Masterton writer and illustrator Michelle O’Connell’s new book is a touching account of Anzac Day commemorations at the small town of Tinui. Said by many to be the first place to have commemorated the day on which the world remembers the men and women who died in the First World War, Tinui holds a special place in the heart of many for the stories around the fate of those from the Wairarapa village.
As with her previous books - ‘Leaving for the Front - A Boy’s Story’ and ‘The Crossing - Michael’s Story’ - Michelle has illustrated and written a book connecting us to an important part of our past. The illustrations and writing transport us to the place and emotions of the Anzac Day ceremony 100 years on, providing useful lessons for children on the sacrifice of their forebears.
A ‘Notes for the Teacher’ section includes useful teaching points for primary aged children.
See Michelle O'Connell speaking at the book launch at:
Tinui: The Last Post
- Tinui – The Last Post by Michelle O’Connell
BISAC: Education / History
Recommended retail price: $24.95 ($5.00 post and packaging for single books)
Booksellers discount: 40%