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            Voices in the Park
             

            Voices in the Park (Paperback, New edition)

            By Browne, Anthony

            • RRP: $22.00
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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
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            Zoo

            Zoo (Paperback, New edition)

            By Browne, Anthony

            • RRP: $22.00
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            Two brothers and their parents spend a day at the zoo, looking at the animals in the cages - or is it that the animals are watching the visitors? This winner of the 1993 Kate Greenaway Medal is a teasing examination of the relationship between man and animals, and the role of zoo...s.
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            ISBN 9780099219019
            Released NZ 3 May 1994
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Red Fox picture books
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            The Violin Man
             

            The Violin Man (Paperback, New title)

            Illustrated by Thompson, Colin

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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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            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
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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
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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
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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: $32.50
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            • Internationally sourced

            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
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            Animalia

            Animalia (Paperback, New edition)

            By Base, Graeme

            • RRP: $26.00
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            A picture book where familiar animals appear in unfamiliar situations and each page contains a wealth of hidden objects and ideas.

            ISBN 9780140541120
            Published NZ 1 Nov 1990
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Picture Puffin
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            Short and Incredibly Happy Life

            Short and Incredibly Happy Life (Paperback)

            By Thompson, C.; Illustrated by Lissiat, Amy

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            Human beings live for quite a long time and for a lot of that time we are not happy. We want to be taller, shorter, fatter, thinner, older and younger. Rats live for quite a short time and for most of that time they are very, very happy, and we think we are better than rats! Ages... 5+.
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            ISBN 9780733621673
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2006
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 5-9 years
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            Dr Dog
             

            Dr Dog (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Cole, Babette

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Commonsense advice with some good rude fun. Both pet and personal physician to the Gumboyle family, Doctor Dog is always on hand with the perfect diagnosis and remedy for every complaint.

            ISBN 9780099650812
            Released NZ 5 Apr 1996
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Red Fox picture books
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