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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Angel of Kokoda
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Twelve-year-old Kari grew up along the banks of the Kusumi River, east of the village of Kokoda. His father taught him the traditional ways of his people, and Sister Mary taught him English at the mission schoolhouse. One day Kari's peaceful world is shattered when a bomb rips through the village of Kokoda. Kari searches among the wounded and finds a young soldier lying in a ditch. The soldier is badly hurt, but Kari will not leave him. Together they make the perilous journey to safety along the Kokoda Track. During the Pacific War of World War II, a series of battles were fought along the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea. The villagers who assisted the troops became known as the Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels. Using a combination of oil paintings and pencil sketches, author and illustrator, Mark Wilson brings this important period of history to life in this picture book for older readers. (Google Books)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Lothian , 2010 .
      Extent: 34p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 9780734411280 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Helen Purdie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 25 no. 1 2010; (p. 31)

— Review of Angel of Kokoda Mark Wilson , 2010 single work picture book
Journeys of Enlightenment Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 April 2010; (p. 18)

— Review of My Country Dorothea Mackellar , 2010 single work picture book ; The Tomorrow Book Jackie French , 2010 single work picture book ; Angel of Kokoda Mark Wilson , 2010 single work picture book ; Night School Isobelle Carmody , 2009 single work picture book
Journeys of Enlightenment Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 April 2010; (p. 18)

— Review of My Country Dorothea Mackellar , 2010 single work picture book ; The Tomorrow Book Jackie French , 2010 single work picture book ; Angel of Kokoda Mark Wilson , 2010 single work picture book ; Night School Isobelle Carmody , 2009 single work picture book
Untitled Helen Purdie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 25 no. 1 2010; (p. 31)

— Review of Angel of Kokoda Mark Wilson , 2010 single work picture book
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