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              Such a Fun Age: 'The book of the year' Independent

              Such a Fun Age: 'The book of the year' Independent (Paperback)

              By Reid, Kiley

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              'One of the most-talked about debut novels of 2020' Stylist 'A new literary star' The Times The instant Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she's actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chai...n of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. When a surprising connection emerges between the two women, it sends them on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know - about themselves, each other, and the messy dynamics of privilege. __________________________ *A REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK* *A ZOELLA BOOK CLUB PICK* *A TIMES, STYLIST, ELLE AND GLAMOUR BEST BOOK OF 2020* 'An essential new talent' Guardian 'A funny, charismatic book that will fire off a million debates . . . The one to watch' Sunday Times 'I couldn't put this down' Jojo Moyes 'Bites into the zeitgeist then spits it out with gusto' Stylist 'Twists that made me gasp out loud . . . A gripping page-turner' Madeline Miller 'A beautiful tale of how we live now' Elizabeth Day 'Charming, authentic and every bit as entertaining as it is calmly, intelligently damning' Observer
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              ISBN 9781526612168
              Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Holes

              Holes (Paperback)

              By Sachar, Louis

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              'This is a story of friendship with the cleverest of plot twists, and descriptions so vivid you can feel the heat of Stanley's desert prison burning off the page. A total must-read' The Times 'Totally absorbing and beautifully written' The Bookseller

              ISBN 9781408865231
              Released NZ 29 Jul 2015
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Leave the World Behind: 'The book of an era' Independent

              Leave the World Behind: 'The book of an era' Independent (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Alam, Rumaan

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              Amanda and Clay head to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a holiday: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good life in the luxurious home they've rented for the week. But a late-night knock on the... door breaks the spell. Ruth and G. H. are an older couple - it's their house, and they've arrived in a panic. They bring the news that a sudden blackout has swept the city. But in this rural area - with the TV and internet now down, and no phone service - it's hard to know what to believe. Should Amanda and Clay trust this couple - and vice versa? What happened back in New York? Is the holiday home, isolated from civilisation, a truly safe place for their families? And are they safe from one another? Suspenseful and provocative, Rumaan Alam's third novel is keenly attuned to the complexities of parenthood, race, and class. Leave the World Behind explores how our closest bonds are reshaped - and unexpected new ones are forged - in moments of crisis.
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              ISBN 9781526633095
              Released NZ 20 Oct 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

              Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Paperback)

              By Rowling, J. K.

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              It's time to PASS THE MAGIC ON - with brand new children's editions of the classic and internationally bestselling series

              ISBN 9781408855652
              Released NZ 27 Aug 2014
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series My Holiday to...
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              Pirate Stew: The show-stopping new picture book from Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell
               

              Pirate Stew: The show-stopping new picture book from Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell (Hardback)

              By Gaiman, Neil; Illustrated by Riddell, Chris

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              Meet LONG JOHN McRON, SHIP'S COOK ... and the most unusual babysitter you've ever seen. Long John has a whole crew of wild pirates in tow, and - for one boy and his sister - he's about to transform a perfectly ordinary evening into a riotous adventure beneath a pirate moon. It's ...time to make some PIRATE STEW. Pirate Stew! Pirate Stew! Pirate Stew for me and you! Pirate Stew, Pirate Stew Eat it and you won't be blue You can be a pirate too! Marvellously silly and gloriously entertaining, this tale of pirates, flying ships, doughnut feasts and some rather magical stew is perfect for all pirates, both young and old. With a deliciously rhyming text from master storyteller Neil Gaiman, and spellbinding illustrations by the supremely talented Chris Riddell, three-times-winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, this unruly, quirky, action-packed romp makes a spectacular and magical gift.
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              ISBN 9781526614728
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa
               

              Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stewart, Dr Georgina

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              This book is a concise introduction to Maori philosophy, covering the symbolic systems and worldviews of the indigenous people of Aotearoa, New Zealand. This book addresses core philosophical issues including Maori notions of the self, the world, epistemology, the form in which M...aori philosophy is conveyed, and whether or not Maori philosophy has a teleological agenda. The book introduces key texts, thinkers and themes and includes pedagogical features including: - A Maori-to-English glossary; - Accessible English translations of primary source material; - Teaching notes, and reflections on how the studied material engages with contemporary debates - End-of-chapter discussion questions that can be used in teaching - Comprehensive bibliographies and guided suggestions for further reading. Knowledge, Self and World in Maori Philosophy is an ideal text for students studying World Philosophies, or anyone who wishes to use indigenous philosophies or methodologies in their own research and scholarship.
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              ISBN 9781350101654
              Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Bloomsbury Introductions to World Philosophies
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              The Worst Class in the World

              The Worst Class in the World (Paperback)

              By Nadin, Joanna; Illustrated by Parekh, Rikin

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              A brand new, laugh-out-loud young fiction series from bestselling author Joanna Nadin. Perfect for fans of Horrid Henry and the Trouble with Daisy series. According to head teacher Mrs Bottomley-Blunt, 4B is the WORST CLASS IN THE WORLD. She says school is not about footling or f...iddle-faddling or FUN. It is about LEARNING and it is high time 4B tried harder to EXCEL at it. But Stanley and Manjit didn't LITERALLY mean to make their whole class sick with homemade biscuits. And they definitely didn't LITERALLY mean for Manjit's dog Killer to eat their teacher's shoes or for Bruce Bingley's rat to escape. These things just happened even though they had a FOOLPROOF plan. You see, 4B may be the WORST CLASS IN THE WORLD. But you wouldn't want to be anywhere else. Highly illustrated and featuring two hilarious madcap adventures in one book, these books are just right for children ready for their first chapter books.
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              ISBN 9781526611833
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Cinderella Is Dead
               

              Cinderella Is Dead (Paperback)

              By Bayron, Kalynn

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              It's 200 years since Cinderella found her prince, but the fairytale is over. Sophia knows the story though, off by heart. Because every girl has to recite it daily, from when she's tiny until the night she's sent to the royal ball for choosing. And every girl knows that she has o...nly one chance. For the lives of those not chosen by a man at the ball ... are forfeited. But Sophia doesn't want to be chosen - she's in love with her best friend, Erin, and hates the idea of being traded like cattle. And when Sophia's night at the ball goes horribly wrong, she must run for her life. Alone and terrified, she finds herself hiding in Cinderella's tomb. And there she meets someone who will show her that she has the power to remake her world ... An electrifying twist on the classic fairytale that will inspire girls to break out of limiting stereotypes and follow their dreams!
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              ISBN 9781526621979
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Ways to Make Sunshine

              Ways to Make Sunshine (Paperback)

              By Watson, Renee; Illustrated by Roe, Mechal

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              Perfect for fans of Clarice Bean and the Pea books by Susie Day comes a new character-driven series starring a black girl and her relatable and lovable family, from New York Times bestselling and multi-award winning author Renee Watson. Ryan Hart and her family live in Portland, ...Oregon, and her dad lost his job a while ago. He finally got a new one, but it pays less, and he'll have to work nights. And so they're selling the second car and moving to an (old) new house. The Harts are an everyfamily - a family with siblings who bicker, parents who don't always get it right, but a family that loves. A family working hard to make it in tough economic times, a family with traditions and culture, a family that tries new things. This is a family growing up in middle class America, and this a black family. And Ryan is a girl who has much on her mind - school, family, friends, self-image - but who knows how to make sunshine out of setbacks. Packed with humour and heart alongside meaningful and thoughtful moments. Ryan Hart is the character everyone will want to best friends with.
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              ISBN 9781526613721
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom: Rejacketed
               

              There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom: Rejacketed (Paperback)

              By Sachar, Louis

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              The wonderfully funny and richly warm story by bestselling, award-winning author Louis Sachar.

              ISBN 9781408869109
              Released NZ 27 Jan 2016
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Language (English)
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