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            English Literature: Poetry Texts & Anthologies

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            The Tiny Woman's Coat
             

            The Tiny Woman's Coat (Hardback)

            By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Clarkson, Giselle

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $19.99
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            In this vibrant rhyming tale of resourcefulness and friendship by one of the world's great children's writers, the tiny woman makes a coat of leaves-a small book to leave readers snug as a bug.

            ISBN 9781776573424
            Published NZ 8 Sep 2021
            Publisher Gecko Press
            Interest Age 2-5 years
            Availability
            460 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Skinny Dip: Poetry
             

            Skinny Dip: Poetry (Paperback)

            Edited by Paris, Susan; De Goldi, Kate

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $25.49
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            An original (and rowdy) poetry anthology for middle readers from the makers of the famous Annuals. Skinny Dip! brings young readers in years 7 to 10 over 30 poems from all the New Zealand writers we love: Sam Duckor-Jones, essa may ranapiri, Bill Manhire, Anahera Gildea, Amy McD...aid, Kotuku Nuttall, Ben Brown, Ashleigh Young, Rata Gordon, Dinah Hawken, Oscar Upperton, Nina Mingya Powlles, James Brown, Victor Rodger, Tim Upperton, Lynley Edmeades, Freya Daly Sadgrove, Renee Liang, Joanna Cho, Ethan Donnell and Nick Ascroft. Edited by two of New Zealand's most astute and experienced champions of great books for young readers, and with stylish illustrations by Amy van Luijk, this witty collection gives young readers, their teachers and whanau a crash-course in the range of poetic forms while having a whole lot of reading fun.
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            ISBN 9780995140769
            Published NZ 9 Sep 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            T is for Tuatara: Amazing Animals from A to Z
              

            T is for Tuatara: Amazing Animals from A to Z (Paperback)

            By van Dam, Jo; Illustrated by Hinde, Deborah

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $16.99
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            Twenty-six delightful new silly ditties from the author of the popular Doggy Ditties from A to Z. This time inspiration comes from weird and wonderful creatures from all over the globe, beginning with aardvark and ending with zebu, with a selection of crazy bird, reptiles, mammal...s and fish in between. Learn more about these creatures from the fun facts on every page and at the back of the book. Practice and learn about writing poetry with the Poetry Tips.
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            ISBN 9780473580841
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2021
            Publisher PictureBook Publishing
            Interest Age 2-9 years
            Availability
            100 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Long Way Down
             

            Long Way Down (Paperback, Main)

            By Reynolds, Jason; Illustrated by Priestley, Chris

            • RRP: $19.40
            • $19.40
            • Internationally sourced

            Pressed our lips to thepavement and prayedthe boom, followed by the buzz of a bullet,didn't meet us.After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Only when the lift door opens, Buck walks in, Will's friend who died years ago.

            ISBN 9780571335121
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Punching the Air

            Punching the Air (Paperback)

            By Zoboi, Ibi; Salaam, Yusef

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $17.24
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            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
            289 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Crossing
             

            The Crossing (Paperback)

            By Mann, Manjeet

            • RRP: $19.40
            • $19.40
            • Internationally sourced

            Praise for Run, Rebel - a Guardian best book of 2020: A tightly crafted series of punchy, often heartbreaking narrative poems . . . Mann's brilliant, coruscating verse novel lays out the anatomy of Amber's revolution, and the tentative first flowerings of hope and change. Guardia...n A trailblazing new novel about two teenagers from opposite worlds; The Crossing is a heartbreaking and life-affirming story of hope, grief, and the very real tragedies of the refugee crisis. Natalie's world has turned upside down. She's lost her mum and her brother is descending further and further into anger and violence with a far-right gang who march the streets of Dover. Sammy has fled his home and family in Eritrea for the chance of a new life in Europe. Every step he takes is a step into the unknown - into a strange country and a hidden future. A twist of fate brings these two teens from opposite sides of the channel together, but will their journey end in hope or despair?
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            ISBN 9780241411445
            Publisher Penguin Random House Australia
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Worse Things

            Worse Things (Paperback)

            By Murphy, Sally; Illustrated by Davis, Sarah

            • RRP: $18.99
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            Worse Things is a story about connections, the ways they are made, and what happens when they are lost or illusive, from the award-winning author of Pearl Verses the World and Toppling. Worse Things follows the lives of three main characters: Blake, an Aussie Rules football playe...r who suffers a devastating injury; Jolene, a hockey player who hates the game and and is grieving over the recent death of her father; and Amed, a soccer-loving, non-English speaking orphan who feels like an outsider since arriving in Australia after being raised in a refugee camp.A touching and inspirational story about connections and the things that bind us all.
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            ISBN 9781760651657
            Published NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher Walker Books Australia
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            366 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            My Beautiful Voice
             

            My Beautiful Voice (Hardback, Illustrated Edition)

            By Coelho, Joseph; Illustrated by Colpoys, Ms. Allison

            • RRP: $29.11
            • $29.11
            • Internationally sourced

            From the award winning poet Joseph Coelho comes a moving, lyrical picture book about a shy child unlocking the power fo their own voice through poetry.

            ISBN 9780711248304
            Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Becoming Muhammad Ali
             

            Becoming Muhammad Ali (Paperback)

            By Patterson, James; Alexander, Kwame; Illustrated by Anyabwile, Dawud

            • RRP: $22.50
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            Kwame Alexander and James Patterson join forces in Becoming Muhammad Ali, the illustrated novel on the life of the boxing legend. A mixture of prose and verse, it follows the life of the young Ali up until age 17. Written with the cooperation and support of Muhammad Ali's estate,... this is one of the best books of the year for younger readers.
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            ISBN 9781913090715
            Publisher Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd
            Interest Age Children
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            An Odd Dog Christmas

            An Odd Dog Christmas (Hardback)

            By Biddulph, Rob

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $17.24
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            Come join the Odd Dog on a festive journey to find the perfect present, and perhaps save Christmas along the way... a brand-new, PAW-some story from Rob Biddulph - the genius behind the #DrawWithRob phenomenon and the bestselling and award-winning Blown Away!

            ISBN 9780008413354
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 3-7 years
            Availability
            515 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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