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              The Great Escape: Wolf Girl 2

              The Great Escape: Wolf Girl 2 (Paperback)

              By Do, Anh; Illustrated by Ley, Jeremy

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              I held onto the bars of the truck and howled to my dogs as they fell further and further behind. Sunrise, Brutus, Zip, Nosey and Tiny all ran as hard as they could, but there was no way they could keep up... At first, Gwen is overjoyed to see another human after four years alone ...in the wild. But all that changes when she is thrown into the back of a van and stolen away to a prison camp. The situation looks dire - how will her pack find her? Where is her human family? Are the other kids in the camp friends or enemies? But Eagle is fast, the dogs are brave, and bars and fences are no match for the one and only Wolf Girl!
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              ISBN 9781760876357
              Published NZ 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Wolf Girl
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              The Adventures of Tupaia
               

              The Adventures of Tupaia (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Tait, Mat; By Meredith, Courtney Sina

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              "The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tah...iti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pacific to Aotearoa. Witness the encounters between tangata whenua and the crew as the ship sails around the coast, and discover the important role Tupaia plays as translator and cultural interpreter"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781988547145
              Published NZ 12 Sep 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
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              Into the Wild: Wolf Girl 1

              Into the Wild: Wolf Girl 1 (Paperback)

              By Do, Anh; Illustrated by Ley, Jeremy

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              I crawled onto the bank and collapsed, exhausted. From the dirt, I looked up in amazement at four dogs staring down at me. Was I dreaming? Had I gone mad? It all seemed very real. 'You guys saved me!' I said, as I sat up in my dripping clothes. 'I owe you.' When disaster separate...s Gwen from her family, she must fend for herself, all alone in the wilderness. Luckily, she's not alone for long... When a wolf puppy, a Labrador, a Chihuahua, and a greyhound want to make friends, Gwen discovers talents she didn't know she possessed. It will take all her new skills and strength just to survive. Does Gwen have what it takes to be leader of the pack?
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              ISBN 9781760525095
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Wolf Girl
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              Golden Unicorn: Rise of the Mythix 1

              Golden Unicorn: Rise of the Mythix 1 (Paperback)

              By Do, Anh; Illustrated by Wahl, Chris

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              Some heroes are legends. Some legends are real. The tyrant known as the Soul Collector desires to own everything that is beautiful, unusual or unique. Kelly Swift is trying hard to be an average teenager, to fit in. But every day her powers are growing: she can run faster than th...e wind, she can hear people's thoughts, she is not normal. When her mother is taken by the Soul Collector, Kelly can't linger in the shadows any longer. But who is she really? Can she be the one in the prophecy? Is she...the Golden Unicorn? The Golden Unicorn, the Minotaur and the Griffin - Only these three united to a common purpose can fell him who seeks to triumph over all...
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              ISBN 9781760525132
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Rise of the Mythix
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              A Different Land

              A Different Land (Paperback)

              By Jennings, Paul; Illustrated by Kelly, Geoff

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              A tiny pub with a dirt floor and corrugated iron walls. A caravan containing the remnants of a dead pig. Snakes, bugs and torrential rain. Not what Christopher's family expected when they crossed the sea to find a new life. Add a landlord who's not what he seems, and Christopher ...finds himself facing challenges he could never have imagined. Will he ever be able to make a home for himself in this strange and different land? From the author of A Different Boy and A Different Dog, long-listed for the prestigious UK Carnegie Medal.
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              ISBN 9781760528720
              Published NZ 3 Sep 2019
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              Funny Bones

              Funny Bones (Paperback)

