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              Books by Wai Chim

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              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling

              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai

              • RRP: $22.99
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              Anna Chiu has her hands pretty full looking after her brother and sister and helping out at her dad's restaurant, all while her mum stays in bed. Dad's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to f...eel like she could just be a normal teen. But when Mum finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as Mum's condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other. A nourishing tale about the crevices of culture, mental wellness and family, and the surprising power of a good dumpling.
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              ISBN 9781760631581
              Published NZ 5 Aug 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City

              Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai

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              'Why can't things just go back to normal? The way they were before?' I whispered in the dark. With chickens Little and Lo now an accepted part of the family, Mei is happier than ever. That is, until Ma decides to marry the one-eyed butcher. Now Mei has a new dad, a new brother an...d new pets to contend with.
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              ISBN 9780702249754
              Published NZ 26 Jun 2013
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Freedom Swimmer

              Freedom Swimmer (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai

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              This incredible tale about two boys' swim from mainland China to Hong Kong in search of freedom from poverty and oppression is inspired by a true story.

              ISBN 9781760113414
              Published NZ 24 Aug 2016
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Shaozhen: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones

              Shaozhen: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai; Edited by White, Lyn

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              An evocative and compelling story about one boy living through the 2014 drought in Henan, China.

              ISBN 9781760113797
              Published NZ 26 Jul 2017
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series THROUGH MY EYES - NATURAL DISASTER ZONES
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              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling
                

              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling (EPUB ebook)

              By Chim, Wai

              A novel about growing up in a migrant Asian family with a mother who is suffering from a mental illness, from the highly commended author of Freedom Swimmer.

              ISBN 9781760871949
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              Language en
              Published NZ 5 Aug 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Shaozhen: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones
                

              Shaozhen: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones (EPUB ebook)

              By Chim, Wai; White, Lyn

              An evocative and compelling story about one boy living through the 2014 drought in Henan, China.

              ISBN 9781760639020
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              Language en
              Published NZ 26 Jul 2017
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series THROUGH MY EYES - NATURAL DISASTER ZONES
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit or 52 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 52
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              Freedom Swimmer
                

              Freedom Swimmer (EPUB ebook)

              By Chim, Wai

              This incredible tale about two boys' swim from mainland China to Hong Kong in search of freedom from poverty and oppression is inspired by a true story.

              ISBN 9781952534768
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              Language en
              Published NZ 24 Aug 2016
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Chook Chook: Mei's Secret Pets
               

              Chook Chook: Mei's Secret Pets (PDF ebook)

              By Chim, Wai

              From a new voice in children's storytelling comes a heartfelt tale of love, loss and the power of kindness set against the backdrop of rural China. Since the death of Mei's father, her ma has refused to keep animals on the family farm. So when Mei finds two baby chickens, she sha...res her delightful discovery with no one but her older brother Guo. Mei does her best to keep her newfound friends a secret, but all does not go as planned. When Ma sells the chooks to the fearsome one-eyed butcher, their fates seem sealed. Is there anything Mei can do to save her beloved chooks from the butcher's knife?
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              ISBN 9780702248801
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              Language en
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Chook Chook
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              Chook Chook: Saving the Farm
               

              Chook Chook: Saving the Farm (PDF ebook)

              By Chim, Wai

              From a talented voice in children's storytelling comes the final heart-warming tale in the humorous Chook Chook trilogy set against the backdrop of China. It's Chinese New Year and for Mei and her family things are looking grim. It's been another bad harvest and a disappointing y...ear for their farm.
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              ISBN 9780702252785
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              Language en
              Published NZ 25 Jun 2014
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age 4-6 years
              Series Chook Chook
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              Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City
               

              Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City (PDF ebook)

              By Chim, Wai

              From a talented voice in children's storytelling comes a heartfelt tale of family, friendship and belonging set against the backdrop of China. 'Why can't things just go back to normal? The way they were before?' I whispered in the dark. With chickens Little and Lo now an accepted... part of the family, Mei's happier than ever. That is until Ma decides to marry the one-eyed butcher. Now Mei has a new dad, a new brother and new pets to contend with. As if that isn't enough, her brother Guo decides to leave the farm and study in the city. Mei's not so sure there's a place for her and her chickens in the little farmhouse anymore. So when Little and Lo get into trouble, she knows she has to escape. Can one girl and two chickens find their way alone in the big city?
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              ISBN 9780702251344
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              Language en
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2013
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Chook Chook
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