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              Lost Wonders
                

              Lost Wonders (Paperback, [Dyslexic Edition])

              By Ell, Sarah

              • RRP: $56.99
              • $56.99
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              The tales of these fascinating creatures - birds, insects, reptiles and plants - are delivered in an entertaining and accessible style, drawing on research and first-hand accounts and delving into the social climate in New Zealand at the time when the extinctions occurred. Perfec...t for confident readers aged 8-12.Featured species include those that are long gone, such as New Zealand's dinosaurs; those that disappeared following the human habitation of New Zealand, including the moa, piopio, huia, laughing owl and native fish the grayling; those that were lost and found, such as the takahe, taiko, the flowering vine Tecomanthe speciosa and the weevils of Canterbury; and those at risk of extinction: among them the kakapo, Maui dolphin, kauri and whitebait.
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              ISBN 9780369335081
              Released NZ 23 Mar 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
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              Francis and His Shell
                

              Francis and His Shell (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Robinson, Shaliysh Lian; By Whitaker, Taia

              • RRP: $33.50
              • $33.50
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              Based on the Bible's Prodigal Son, Francis and His Shell follows a little hermit crab as he leaves his home and shell behind to find something bigger and better. He travels to many iconic places on the Big Island of Hawaii to realise there is no place like home. This compels him ...to finally return to his family and little shell by the beach.
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              ISBN 9780646815916
              Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
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              Princess Peach and the Precious Pearl: a Princess Peach story
                

              Princess Peach and the Precious Pearl: a Princess Peach story (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Illustrated by Em, Mary

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $14.99
              • In Stock At Publisher

              Princess Peach isn't worried when her family accidentally leaves her behind at the end of their island holiday. She decides it's the perfect chance to go treasure hunting with her loyal dog Danny. The only problem is, someone else is looking for the treasure too... (Princess Peac...h book 2. A junior novel for ages 7-11)
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              ISBN 9780995119635
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
              Series Princess Peach
              Availability
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              Francis and His Shell
                

              Francis and His Shell (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Illustrated by Robinson, Shaliysh Lian; By Whitaker, Taia

              • RRP: $24.50
              • $24.50
              • Available At Publisher

              Based on the Bible's Prodigal Son, Francis and His Shell follows a little hermit crab as he leaves his home and shell behind to find something bigger and better. He travels to many iconic places on the Big Island of Hawaii to realise there is no place like home. This compels him ...to finally return to his family and little shell by the beach.
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              ISBN 9780648804703
              Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
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              Lost Wonders
                 

              Lost Wonders (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Ell, Sarah

              • RRP: $56.99
              • $56.99
              • To Order/ Indent titles

              The tales of these fascinating creatures - birds, insects, reptiles and plants - are delivered in an entertaining and accessible style, drawing on research and first-hand accounts and delving into the social climate in New Zealand at the time when the extinctions occurred. Perfec...t for confident readers aged 8-12.Featured species include those that are long gone, such as New Zealand's dinosaurs; those that disappeared following the human habitation of New Zealand, including the moa, piopio, huia, laughing owl and native fish the grayling; those that were lost and found, such as the takahe, taiko, the flowering vine Tecomanthe speciosa and the weevils of Canterbury; and those at risk of extinction: among them the kakapo, Maui dolphin, kauri and whitebait.
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              ISBN 9780369333773
              Released NZ 9 Mar 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
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              Kidnapped
                

              Kidnapped (Hardback)

              By Stevenson, Robert Louis

              • RRP: $44.50
              • $44.50
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              Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886, the novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James,... Jorge Luis Borges, and Seamus Heaney. A sequel, Catriona, was published in 1893. Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble for much of his life, but continued to write prolifically and travel widely in defiance of his poor health. As a young man, he mixed in London literary circles, receiving encouragement from Andrew Lang, Edmund Gosse, Leslie Stephen and W. E. Henley, the last of whom may have provided the model for Long John Silver in Treasure Island. Stevenson spent several years in search of a location suited to his health, before finally settling in Samoa, where he died. Stevenson's literary reputation has fluctuated. The reaction against him set in soon after his death: he was considered a mannered and imitative essayist or only a writer of children's books. But eventually the pendulum began to swing the other way, and by the 1950s his reputation was established among the more discerning as a writer of originality and power whose essays at their best are cogent and perceptive renderings of aspects of the human condition; whose novels are either brilliant adventure stories with subtle moral overtones or original and impressive presentations of human action in terms of history and topography as well as psychology; whose short stories produce some new and effective permutations in the relation between romance and irony or manage to combine horror and suspense with moral diagnosis; whose poems, though not showing the highest poetic gen
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              ISBN 9781647992637
              Released NZ 4 Mar 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 8-11 years
              Availability
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              Kidnapped
                

