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              The Little Things: Cartoons to Save Your Sanity
                

              The Little Things: Cartoons to Save Your Sanity (Paperback)

              By Lawrey, Matt; Illustrated by Lole, Peter

              The Little Things is a cartoon created by parents for parents, which sympathises, commiserates and celebrates with mums and dads everywhere. Launched in 2010 The Little Things is the most successful new cartoon to have come out of New Zealand in many years, and despite slashed bu...dgets and shrinking readerships it has been picked up by a range of newspapers in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. Matt Lawrey came up with the idea for the cartoon one day while drinking beer and watching his two sons do the mad sorts of things little kids do. An exhaustive search of artists led him to Peter Lole, a highly experienced professional illustrator, who importantly has three children of his own. Parenting is one of life's most universal experiences, and there is a huge appetite for these beautifully realized cartoons, which make people laugh, smile, and ultimately celebrate the upside-down world of children and families.
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              ISBN 9781877517839
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2012
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Moonman
               

              Moonman (Paperback)

              By Barraud, Ned

              Moonman has often wondered what the glowing blue globe is that he can see from his home on the moon. But when he hitches a ride on a passing shooting star, he finds a world on earth that is completely different to his own. Here he discovers trees and fields of flowers and the ...sea. The only problem is that Moonman has never before encountered daybreak, and with it the burning sun: he must get back to the moon. Moonman is a visually stunning new children's book from Ned Barraud, one of the rising stars in New Zealand children's book illustration. This delightfully illustrated story will be sure to entrance any young reader.
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              ISBN 9781927213278
              Published NZ 17 Nov 2014
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 4-8 years
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              Grasshopper's Week PB
               

              Grasshopper's Week PB (Paperback)

              By Norfolk, Tania; Norfolk, Chris

              "'Tree, what day is it today?' asks Grasshopper. So begins his discovery of the days of the week in an exciting new way. His wise old friend Tree reveals each day to Grasshopper as a unique and wonder-filled experience. They are joined by a host of lovable visitors who crash, sno...re, wiggle and sing their way into Grasshopper's week. The characters are based on New Zealand native wildlife"--Publisher's website.
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              ISBN 9781927213063
              Published NZ 19 May 2014
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Hapata: Te kuri maia o te moana
               

              Hapata: Te kuri maia o te moana (Paperback)

              By Belton, Robyn

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              "He kur pakupaku Hpata, i te taha moana ia e noho ana. I aroha te katoa ki a ia, engari i tino arohaina ia e Timi. I ttahi rangi paki, ka haere te kur hiamo nei, a Hpata, m runga poti i te taha o t Timi ppa ki Te Hoiere. Engari kore ttehi i mhio, i te kino haere te rangi, , ka tp...ono a Hpata ki te haerenga mrearea rawa atu on tna oranga"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780947503857
              Published NZ 7 Aug 2018
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Postcards from New Zealand
                

              Postcards from New Zealand (Hardback)

              By McCree, Bob

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              Though many have predicted it, postcards have not been killed off by the digital world, and remain very popular with tourists. People still enjoy a straightforward, tangible portrayal of the places they visit and the things they do as tourists. Postcards from New Zealand aims to ...translate the popularity of postcards into book form with a range of postcard-type images that cover the visitor experience in New Zealand. Consequently the photographs in this book are appropriately diverse, with all of the key tourist destinations covered, as well as plenty more in-between. The pocket-edition format has been a spectacularly successful part of Craig Potton Publishing's pictorial New Zealand range, and Postcards from New Zealand will be another welcome addition to this series.
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              ISBN 9781877517471
              Published NZ 5 Dec 2011
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Dolphins of Aotearoa
                

              Dolphins of Aotearoa (Hardback)

              By Peart, Raewyn

              Dolphins of Aotearoa explores the ongoing relationship between humans and dolphins in New Zealand. Over this nation's rich history, numerous people, both Maori and Pakeha, have sought out dolphins and significant numbers of dolphins have sought out people. For many, encountering ...dolphins has been a profound and life-changing experience. This book tells the stories of many of these remarkable encounters, featuring all of the famous dolphins, such as Pelorus Jack from the early years of the 20th century, Opo in the 1950s, Maui and more recently Moko. In addition it chronicles the ultimately doomed attempts to keep dolphins in captivity in facilities such as Marineland in Napier. Importantly, Dolphins of Aotearoa also summarises the work of the dedicated scientists and researchers who over recent decades have learnt so much about our dolphins, and whose research has given great impetus to the conservation of these remarkable creatures. Extensively researched and lavishly illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs, and incorporating a guide to all of the dolphins of New Zealand, this is an important and much needed addition to the literature about New Zealand's marine world. It will have huge appeal.
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              ISBN 9781877517983
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2013
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              WearableArt
                

              WearableArt (Hardback)

              By of Wearable Art, World

              "In a major shift from earlier books on the subject, WearableArt has been completely revised in a lavish large format. It features the best garments from recent years, immaculately photographed in a studio setting to show them in all their glorious detail. In addition there is a ...section of performance photographs taken onstage during the WOW Awards show, a section with garments that tell a story beyond the stage and a comprehensive designer's index"--Jacket flap.
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              ISBN 9781877517945
              Published NZ 16 Sep 2013
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Promoting Prosperity: The Art of Early New Zealand Advertising
                

              Promoting Prosperity: The Art of Early New Zealand Advertising (Hardback)

              By Alsop, Peter; Stewart, Gary

              "This is a book about the art of early New Zealand advertising, before colour photography and TV changed the media landscape forever. With close to 750 images and 11 essays by respected commentators, Promoting Prosperity fills an important gap in our art history as the first dedi...cated and extensive collection of this rich material. But more than that, Promoting Prosperity is a celebration of the dreams and aspirations of early New Zealanders, and of our development as an emerging nation. It profiles many of the economic and social foundations that once made New Zealand the envy of the world; successes that offer an inspiring reminder that no challenge is too big to overcome and no opportunity beyond reach"--Inside dust jacket
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              ISBN 9781877517969
              Published NZ 14 Oct 2013
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Craig Potton New Zealand
                

              Craig Potton New Zealand (Hardback)

              By Potton, Craig

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              Craig Potton rose to prominence as a photographer in the late 1980s, with a distinct and original view of the landscape of Aotearoa/New Zealand. He was a photographer with little interest in a sentimentalised or romantic view of the land, but rather pursued a less compromising an...d more muscular vision that sought to convey this country's remarkable landscape in a real light. In the decades since Craig Potton has become one of New Zealand's most distinguished landscape photographers, famous for his moody, often dramatic images that signal a deeply-felt connection with the wild parts of New Zealand. This book collects together many of his most celebrated images in one place, a body of work that clearly shows why his reputation is so strong. The images range from his celebrated aerial photography, especially that of the Southern Alps and Fiordland, and of the volcanoes of the Central North Island, his beautifully composed and complex forest interiors, his gentle seascapes, and also those from the rural parts of New Zealand. Beautifully produced and packaged in large format, this will be a book of New Zealand landscape photography not to be missed.
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              ISBN 9781877517648
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Outsiders
                

              Outsiders (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hindmarsh, Gerard

              "New Zealand has always been lucky to have had its fair share of 'outsiders', those who choose to live out on the fringes of society, and whose free and unrestricted lives offer an important counterbalance to the often high-pressured, structured and urban world that most of use i...nhabit"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781877517723
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2012
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 14+ years
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