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              The Bomb
               

              The Bomb (Paperback)

              By Cotter, Sacha; Illustrated by Morgan, Josh

              • RRP: $23.00
              • $18.40
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              "In this story about being true to oneself, a boy searches for the secret to doing the perfect bomb into the water. With training from Nan, an expert and former champion, and by listening to his own voice, he finds his unique style and pulls off a wonderful, acrobatic, truly awe-...inspiring bomb"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775503507
              Published NZ 14 Sep 2018
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 7-11 years
              Availability
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              New Zealand's Backyard Beasts PB
               

              New Zealand's Backyard Beasts PB (Paperback)

              By Barraud, Ned

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              In the garden, creeping along branches, hiding under stones or flitting from flower to flower, a whole universe of creatures is waiting to be discovered. Butterflies, moths, beetles, wasps, spiders... what have you found in your backyard? Did you know that chorus cicadas live und...erground for most of their life? That bumblebees have smelly feet? That some species of stick insect are all female? Or that earwigs don't actually crawl into ears? In New Zealand's Backyard Beasts, children (and adults) can learn to identify some of the creatures most commonly found in the backyard. Beautiful illustrations are accompanied by informative text and fascinating facts. New Zealand's Backyard Beasts includes bees and wasps, beetles, butterflies and moths, mantises and stick insects and w?t? (insects), centipedes and millipedes (myriapods), spiders (arachnids), snails and slugs (crustaceans) and more. The book also introduces the magical transformations of complete and incomplete metamorphosis that insects undergo in their lifecycle. From the simply curious to the budding entomologist, New Zealand's Backyard Beasts will please and inform all age groups about the fascinating creatures found in the back garden. Whether just looking at the beautiful illustrations or absorbing the facts, this book is a must for all backyard adventurers.
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              ISBN 9780947503772
              Published NZ 26 Oct 2018
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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              Ko Mauao te Maunga: Legend of Mauao
                

              Ko Mauao te Maunga: Legend of Mauao (Hardback)

              By McCauley, Debbie; Illustrated by Tipuna, Debbie; Translated by Waaka, Tamati; Designed by Elworthy, Sarah

              • RRP: $35.99
              • $35.99
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              This bilingual children's picture book in English and Te Reo Maori retells the traditional Legend of Mauao and includes a glossary and pronunciation guide, Mauao facts, a Mauao timeline, important places on Mauao, oral traditions and activities for children. There is also a big b...ook version available.
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              ISBN 9780473297060
              Published NZ 15 Jun 2018
              Publisher Mauao Publishing
              Interest Age 5-12 years
              Language (English and Maori)
              Availability
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              Nga Whetu Matariki i Whanakotia (Stolen Stars of Matariki)
               

              Nga Whetu Matariki i Whanakotia (Stolen Stars of Matariki) (Paperback, Te Reo)

              By Kamo, Miriama; Illustrated by Wipara, Zac

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
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              Sam and Te Rerehua search for the stars that have mysteriously gone missing.

              ISBN 9781775435358
              Published NZ 1 May 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
              Language (Maori)
              Availability
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              Cook's Cook
               

              Cook's Cook (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $23.99
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              The 1768 journey of James Cook's Endeavour to the South Pacific told through the eyes of the ship's cook

              ISBN 9781776572045
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 5-9 years
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Telegram
               

              The Telegram (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

              • RRP: $23.00
              • $18.40
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              14-year-old Beatrice Thomas lives with her mother and younger sister Tilly in a small country town during WW1. She gets a job as a telegram girl and has to convince the telegram boys that she's up to the task, as she delivers telegrams through the Armistice, influenza epidemic an...d the return of the soldiers.
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              ISBN 9780473462826
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Pipi Press
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Oink!
               

              Oink! (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Elliot, David

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $19.99
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              A comical story about a very busy bath.

              ISBN 9781776572144
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 4-9 years
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Search for a Kiwi Killer
               

              Search for a Kiwi Killer (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $22.00
              • $17.60
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              "Set in Kerikeri and Waitangi Forest. Kiwi are being killed by dogs. Local pets and pig-hunting dogs are suspects. A boy saves and befriends an injured pig dog in the forest. Immediately the dog becomes a major suspect. The boy must find the real killer before his new friend is e...uthenised."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780994122667
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2018
              Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Art-tastic
               

              Art-tastic (Hardback)

              By Pepperle, Sarah

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $23.99
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              Bold, bright and a little bit bananas, ART-TASTIC gets into the nitty gritty of how to look at, connect with and make art - featuring some of the best art in Aotearoa. There are activities to do and questions to answer - and by the time it's finished, kids will have their own art...ist's workbook. For 8-13 year olds with minty-fresh imaginations!
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              ISBN 9781877375514
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2018
              Publisher Christchurch Art Gallery Te Pu
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Availability
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              Slice of Heaven
                 

              Slice of Heaven (Paperback)

              Other primary creator O'Leary, Des

              • RRP: $25.00
              • $22.50
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              Slice of Heaven is a novel about a bunch of young people surprised by sport that is pitch perfect, funny and packed with life as it's lived in South Auckland.

              ISBN 9780995109247
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2018
              Publisher Makaro Press
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Availability
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