              Kidnapped (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stevenson, Robert Louis

              • RRP: $25.99
              • $25.99
              • Available At Publisher

              Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886, the novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James,... Jorge Luis Borges, and Seamus Heaney. A sequel, Catriona, was published in 1893. Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble for much of his life, but continued to write prolifically and travel widely in defiance of his poor health. As a young man, he mixed in London literary circles, receiving encouragement from Andrew Lang, Edmund Gosse, Leslie Stephen and W. E. Henley, the last of whom may have provided the model for Long John Silver in Treasure Island. Stevenson spent several years in search of a location suited to his health, before finally settling in Samoa, where he died. Stevenson's literary reputation has fluctuated. The reaction against him set in soon after his death: he was considered a mannered and imitative essayist or only a writer of children's books. But eventually the pendulum began to swing the other way, and by the 1950s his reputation was established among the more discerning as a writer of originality and power whose essays at their best are cogent and perceptive renderings of aspects of the human condition; whose novels are either brilliant adventure stories with subtle moral overtones or original and impressive presentations of human action in terms of history and topography as well as psychology; whose short stories produce some new and effective permutations in the relation between romance and irony or manage to combine horror and suspense with moral diagnosis; whose poems, though not showing the highest poetic gen
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              ISBN 9781647992620
              Released NZ 4 Mar 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 8-11 years
              Availability
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              Uncle Hen's Gumboots (A4 Size)
                

              Uncle Hen's Gumboots (A4 Size) (Hardback)

              By Dwyer, Liam; Illustrated by Rebecca, Gibbs

              • RRP: $27.99
              • $27.99
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              Following a serious fight with seagull, a Mother Paradise Duck realises she is unable to protect her newly hatched ducklings. She remembers Uncle Hen and tells them they will be safe. Matua Henare (Uncle Hen), the school caretaker, finds the ducklings and takes them home. Then fo...llows a series of adventures for the ducklings as they try to follow his gumboots everywhere. The ducklings mysteriously disappear. They search and search. They don't even find any duckling footprints. There are many possible suspects, but NO sign of the ducklings. Months go by. Then all is revealed.
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              ISBN 9780473504748
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Miscellaneous
              Interest Age Children
              Series Uncle Hen Series
              Availability
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              Abandoned By Jules Verne
                

              Abandoned By Jules Verne (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Verne, Jules

              • RRP: $27.99
              • $27.99
              • In Stock US

              The Abandoned by Jules Verne Conversation on the Subject of the Bullet Construction of a Canoe Hunting At the Top of a Kauri Nothing to attest the Presence of Man Neb and Herbert's Prize Turning a Turtle The Turtle disappears Cyrus Harding's Explanation. It was now exactly seven ...months since the balloon voyagers had been thrown on Lincoln Island. During that time, notwithstanding the researches they had made, no human being had been discovered. No smoke even had betrayed the presence of man on the surface of the island. No vestiges of his handiwork showed that either at an early or at a late period had man lived there. Not only did it now appear to be uninhabited by any but themselves, but the colonists were compelled to believe that it never had been inhabited. And now, all this scaffolding of reasonings fell before a simple ball of metal, found in the body of an inoffensive rodent! In fact, this bullet must have issued from a firearm, and who but a human being could have used such a weapon? When Pencroft had placed the bullet on the table, his companions looked at it with intense astonishment. All the consequences likely to result from this incident, notwithstanding its apparent insignificance, immediately took possession of their minds. The sudden apparition of a supernatural being could not have startled them more completely.
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              ISBN 9798626070767
              Released NZ 16 Mar 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
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              For the Sake of the School: Large Print
                

              For the Sake of the School: Large Print (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Brazil, Angela

              • RRP: $60.50
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              A new girl is expected at The Woodlands, a boarding school in a beautiful Welsh valley. Nobody has met her before, but the Woodlands girls are sure she must be very exciting - after all, she comes from a huge farm in New Zealand, where she has two horses to ride!But when at last ...Rona arrives, the other girls are in for quite a shock. She just doesn't fit in at all at first, but gradually she begins to make friends. Then a pendant is stolen, and Rona seems to be the chief suspect!
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              ISBN 9798605853602
              Released NZ 17 Feb 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
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