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Every year on the 25th of April, thousands of New Zealanders get up very early in the morning to join dawn parade ceremonies around the country. Later, many more people attend Anzac Day services to commemorate the soldiers who died at Gallipoli in 1915 and to celebrate the spirit of the ANZACs. A rich history lies behind the meaning of Anzac Day - it is a very important day in the New Zealand calendar. In Anzac Day: The New Zealand Story you will discover: What happened at Gallipoli The order of the Anzac Day service Why we wear poppies on Anzac Day Where Anzac biscuits come from. Philippa Werry provides a wealth of captivating stories, photographs, paintings, poems, monuments and memorials in her fascinating book, which tells the story of Anzac Day in New Zealand and around the world.

About the Author

Philippa Werry is a children’ s writer whose non-fiction, poetry, stories and plays have been widely published, and also broadcast on Radio New Zealand. She lives in Wellington and participates in the Book Council Writers in Schools programme.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781990003943
ISBN-10: 199000394X
Publisher: White Cloud Books
Publication Date: February 9th, 2023
Pages: 64
Language: English