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              Books by Des Hunt

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              To Trap a Thief
               

              To Trap a Thief (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $17.99
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              Connor expects little from his campervan holiday with the elderly couple who are soon to be his step-grandparents. However, life gets exciting when emails begin to arrive, sending him and his mate Harvey on mysterious missions in search of a super prize. But who is sending the me...ssages?
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              ISBN 9781775435648
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
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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
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Peco Incident
                

              The Peco Incident (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
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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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              Phantom of Terawhiti
                

              Phantom of Terawhiti (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
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              "It's the school holidays and Zac thinks he might go crazy with boredom. He's living in exile with his disgraced father on the remote Terawhiti Station on Wellington's wild south-west coast. Zac and his father witness a shipwreck off the coast. Investigating further, he finds a s...et of unusual paw prints on the beach. Whose yacht it is? And what animal could have made the paw prints? Soon Zac is drawn into a mystery which threatens his life and those around him. He must protect the secret of the Phantom of Terawhiti from those intent on hunting it - and him - down"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781869509545
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2013
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              1918: Broken Poppies
               

              1918: Broken Poppies (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

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              Four Christmases had passed since the world went to war in 1914. Struggling to survive in the trenches, amid the terror of gunfire and the whine of warplanes, Kiwi soldier Henry Hunt finds the dog is not only a comfort to his fellow soldiers on the battlefields of France, but a g...reat ratter, too. Maybe, together, they could survive this war ...
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              ISBN 9781775432821
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Kiwis at War
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              Whale Pot Bay
                

              Whale Pot Bay (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Jake lives with his father in a remote part of the Wairarapa, where he can surf and watch the whales. But then Jake's dad begins a relationship with a new partner, who moves in with her daughter Stephanie, and at the same time a local photographer starts stalking their next door ...neighbour Milton Summer, an international rock celebrity- and Jake's peaceful life erupts into volence and deceit. An when a whale and her calf get into trouble on the treacherous coast, the history of Whale Pot Bay seems doomed to repeat itself unless Jake, Milton and Stephanie can survive the deadly tide.
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              ISBN 9781869507305
              Published NZ 15 Jan 2009
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Where Cuckoos Call
                

              Where Cuckoos Call (Paperback, New title)

              By Hunt, Des

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              A children's adventure book with strong environmental themes. It tells the story of a migratory shining cuckoo, raised by 12 year old Ben Mansfield, who looks after endangered birds nesting in a sheltered bay on his family farm in the Coromandel. Ben and his mum are dealing with ...the long term effects of his father's illness, and when it looks as if the farm will have to be sold, Ben's life turns upside down.
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              ISBN 9781869506070
              Published NZ 12 Jan 2007
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Search for a Kiwi Killer
               

              Search for a Kiwi Killer (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $22.00
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              "Set in Kerikeri and Waitangi Forest. Kiwi are being killed by dogs. Local pets and pig-hunting dogs are suspects. A boy saves and befriends an injured pig dog in the forest. Immediately the dog becomes a major suspect. The boy must find the real killer before his new friend is e...uthenised."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780994122667
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2018
              Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Cry of the Taniwha
                

              Cry of the Taniwha (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

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              Matt isn't looking forward to spending the holidays with his grandmother and her new husband. He has to fly to Rotorua, where he doesn't know anybody, and he's a bit wary of his new step-grandfather. Along with his worries, Matt packs his pride and joy - a homemade metal detector..., because, you never know, he might find something interesting.
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              ISBN 9781869507312
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2009
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Cool Nukes
               

              Cool Nukes (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

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              "Professor Walter Mayhew has always been weird, but an explosion in his backyard laboratory seems to have sent him over the edge. Then he disappears - in bizarre circumstances. Three of his young proteges, Max, Jian Xin and Cleo, start receiving cryptic messages, which look like ...plans for a nuclear device - one which could solve all of mankind's energy problems. The children decide to make the device for the upcoming ExpoFest science fair ... but if it works, the technology will be worth a fortune. And certain people aren't about to let three kids get the credit"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775433422
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2015
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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