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Author Gouldthorpe, Peter, author, illustrator

Title The white mouse : the story of Nancy Wake / Peter Gouldthorpe
Published Parkside, S.Aust. : Omnibus Books, 2015
Parkside, SA : Omnibus Books, 2015
©2015

Copies

Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB CRC  940.5344 Gou/Wmt  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS CRC  940.5344 Gou/Wmt  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL CRC  940.5344 Gou/Wmt  AVAILABLE
Description 38 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm
Series Premier's Reading Challenge
Summary "The Gestapo called her the White Mouse - and they wanted her, dead or alive. Nancy Wake was an Australian who joined the French Resistance during World War II and became the most wanted woman in France. Parachuting behind enemy lines, blowing up bridges and smuggling refugees across borders, Nancy fought fiercely against the enemy and became the most decorated Australian woman in any war."--Back cover
Analysis Australian
Notes "This book is dedicated to the men and women of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) who secretly struggled against Hitler's forces and paid the ultimate price."--Title page
Maps on end papers
Audience For primary school age
Notes The Children's Book Council of Australia - Short-listed Book, 2016
Subject Wake, Nancy, 1912-2011 -- Juvenile literature.
Wake, Nancy, 1912-2011.
War.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Australian -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 1742990916 (hardback)
9781742990910 (hardback)