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            The Tiny Woman's Coat
             

            The Tiny Woman's Coat (Hardback)

            By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Clarkson, Giselle

            • RRP: $24.99
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            In this vibrant rhyming tale of resourcefulness and friendship by one of the world's great children's writers, the tiny woman makes a coat of leaves-a small book to leave readers snug as a bug.

            ISBN 9781776573424
            Published NZ 8 Sep 2021
            Publisher Gecko Press
            Interest Age 2-5 years
            Availability
            608 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Long Way Down
             

            Long Way Down (Paperback, Main)

            By Reynolds, Jason; Illustrated by Priestley, Chris

            • RRP: $19.57
            • $19.57
            • Internationally sourced

            Pressed our lips to thepavement and prayedthe boom, followed by the buzz of a bullet,didn't meet us.After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Only when the lift door opens, Buck walks in, Will's friend who died years ago.

            ISBN 9780571335121
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Skinny Dip: Poetry
             

            Skinny Dip: Poetry (Paperback)

            Edited by Paris, Susan; De Goldi, Kate

            • RRP: $29.99
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            An original (and rowdy) poetry anthology for middle readers from the makers of the famous Annuals. Skinny Dip! brings young readers in years 7 to 10 over 30 poems from all the New Zealand writers we love: Sam Duckor-Jones, essa may ranapiri, Bill Manhire, Anahera Gildea, Amy McD...aid, Kotuku Nuttall, Ben Brown, Ashleigh Young, Rata Gordon, Dinah Hawken, Oscar Upperton, Nina Mingya Powlles, James Brown, Victor Rodger, Tim Upperton, Lynley Edmeades, Freya Daly Sadgrove, Renee Liang, Joanna Cho, Ethan Donnell and Nick Ascroft. Edited by two of New Zealand's most astute and experienced champions of great books for young readers, and with stylish illustrations by Amy van Luijk, this witty collection gives young readers, their teachers and whanau a crash-course in the range of poetic forms while having a whole lot of reading fun.
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            ISBN 9780995140769
            Published NZ 9 Sep 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Crossover
             

            The Crossover (Paperback)

            By Alexander, Kwame

            • RRP: $26.00
            • $19.57
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            • Internationally sourced

            12-year-old Josh and his twin Jordan have basketball in their blood. They're kings of the court, star players for their school team. Their father used to be a champion player and they each want nothing more than to follow in his footsteps. Both on and off the court, there is conf...lict and hardship which will test Josh's bond with his brother.
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            ISBN 9781783443673
            Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Worse Things

            Worse Things (Paperback)

            By Murphy, Sally; Illustrated by Davis, Sarah

            • RRP: $18.99
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            Worse Things is a story about connections, the ways they are made, and what happens when they are lost or illusive, from the award-winning author of Pearl Verses the World and Toppling. Worse Things follows the lives of three main characters: Blake, an Aussie Rules football playe...r who suffers a devastating injury; Jolene, a hockey player who hates the game and and is grieving over the recent death of her father; and Amed, a soccer-loving, non-English speaking orphan who feels like an outsider since arriving in Australia after being raised in a refugee camp.A touching and inspirational story about connections and the things that bind us all.
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            ISBN 9781760651657
            Published NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher Walker Books Australia
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            681 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            T is for Tuatara: Amazing Animals from A to Z
              

            T is for Tuatara: Amazing Animals from A to Z (Paperback)

            By van Dam, Jo; Illustrated by Hinde, Deborah

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Twenty-six delightful new silly ditties from the author of the popular Doggy Ditties from A to Z. This time inspiration comes from weird and wonderful creatures from all over the globe, beginning with aardvark and ending with zebu, with a selection of crazy bird, reptiles, mammal...s and fish in between. Learn more about these creatures from the fun facts on every page and at the back of the book. Practice and learn about writing poetry with the Poetry Tips.
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            ISBN 9780473580841
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2021
            Publisher PictureBook Publishing
            Interest Age 2-9 years
            Availability
            100 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Crossing

            The Crossing (Paperback)

            By Mann, Manjeet

            • RRP: $17.99
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            Praise for Run, Rebel - a Guardian best book of 2020: A tightly crafted series of punchy, often heartbreaking narrative poems . . . Mann's brilliant, coruscating verse novel lays out the anatomy of Amber's revolution, and the tentative first flowerings of hope and change. Guardia...n A trailblazing new novel about two teenagers from opposite worlds; The Crossing is a heartbreaking and life-affirming story of hope, grief, and the very real tragedies of the refugee crisis. Natalie's world has turned upside down. She's lost her mum and her brother is descending further and further into anger and violence with a far-right gang who march the streets of Dover. Sammy has fled his home and family in Eritrea for the chance of a new life in Europe. Every step he takes is a step into the unknown - into a strange country and a hidden future. A twist of fate brings these two teens from opposite sides of the channel together, but will their journey end in hope or despair?
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            ISBN 9780241411445
            Released NZ 3 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin Random House Australia
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            33 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            If You Go Down to the Woods Today: More than 100 things to find

            If You Go Down to the Woods Today: More than 100 things to find (Hardback)

            By Piercey, Rachel; Illustrated by Hartas, Freya

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Temporarily out of stock

            Experience the everyday wonder of nature in this first book of poetry, exploring a magical woodland year.

            ISBN 9781913520052
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher Magic Cat Publishing
            Interest Age 4-7 years
            Series Brown Bear Wood
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            Imagine a Place

            Imagine a Place (Hardback)

            By Thomson, Sarah L.; Illustrated by Gonsalves, Rob

            • RRP: $35.00
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            A gorgeous companion to the critically acclaimed Imagine a Night and Imagine a Day, this picture book reminds readers that imagination is powerful enough to take them anywhere they want to go. Full color.

            ISBN 9781416968023
            Released NZ 21 Oct 2008
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Imagine A...
            Availability
            5 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Becoming Muhammad Ali
             

            Becoming Muhammad Ali (Paperback)

            By Patterson, James; Alexander, Kwame; Illustrated by Anyabwile, Dawud

            • RRP: $20.99
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            Kwame Alexander and James Patterson join forces in Becoming Muhammad Ali, the illustrated novel on the life of the boxing legend. A mixture of prose and verse, it follows the life of the young Ali up until age 17. Written with the cooperation and support of Muhammad Ali's estate,... this is one of the best books of the year for younger readers.
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            ISBN 9781913090715
            Publisher Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd
            Interest Age Children
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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