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 ... 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
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.
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
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10680222
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
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Greenwood, Mark
Dewey number
940.5472
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
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McLean, Andrew
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True
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  • Griffin, David
  • Changi POW Camp (Changi, Singapore)
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cheerfulness
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781925081381
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The happiness box : a wartime book of hope, Mark Greenwood & Andrew McLean
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781925081381
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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