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              This area features titles by New Zealand, Australian or Pasifika authors or publishers. It also contains titles from around the world with a uniquely New Zealand, Australian and Pasifika perspective. This in-depth coverage includes material supplied by mainstream publishers, small specialist/niche publishers and self-published authors. View our recently added titles.

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              List of titles published from 26 October to 25 November 2021.

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              There's a Moa in the Moonlight: He Moa kei ro Atarau
               

              There's a Moa in the Moonlight: He Moa kei ro Atarau (Hardback, Bilingual)

              By McMillan, Dawn; Illustrated by Slade Robinson, Nikki; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere

              • RRP: $25.99
              • $23.39
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              * Irresistible rhymes and flamboyant drawings will captivate * Bilingual English and Maori, in classy hardback * Third in Dawn's series of picture books with NZ animals

              ISBN 9780947506964
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2021
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Language (English & Te Reo Maori)
              Availability
              100 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Tikanga: An Introduction to Te Ao Maori
               

              Tikanga: An Introduction to Te Ao Maori (Paperback)

              By Opai, Keri

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $35.99
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              A unique explanation of the Maori world for Pakeha, and for Maori people wishing to learn more about tikanga. With simple lucidity and great expertise, Keri Opai shares the spirit and meaning of what it is to be Maori in the 21st century, dispelling myths and misconceptions and p...roviding a solid introduction to the Maori way of life.
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              ISBN 9781990003172
              Published NZ 11 Nov 2021
              Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
              Interest Age Adults / General
              Availability
              103 Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
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              Wonky Donkey's Big Surprise
               

              Wonky Donkey's Big Surprise (Hardback)

              By Smith, Craig

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $17.15
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              The hee-haw hilarious Wonky Donkey family continues to grow, and in this adventure Wonky has a wonderful surprise for Dinky Donkey. Wee Dinky woke one weekend with wonder in her eyes. Today her daddy Wonky promised such a big surprise. Wonky Donkey wakes up Dinky Donkey to let he...r know a surprise is coming her way. Is it warm? Is it washable? Is it wise? Is it wrinkly? With laugh-out-loud, alliterative text, adorable illustrations and a song to stream or download, this fourth book in the bestselling series celebrates the strength of family and friendship with a wonderful, wrinkly, wiggly, witty, whiffy SURPRISE!
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              ISBN 9781775437277
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2021
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 3-7 years
              Series Wonky Donkey
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Why Is That Spider Dancing?: The Amazing Arachnids of Aotearoa
                

              Why Is That Spider Dancing?: The Amazing Arachnids of Aotearoa (Paperback)

              By Pollard, Dr. Simon; Designed by Barraclough, Kate; Illustrated by Hunt, Janet

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $26.99
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              Most of Aotearoa's amazing arachnids - which include spiders, ticks, mites and pseudoscorpions - are as unique to New Zealand as kiwi and tuatara. Some are so weird and wonderful that they could star in sci fi movies, but despite that we know very little about them. In this com...panion volume to Why is that lake so blue?, arachnid experts Simon Pollard and Phil Sirvid take us on an amazing journey of arachnid discovery.
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              ISBN 9780995133891
              Published NZ 11 Nov 2021
              Publisher Te Papa Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              New Zealand's Backyard Birds PB
               

              New Zealand's Backyard Birds PB (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Barraud, Ned

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $17.59
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              New Zealand's Backyard Birds is a children's guide on the birds that live in their backyard, both native birds, such as tui, and piwakawaka/fantail, and common birds such as thrush and sparrow. With useful background information about birds in general and stunning illustrations b...y Ned Barraud, this book is an essential companion for every Kiwi kid.
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              ISBN 9781988550305
              Published NZ 15 Nov 2021
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              A Pukeko In a Ponga Tree
               

              A Pukeko In a Ponga Tree (Hardback)

              By Ihaka, Kingi M.; Illustrated by Frizzell, Dick

              • RRP: $25.00
              • $18.75
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              This very special large-format hardback edition celebrates the 40th anniversary of Aotearoa's most beloved and iconic Christmas story. This beautiful hardback gift edition celebrates 40 years of Aotearoa New Zealand's Twelve Days of Christmas. On the first day of Christmas my tru...e love gave to me a pukeko in a ponga tree. Written by the distinguished composer and Maori Language Commissioner Sir Kingi M. Ihaka and teamed with iconic illustrations by famed pop artist Dick Frizzell, this story has captivated and entertained children for four generations. It has been performed in concerts, adapted into Christmas plays and even inspired a festive community light show on Auckland's Harbour Bridge. This edition of the story includes play-along music notation and chords, as well as a QR code that takes you to the song video so everyone can sing along! This very special 40th anniversary hardback edition is a gift to treasure and deserves a place on every bookshelf.
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              ISBN 9780143776482
              Published NZ 2 Nov 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Availability
              13 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Uprising: The Mapmakers in Cruxcia
               

              The Uprising: The Mapmakers in Cruxcia (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Eirlys; Illustrated by Slade, Kirsten

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $18.39
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              In this follow-up to the internationally successful The Mapmakers' Race, the Santander children are drawn into a community's rebellion against a despot and use their mapping skills to avert an environmental scam. Sal, Joe, Francie and Humphrey Santander are mapmakers looking for ...their father, a famous explorer who disappeared on his last expedition. Their search leads them to a curious new land and a township under siege. The all-powerful Grania Trading Company plans to uproot the people of Cruxcia and alter the landscape forever. The Santander's mapping skills may be the last chance for the Cruxcians to keep their homes. The land knows the truth... the maps will reveal it.
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              ISBN 9781776574049
              Published NZ 3 Nov 2021
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Availability
              999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Voices from the New Zealand Wars | He Reo no nga Pakanga o Aotearoa
               

              Voices from the New Zealand Wars | He Reo no nga Pakanga o Aotearoa (Paperback)

              By O'Malley, Vincent

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $39.99
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              Evoking emotions from the most turbulent time in our country's history, this book takes us to the heart of the New Zealand Wars with a series of first-hand accounts from Maori and Pakeha who either fought in or witnessed the conflicts that ravaged New Zealand between 1845 and 187...2.
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              ISBN 9781988587790
              Published NZ 15 Nov 2021
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Bumblebee Grumblebee
               

              Bumblebee Grumblebee (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Elliot, David

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.59
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              In this delightful board book built on word play, toddlers will recognise each activity-getting dressed, playing, painting (including themselves), having a bath-and see how the animal makes the mischievous most of it. The bumblebee breaks its toy- bumblebee grumblebee! The cockat...oo is getting dressed- cockatoo sockatoo! The pelican tries out the potty- pelican smellican! What will turtle do? Everybody gathers for the final squirtle. Each scene twists the animals' names into funny new words to share and delight in how they feel and sound. Bumblebee Grumblebee is for toddlers and adults to have fun experimenting with the way words are put together.
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              ISBN 9781776574025
              Published NZ 3 Nov 2021
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 1-3 years
              Availability
              96 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Joy of Gardening
               

              The Joy of Gardening (Hardback)

              By Hallinan, Lynda

              • RRP: $45.00
              • $33.75
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              A celebration of the healing nature and delights of gardens, written by well-known garden writer Lynda Hallinan, beautifully photographed by Sally Tagg, and packaged in a stunning hardback.

              ISBN 9781988547824
              Published NZ 2 Nov 2021
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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