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The Cuckoo and the Warbler
 

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (Hardback)

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 (pipiwharauroa) and the grey warbler (riroriro). The grey warbler nest is the only one in which a cuckoo will lay its egg, and it ...

ISBN 9780947503055
Published 19 September 2016 by Potton & Burton
Interest Age 4-12 years
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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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Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood
 

Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Bishop, Gavin

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Award-winning story by Gavin Bishop of his 1950s childhood in small-town New Zealand. Gorgeous illustrations and retro design make this a precious gift book as well as a much-loved tale. This charming book is a memoir of Gavin Bishop's idyllic childhood days, growing up in Kingst ...

ISBN 9781775532576
Published 8 November 2012 by Random House
Interest Age 9-12 years
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The Cuckoo and the Warbler
 

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (Paperback)

By Warne, Kennedy; Hunt, Heather

  • RRP: $19.99
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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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Boomerang and Bat: The Story of the Real First Eleven

Boomerang and Bat: The Story of the Real First Eleven (Hardback)

By Greenwood, Mark; Illustrated by Denton, Terry

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The first Australian cricket team to tour England was a group of Aboriginal stockmen. This is their story.

ISBN 9781743319246
Published 1 May 2016 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age 4-12 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 Princess and the Foal
 

The Princess and the Foal (Paperback)

By Gregg, Stacy

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A novel of heart and courage inspired by the incredible story of a real-life princess and the foal she loves.

ISBN 9780007469048
Published 13 November 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers
Interest Age 9-11 years
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Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (Paperback, Abridged edition)

By Mah, Adeline Yen

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The story of a Chinese woman and how she suffered appalling emotional deprivation and rejection by her family as a child growing up in China and Hong Kong. She tells of the consequences in her adult life, above which she rose to make a happy marriage and become a successful docto ...

ISBN 9780141304878
Published 2 August 1999 by Penguin
Interest Age 9-11 years
Series Chinese Cinderella
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We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story

We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Sundquist, Josh

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A bright, poignant, and deeply funny autobiographical account of coming of age as an amputee cancer survivor, from Josh Sundquist: Paralympic ski racer, YouTube star, and motivational speaker.

ISBN 9780316251006
Published 8 March 2016 by Little, Brown
Interest Age 13-19 years
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