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              My New Zealand Story: Journey to Tangawai
                

              My New Zealand Story: Journey to Tangawai (Paperback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky

              • RRP: $21.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Jun 20

              When Peter Cotterill begins his diary in 1953, little does he realise that something is happening elsewhere in New Zealand that is going to have a huge impact on his life. As he tells of his day-to-day life in Napierschool, paper round, Scouts, as well as the lasting effects of W...orld War II on his friends and familythe forces of nature are at work, culminating in an event so tragic that it will shock a whole nation. That was, of course, the Tangiwai rail disaster on Christmas Eve 1953, as a result of the Tangiwai bridge being washed away by a lahar from Mt Ruapehu.
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              ISBN 9781775436386
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Things in the Sea are Touching Me!
               

              Things in the Sea are Touching Me! (Paperback)

              By Keegan, Linda, Jane; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky

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              "This light-hearted rhyming story follows the experience of a little girls day at the beach with her two mums, as she unexpectedly encounters a range of sea life with a fun twist at the end! We all know that breath-catching feeling of something brushing past our shins as we wade ...out to the waves, or stepping on something slimy in the sea ... this story uses humour to tackle the fear."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775435709
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 4-8 years
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