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Memorial

Memorial (Paperback, New title)

By Crew, Gary; Illustrated by Tan, Shaun

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This moving and evocative story interweaves themes of war, memory, and conservation, and brings the legend of the Anzacs to a new generation. Ages 9+. Honour Book, CBC Picture Book of the Year Awards 2000.

ISBN 9780734405456
Published 1 January 2003 by Hachette
Interest Age 3-6 years
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Zoo

Zoo (Paperback, New edition)

Illustrated by Browne, Anthony

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Two brothers and their parents spend a day at the zoo, looking at the animals in the cages - or is it that the animals are watching the visitors? This winner of the 1993 Kate Greenaway Medal is a teasing examination of the relationship between man and animals, and the role of zoo ...

ISBN 9780099219019
Published 3 May 1994 by Random House
Interest Age 0-12 years
Series Red Fox picture books
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In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields (Paperback, New title)

By Jorgensen, Norman; Harrison-Lever, Brian

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Tells the story of a young homesick soldier who risks his life to cross No-Man's-Land and rescue a robin stuck on the barbed wire that separates the opposing armies. An eloquent counterpoint to the senselessness and inhumanity of war. Winner of the 2003 Children's Book Council of ...

ISBN 9781920731038
Published 5 April 2004 by Fremantle Press
Interest Age 8-11 years
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The Waterhole

The Waterhole (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Base, Graeme

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The creator of the international bestselling 'Animalia' brings a stunning new picture book, with an exquisite cast of characters and a timeless, life-affirming theme. This book is an ingenious infusion of counting book, puzzle book, story book and art book, with typically detaile ...

ISBN 9780140567533
Published 3 March 2003 by Penguin
Interest Age 3-6 years
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Destination Moon

Destination Moon (Paperback, Graphic novel)

By Herge

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Tintin and Captain Haddock receive a mysterious summons from Syldavia, but all is revealed when they are welcomed by none other than Professor Calculus. He is working on a top-secret mission to develop a nuclear moon rocket, but foreign spies are lurking around every corner!

ISBN 9781405206273
Published 12 March 2003 by Misc - Random House New Zealan
Interest Age 2-6 years
Series The Adventures of Tintin
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Two of Everything

Two of Everything (Paperback, New edition)

By Cole, Babette

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Demetrius and Paula Ogglebutt are two perfectly beautiful and well behaved children - which is more than can be said for their problem parents. Mr and Mrs Ogglebutt can't agree on anything, and spend their days playing extremely nasty practical jokes on one another. Drastic measu ...

ISBN 9780099220626
Published 5 May 2000 by Random House
Interest Age 4-8 years
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Voices in the Park

Voices in the Park (Paperback, New edition)

Illustrated by Browne, Anthony

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Four different voices tell their own version of the same walk in the park. The radically different perspectives provide depth to this simple story about overcoming adult snobbery, which explores many key themes such as alienation, friendship and the bizarre amid the mundane.

ISBN 9780552545648
Published 3 September 1999 by Random House
Interest Age 6-10 years
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Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog (Paperback, New edition)

By Cole, Babette

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Commonsense advice with some good rude fun. Both pet and personal physician to the Gumboyle family, Doctor Dog is always on hand with the perfect diagnosis and remedy for every complaint.

ISBN 9780099650812
Published 5 April 1996 by Random House
Interest Age 3-6 years
Series Red Fox picture books
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Animalia

Animalia (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Base, Graeme

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A picture book where familiar animals appear in unfamiliar situations and each page contains a wealth of hidden objects and ideas.

ISBN 9780140541120
Published 1 November 1990 by Penguin
Interest Age 5-7 years
Series Picture Puffin
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The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Base, Graeme

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Horace turns 11 and celebrates in grand style by inviting his friends - animals - to a splendid party. There are 11 games and fine music and there is the promise of a magnificent feast to come. However, all suddenly goes awry on their arrival at the banquet-hall as the clock stri ...

ISBN 9780140541489
Published 1 November 1993 by Penguin
Interest Age 0-6 years
Series Picture Puffin
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