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              Books by Margaret Mahy

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              The Boy with Two Shadows
               

              The Boy with Two Shadows (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Greig, Sarah

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              There once was a little boy who took great care of his shadow... One day a witch notices the care he has for his shadow and asks him to look after her shadow while she goes away on holiday. But minding a witch's shadow turns out to be more complicated than the boy ever imagined! ...Discover a magical and mischievous story about a boy, a witch and one cheeky shadows. From the celebrated children's writer Margaret Mahy and award-winning illustrator Sarah Greig.
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              ISBN 9781869714338
              Published NZ 10 Nov 2020
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Nonstop Nonsense
               

              Nonstop Nonsense (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret

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              Wonderfully witty and delightfully silly collection of stories and rhyming nonsense from all-star author and artist team, Margaret Mahy and Quentin Blake. Readers meet the man from Fandango who pays a visit once every five hundred years, the word wizard who casts his spell over t...he Delmonico family, and many other unforgettable characters in this veritable carnival of stories and poems. 'Mahy makes it [the language] prance and turn and swoop like the lively characters Blake brings airily to life in his inimitable style . . . A treasure trove for storytellers, teachers, parents, or browsers.' Kirkus
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              ISBN 9781869714369
              Published NZ 8 Dec 2020
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              The Great White Man-Eating Shark: A Cautionary Tale
               

              The Great White Man-Eating Shark: A Cautionary Tale (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Allen, Jonathan

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              "Norvin is a boy who looks like a shark. When he straps a homemade dorsal fin to his back, all the other swimmers run for the beach. He loves having the water to himself - until a real man-eating shark comes along!"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781869713614
              Published NZ 29 Aug 2017
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age 4-8 years
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              The Witch in the Cherry Tree
               

              The Witch in the Cherry Tree (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Williams, Jenny

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              "It's a damp and dull day, but in the kitchen it's warm and cosy. David and his mother are baking, and the delicious smells bring a greedy witch to their garden. Witches love to steal freshly baked cakes! She is going to use every magic trick she knows to steal their scrumptious ...treats, but can David outsmart her?"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781869713935
              Published NZ 26 Mar 2019
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Tale of a Tail
               

              Tale of a Tail (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret

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              Strange and exciting things are in store when Tom and his mum move to Prodigy Street one ordinary Thursday. There's a man with a magical name, a friendly dog with a powerful, waggy tail, and some remarkable surprises when anyone makes a wish. Includes more than 50 hilarious black... and white illustrations by Tony Ross, who also illustrates for David Walliams and Roald Dahl, as well as his own picture books. 'A prime example of late writing legend Margaret Mahy's best work; clever, quirky and laced with magic of the most unusual kind.' - The Reader, Booksellers New Zealand Blog 'Tale of a Tail has a quirky feel and never once looses its charm. Children ages 5-9 will enjoy this marvellous tale of magic, childhood, and owning a pet.' - NZ Booklovers
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              ISBN 9781869714376
              Published NZ 8 Dec 2020
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age 5-9 years
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              The Moon And Farmer McPhee
               

              The Moon And Farmer McPhee (Paperback)

              By Elliot, David; Mahy, Margaret

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              A magical picture book that was winner of the 2011 NZ Post Children's Book Awards Book of the Year award. The cows and sheep think Farmer McPhee should stop frowning and start frisking. But Farmer McPhee just wants to get some sleep! Then one moonlit night, something changes... A... collaboration between our best loved writer for children, Margaret Mahy, and the wonderfully quirky illustrator, David Elliot, this is a stunning and heart-warming book. Beautifully produced with cut-out sections and fold-out pages, it is a very special gift.
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              ISBN 9781869794088
              Published NZ 22 Apr 2015
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Jam
               

              Jam (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Craig, Helen

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              This is a picture book about the Castle family, their plum tree and the enormous quantities of jam Mr Castle makes. The family end up eating jam for all three meals a day, dreaming of jam and dreading the day when, once more, the plum tree is ripe and laden with fruit.

              ISBN 9780143504399
              Published NZ 27 Sep 2010
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              A Lion in the Meadow
               

              A Lion in the Meadow (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Williams, Jenny

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              Mother didn't believe the little boy's tales about a dragon and lion in the meadow, but to the boy the creatures were very real.

              ISBN 9781869713904
              Published NZ 28 Aug 2018
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age Children
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              Dashing Dog
               

              Dashing Dog (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Bixley, Donovan

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              "Follow the chaotic antics of the dashing dog and his family in a mad, dizzy and joyful walk along the beach.""--Provided by publisher.

              ISBN 9781775541271
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              The Christmas Tree Tangle
               

              The Christmas Tree Tangle (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Davis, Sarah

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              "A cute little kitten has managed to scale to the very top of the town's Christmas tree. The cat climbs up to rescue her, followed by the dog, the goat and the pigs. Amid squealing, bleating, barking and mewing, the clever little kitten climbs her way back down the tree, leaving ...all of her rescuers stuck!"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143770800
              Published NZ 30 Oct 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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