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              Kowhai and the Giants
                

              Kowhai and the Giants (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Parker, Kate

              • RRP: $30.00
              • $24.00
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              'Kowhai first appeared from the golden glow of a beautiful flower . . . and her voice was the rain and the sea and the cry of a bird.' Follow Kowhai as she discovers a tiny seed's hope to build a great forest.

              ISBN 9780473528904
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2021
              Publisher Mary Egan Publishing
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Availability
              100 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              North and South: A Tale of Two Hemispheres
               

              North and South: A Tale of Two Hemispheres (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Morris, Sandra

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $23.99
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              A beautiful non-fiction picture book about animals around the world. This nonfiction picture book takes readers around the world through the months of the year, looking at seasons in both the northern and southern hemisphere. It focuses on a species in each hemisphere for that mo...nth, e.g. March in the northern hemisphere is polar bear cubs in the Canadian Arctic and also saltwater crocodiles in Australia. There will be a range of countries, habitats, species and animal activities. Potential for more in-depth facts at the end of the book for older readers.
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              ISBN 9781925381801
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 7-10 years
              Availability
              922 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Te Kahui o Matariki / The Matariki Star Cluster
                

              Te Kahui o Matariki / The Matariki Star Cluster (Paperback, Book & CD)

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $24.99
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              This is our second book celebrating Matariki. In this book we focus on each of the nine stars in the Matariki cluster, and their relationship to the environment. We know you will love the song and illustrations.

              ISBN 9780995134997
              Published NZ 10 May 2021
              Publisher Edumaxi
              Interest Age Children
              Series The Matariki Star Cluster
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
              Availability
              Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
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              Uruuru Whenua o Ngatoroirangi, Te: 2021
                

              Uruuru Whenua o Ngatoroirangi, Te: 2021 (Paperback)

              By Winitana, Chris; Illustrated by Mutton-Rogers, Laya

              • RRP: $20.00
              • $16.00
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              This is the story, told in te reo Maori, of the arrival of Ngatoroirangi in Aotearoa and his exploration of the landscape and subduing of kaitiaki, such as the guardian of Tarawera, Tamaohoi; the guardian of water on Kaingaroa, Torepatutai; and the King of the Patupaiarehe, fairy... folk, Ririo. This adventure story traces the places Ngatoroirangi travelled through, such as Waimahunga, the large spring where he conducted his cleansing ceremonies, and Te Wharua o Ngatoroirangi, where his footprints are still visible in the land today.
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              ISBN 9781775506393
              Published NZ 10 May 2021
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
              Availability
              Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
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              Ngake me Whataitai
                

              Ngake me Whataitai (Paperback)

              By Ngaia, Ben; Illustrated by Mutton-Rogers, Laya

              • RRP: $20.00
              • $16.00
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              This is a traditional story told in te reo Maori from the perspective of the Kahui Maunga people about Ngake and Whataitai. These two taniwha inhabited Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington Harbour, long before the ancestral migrations. The story tells how the shape and landscape... of Wellington, its harbour and the Lower Hutt area came about because of the actions of Ngake and Whataitai. Long ago, Te Whanganui a Tara was an enclosed lake, but Ngake forced his way out into the sea by battering through the clenched teeth of the fish of Maui to allow the fish to breathe. Whataitai was washed down the throat of the fish, causing it to cough, and Whataitai and three morsels flew out. The morsels became islands in the harbour, but Whataitai was stranded and grew weak and died, becoming part of the land around the harbour
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              ISBN 9781775506379
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
              Availability
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              When The Wind Blew: A book for little people with big feelings
                

              When The Wind Blew: A book for little people with big feelings (Paperback)

              By Maguire, Jacqui; Edited by Bell, Patricia; Sheehy, Christine; Illustrated by Schryvers, Charlotte

