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              The Great Escape: Wolf Girl 2

              The Great Escape: Wolf Girl 2 (Paperback)

              By Do, Anh; Illustrated by Ley, Jeremy

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              I held onto the bars of the truck and howled to my dogs as they fell further and further behind. Sunrise, Brutus, Zip, Nosey and Tiny all ran as hard as they could, but there was no way they could keep up... At first, Gwen is overjoyed to see another human after four years alone ...in the wild. But all that changes when she is thrown into the back of a van and stolen away to a prison camp. The situation looks dire - how will her pack find her? Where is her human family? Are the other kids in the camp friends or enemies? But Eagle is fast, the dogs are brave, and bars and fences are no match for the one and only Wolf Girl!
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              ISBN 9781760876357
              Published NZ 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Wolf Girl
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              Lost Wonders
                

              Lost Wonders (Paperback)

              By Ell, Sarah; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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              • Pub Date
                3 Mar 20

              The stories of these fascinating creatures - birds, insects, reptiles and plants - are told in an entertaining and accessible style, drawing on first-hand accounts and supported with useful illustrations. It draws on accounts of their demise, and of the social climate in New Zeal...and in which these extinctions occurred. Illustrated with line drawings by Phoebe Morris, and written in a relatable style, this is perfect for 8-12 year olds, telling true stories about the species and the people involved in their extinction and/or recovery. Featured species include those which are long gone - New Zealand's dinosaurs, penguins and pelicans, and the giant gecko; extinctions since the human habitation of New Zealand, including the moa, piopio, huia and laughing owl, and native fish the grayling; species which were lost and found - the takahe, taiko, Tecomanthe speciosa and the weevils of Canterbury; and those at risk of extinction and how it came to this - kakapo, kaki, Maui's dolphin, kauri and whitebait.
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              ISBN 9781988547442
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
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              How to Bee

              How to Bee (Paperback)

              By MacDibble, Bren

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              A story about family, loyalty, kindness and bravery, set against an all-too-possible future where climate change has forever changed the way we live.

              ISBN 9781760294335
              Published NZ 26 Apr 2017
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Into the Wild: Wolf Girl 1

              Into the Wild: Wolf Girl 1 (Paperback)

              By Do, Anh; Illustrated by Ley, Jeremy

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              I crawled onto the bank and collapsed, exhausted. From the dirt, I looked up in amazement at four dogs staring down at me. Was I dreaming? Had I gone mad? It all seemed very real. 'You guys saved me!' I said, as I sat up in my dripping clothes. 'I owe you.' When disaster separate...s Gwen from her family, she must fend for herself, all alone in the wilderness. Luckily, she's not alone for long... When a wolf puppy, a Labrador, a Chihuahua, and a greyhound want to make friends, Gwen discovers talents she didn't know she possessed. It will take all her new skills and strength just to survive. Does Gwen have what it takes to be leader of the pack?
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              ISBN 9781760525095
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Wolf Girl
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              The Adventures of Tupaia
               

              The Adventures of Tupaia (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Tait, Mat; By Meredith, Courtney Sina

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              "The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tah...iti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pacific to Aotearoa. Witness the encounters between tangata whenua and the crew as the ship sails around the coast, and discover the important role Tupaia plays as translator and cultural interpreter"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781988547145
              Published NZ 12 Sep 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
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              Miss Kraken

              Miss Kraken (Hardback)

              By Greenberg, Nicki

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              The minute we saw Miss Kraken, we all knew it was going to be a bad year. She's cranky. She's strict. She's just plain ... weird. Miss Kraken is definitely not the teacher the kids were hoping for. But she might have a surprise or two up her sleeves. A hilarious tale of bad behav...iour and unexpected consequences.
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              ISBN 9781760637743
              Published NZ 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 4-7 years
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              Paddy T and the Time-Travelling Trampoline

              Paddy T and the Time-Travelling Trampoline (Paperback)

              By France, Adam; Illustrated by Zainal, Zahra

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              Freaky stories to make your heart race and head spin: A trampoline portal into the future A magic pencil that can write stories all by itself A trip down a hill that ends up being a holiday of a lifetime. For Paddy, being a kid means expecting the unexpected whether it's in his b...ackyard, at his school or when he's mucking around on his local golf course. Join him and his friends for an action-packed, weird and funny, wild ride!
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              ISBN 9781760523763
              Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 7-11 years
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              Bold Tales for Brave-Hearted Boys

              Bold Tales for Brave-Hearted Boys (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Huynh, Matt; Mckenna, Brenton; Howe, Simon; Joyce, Louie; By McFarlane, Susannah

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              Bold: typically describes one who is willing to take risks; who is brave in heart as well as deed. Boys can be pretty handy at dragon-felling and tower-climbing, but there is so much more to them than brawn and bravado: they have a lot to say and feel as well, as these tilted tal...es will tell... Cheer along as the sometimes unexpected heroes in these retellings of Jack and the Beanstalk, Hansel and Gretel, The Emperor's New Clothes and Prince Leo and the Sleeping Princess create their own happily ever afters in this beautiful and emboldening bedtime book. A glorious treasury for young boys - and girls - featuring artwork from four leading Australian illustrators: Simon Howe, Matt Huynh, Louie Joyce and Brenton McKenna.
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              ISBN 9781760524715
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 6-9 years
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              Funny Bones

              Funny Bones (Paperback)

              Edited by Phommavanh, Oliver; Temple, Kate; Temple, Jol

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              If you think you've heard every funny story there is then think again ... Funny Bones is a super-huge collection of rib-tickling stories, cartoons, jokes and much, much more that's bound to get even the most serious kid laughing. With over 100 funny stories, hilarious poems and s...ide-splitting drawings from some of Australia's favourite and funniest people including Zoe Foster Blake, Josh Pyke, Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton, Hannah Gadsby, Lawrence Leung, Michelle Law, Adrian Beck, Katrina Nannestad, James O'Loghlin, Tom Jellett, Gus Gordon, Danny Katz, Mitch Vane, Sally Rippin, Tristan Bancks, Jessica Walton, Dougal Macpherson, Garth Nix, The Listies, Georgia Productions as well as Oliver Phommavanh and Kate & Jol Temple, Funny Bones will be a bumper addition to any child's bookshelf. It might get you laughing out loud, but it's all for a serious cause - all royalties go to the international aid charity, War Child Australia.
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              ISBN 9781760524333
              Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King
               

              ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King (Hardback)

              By Simpson, Kate; Illustrated by Racklyeft, Jess

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              • Pub Date
                3 Mar 20

              It was 1914 when Sister Alice Ross-King left Australia for the war. Nursing was her passion - all she had ever wanted to do. But Alice couldn't have imagined what she would see. She served four long years and was brave, humble and endlessly compassionate. Using extracts from Alic...e's actual diaries kept in the Australian War Memorial, this story captures the danger, the heartache and the history of the young nurse who would one day become the most decorated woman in Australia.
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              ISBN 9781760637019
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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