|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Subject Classification||Children's & young adult: general non-fiction / Warfare, battles, armed forces (Children's/YA)|
Aimed at younger readers, but providing an excellent resource for the whole family, this new book looks at the rich history behind Waitangi Day, universally recognised as New Zealand's national day.
It reviews the historic events behind the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 and charts the celebrations, tensions and protests witnessed in the years that followed, concluding with a summary of the Waitangi Day events held around the country on the 6th February today.
An engaging informative text gives children a very well balanced view of the significance and background to New Zealand celebration of Waitangi Day.
Philippa is a children's writer with wide experience in writing fiction and non-fiction for both trade and educational purposes.She has books with New Holland that have been nominated in various book awards.
Philippa has written a number of informative books with New Holland: Anzac Day, Armistice Day, Waitangi Day, Best Mates and The New Zealand Wars. Antarctic Journeys joins the list.