              • RRP: $26.99
              • $26.99
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              One ordinary Wednesday night, as Orla was dreaming, a storm arrived that caused the world to turn upside down and inside out" Highly acclaimed clinical psychologist and science communicator Jacqui Maguire has crafted a book that magically entwines children's storytelling with ...evidence-based psychology. Follow Orla's journey and learn how to harness your inner superpowers to navigate the emotional rollercoaster from unexpected change. Grown-ups might learn a thing or two as well! Throughout our lifetime we will all experience change and challenge. Common events that impact children include: marriage separation and family breakdowns, relocation, transitions to a new school, and the arrival of new siblings. The current navigation of Covid-19 also highlighting the impact of unimaginable changes. Whilst we can never erase change from life, learning and maintaining evidence-based wellbeing skills will support children and their families to cope more effectively. When the Wind Blew provides a series of practical psychological tools that can be easily practiced by all. These are easy and affordable home-based ideas that will help teach children coping mechanisms they will be able to use throughout their life. Jacqui Maguire states ""wellbeing is earnt through our daily actions. It is critical that children witness desired behaviour from the adults surrounding them, and have those behaviours positively reinforced. Tools like this book support parents with a road map. We can't expect all adults to know what to do just because they are parents. As a clinical community, we need to be providing accessible evidence-based guidance."" Beautifully packaged, this enticing story for children is illustrated by New Zealand artist Charlotte Schryvers and is a must-have for any parent, grandparent or teacher wanting to help their child navigate change.
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              ISBN 9780473554798
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2021
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 5-12 years
              Availability
              Showing available from publisher, allow 2-4 weeks for delivery
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              Nancy Business
               

              Nancy Business (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McDonald, R. W. R.

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $24.74
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              Tippy, Uncle Pike and Devon are back for another camp cozy crime mystery from the award-winning author of The Nancys.

              ISBN 9781760878870
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2021
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              448 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              A Coroner for the Dead to Protect the Living
                

              A Coroner for the Dead to Protect the Living (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bain, Wallace

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $31.99
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              Wallace Bain retired in early 2020 after 28 distinguished years as a Coroner, most recently in Rotorua. During these years Mr Bain developed a national reputation for his sensitivity and compassion in dealing with difficult cases such as those of Nia Glassie and Moko Rangitoherir...i. That a child is killed in New Zealand as a result of abuse every five weeks he finds "unacceptable". He has also developed a reputation for being "a Coroner on the warpath" for his forthright demands from time to time that New Zealand's laws and regulations be changed to protect ordinary citizens. His work as a Coroner, says Wallace Bain, has been to speak for the dead to take care of the living. "After climbing the mountain I can finally enjoy the view."
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              ISBN 9780473549992
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2021
              Publisher Nationwide Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              357 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa
               

              Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa (Paperback)

              By Evans, Jeff; Foreword by Baybayan, Kalepa

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $33.99
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              This book features interviews with 10 master navigators who trained under Mau Piailug, the legendary teacher of traditional wayfinding methods for open-ocean voyaging across the Pacific. They were given the status of master navigator by Mau, and went on to become an integral part... of the renaissance of knowledge and traditions around voyaging.
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              ISBN 9780995131804
              Published NZ 10 Jun 2021
              Publisher Massey University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Loop Tracks
               

              Loop Tracks (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Orr, Sue

              • RRP: $35.00
              • $29.75
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              It's 1978: the Auckland abortion clinic has been forced to close and sixteen-year-old Charlie has to fly to Sydney, but the plane is delayed on the tarmac. It's 2019: Charlie's tightly contained Wellington life with her grandson Tommy is interrupted by the unexpected intrusions o...f Tommy's first girlfriend, Jenna, and the father he has never known, Jim. The year turns, and everything changes again. Loop Tracks is a major New Zealand novel, written in real time against the progress of the Covid-19 pandemic and the New Zealand General Election and euthanasia referendum. 'Loop Tracks is an urgent and unexpected novel about freedom and responsibility - about a woman forced to wear her solitary and unsupported choice as a puzzling mistake, and about the very present past that she must face to help her family and herself.' -Elizabeth Knox 'This fictional inter-generational story will speak to a wide readership about the choices that are important for our future.' -Dame Margaret Sparrow
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              ISBN 9781776564255
              Published NZ 10 Jun 2021
              Publisher Victoria University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              293 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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