnet on the back. Brief age appropriate story about Anzac included. Packaged in a re-sealable bag and wrapped up like an old parcel to open with the children.Illustrations by Xoë Hall.
Includes: 6 laminated images for the story, each with small magnet on back, short story.
Bobby, The littlest war hero
Bobby is a tiny canary. His best friend is Jack, a soldier in one of the tunnelling companies of the Royal Engineers. Together they go deep into the tunnels under no-man’s-land. Jack’s job is to dig, while Bobby’s job is to warn the men to get out quickly when there’s dangerous gas. Bobby’s warnings save the tunnellers’ lives again and again.But Jack worries that it’s a hard life for a little bird. Will Bobby ever be free to fly again?Glyn Harper and Jenny Cooper are the award-winning creators of bestselling picture books about the First World War: Le Quesnoy, Jim’s Letters, Roly, the Anzac Donkey and Gladys Goes to War.