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              Twinkle, Tickle Little Star
               

              Twinkle, Tickle Little Star (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Anne

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              Twinkle, tickle, little star, of the salty sea. Near the rocks where mussels cling, is where I'm sure to be. A zillion feet adorn my arms; I don't have a head or teeth. My bottom's on the top of me; my mouth is where? Underneath. Anne Hunter's playful and delightful rhymes... along with Dave Gunson's superb illustrations, perfectly capture the unique characteristics of a range of creatures and plant life that young children commonly encounter when exploring the New Zealand seashore. Rhyming verse delightfully details some of the special features of triplefins, hermit crabs, scallops, jellyfish, sea anemonies, seaweed, black-backed gulls, paddle crabs, paua, katipo, sponges and starfish. This entertaining book is intended to be read aloud and children will be fascinated to learn more about the wild life on the seashore so they can enjoy exploring when visiting the beach. There is a fascinating facts section to supplement the verse at the back of the book.
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              ISBN 9781869665401
              Published NZ 29 Feb 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 4-6 years
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              Kea: Curiouser and Curiouser
               

              Kea: Curiouser and Curiouser (Paperback)

              By Florian, Annemarie; Illustrated by Hughes, Alistair

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              "Kea are innately curious. They just love to try out new things and have evolved extraordinary mental and physical abilities. Discover how this built-in curiosity is a bonus for endurance and finding new ways to survive. Learn about the invisible and alarming threats kea now face..."--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781869665111
              Published NZ 14 Aug 2019
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Eekily Sneakily
               

              Eekily Sneakily (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Anne; Illustrated by Gunson, Dave

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              Rhyming text introduces readers to some of New Zealand's fascinating wildlife of garden and forest. Includes the English and Maori names and fascinating facts about the insects and other creatures.

              ISBN 9781869665036
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment
               

              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              From the Bill of rights to the way we vote, from parliamentary headquarters to local council - and everything in between - Maria Gill explains our system of government. You will discover facts about laws, our currency, voting at the elections and the role of the media.

              ISBN 9781869664923
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              We Can Deal With Bullying

              We Can Deal With Bullying (Paperback)

              By Dawson, Gina; Bouman, Kate

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              Bullying is serious and potentially has a lasting impact. Young people may feel afraid or ashamed and may even believe they are in some way responsible or helpless to stop it. We Can Deal with Bullying! debunks these beliefs. The gentle, conversational and supportive text encoura...ges young people to ask for help, maintain self-esteem, develop resilience, manage their reactions and stand united with others against bullying. Showing different perspectives, We Can Deal with Bullying! exposes bullying for what it really is all about the bully. Young people can learn to turn the blame back onto the bully and hold their heads high, reassured that whatever the outcome there is life after bullying. Suitable for any age We Can Deal with Bullying! is an important read for all young people. Written by former teacher and counsellor Gina Dawson, it is uplifting, motivational and positive throughout. We Can Deal with Bullying! is Gina's seventh educational children's book.
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              ISBN 9781760791438
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Eruption: Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes
               

              Eruption: Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              Introduces the science of volcanism and explains how it affects New Zealand's geography and geology. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

              ISBN 9781869663629
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2012
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Discovering New Zealand Trees
               

              Discovering New Zealand Trees (Paperback)

              By Morris, Sandra

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              Introducing 20 of our most interesting native trees to young New Zealand naturalists, Sandra Morris presents charming watercolour illustrations and text in a style that mirrors her earlier successful book, Discovering New Zealand Birds. Each tree is shown in full with individual ...illustrations of the leaves, flower parts, seed heads, and any insects, animals and birds that co-exist with or frequent the tree. In addition there are notes and illustrations to depict early Maori and European uses for each tree. Included are kauri, tree ferns, beeches, cabbage tree, nikau, pohutukawa, manuka, kanuka, rewarewa, puriri, kowhai, lancewood, taire, karaka, tree daisies, kahikatea, rimu, totara, matai, and miro. Children will learn about different types of forest in 'What is a tree?' at the beginning of the book and an index and bibliography complete an effective natural history resource that is sure to be popular with children and teachers alike.
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              ISBN 9781869664305
              Published NZ 25 Jun 2015
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Armistice Day
               

              Armistice Day (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year New Zealanders remember the end of the First World War. Armistice Day, Philippa Werry's new book for children, commemorates the day when fighting stopped in Europe. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day,... it makes an excellent reference for the whole family. Kiwi soldiers returned home to a terrible influenza epidemic, as the population grieved for the loss of life. Memorials were erected and families sought to return to the battlefields overseas to visit graves of their loved ones. Well researched and drawing on illustration, photographs and text from various sources, this is a gripping, moving description of the aftermath of war in Europe, giving children a clear understanding of the establishment of the United Nations and New Zealand's role in international peacekeeping.
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              ISBN 9781869664411
              Published NZ 19 Feb 2016
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              GENTLE GIANT WETAPUNGA
               

              GENTLE GIANT WETAPUNGA (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Fitzgibbon, Terry; By Florian, Annemarie

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              Impressed with the spectacular size and startling features of these colossal crickets, Maori dubbed them Wetapunga, god of ugly things. Later, scientists chose the genus name Deinacrida, demon grasshopper. So far 11 Giant species have been identified spread throughout New Zea...land and since 2009 the Weta Recovery Group established by the Dept of Conservation has colllaborated with dedicated organisations, iwi and individuals to help safeguard this threatened species. This is the second book from Annemarie Florian in this series introducing threatened species. Her book Kiwi: the real story won the Children's Choice Non-Fiction award in 2013.
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              ISBN 9781869664817
              Published NZ 15 Nov 2017
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Karearea: Fearless Falcon
               

              Karearea: Fearless Falcon (Paperback)

              By Florian, Annemarie

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              New Zealand once had one of the largest raptors in the world . Now there is just one left - the Karearea - and it is endangered. This remarkable falcon is known for its fearless hunting prowess, aerial acrobatics and fierce protection of its chicks. In words and pictures the char...acteristics of the Karearea and the challenges it faces are revealed.
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              ISBN 9781869664886
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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