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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 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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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Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869509996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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Where Cuckoos Call
 

Where Cuckoos Call (Paperback, New title)

By Hunt, Des

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A children's adventure book with strong environmental themes. It tells the story of a migratory shining cuckoo, raised by 12 year old Ben Mansfield, who looks after endangered birds nesting in a sheltered bay on his family farm in the Coromandel. Ben and his mum are dealing with ...

ISBN 9781869506070
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869506292
Published 12 January 2007 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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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
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869504595
Published 15 January 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 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
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869509804
Published 1 February 2011 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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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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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
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Published 1 June 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 8-12 years
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