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Weevils, war & wallabies 1920 -1945
Weevils, war & wallabies 1920 -1945
French, Jackie2018
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1920-1945, an iconic period in Australian history: QANTAS founded, the Sydney Harbour Bridge built, Phar Lap wins the Melbourne Cup and dies in the US, Don Bradman wows the world at the wicket and becomes the main target in the Bodyline series. The Depression hits. Australia enters WW II. Aborigines lobby for full citizenship. German ships lay mines off the Australian coast and the Japanese attack Australia. History comes to life!
Main title:
Weevils, war & wallabies 1920 -1945 / Jackie French ; illustrations and cartoons by Peter Sheehan.
Imprint:
Gosford, NSW : Scholastic Press, 2018.
Collation:
132 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Includes index.First published in 2009.
Contents:
A small part of a big story -- 1920 and a land fit for heroes -- The roaring twenties and the jazz age -- Australia's "On the Wallaby' - the Depression -- The Depression eases -- The world goes to war - again -- "Overpaid, oversexed and over here' -- The prison camps and prisoners of war -- The war ends -- A land of peace and plenty?
ISBN:
9781742762494
Dewey class:
994.02994
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryJunior People and PlacesJ 994 FREAvailable
Sandringham Library ExpressJunior People and PlacesJ 994 FREIn Deep Storage until mid 2020. (Set: 14 Jul 2019)
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