              Edited by Phommavanh, Oliver; Temple, Kate; Temple, Jol

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              If you think you've heard every funny story there is then think again ... Funny Bones is a super-huge collection of rib-tickling stories, cartoons, jokes and much, much more that's bound to get even the most serious kid laughing. With over 100 funny stories, hilarious poems and s...ide-splitting drawings from some of Australia's favourite and funniest people including Zoe Foster Blake, Josh Pyke, Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton, Hannah Gadsby, Lawrence Leung, Michelle Law, Adrian Beck, Katrina Nannestad, James O'Loghlin, Tom Jellett, Gus Gordon, Danny Katz, Mitch Vane, Sally Rippin, Tristan Bancks, Jessica Walton, Dougal Macpherson, Garth Nix, The Listies, Georgia Productions as well as Oliver Phommavanh and Kate & Jol Temple, Funny Bones will be a bumper addition to any child's bookshelf. It might get you laughing out loud, but it's all for a serious cause - all royalties go to the international aid charity, War Child Australia.
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              ISBN 9781760524333
              Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Paddy T and the Time-Travelling Trampoline

              Paddy T and the Time-Travelling Trampoline (Paperback)

              By France, Adam; Illustrated by Zainal, Zahra

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              Freaky stories to make your heart race and head spin: A trampoline portal into the future A magic pencil that can write stories all by itself A trip down a hill that ends up being a holiday of a lifetime. For Paddy, being a kid means expecting the unexpected whether it's in his b...ackyard, at his school or when he's mucking around on his local golf course. Join him and his friends for an action-packed, weird and funny, wild ride!
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              ISBN 9781760523763
              Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 7-11 years
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              The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan

              The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan (Paperback)

              By Thomas, Sherry

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              All her life, Mulan has trained for one purpose: to win the duel that every generation in her family must fight. Then a messenger from the Emperor arrives, demanding that all families send one soldier to fight the Rouran invaders in the north. Mulan's paralysed father cannot go, ...and her brother is just a child. So she ties up her hair, takes up her sword and joins the army as a man. Thanks to her martial arts skills, Mulan is chosen for an elite team under the command of the princeling, the royal duke's son, to whom she feels a dangerous attraction. But the princeling has secrets of his own, which explode into Mulan's life and shake up everything she knows. As they cross the Great Wall to face the enemy beyond, Mulan and the princeling must find a way to unwind their past, unmask a traitor and uncover the plans for the Rouran invasion . . . before it's too late. Inspired by wuxia martial-arts dramas as well as the centuries-old story of Mulan, The Magnolia Sword is a thrilling, romantic and sharp-edged novel that lives up to its beloved heroine.
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              ISBN 9781760876685
              Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              7 Steps to Get Your Child Reading
               

              7 Steps to Get Your Child Reading (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Park, Louise

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              Generation Alpha is the swiper, pincher, tapper cohort, the first to grow up with devices in their hands. They are breaking new ground as a result of technological advances, while you, their parents, are having to navigate these uncharted waters. Learn how to futureproof your chi...ld's literacy in a rapidly changing world, to give them the best chance of success. Louise Park has spent decades watching children working away at this reading thing. As a teacher, children's author and leading educational consultant, she knows better than anyone how the goalposts have shifted over time. The road to literacy has never been smooth, but now there is the added challenge of digital distractions. Louise will show you how to make the most of both digital and traditional forms of reading, as well as setting out commonsense plans for making a reader of your child. Based on scientific research and presented in a friendly, accessible style for time-poor parents, the seven simple steps will lead your Generation Alpha child to an irreplaceable love of reading. 'Literacy is the single most important thing we can teach kids. If they can read, all other learning will follow.'
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              ISBN 9781760524678
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
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              The Dog Runner

              The Dog Runner (Paperback)

              By MacDibble, Bren

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              'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.' And he said it like going was something easy. Like all we have to do is walk away. Ella and her brother Emery are alone in a city that's starving to death. If they are going to survive, they must ...get away, upcountry, to find Emery's mum. But how can two kids travel such big distances across a dry, barren, and dangerous landscape? Well, when you've got five big doggos and a dry-land dogsled, the answer is you go mushing. But when Emery is injured, Ella must find a way to navigate them through rough terrain, and even rougher encounters with desperate people...
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              ISBN 9781760523572
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2019
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              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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