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In the Sea There are Crocodiles

In the Sea There are Crocodiles (Paperback)

By Geda, Fabio; Translated by Curtis, Howard

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One night before putting him to bed, Enaiatollahs mother tells him three things: don't use drugs or weapons, don't cheat, don't steal. The next day he wakes up to find she isn't there. This book tells the story of ten-year-old Enaiatollah is left alone at the border of Pakistan t ...

ISBN 9781848531383
Published 1 October 2015 by Random House
Interest Age 12-19 years
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The Survivors: And Other Incredible Stories of Extreme Survival

The Survivors: And Other Incredible Stories of Extreme Survival (Hardback, Main)

By Long, David; Illustrated by Hyndman, Kerry

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Featuring real-life stories about extreme survival, this book includes stories of a man who sucked blood from a shark, and a woman who froze to death.

ISBN 9780571316014
Published 1 November 2016 by Faber and Faber
Interest Age 9-11 years
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Trouble Tomorrow

Trouble Tomorrow (Paperback)

By Whitebeach, Terry; Enadio, Sarafino Wani

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Obulejo dreams he is standing by the stream with his friend Riti, hauling in spangled tilapia fish, one after the other ...Tat-tat-tat-tat! Brrrmm! Rrrrr! Ul-lu-lu-lu-lah! Obulejo slams awake, heart racing, and scrambles up off his mat. Gunshots and screams jab the air. Flashes o ...

ISBN 9781760291464
Published 25 January 2017 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Cuckoo and the Warbler
 

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (Paperback)

By Warne, Kennedy; Hunt, Heather

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This exquisite children's book recounts one of the most remarkable natural history stories in New Zealand - the bond shared between the shining cuckoo (piIpiIwharauroa) and the grey warbler (riroriro). The grey warbler nest is the only one in which a cuckoo will lay its egg, and ...

ISBN 9780947503048
Published 19 September 2016 by Potton & Burton
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Ugly (Younger Readers)

Ugly (Younger Readers) (Paperback)

By Hoge, Robert

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A beaut story about one very ugly kid.

ISBN 9780733634338
Published 11 August 2015 by Hachette
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books
 

Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books (Hardback)

By Markel, Michelle; Illustrated by Carpenter, Nancy

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A picture book biography about John Newbery, pioneering author and publisher--for whom the prestigious Newbery medal is named--and the revolution in children's books that he led.

ISBN 9780811879224
Release Date 1 April 2017 by Chronicle Books
Interest Age 7-9 years
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Razia's Ray of Hope: One Girl's Dream of an Education

Razia's Ray of Hope: One Girl's Dream of an Education (Paperback)

By Suneby, Elizabeth; Illustrated by Verelst, Suana

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Razia's Ray of Hope is the story of one girl's dream of getting an education and attending a new school in her village in Afghanistan. But her father and brother are against the idea. Can she persuade them that it is a good idea?

ISBN 9780750295789
Published 14 February 2017 by Hachette Children's Books
Interest Age 7-9 years
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (Paperback, New edition)

By Kerr, Judith

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Partly autobiographical, this is first of the internationally acclaimed trilogy by Judith Kerr telling the unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany at the start of the Second World War

ISBN 9780007274772
Published 1 September 2008 by HarperCollins Publishers
Interest Age 9-11 years
Series Essential Modern Classics
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The Peasant Prince

The Peasant Prince (Hardback)

By Cunxin, Li; Illustrated by Spudvilas, Anne

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This true story of a poor Chinese peasant boy who, plucked unsuspectingly at the age of ten from millions of others across the land to be trained as a ballet dancer, is a fairytale that has already captivated many children and young adults. Ages 5+.

ISBN 9780670070541
Published 29 October 2007 by Penguin
Interest Age 5-9 years
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The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded: The Famous Story of Simpson and His Donkey - a True Anzac Legend

The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded: The Famous Story of Simpson and His Donkey - a True Anzac Legend (Paperback)

By French, Jackie

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This is the story of a small unassuming donkey. It's also the story of Gallipoli, of Jack Simpson, and New Zealander stretcher-bearer Richard Henderson, who literally took up the reins after Simpson's death. Exhaustively researched, it gives a new depth to our understanding of th ...

ISBN 9780732288396
Published 1 April 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Animal Stars
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