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              The Dog Runner

              The Dog Runner (Paperback)

              By MacDibble, Bren

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              'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.' And he said it like going was something easy. Like all we have to do is walk away. Ella and her brother Emery are alone in a city that's starving to death. If they are going to survive, they must ...get away, upcountry, to find Emery's mum. But how can two kids travel such big distances across a dry, barren, and dangerous landscape? Well, when you've got five big doggos and a dry-land dogsled, the answer is you go mushing. But when Emery is injured, Ella must find a way to navigate them through rough terrain, and even rougher encounters with desperate people...
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              ISBN 9781760523572
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Mapmakers' Race
               

              The Mapmakers' Race (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Eirlys

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              "Joe, Francie and Humphrey misplace their famous mapmaker mother as they begin the Great Race to map a rail route through an uncharted wilderness. Their father didn't return from his last expedition and now their money is gone. This race is their last chance. They have twenty-eig...ht days to find and map the best route. There will be bears, bees, bats, river crossings, cliff falls, impossible weather-but worst of all, they're racing five teams of adults who do not play by the rules"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781776572038
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2018
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Whetu Toa and the Magician
               

              Whetu Toa and the Magician (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Matuku, Steph; Illustrated by Hall, Katharine

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              When Whetu's mother takes a job organising a magician's house and farm, Whetu becomes the animal keeper, looking after a golden ram, three lazy pigs, talking horses, a cowardly bull and the magician's stage assistant - an arrogant white rabbit called Errant. Errant's been playing... around with magic and created a carnivorous lamb, which he can't change back. Rather than face the magician, Errant disappears and Whetu becomes the magician's new assistant, just in time for the Royal Performance. It all seems to be going well until Errant reappears to seek his revenge, and Whetu must save the day - and the king.
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              ISBN 9781775503538
              Published NZ 10 Oct 2018
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Search for a Kiwi Killer
               

              Search for a Kiwi Killer (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $22.00
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              "Set in Kerikeri and Waitangi Forest. Kiwi are being killed by dogs. Local pets and pig-hunting dogs are suspects. A boy saves and befriends an injured pig dog in the forest. Immediately the dog becomes a major suspect. The boy must find the real killer before his new friend is e...uthenised."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780994122667
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2018
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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