ANZAC Heroes: 30 Courageous ANZACs from WWI & WWII
From nurse and pilot to soldier and spy, this book offers a beautifully arranged cast of ANZAC heroes from World War I and World War 2, and includes lifelike illustrations with maps, a medal room, fact boxes, index and a glossary. Each hero has a personal story and timeline.
Discover the triumphs and tragedies of 24 heroic Australasians. Read the biographies of ANZAC soldiers, as well as Air Force and Navy soldiers, medics, a spy, an ambulance driver and a humanitarian, surviving in battles in England, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific.
ANZAC Heroes includes famous soldiers such as New Zealand's double Victoria Cross recipient Charles Upham, and much-honoured Australian Hughie Edwards. You will also find not-so-well known indigenous soldiers, Albert Knight from Australia and Peter Buck from New Zealand, and brave females Olive King, Joice Loch, and New Zealander, Dr Jessie Scott.
Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award at 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults
Winner of the Elsie Locke Award for the Best Book in the Non-Fiction category of 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults