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By Bardsley, Dianne; Illustrated by Reynolds, John
This elegant, expert, and utterly up-to-date book contains over 1,500 samples from New Zealand's distinctive vocabulary.
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Edited by Bardsley, Dianne
The first completely New Zealand compiled dictionary/thesaurus for senior school students.
By Warren, Paul; Bauer, Laurie; Bardsley, Dianne; Holmes, Janet
Why is it not wrong to be doubly negative? Where do you place the stress in such words as 'dissect'? Where do 'wowser', 'craw thumper' and where did the 'f - word' come from? Do New Zealanders mangle the English language? Should we say different 'from' or 'to' or 'than'? We use i...t every day, but what is this thing called language, and are there ...Read more
By Bardsley, Dianne; Illustrated by Peter, Juliet
Drawing on interviews with women who served as land girls during World War II, this book relates a chapter in New Zealand's war experience. It shows that like their Rosie the Riveter sisters, these Women's Land Service recruits gained independence, little recognition, and discont...ent about giving up their farm jobs when the soldiers came home.Read more
By Bardsley, Dianne
Caitlin and David have much in common. They're the same age, they go to the same school, they're both in the school play. And each of them is watching their family fall apart. Ages 13+.
The only thesaurus compiled specifically for the New Zealand market. This compact and easy to use format has over 150,000 similar and related words to choose from.
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