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The Tooth
 

The Tooth (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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Tim Thomas is searching for dinosaur fossils in the hills above Pounamu, his grandparents' sheep station. His mum drowned when he was four, leaving Tim with only a vague memory of her - and of a large tooth embedded in rock...

ISBN 9781869506384
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869508494
Published 16 January 2008 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 10-13 years
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Whale Pot Bay
 

Whale Pot Bay (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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Jake lives with his father in a remote part of the Wairarapa, where he can surf and watch the whales. But then Jake's dad begins a relationship with a new partner, who moves in with her daughter Stephanie, and at the same time a local photographer starts stalking their next door ...

ISBN 9781869507305
Published 15 January 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Cody's Unexpected Catch
 

Cody's Unexpected Catch (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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Cody and Wiri are surprised to find their whitebait is actually ... redbait ... and greenbait ... and purplebait ... But bigger surprises are in store when a stranger comes to the beach and their holiday takes a sinister turn.

ISBN 9781869509118
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869509682
Published 1 June 2011 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Project Huia
 

Project Huia (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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"Logan's grandfather grew up near Palmerston North in the 1940s. One day, he and his sister Mavis spotted a beautiful and unusual bird in the kowhai tree outside their house: it was a huia bird, which was believed to be extinct. The bird flew away, and in an attempt to photograph ...

ISBN 9781775431763
Published 1 July 2013 by Scholastic
Interest Age 4-12 years
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The Last Tuatara
 

The Last Tuatara (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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"In a large valley lies a geographical feature known as Jelly Mountain. ... Its straight sides mean the top has never been explored and there are many rumours about strange creatures inhabiting it. Efforts to explore have met with disaster, and this has only made the mystery and ...

ISBN 9781775431770
Published 1 July 2013 by Scholastic
Interest Age 8-16 years
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The Secret of Jelly Mountain
  

The Secret of Jelly Mountain (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

Jelly Mountain is a mysterious place. Its straight sides mean the top has never been explored and there are many rumours about strange creatures inhabiting it. Then a light plane tries to land on top, and the action really starts.

ISBN 9781869438913
Published 1 May 2009 by Scholastic
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Cry of the Taniwha
 

Cry of the Taniwha (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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Matt isn't looking forward to spending the holidays with his grandmother and her new husband. He has to fly to Rotorua, where he doesn't know anybody, and he's a bit wary of his new step-grandfather. Along with his worries, Matt packs his pride and joy - a homemade metal detector ...

ISBN 9781869507312
Published 1 June 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 8-12 years
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The Crocodile Nest
 

The Crocodile Nest (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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Luke Evans never knew his father; he'd cleared out before he was born. So when his internet skills track down someone living at a luxurious resort in tropical Queensland who could be his dad, Luke's imagination runs wild. Luke soon learns that no one is perfect, and the world can ...

ISBN 9781869508289
Published 5 February 2010 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 10-13 years
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The Peco Incident
  

The Peco Incident (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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A race against time to save rare birds on the cliff tops of Taioroa Head - a race, that if lost could cause the extinction of the species ...

ISBN 9781869508968
Published 1 February 2011 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Steel Pelicans
 

Steel Pelicans (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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"Inseparable best friends Dean and Pelly frequently get up to no good. Dean is a dare-devil, and Pelly always seems to end up going along for the ride. Dean's amateur bomb-making is one step too far, and is soon followed by a bombshell of another sort, Pelly's parents are shiftin ...

ISBN 9781869509538
Published 3 February 2012 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 10-14 years
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