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              Books by Shona Riddell

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              The Tale of the Anzac Tortoise
               

              The Tale of the Anzac Tortoise (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Riddell, Shona; Illustrated by Gauldie, Matt

              • RRP: $19.99
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              "Matthew and Marama are playing in their back garden when they spot a hole in the hedge. Crawling through, they discover a tortoise with an epic story of soldiers, nurses, war, sacrifice, and kindness"--Back cover.

              ISBN 9780473318949
              Published NZ 19 Mar 2018
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              570 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women
               

              Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women (Hardback)

              By Riddell, Shona

              • RRP: $39.99
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              A compellingly written, fully illustrated account of lighthouse women throughout the ages, from those who lit ancient hilltop bonfires to the keepers of today.

              ISBN 9781925820621
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2020
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Trial of Strength: Adventures and Misadventures on the Wild and Remote Subantarctic Islands
                

              Trial of Strength: Adventures and Misadventures on the Wild and Remote Subantarctic Islands (Paperback, [Dyslexic Edition])

              By Riddell, Shona

              • RRP: $59.99
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              The world's subantarctic islands circle the lower part of the globe below New Zealand, Australia, Africa and South America in the 'Roaring Forties' and 'Furious Fifties' latitudes. They are filled with unique plants and wildlife, constantly buffeted by lashing rain and furious ga...les, and surrounded by a vast, powerful ocean. New Zealand and Australian subantarctic islands in particular have a rich and fascinating human history, from the early 19th-century explorers and sealers through to modern-day conservation and adventure tourism. And yet, the subantarctic islands are often called our 'forgotten islands' because so few people know of their existence, despite their status since 1998 as World Heritage sites. Trial of Strength is a history book filled with compelling photos for a modern audience, and one that, for the first time, includes women's stories as more than just a footnote. Balanced and engaging, it features classic tales of infamous shipwrecks, lesser-known stories of intrepid pioneers, as well as more recent stories of adventure tourism, conservation wins, and dramatic helicopter rescues. Written by the descendant of two 19th-century British colonial settlers who attempted to create a home for their young family in this bleak environment, Trial of Strength will leave you with an appreciation for the tenacity of the human race and the forbidding forces of nature.
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              ISBN 9781525285394
              Released NZ 26 Oct 2018
              Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Trial of Strength: Adventures and misadventures on the wild and remote subantarctic islands
               

              Trial of Strength: Adventures and misadventures on the wild and remote subantarctic islands (Hardback)

              By Riddell, Shona; Illustrated by King, Cara

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $31.99
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              The subantarctic islands circle the lower part of the globe in the `Roaring Forties' and `Furious Fifties' latitudes. Trial of Strength tells the compelling stories of the men and women who have braved these unique islands and will leave you with an appreciation for the tenacity ...of the human race and the forbidding forces of nature.
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              ISBN 9781775593560
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              736 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Trial of Strength: Adventures and Misadventures on the Wild and Remote Subantarctic Islands
                 

              Trial of Strength: Adventures and Misadventures on the Wild and Remote Subantarctic Islands (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Riddell, Shona

              • RRP: $54.99
              • $54.99
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              The world's subantarctic islands circle the lower part of the globe below New Zealand, Australia, Africa and South America in the 'Roaring Forties' and 'Furious Fifties' latitudes. They are filled with unique plants and wildlife, constantly buffeted by lashing rain and furious ga...les, and surrounded by a vast, powerful ocean. New Zealand and Australian subantarctic islands in particular have a rich and fascinating human history, from the early 19th-century explorers and sealers through to modern-day conservation and adventure tourism. And yet, the subantarctic islands are often called our 'forgotten islands' because so few people know of their existence, despite their status since 1998 as World Heritage sites. Trial of Strength is a history book filled with compelling photos for a modern audience, and one that, for the first time, includes women's stories as more than just a footnote. Balanced and engaging, it features classic tales of infamous shipwrecks, lesser-known stories of intrepid pioneers, as well as more recent stories of adventure tourism, conservation wins, and dramatic helicopter rescues. Written by the descendant of two 19th-century British colonial settlers who attempted to create a home for their young family in this bleak environment, Trial of Strength will leave you with an appreciation for the tenacity of the human race and the forbidding forces of nature.
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              ISBN 9781525285370
              Released NZ 26 Oct 2018
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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              Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women
                

              Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Riddell, Shona

              • RRP: $59.99
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              Women have a long history of keeping the lights burning, from tending ancient altar flames or bonfires to modern-day lighthouse keeping. Yet most of their stories are little-known. Guiding Lights includes true stories from around the world, chronicling the lives of the extraordin...ary women who mind the world's storm-battered towers. From Hannah Sutton and her partner Grant, the two caretakers living alone on Tasmania's wild Maatsuyker Island, to Karen Zacharuk, the keeper in charge of Cape Beale on Canada's Vancouver Island, where bears, cougars and wolves roam, the lives of lighthouse women are not for the faint of heart. Stunning photographs from throughout history accompany accounts of the dramatic torching of Puysegur Point, one of NZ's most inhospitable lighthouses; 'haunted' lighthouses in across the US and their tragic tales; lighthouse accidents and emergencies around the world; and two of the world's most legendary lighthouse women: Ida Lewis (US) and Grace Darling (UK), who risked their lives to save others. The book also explores our dual perception of lighthouses: are they comforting and romantic beacons symbolising hope and trust, or storm-lashed and forbidding towers with echoes of lonely, mad keepers? Whatever our perception, stories of women's courage and dedication in minding the lights - then and now - continue to capture our imagination and inspire.
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              ISBN 9780369352750
              Released NZ 12 Nov 2020
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              Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women
               

              Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women (Paperback, [Dyslexic Edition])

              By Riddell, Shona

              • RRP: $59.99
              • $59.99
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              Women have a long history of keeping the lights burning, from tending ancient altar flames or bonfires to modern-day lighthouse keeping. Yet most of their stories are little-known. Guiding Lights includes true stories from around the world, chronicling the lives of the extraordin...ary women who mind the world's storm-battered towers. From Hannah Sutton and her partner Grant, the two caretakers living alone on Tasmania's wild Maatsuyker Island, to Karen Zacharuk, the keeper in charge of Cape Beale on Canada's Vancouver Island, where bears, cougars and wolves roam, the lives of lighthouse women are not for the faint of heart. Stunning photographs from throughout history accompany accounts of the dramatic torching of Puysegur Point, one of NZ's most inhospitable lighthouses; 'haunted' lighthouses in across the US and their tragic tales; lighthouse accidents and emergencies around the world; and two of the world's most legendary lighthouse women: Ida Lewis (US) and Grace Darling (UK), who risked their lives to save others. The book also explores our dual perception of lighthouses: are they comforting and romantic beacons symbolising hope and trust, or storm-lashed and forbidding towers with echoes of lonely, mad keepers? Whatever our perception, stories of women's courage and dedication in minding the lights - then and now - continue to capture our imagination and inspire.
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              ISBN 9780369353245
              Released NZ 17 Nov 2020
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