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            Voices in the Park
             

            Voices in the Park (Paperback, New edition)

            By Browne, Anthony

            • RRP: $22.00
            • $19.44
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            • Internationally sourced

            Four different voices tell their own version of the same walk in the park. The radically different perspectives provide depth to this simple story about overcoming adult snobbery, which explores many key themes such as alienation, friendship and the bizarre amid the mundane.

            ISBN 9780552545648
            Released NZ 3 Sep 1999
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            The Violin Man
             

            The Violin Man (Paperback, New title)

            Illustrated by Thompson, Colin

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $14.99
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            A lyrical tale of love, loss and music by master storyteller and illustrator, Colin Thompson. Readers of all ages will be wonderfully moved by this emotionally charged story and the exquisite illustrations that have been created using computer graphics. Author now lives in Bellin...gen, NSW. Ages 6+.
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            ISBN 9780733618932
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2004
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Series The Official Pokemon Ear
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            Belonging

            Belonging (Paperback, New title)

            Illustrated by Baker, Jeannie

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Observed through the window of a house in a typical urban neighbourhood, each picture shows the developments of the land being reclaimed from built up concrete to a gradual greening, shown through the artist's collage illustrations. This is a hopeful environmental message.

            ISBN 9781406305487
            Released NZ 1 May 2007
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age Children
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            Round Trip
             

            Round Trip (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            Illustrated by Jonas, Ann

            • RRP: $17.50
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            This book isn't just the story of a round trip--it is a round trip. Read forward and look at the sights, then flip the book over to see something different on the way back. Ann Jonas' amazing two-way trip is guaranteed to change the way you look at things. Black-and-white illustr...stions.
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            ISBN 9780688099862
            Released NZ 26 Oct 1990
            Publisher Greenwillow Books
            Interest Age 3-7 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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            Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam

            Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            Illustrated by Myers, Walter Dean; Grifalconi, Ann

            • RRP: $18.50
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            From Printz Award-winning author Myers and Caldecott Honor artist Grifalconi comes a gripping and powerful story told in verse that takes readers into the heart and mind of a young soldier's haunting, unforgettable experience in Vietnam. Full color.

            ISBN 9780060731595
            Released NZ 4 Jan 2005
            Publisher HarperCollins
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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            The Harmonica
              

            The Harmonica (Library Binding, illustrated edition)

            By Johnston, Tony; Mazellan, Ron

            • RRP: $17.50
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            • Not Available Locally

            A father's gift of a harmonica brings a young boy comfort and ensures his survival. Inspired by the life of a Holocaust survivor.

            ISBN 9781570914898
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2014
            Publisher Charlesbridge Publishing,U.S.
            Interest Age Children
            Availability
            Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            The Red Tree
             

            The Red Tree (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            Illustrated by Tan, Shaun

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $26.24
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            A small child awakes to find blackened leaves falling from her threatening to quietly overwhelm her. As she wanders around a world that is complex and alienating, she is overtaken by a myriad of feelings. Just as it seems all hope is lost, she finds a red seedling has filled the ...room with light. NSW Premier's Award 2002. Ages 4+.
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            ISBN 9780734401724
            Published NZ 15 Oct 2001
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 4-8 years
            Availability
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            The Wolves in the Walls
             

            The Wolves in the Walls (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, New title, Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 CD-Audio)

            By Gaiman, Neil; Illustrated by McKean, Dave

            • RRP: $19.99
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            • Temporarily out of stock

            When Lucy hears noises from behind the wall she tries to warn her parents that there are wolves banging about. But her parents don't listen. When the wolves finally take over the house and Lucy and her family are evicted to live in the garden, her parents realise perhaps they sho...uld have listened.
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            ISBN 9780747591627
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2007
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
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            The Island

            The Island (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            Illustrated by Greder, Armin

            • RRP: $36.99
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            A powerful graphic novel for all ages about how human beings respond to outsiders.

            ISBN 9781741752663
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2007
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Availability
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            The Arrival

            The Arrival (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Tan, Shaun

            • RRP: $34.99
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            What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey to a mysterious country; a place without family or friends, where everything is nameless and the future is unknown? This silent graphic novel is the story of every migrant, every refugee, every displaced person, and a tri...bute to those who have made the journey. Ages 10+.
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            ISBN 9780734406941
            Published NZ 12 Oct 2006
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 6-10 years
            Availability
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