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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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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
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869504595
Published 1 June 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 8-12 years
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Phantom of Terawhiti
 

Phantom of Terawhiti (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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It's the school holidays and Zac thinks he might go crazy with boredom. He's living in exile with his disgraced father on the remote Terawhiti Station on Wellington's wild south-west coast. Zac and his father witness a shipwreck off the coast. Investigating further, he finds a se ...

ISBN 9781869509545
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869509996
Published 1 February 2013 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 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 f ...

ISBN 9781775431770
Published 1 July 2013 by Scholastic
Interest Age 8-16 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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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
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869506278
Published 1 August 2006 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 11-14 years
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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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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
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869508494
Published 1 July 2007 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Steel Pelicans
 

Steel Pelicans (Paperback, Large Print 16 pt)

By Hunt, Des

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Sometimes friendship and loyalty can be dangerous things - especially when fireworks are involved. Inseparable Aussie friends dare - devil Dean and tag - along Pelly often get up to no good. That's what makes them the Steel Pelicans. But as Dean's homemade fireworks get increasin ...

ISBN 9781459636385
Published 1 March 2012 by ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
Interest Age 4-12 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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