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1914 : Riding into War : Kiwis at War - Susan Brocker

1914 : Riding into War

Kiwis at War

Paperback Published: 1st March 2018
ISBN: 9781775432067
Number Of Pages: 216

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It'll be over by Christmas... Young Billy Bowman and his mate Jack get caught up in the excitement when war is declared in August 1914 and leave their jobs on the farm to rush off and enlist in the Mounted Rifles because the war would 'probably be over by Christmas'. We follow their journey from the Awapuni training camp to more training in the sands of Egypt before they finally get shipped out without their horses to fight at Gallipoli. And there they discover that war isnt the big adventure they thought it would be.

About the Author

Susan Brocker has written over 50 books for children, both fiction and non-fiction, which have been published worldwide. She has a history degree and a great love of social history that is reflected in her books. Susan also has a close affinity and love of animals which shines through in her writing. Susan lives with her husband and many pets, including horses, in a lovely old villa on a small farm near Tauranga.

ISBN: 9781775432067
ISBN-10: 1775432068
Series: Kiwis at War
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st March 2018
Publisher: Scholastic New Zealand Limited
Country of Publication: NZ
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.8  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.24

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