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              Flights of Fancy: Stories, pictures and inspiration from ten Children's Laureates

              Flights of Fancy: Stories, pictures and inspiration from ten Children's Laureates (Hardback)

              By Various

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              Walker Books celebrates 20 years of the Waterstones Children's Laureateship, in partnership with Booktrust.The exceptional talents behind some of the nation's best-loved books - from The Gruffalo to The BFG, We're Going on a Bear Hunt to the Charlie and Lola series - the Children...'s Laureates are the perfect ambassadors for children's literature. This beautiful gift anthology marks twenty wonderful years of the Laureateship, with stories, poems and pictures by all ten former honourees. Among others, Quentin Blake tells the stories behind his pictures of weird and wonderful beasts, Michael Morpurgo draws on childhood memories for a moving wartime tale and Michael Rosen plays with language and shapes in his witty, read-aloud poems. Each contribution is designed to inspire children to create their own work, and is accompanied by a note from the authors - rare insights from the finest talent in the world of children's books. Above all else, Flights of Fancy celebrates the Laureateship's most important achievement: encouraging children to let their imaginations soar. 50p from every copy sold goes to Booktrust.
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              ISBN 9781406387858
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age Children
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              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
               

              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mealer, Bryan; Kamkwamba, William

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              When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore science books in his village library, looking for a solution. There, he came up wit...h the idea that would change his family's life forever- he could build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William's windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land. Retold for a younger audience, this exciting memoir shows how, even in a desperate situation, one boy's brilliant idea can light up the world. Complete with photographs, illustrations, and an epilogue that will bring readers up to date on William's story, this is the perfect edition to read and share with the whole family.
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              ISBN 9781984816122
              Released NZ 26 Mar 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet: Book 1

              Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet: Book 1 (Paperback)

              By Mian, Zanib; Illustrated by Mafaridik, Nasaya

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              Welcome, readers, to the imaginative brain of Omar! The combination of Zanib Mian's hilarious text and Nadya Sabila Yasaro's fantastic cartoon-style illustrations make the PLANET OMAR series absolutely perfect for fans of Tom Gates and Wimpy Kid.

              ISBN 9781444951226
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2019
              Publisher Hachette Children's Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Planet Omar
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              Frankie Fish and the Sister Shemozzle

              Frankie Fish and the Sister Shemozzle (Paperback)

              By Helliar, Peter; Illustrated by Vamos, Lesley

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              The fourth Frankie Fish adventure is finally HERE! Peter Helliar's hilarious best-selling series is back and our favourite time-travellers, Frankie and Drew, are facing their trickiest hurdle yet ... Frankie's always wanted to go to the Olympics, but when his big sister takes the... Sonic Suitcase and runs away to Ancient Greece, it looks like she might get there first! It's up to Frankie and his best friend, Drew, to bring her home - but what happens when Saint Lou is determined to stay? From Australia's favourite comedian comes the funniest, twistiest time-travel tale yet!
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              ISBN 9781760502867
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Frankie Fish
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              What A Waste: Rubbish, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet

              What A Waste: Rubbish, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet (Hardback)

              By French, Jess

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              Everything you need to know about what we're doing to our environment, good and bad, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. This environmental book will teach keen young ecologists about our actions affect planet Earth. Discover shocking facts about ...the waste we produce and where it goes. Did you know that every single plastic toothbrush ever made still exists? Or that there's a floating mass of rubbish larger than the USA drifting around the Pacific Ocean? It's not all bad news though. As well as explaining where we're going wrong, What a Waste shows what we're doing right! Discover plans already in motion to save our seas, how countries are implementing schemes that are having a positive impact, and how your waste can be turned into something useful. Every small change helps our planet!
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              ISBN 9780241366912
              Released NZ 2 Apr 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Focused
               

              Focused (Hardback)

              By Gerber, Alyson

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              Following Braced, which had three starred reviews, comes a story of a girl caught between her love of chess and her ADHD.

              ISBN 9781338185973
              Released NZ 26 Mar 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Hilda and the Great Parade (Netflix Original Series Book 2)

              Hilda and the Great Parade (Netflix Original Series Book 2) (Hardback)

              Created by Pearson, Luke; By Davies, Stephen; Illustrated by Miller, Seaerra

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              The second in the series of TV tie-in books for the beloved Hilda series, now coming to Netflix!

              ISBN 9781912497799
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Flying Eye Books
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Hilda Fiction
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              Stand Up for the Future: A Celebration of Inspirational Young Australians

              Stand Up for the Future: A Celebration of Inspirational Young Australians (Hardback)

              By Various

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              From slam poet Solli Raphael to gender equality advocate Caitlin Figueiredo, soccer star Sam Kerr and youth worker Zack Bryers, this is a book about young people, for everyone. Through activism, innovation, giving back and leading by example, these game changers are building a br...ighter tomorrow. Brought to life by colourful illustrations from local artists, this book showcases emerging Aussie talent and encourages readers to create positive social change. All royalties from sales of this book go to The Smith Family.
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              ISBN 9780143794394
              Published NZ 2 Apr 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Pepper and Frannie

              Pepper and Frannie (Hardback)

              By Odell, Catherine Lazar

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              Confident Frannie convinces cautious Pepper to give skateboarding a try, but Pepper's attempts are not all smooth sailing. Luckily, she has a supportive and enthusiastic friend to cheer her on and help her realize her potential --

              ISBN 9781624146602
              Released NZ 26 Mar 2019
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Series Pepper and Frannie
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              Press the Button!

              Press the Button! (Hardback)

              By Nicholls, Sally; Illustrated by Woollvin, Bethan

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              It's a book full of buttons. What do they do? There's only one way to find out: press them all! A fun and interactive book for infants learning colours and language.

              ISBN 9781925870206
              Published NZ 23 Apr 2019
              Publisher Affirm Press
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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