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Illustrated by Whaanga, Mere
Every once in a while, a dolphin will come to the island beside The Pathway of the Whales. It will leap and play with people, bring gifts and sing songs. Award-winning author Mere Whaanga tells a story of land, sea and seasons; of living creatures and family ties, and the songs t...hat connect us all.Read more
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By MacIver, Juliette
A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reach a pitch, and no one thinks to listen to quiet Liam, who really might know where the hippo is hiding.
By Fairgray, Richard; Jones, Terry
"Wanda has noticed some very unusual things about her grandpa: his pants need tail holes, he can eat an entire tree, his footprints attract palaeontologists. Grandpa is a dinosaur. Wanda knows it, but nobody will believe her!"--Publisher information.
By MacIver, Juliette; Illustrated by Baynton, Terri Rose
A PENGUIN in the JUNGLE? In the jungle there are jaguars, monkeys and parrots aplenty, but there are no penguins. None at all. Because penguins do not live in the jungle, except for ... GWENDOLYN! A story about friendship, adventure and finding your home. Ages 2-5
Illustrated by Fairgray, Richard; Jones, Terry
A little girl believes her grandpa has all the qualities of a dinosaur.
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