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The 1942 Kokoda campaign was only four months long, yet it is a battle that has left a lasting impression in Australian history. Find out what it was really like on the KokodaTrack and how the Australian troops fought their way through mud and mayhem to victory. Our Stories: The Heroes of the Kokoda Track will provide readers with an understanding of Kokoda's place in Australian military history.
About The Author
Nicolas Brasch is the author of more than 250 books for children and young adults. He writes both fiction and factual books for the trade, library and educational markets. His books have been sold in Australia, USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, Zimbabwe and New Zealand.
Nicolas has also presented workshops and seminars on writing and storytelling, and is the founder of Writers in Residence, a company that provides writing services to the corporate market.
The Heroes of the Kokoda Track, part of Black Dog Books' Our Stories Series packs a lot into just 32 pages. In language which primary aged students will understand, author Nicolas Brasch explains the significance of the Kokoda campaign, its progress and the roles played by Australians and by Papuan locals. Historic photos support the text, and the design, with text boxes providing easily digestible slices of information, will appeal to even reluctant readers....Excellent for classroom and school library collections, but also suitable for private reading. * Aussie Reviews *
ISBN: 9781742031347 ISBN-10: 174203134X Series: Our Stories Audience:
For Ages: 7+ years old For Grades: 3 - 5 Format:
Number Of Pages: 32 Published: 1st February 2011 Publisher: Walker Books Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 29.8 x 21.0
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1