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Sunken Forest
  

Sunken Forest (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

  • RRP: $17.99
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"Sent to live with his grandmother in Hastings after his father is jailed, Matt becomes the victim of bad friends and false accusations. Sent off on a military-style school camp to the wilds of Lake Waikaremoana, Matt again gets in trouble for something he didn't do, and is unjus ...

ISBN 9781775434030
Published 2 July 2016 by Scholastic
Interest Age 13+ years
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Cry of the Taniwha
  

Cry of the Taniwha (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

  • OUR PRICE $19.99

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 Publishers
Interest Age 8-12 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 Publishers
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Frog Whistle Mine
  

Frog Whistle Mine (Paperback, New title)

By Hunt, Des

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A contemporary action story for children set in the gold-mining ghost town of Charleston, 30 km south of Westport. When 12 year old Tony and his nomadic mum arrive in Charleston, Tony is desperately hoping that this might finally be the place they settle down. He finds a unique e ...

ISBN 9781869505950
Published 1 August 2006 by HarperCollins Publishers
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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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 Children
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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
Published 16 January 2008 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Shadows in the Ice
  

Shadows in the Ice (Paperback, New title)

By Hunt, Des

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A sequel to Frog Whistle Mine. Tony Hogan-White now lives in Christchurch, with his Mum and her geologist partner. Tony and his new stepfather have a holiday bonding trip back to Fox Glacier, where another exciting adventure ensues.

ISBN 9781869506735
Published 1 July 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Skink Gully
 

Skink Gully (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

  • OUR PRICE $21.99

"The story is set on a sheep station in the Maniototo district of Central Otago, New Zealand. The main theme is conflict between traditional sheep farming and conversion to large-scale dairying which involves major modification of the environment. Wildlife are threatened, particu ...

ISBN 9780994122605
Published 1 January 2015
Interest Age Children
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Cool Nukes
  

Cool Nukes (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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"Professor Walter Mayhew has always been weird, but an explosion in his backyard laboratory seems to have sent him over the edge. Then he disappears - in bizarre circumstances. Three of his young proteges, Max, Jian Xin and Cleo, start receiving cryptic messages, which look like ...

ISBN 9781775433422
Published 1 December 2015 by Scholastic
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The Moa Cave
  

The Moa Cave (Paperback, New title)

By Hunt, Des

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When Tyler Matthews wins a national ecological competition for a place on the Nature South Eco Tour, he has no idea where it will lead him. After he travels to the bottom of New Zealand's South Island to join the tour, he meets the other two winners, Hine and Mandy and finds hims ...

ISBN 9781869505271
Published 4 February 2005 by HarperCollins Publishers
Interest Age 9-12 years
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