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              Coastwatcher
                

              Coastwatcher (Paperback)

              By Hill, David

              • RRP: $19.99
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              • Pub Date
                10 Aug 21

              Award-winning David Hill's exciting WW2 novel for tweens and teens inspired by the coastwatchers of Operation Pacific. 'It's not going to be a cushy job, young Benson. You're on your own. If a snake takes a mouthful of you, there's no medics to help. Japs will be looking for you.... Far as they're concerned, you're spies. And when a spy gets captured, remember . . .' It's 1943 and 19-year-old radio operator Frank Benson is shipped out to the Japanese-occupied Solomon Islands to become a coastwatcher. Equipped with a wireless set and two companions, radio assistant Wally and Les, a gruff but experienced soldier, his mission is to keep tabs on the enemy and transmit coded information back to HQ. In the dense jungle the men meet a young Solomon Islander. A'ata says he has something vital to show them. Frank's instincts are to trust him, but Les disagrees. What if it's a trap to deliver them to the Japanese? No training could have prepared Frank for this - and their survival depends on his next decision.
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              ISBN 9780143775966
              Published NZ 10 Aug 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Three Scoops: Stories by David Hill
                

              Three Scoops: Stories by David Hill (Paperback)

              By Hill, David

              • RRP: $27.00
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              • Pub Date
                17 Aug 21

              Three moments in time and three writing genre: historic fiction / fantasy fiction / futuristic fiction from one of New Zealand's favourite writers of fiction.

              ISBN 9781990035029
              Published NZ 17 Aug 2021
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              MY NEW ZEALAND STORY: JOURNEY TO TANGIWAI
               

              MY NEW ZEALAND STORY: JOURNEY TO TANGIWAI (Paperback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky

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              MY NZ STORY JOURNEY TANGAWAI

              ISBN 9781775436386
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2021
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Hero of the Sea: Sir Peter Blake's Mighty Ocean Quests
               

              Hero of the Sea: Sir Peter Blake's Mighty Ocean Quests (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

              • RRP: $25.00
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              "Sir Peter Blakes life was filled with adventures. During his 30-year career on the ocean, he sailed around the globe, won the worlds most famous races and broke records. Even his red socks became a national sensation. But no matter how many trophies Peter won, he always knew the... survival of our planet was more important"--Publisher information. In picture book format.
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              ISBN 9780143771654
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-10 years
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              Finding
               

              Finding (Paperback)

              By Hill, David

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              "Traces the fortunes of two New Zealand families over seven generations, through wars, depressions, disasters, protest and social change"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143772392
              Published NZ 30 Apr 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              270 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Speed King: Burt Munro, the World's Fastest Indian
               

              Speed King: Burt Munro, the World's Fastest Indian (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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              "The moment young Burt Munro saw a motorbike chugging down a quiet Invercargill street, he was hooked. More than fifty years later, he and his ancient Indian motorcycle would amaze the world by setting a land-speed record, one that remains unbroken to this day. Burt didn't have m...uch money. He wasn't young. But he was determined. And he became a Kiwi legend"--Publisher information. In picture book format.
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              ISBN 9780143507222
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2016
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-5 years
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              Dinosaur Hunter: Joan Wiffen's Awesome Fossil Discoveries
               

              Dinosaur Hunter: Joan Wiffen's Awesome Fossil Discoveries (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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              "The remarkable true story of science superstar Joan Wiffen, whose fossil discoveries proved that dinosaurs lived in ancient New Zealand. In picture book format"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143773221
              Published NZ 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-10 years
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              First to the Top: Sir Edmund Hillary's Amazing Everest Adventure
               

              First to the Top: Sir Edmund Hillary's Amazing Everest Adventure (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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              "Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he c...limb Everest and do so many other astonishing things?"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143506874
              Published NZ 29 Jul 2015
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Sky High: Jean Batten's Incredible Flying Adventures
               

              Sky High: Jean Batten's Incredible Flying Adventures (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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              "In 1934, Jean Batten set a world record for the fastest flight from England to Australia. Two years later, she made the first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143770367
              Published NZ 31 Jul 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Popi Whero, Te
               

              Popi Whero, Te (Paperback, Te Reo)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Colston, Fifi; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere

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              Jim, a soldier on the Western Front in World War 1, is wounded while charging through No Man's Land. He stumbles into a shell crater for shelter and finds a badly wounded German soldier. The two men try to help each other, but it's Nipper, the messenger dog, whose gallantry gives... them a chance for survival. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431411
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2013
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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