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              Lost Wonders
               

              Lost Wonders (Paperback)

              By Ell, Sarah; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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              The stories of these fascinating creatures - birds, insects, reptiles and plants - are told in an entertaining and accessible style, drawing on first-hand accounts and supported with useful illustrations. It draws on accounts of their demise, and of the social climate in New Zeal...and in which these extinctions occurred. Illustrated with line drawings by Phoebe Morris, and written in a relatable style, this is perfect for 8-12 year olds, telling true stories about the species and the people involved in their extinction and/or recovery. Featured species include those which are long gone - New Zealand's dinosaurs, penguins and pelicans, and the giant gecko; extinctions since the human habitation of New Zealand, including the moa, piopio, huia and laughing owl, and native fish the grayling; species which were lost and found - the takahe, taiko, Tecomanthe speciosa and the weevils of Canterbury; and those at risk of extinction and how it came to this - kakapo, kaki, Maui's dolphin, kauri and whitebait.
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              ISBN 9781988547442
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
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              E-Boy: E-Boy 1
               

              E-Boy: E-Boy 1 (Paperback)

              By Do, Anh; Illustrated by Wahl, Chris

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              Ethan is supposed to be doing regular teenage things - like playing sports and hanging out with friends. He is not supposed to be in hospital getting a brain tumour removed by Gemini, a high-tech android doctor. But just as the operation begins, the medical facility is hit by an ...unusual bolt of lightning... When Ethan wakes up he discovers that things are different. He's always been good with computers, but now his skills are next-level. Ethan almost feels like he's...part of the machine. And what about the android Gemini? If Ethan is now part robot, does that make the robot part human? Ethan will need all his new skills just to stay alive. An electrifying new adventure series from the bestselling author Anh Do.
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              ISBN 9781760877521
              Published NZ 17 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series E-Boy
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              ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King

              ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Racklyeft, Jess; By Simpson, Kate

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              It was 1914 when Sister Alice Ross-King left Australia for the war. Nursing was her passion - all she had ever wanted to do. But Alice couldn't have imagined what she would see. She served four long years and was brave, humble and endlessly compassionate. Using extracts from Alic...e's actual diaries kept in the Australian War Memorial, this story captures the danger, the heartache and the history of the young nurse who would one day become the most decorated woman in Australia.
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              ISBN 9781760637019
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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              The January Stars

              The January Stars (Paperback)

              By Constable, Kate

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              When fourteen-year-old Tash and her twelve-year old sister Clancy visit their Pa at his aged-care facility, they have no idea that the three of them will soon set out on an intrepid adventure. Along the way there are many challenges for Tash and Clancy to overcome and in the proc...ess, they discover their own resourcefulness and resilience and demonstrate their heartfelt love for their grandfather. 'A warm-hearted tale of the complications and magic of family life.' WENDY ORR
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              ISBN 9781760525026
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Astronaut's Cat

              The Astronaut's Cat (Hardback)

              By Riddle, Tohby

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              The astronaut's cat is an inside cat. And she likes it like that. The astronaut's cat is an inside cat - on the Moon! But she dreams about the strange outside world - and the mysterious blue ball that rises into the ink-black sky . . . A wonderfully whimsical, funny and surprisin...g story of a very unusual 'inside cat' - by one of Australia's finest picture-book creators. Perfect for readers who are intrigued or inspired by the landscapes of the Moon and the Earth - or fascinated by the inner life of cats.
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              ISBN 9781760524944
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 4-8 years
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              Mighty Minotaur: Rise of the Mythix 2

              Mighty Minotaur: Rise of the Mythix 2 (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Wahl, Chris; By Do, Anh

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              The minotaur will be recognised by his strength. Kelly doesn't believe in ancient prophecies. Then again, up until recently, she also didn't believe a horn could grow out of her forehead. Now the Collector is holding her mother hostage, and if Kelly wants to rescue her she needs ...to learn how to wield all the powers of the Unicorn. She also needs some help. She needs to find... the Minotaur. Minh knows something epic is going on. For the last year, he has been getting stronger and stronger. He can pull a plough as well as any horse. He can lift cars. But he has no idea that this is just the beginning... Kelly and Minh will need to help each other if they are to have any hope of bringing down the Collector and rescuing the people they love.
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              ISBN 9781760876401
              Published NZ 28 Apr 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Rise of the Mythix
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              Scary Mary and the Stripe Spell: Monty's Island 1

              Scary Mary and the Stripe Spell: Monty's Island 1 (Paperback)

              By Rodda, Emily; Illustrated by Gifford, Lucinda

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              On a beautiful island far away, on a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find... Monty, Tawny and friends receive some startling news: Scary Mary and her pirate crew are on their way, looking for a new island to call home. What can they do? Hiding is not ...an option - especially when Bunchy accidentally turns the whole island stripey with her new magic wand. It's going to take one of Monty's best ideas to save them! An adventurous and delightful new series from beloved author Emily Rodda.
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              ISBN 9781760529857
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 6-8 years
              Series Monty's Island
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              The Chicken's Curse

              The Chicken's Curse (Paperback)

              By Watts, Frances

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              Felix and Livia are two runaways who are being pursued across the Roman empire, from the darkest, dampest corner of Gaul to the dry, desert sands of Tadmor. They must reach Rome by the Ides of April to rescue Livia's brother before he is sent into the arena to do battle with lion...s - and perhaps a vicious ostrich or two! Along the way, the pair are helped (and hindered) by a selfish sacred chicken, a foolish camel and a grumpy magic carpet as they encounter bandits, a shipwreck and a false accusation. Will they save Livia's brother in time, or will they all fall victim to the chicken's curse?
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              ISBN 9781760525569
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Her Perilous Mansion

              Her Perilous Mansion (Paperback)

              By Williams, Sean

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              In a strange mansion miles from anywhere, an orphan named Almanac and a twelfth daughter named Etta find themselves working - and bickering - side by side in the largely deserted rooms. But soon they realise that the house and its inhabitants are not quite what they seem, and the...re's more at stake than just their jobs. Can they solve the puzzle of Her Perilous Mansion before it's too late?
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              ISBN 9781760877361
              Published NZ 28 Apr 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Girl from the Sea

              Girl from the Sea (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Tanner, Jane; By Wild, Margaret

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              Who lives in that cottage by the sea? I wish. I wish. I wish it was me. A lyrical masterpiece by Margaret Wild and Jane Tanner.

              ISBN 9781760524302
              Published NZ 18 May 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 7-11 years
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