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            Megamonster

            Megamonster (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Walliams, David; Illustrated by Ross, Tony

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $17.24
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            The new children's book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams - a timeless adventure illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.

            ISBN 9780008499723
            Released NZ 6 Jul 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Protest!: Shaping Aotearoa
              

            Protest!: Shaping Aotearoa (Paperback)

            By Hager, Mandy

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $32.00
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            A selected history of the protests in New Zealand that shape modern day Aotearoa, starting with the early 1800s, through to anti-nuclear and land rights. Mandy Hager looks at the background, the structure of the protest and how it affected attitudes. Includes a brief look at the ...Pacific Islands claims for independence.
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            ISBN 9780995117693
            Published NZ 12 Aug 2021
            Publisher OneTree House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes
             

            Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes (Hardback)

            By Bishop, Gavin

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $30.00
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            Gavin Bishop's stunning, once-in-a-generation compendium introduces readers to the pantheon of Maori gods, demigods and heroes, and explores Aotearoa's most exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori people of Aotearoa in ...this breathtaking, large-scale illustrated book for children. Before the beginning there was nothing. No sound, no air, no colour - nothing. TE KORE, NOTHING. No one knows how long this nothing lasted because there was no time. However, in this great nothing there was a sense of waiting. Something was about to happen. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori world, and explore Aotearoa's exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Fascinating, beautiful and informative, this once-in-a-generation compendium deserves a place on every bookshelf.
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            ISBN 9780143775690
            Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-12 years
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            You're Joking: Become an Expert Joke-Teller
              

            You're Joking: Become an Expert Joke-Teller (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Moffatt, Tom E.; Illustrated by Beavis, Paul

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $19.99
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            Tired of no-one laughing at your jokes? You don't have be. Joke-telling is a skill, like playing the piano or juggling live hedgehogs. Tom E. Moffatt teaches you that skill with easy-to-follow instructions and simple exercises: Pick the perfect joke for the situation Discover how... to use body-language, expression and timing Practise your joke-telling with 101 hilarious jokes With this book and a dash of practice, you'll get the laughter and applause you deserve. Without ever needing to juggle hedgehogs.
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            ISBN 9780995121041
            Published NZ 10 Nov 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Availability
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            Uruuru Whenua o Ngatoroirangi, Te: 2021
             

            Uruuru Whenua o Ngatoroirangi, Te: 2021 (Paperback)

            By Winitana, Chris; Illustrated by Mutton-Rogers, Laya

            • RRP: $20.00
            • $16.00
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            This is the story, told in te reo Maori, of the arrival of Ngatoroirangi in Aotearoa and his exploration of the landscape and subduing of kaitiaki, such as the guardian of Tarawera, Tamaohoi; the guardian of water on Kaingaroa, Torepatutai; and the King of the Patupaiarehe, fairy... folk, Ririo. This adventure story traces the places Ngatoroirangi travelled through, such as Waimahunga, the large spring where he conducted his cleansing ceremonies, and Te Wharua o Ngatoroirangi, where his footprints are still visible in the land today.
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            ISBN 9781775506393
            Published NZ 10 May 2021
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Language (Te Reo Maori)
            Availability
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            Kia Kaha: A Storybook of Maori Who Changed the World
              

            Kia Kaha: A Storybook of Maori Who Changed the World (Hardback)

            By Morrison, Stacey; Sherlock, Jeremy

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
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            • Pub Date
              28 Sep 21

            A powerful illustrated storybook for the tamariki and rangatahi of Aotearoa New Zealand celebrating Maoritanga! KIA KAHA is a collection of true stories about amazing Maori who have achieved incredible things. Each of them blazed a trail in their own way, and this pukapuka was wr...itten to show that with your kura huna, your special gifts, YOU can make a difference too. Written by Stacey Morrison and Jeremy Sherlock, and featuring fabulous illustrations by Akoni Pakinga, Haylee Ngaroma, Isobel Joy Te Aho-White, Jess Thompson aka Maori Mermaid, Josh Morgan, Kurawaka Productions, Miriama Grace-Smith, Ngaumutane Jones aka Ms Meemo, Reweti Arapete, Taupuruariki Whakataka-Brightwell, Xoe Hall and Zak Waipara, KIA KAHA is a very special book for the young people of Aotearoa. Featuring people and groups both historic and contemporary, who have achieved great things from land marches and language revival to hip hop and contemporary Maori fashion design, this pukapuka will fill readers of all ages, and from all walks of life, with aroha, whanaungatanga and hope for our future. Kia kaha - be strong, go hard!
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            ISBN 9780143776437
            Published NZ 28 Sep 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
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            Draw Me a Hero
              

            Draw Me a Hero (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ashworth, N. K.

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.99
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            An intriguing young adult coming-of-age tale, Draw Me a Hero is at once funny, dark and tender - a real page turner with more than one twist.

            ISBN 9780995139855
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2021
            Publisher Lasavia Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
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            Mophead Tu: The Queen's Poem
             

            Mophead Tu: The Queen's Poem (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Marsh, Selina Tusitala

            • RRP: $24.99
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            In the sequel to the bestselling Mophead, Selina is invited to read a poem for the Queen in Westminster Abbey. Someone at work calls her a 'sellout'. What will she do?

            ISBN 9781869409449
            Published NZ 30 Jun 2021
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Mophead
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

            The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Paperback)

            By Boyne, John

            • RRP: $17.99
            • $14.03
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            Nine-years-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the Fury? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With'? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups won't explain so Bruno decides there is... only one thing for it - he will have to explore this place alone.
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            ISBN 9780099572862
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2012
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
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            Coastwatcher
             

            Coastwatcher (Paperback)

            By Hill, David

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $14.99
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            Award-winning David Hill's exciting WW2 novel for tweens and teens inspired by the coastwatchers of Operation Pacific. 'It's not going to be a cushy job, young Benson. You're on your own. If a snake takes a mouthful of you, there's no medics to help. Japs will be looking for you.... Far as they're concerned, you're spies. And when a spy gets captured, remember . . .' It's 1943 and 19-year-old radio operator Frank Benson is shipped out to the Japanese-occupied Solomon Islands to become a coastwatcher. Equipped with a wireless set and two companions, radio assistant Wally and Les, a gruff but experienced soldier, his mission is to keep tabs on the enemy and transmit coded information back to HQ. In the dense jungle the men meet a young Solomon Islander. A'ata says he has something vital to show them. Frank's instincts are to trust him, but Les disagrees. What if it's a trap to deliver them to the Japanese? No training could have prepared Frank for this - and their survival depends on his next decision.
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            ISBN 9780143775966
            Published NZ 10 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
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