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

By: Greenwood, Mark.
Contributor(s): McLean, Andrew, 1946-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Newtown, NSW : Walker Books Australia, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 32 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781925081381.Subject(s): Griffin, David, 1915-2004 | Griffin, David | Griffin, David, 1915-2004 | Changi POW Camp (Changi, Singapore) -- Juvenile literature | Children's stories | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 3-4 | Picture books for children | Happiness -- Juvenile literature | Prisoners of war -- Australia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Prisoners of war -- Singapore -- Changi -- Juvenile literature | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Australian -- Juvenile literature | Cheerfulness -- Juvenile literature | Happiness -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature | Cheerfulness -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese -- Juvenile literature | Books -- Juvenile literature | Prisoners' writings, Australian -- Juvenile literature | Prisoner-of-war camps -- Singapore -- Changi -- Juvenile literature | Happiness in literature -- Juvenile literature | Creative nonfiction | Prisoners of war -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile literature | Picture books | Happiness | Cheerfulness | AustralianDDC classification: 152.4/2 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.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Sydenham Library
Picture Book G Available IA2024989
Junior Keilor Library
Picture Book G Available IA2024990
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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.

For ages 5-12 years.

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