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            Punching the Air
             

            Punching the Air (Paperback)

            By Zoboi, Ibi; Salaam, Yusef

            • RRP: $25.99
            • $19.42
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            • Internationally sourced

            From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of the Noughts & Crosses series and The Hate U Give.

            ISBN 9780008422141
            Released NZ 2 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Cookie Boo
             

            Cookie Boo (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Paul, Ruth

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $18.77
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            • Internationally sourced

            Seven spooky cookies sitting in a tin, waiting for the moonlight to let the magic in . . . The cookies escape for a Halloween romp! They will have some tricks and treats before the night is through in this paper-over-board picture book, perfect for Halloween and reading aloud!

            ISBN 9780062869562
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 4-8 years
            Availability
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            Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! - An Animal Poem for Every Day of the Year: National Trust
             

            Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! - An Animal Poem for Every Day of the Year: National Trust (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Teckentrup, Britta; By Waters, Fiona

            • RRP: $80.99
            • $60.76
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            • Internationally sourced

            This lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems - one for every day of the year - ranges from unforgettable classics to contemporary works from around the world, including poetry in translation. The spectacular range of poems includes work by Michael Rosen, Roger McGough..., Carol Ann Duffy, William Blake, Dick King-Smith, Ted Hughes, Grace Nichols, Lewis Carroll, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson. Britta Teckentrup's breathtaking illustrations bring together all the richness and wonder of the animal kingdom, making this anthology a perfect gift that will be treasured by generations.
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            ISBN 9781788005678
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Nosy Crow
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Poetry Collections
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            Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes
             

            Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes (Hardback)

            By Scheffler, Axel

            • RRP: $48.50
            • $36.43
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            • Internationally sourced

            A beautiful gift treasury of over fifty nursery rhymes from the illustrator of The Gruffalo

            ISBN 9781529031935
            Released NZ 11 Aug 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Availability
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            SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This
              

            SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This (Paperback)

            Edited by Gill, Nikita

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            Discover the freshest voices on the UK spoken word scene in Slam! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This edited by poetry sensation Nikita Gill.

            ISBN 9781529028300
            Released NZ 10 Nov 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Stella Endicott and the Anything-Is-Possible Poem: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Five

            Stella Endicott and the Anything-Is-Possible Poem: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Five (Hardback)

            By DiCamillo, Kate; Illustrated by Van Dusen, Chris

            • RRP: $28.99
            • $23.19
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            Metaphor alert! An ode to a certain pig kicks off one wild school day in Kate DiCamillo's latest stop on Deckawoo Drive.Stella Endicott loves her teacher, Miss Liliana, and she is thrilled when the class is assigned to write a poem. Stella crafts a beautiful poem about Mercy Wats...on, the pig who lives next door - a poem complete with a metaphor and full of curiosity and courage. But Horace Broom, Stella's irritating classmate, insists that Stella's poem is full of lies and that pigs do not live in houses. And when Stella and Horace get into a shouting match in the classroom, Miss Liliana banishes them to the principal's office. Will the two of them find a way to turn this opposite-of-a-poem day around? In the newest spirited outing in the Deckawoo Drive series by Kate DiCamillo, anything is possible - even a friendship with a boy deemed to be (metaphorically speaking) an overblown balloon.
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            ISBN 9781536201802
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2020
            Publisher Candlewick Press,U.S
            Interest Age 6-9 years
            Series Tales from Deckawoo Drive
            Availability
            7 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Schoolmaster's Daughter

            The Schoolmaster's Daughter (Paperback)

            By French, Jackie

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $14.99
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            Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Australia - and how women once had to fight for their right to it. January 1901 Sharks circle the stranded ship as Hannah and her family head to a new home in the newly formed nation... of Australia. Hannah's father has a new post as the schoolmaster in a larger school in northern NSW, where the school's wealthy patron, a sugar planter called Mr Harris, will give the family a life of comfort and the best society. But secrets lurk in this subtropical paradise. From the moment Hannah's mother rebels against her husband's refusal to let Jamie, the Pacific Islander boy who rescues them from their shipwreck, into his school, the facade crumbles. Mr Harris's fortune is built on slavery and the whip. And the new Federal government's first law demands that all Pacific islanders - even those born in Australia - be deported. If Mr Harris learns of the secret school that Hannah's mother is running, it will mean ruin, violence, and possibly even death. Hannah and Jamie must fight for Jamie's right to stay in the land he loves, and for their rights to education and equality. Can the friendship and love of two young people win against such prejudice and power? Based on the lives of Jackie French's great-grandparents and grandmothers who taught - and fought - for equal education and the rights of all Australians, no matter what their background or the colour of the skin, this story shows us how the bravery and the battles of the past can give us courage for the challenges of today.
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            ISBN 9781460757710
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 7-12 years
            Availability
            435 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Puffin Book of Big Dreams
             

            The Puffin Book of Big Dreams (Hardback)

            By Puffin

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $36.43
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            • Reprinting locally

            Celebrating 80 years of Puffin, a beautifully illustrated and enchanting anthology for bedtime reading Perfect for reading aloud or reading independently at bedtime, this wonderful anthology features brand new stories, poems and illustrations from a plethora of well-loved and new... favourite Puffin authors, like Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt, Tom Fletcher, Malorie Blackman, Humza Ahmed and Henry White, Ed Vere, Sophy Henn, Mini Grey, Gareth Peter, Garry Parsons, Emily Sutton, Amy Sparkes, Hana Tooke and many more! Plus, rediscover carefully curated extracts from classic stories and family favourites like Eric Carle, Beatrix Potter, Allan Ahlberg, Michael Morpurgo, Julia Donaldson and Roald Dahl. And with quotes and motivational pieces from brilliantly inspiring leaders, scientists and actors on their own big dreams there is something magical for everyone to enjoy.
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            ISBN 9780241438206
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            Reprinting locally, In Stock Internationally
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            Seagull Seagull
             

            Seagull Seagull (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Rynhart, Kieran; By Baxter, James K.

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $23.99
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            A new gift edition of James K Baxter's classic poems for children, illustrated by Kieran Rynhart. The poems in The Tree House are light and easy read-alouds for classrooms or with toddlers-on-the-couch. James K Baxter wrote these poems when he was teaching in Lower Hutt in the 19...50s. Successful in the classroom, they have been regularly reprinted in anthologies and collections and remain popular for their accessible rhythms, humour, and quintessentially New Zealand settings.This new gift edition of Baxter's poems is illustrated by Kieran Rynhart in dramatic spreads and beautifully drawn details.
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            ISBN 9781776572816
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Gecko Press
            Interest Age 3-6 years
            Availability
            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Lost Spells
             

            The Lost Spells (Hardback)

            By Macfarlane, Robert; Morris, Jackie

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $30.00
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            The follow-up to the internationally bestselling sensation The Lost Words, The Lost Spells is a beautiful collection of poems and illustrations that evokes the magic of the everyday natural world.

            ISBN 9780241444641
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-9 years
            Availability
            125 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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