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The Resource The happiness box : a wartime book of hope, Mark Greenwood & Andrew McLean

The happiness box : a wartime book of hope, Mark Greenwood & Andrew McLean

Label
The happiness box : a wartime book of hope
Title
The happiness box
Title remainder
a wartime book of hope
Statement of responsibility
Mark Greenwood & Andrew McLean
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1942, Sergeant "Griff" Griffin was a prisoner of war. With Christmas approaching, he decided to make a book for the children cooped up in nearby Changi Prison. The book was said to contain the secrets to happiness. But the enemy was suspicious
Summary
In 1942, Sergeant "Griff" Griffin was a prisoner of war. With Christmas approaching, he decided to make a book for the children cooped up in nearby Changi Prison. The book was said to contain the secrets to happiness. But the enemy was suspicious. With this picture book, award winners Mark Greenwood and Andrew McLean bring to life the inspirational true story of a book that became a National Treasure.
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Writing style
Illustration
Award
Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
Awards note
  • Shortlisted, Childrens Book Council of Australia Book of the Year: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books, 2019.
  • 2019 Children's Book Council Shortlist.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10680222
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenwood, Mark
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For ages 5-12 years
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McLean, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Griffin, David
  • Greener, Leslie
  • Changi POW Camp (Changi, Singapore)
  • Happiness
  • Cheerfulness
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoner-of-war camps
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners' writings, Australian
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a wartime book of hope
Label
The happiness box : a wartime book of hope, Mark Greenwood & Andrew McLean
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059780068
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781925081381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)980347040
Label
The happiness box : a wartime book of hope, Mark Greenwood & Andrew McLean
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059780068
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781925081381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)980347040

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