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              Books by Des Hunt

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              Inside Bubble Earth: Climate Change
               

              Inside Bubble Earth: Climate Change (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $40.00
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              What causes climate? What changes climate? Des Hunt takes us on an in-depth look at the science of climate and what we can all do to help the earth thrive.

              ISBN 9780995117686
              Published NZ 13 May 2021
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Red Edge
               

              Red Edge (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Twelve-year-old Cassi Whelan and her dad have just moved into a repaired house on the edge of Christchurchs Red Zone. Although Cassi was only four when earthquakes decimated Christchurch, her memories still haunt her. An obsessive runner, she finds the wide-open spaces of the cle...ared Red Zone suit her perfectly. However, she becomes suspicious about strange comings and goings at the broken-down house next door. A chance meeting with a boy who lives on the other side of the house who is a tech geek leads to them setting up a surveillance system to investigate whats happening... and the adventure begins.
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              ISBN 9781775436416
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Project Huia
               

              Project Huia (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $17.99
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              "Logan's grandfather grew up near Palmerston North in the 1940s. One day, he and his sister Mavis spotted a beautiful and unusual bird in the kowhai tree outside their house: it was a huia bird, which was believed to be extinct. The bird flew away, and in an attempt to photograph... it they managed to track it deep into the Manawatu Gorge. It was a dangerous journey through two train tunnels, made even more so when the horrible Carson boys got wind of their mission and decided to try and find the huia first so they could shoot it and sell its highly valuable feathers. More than 60 years later, 11-year-old Logan has returned to the Manawatu with Grandpop and a scientist to try and solve the mystery of what happened to the huia that he and Mavis found all those years ago. Grandpop must remember all the details of the events of many years ago. Can the group rely on his version of the events, and find the huia's final resting place? Will the huia still be there, and will its DNA still be valuable for scientific research into NZ's native fauna? And whoever would have thought that those Carsons are still living in the area and on the loose, and still up to their nasty tricks?"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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              ISBN 9781775431763
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2013
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Sunken Forest
                

              Sunken Forest (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

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              "Sent to live with his grandmother in Hastings after his father is jailed, Matt becomes the victim of bad friends and false accusations. Sent off on a military-style school camp to the wilds of Lake Waikaremoana, Matt again gets in trouble for something he didn't do, and is unjus...tly punished. Not allowed to join his school friends on their activities, he spends time alone down by the lake where he discovers a massive eel. Unfortunately, news gets out about the eel Matt has nicknamed Elsa, and the class bad-boy, Cameron, is determined to kill it. Matt is determined not to let him ... but then, following a night of torrential rain, catastrophe strikes the camp and Matt ends up saving Cam's life."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775434030
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2016
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Moa Cave
                

              The Moa Cave (Paperback, New title)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
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              When Tyler Matthews wins a national ecological competition for a place on the Nature South Eco Tour, he has no idea where it will lead him. After he travels to the bottom of New Zealand's South Island to join the tour, he meets the other two winners, Hine and Mandy and finds hims...elf in a maze of mystery and adventure. Ages 9-12.
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              ISBN 9781869505271
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2005
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Shadows in the Ice
                

              Shadows in the Ice (Paperback, New title)

              By Hunt, Des

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              A sequel to Frog Whistle Mine. Tony Hogan-White now lives in Christchurch, with his Mum and her geologist partner. Tony and his new stepfather have a holiday bonding trip back to Fox Glacier, where another exciting adventure ensues.

              ISBN 9781869506735
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2007
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              The Peco Incident
                

              The Peco Incident (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

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              A race against time to save rare birds on the cliff tops of Taioroa Head - a race, that if lost could cause the extinction of the species ...

              ISBN 9781869508968
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2011
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              Eagle Swamp
                

              Eagle Swamp (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $19.79
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              Geology expert Professor Mike Rackman is studying the Alpine Fault, a 600 km long crack that runs the length of New Zealand's South Island. Every 300 years or so, the fault cracks causing massive earthquakes. Mike hopes his studies will help predict the next big one. Unfortunatel...y, after being shot by a local hunter, the professor disappears. Twelve-year-old Jack Stewart and his cat, Chainsaw, have had earlier adventures with the professor when they travelled back in time to the Taup? Eruption. Jack thinks that the professor has once again jumped through time and is trapped somewhere in the past. He and Chainsaw set out to save him. They end up in the year 1409, just hours before the fault is about to crack. Not only must Jack save the injured professor, he must also convince the local whanau of the coming disaster. The problem is, if he succeeds then the only way he and his friends can return to the 21st century will be blocked for the next 300 years. Eagle Swamp is the second book involving Jack Stewart, Professor Rackman and Chainsaw. The previous story, Crown Park, featured the Taup? eruption. While Eagle Swamp mentions the earlier adventure, it can be read independently.
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              ISBN 9780995145108
              Published NZ 12 Apr 2021
              Publisher Torea Press
              Interest Age 8-10 years
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              Frog Whistle Mine
                 

              Frog Whistle Mine (Paperback, New title)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
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              A contemporary action story for children set in the gold-mining ghost town of Charleston, 30 km south of Westport. When 12 year old Tony and his nomadic mum arrive in Charleston, Tony is desperately hoping that this might finally be the place they settle down. He finds a unique e...nvironment and an interesting bunch of people to get to know - as well as a gathering mystery.
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              ISBN 9781869505950
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2006
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Skink Gully
               

              Skink Gully (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $20.00
              • $18.00
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              "The story is set on a sheep station in the Maniototo district of Central Otago, New Zealand. The main theme is conflict between traditional sheep farming and conversion to large-scale dairying which involves major modification of the environment. Wildlife are threatened, particu...larly the endangered Otago Skink (Oligosoma otagense) and the NZ Falcon known as Karearea (Falco novaeseelandiae). Events involved in the story include seasonal drought, scrub fire, theft"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780994122605
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2015
              Publisher Torea Press
              Interest Age Children
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