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              Coastwatcher
               

              Coastwatcher (Paperback)

              By Hill, David

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              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 3 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

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              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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              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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              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 Children / Young Adults
              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

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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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              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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              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World
               

              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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              "An inspiring illustrated story for children about Jacinda Ardern, and her meteoric rise to become the worlds youngest female leader"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143774518
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-10 years
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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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              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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              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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