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George Nepia

Author: Peter Millett; Ruth Millett; Raewyn Whaley
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 2000.
Series: Kiwi heroes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tony is listening to a story about the 1924 All Black Invincibles when he suddenly finds himself sitting beside George Nepia. As the team takes the field Tony is treated to a display of great All Black rugby. But as George goes to kick the winning conversion, a gust of wind threatens to disrupt the game. Can Tony help save the day and give victory to the All Backs? Includes factual information. Suggested level:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Children's nonfiction
Fiction
Named Person: George Nepia
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Millett; Ruth Millett; Raewyn Whaley
ISBN: 1869488458 9781869488451
OCLC Number: 154646835
Notes: Picture story book for children.
"Sports champion of the decade, 1920-1930"--Cover.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.), port. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Kiwi heroes.
Responsibility: written by Peter and Ruth Millett ; illustrations by Raewyn Whaley.

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Tony is listening to a story about the 1924 All Black Invincibles when he suddenly finds himself sitting beside George Nepia. As the team takes the field Tony is treated to a display of great All Black rugby. But as George goes to kick the winning conversion, a gust of wind threatens to disrupt the game. Can Tony help save the day and give victory to the All Backs? Includes factual information. Suggested level: primary.

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