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            Taking Tree
             

            Taking Tree (Hardback)

            By Travesty, Shrill; Illustrated by Cummins, Lucy Ruth

            • RRP: $42.50
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            Everyone knows the story of the selfless tree that gave all she had just to make sure a young boy was happy. Snore. This is a different tree. This is a different boy. This is a very different book. Full color.

            ISBN 9781442407633
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2011
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age 4-8 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            The Best of Best New Zealand Poems
              

            The Best of Best New Zealand Poems (Paperback)

            By Manhire, Wilkins; Edited by Wilkins, Damien

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $29.75
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            Edited by founding publisher Bill Manhire, and writer Damien Wilkins, this anthology is an indispensable guide to the richness, strangeness, and liveliness of contemporary poetry. With over sixty poets appearing, there's classic work by some of the best-known figures in New Zeala...nd writing.
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            ISBN 9780864736512
            Published NZ 5 Jun 2011
            Publisher Victoria University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            184 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            101 Famous Poems
             

            101 Famous Poems (Hardback)

            By Cook, Roy; Education, Mcgraw-Hill

            • RRP: $34.00
            • $34.00
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            A collection of poems that have delighted and inspired generations of readers. It also contains a selection of prose, including the Gettysburg Address, the Ten Commandments, the Declaration of Independence, and the text of Patrick Henry's give me liberty or give me death speech.

            ISBN 9780071419307
            Released NZ 9 May 2003
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series NTC Reference
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            10 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            AUP New Poets 4: paperback
              

            AUP New Poets 4: paperback (Paperback)

            By Tse, Chris; Scudder, Erin; Jones, Harry

            • RRP: $24.99
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            This fourth in AUP's New Poets series includes three very different voices. Together the work of these three writers feels substantial and pleasingly distinct.

            ISBN 9781869404741
            Published NZ 18 Mar 2011
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Availability
            43 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Hill of Wool
              

            The Hill of Wool (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bornholdt, Jenny

            • RRP: $25.00
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            The Hill of Wool is a book about memories. Some memories live in families. Some are inspired by rediscovered children's songs and stories. Others are triggered by chance encounters with old boyfriends. Sometimes personal and lyrical, sometimes jagged and strange like untamed chil...dren's rhymes, these poems will delight Jenny Bornholdt's readers.
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            ISBN 9780864736529
            Published NZ 5 Jul 2011
            Publisher Victoria University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Where Your Left Hand Rests
              

            Where Your Left Hand Rests (Hardback)

            By Kidman, Fiona

            • RRP: $36.99
            • $27.74
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            It's been 35 years since Dame Fiona Kidman's first book of poems was published, and now she is back with another, perfectly timed for her 70th birthday in March 2010. There has been renewed interest in her poetry since the recent publication of her memoirs, and this exquisitely p...ackaged collection will not disappoint.
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            ISBN 9781869621773
            Published NZ 5 Mar 2010
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Beauties of the Octagonal Pool
              

            Beauties of the Octagonal Pool (Paperback)

            By Gregory, O'Brien

            • RRP: $27.99
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            A collection of poems written from and out of a variety of times, locations and experiences, from the water-frontages of Fiji, Fiordland and the Mediterranean, to the built history of Moscow and Berlin.

            ISBN 9781869405793
            Published NZ 3 Feb 2012
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Bright Star: The Complete Poems and Selected Letters
              

            Bright Star: The Complete Poems and Selected Letters (Paperback)

            By Keats, John; Introduction by Campion, Jane

            • RRP: $29.99
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            John Keats died in penury and relative obscurity in 1821, aged only 26. He is seen as one of the greatest English poets and a genius of the Romantic age. This collection contains his most memorable works and a selection of his letters. It displays his gift for imagery and sensuou...s language and his passionate devotion to beauty.
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            ISBN 9780099529651
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2009
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Availability
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            The Lost Words
             

            The Lost Words (Hardback)

            By Morris, Jackie; Macfarlane, Robert

            • RRP: $50.00
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            • Internationally sourced

            All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a rich landscape of discovery and imagination that is fading from children's minds. The Lost Words stands again...st the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of the poetry of nature words and the living glory of our distinctive, British countryside. With acrostic spell-poems by peerless wordsmith Robert Macfarlane and hand-painted illustrations by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book captures the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages.
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            ISBN 9780241253588
            Released NZ 2 Oct 2017
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Dancing in the Rain: Poems for Young People
             

            Dancing in the Rain: Poems for Young People (Paperback)

            By Lyons, John

            • RRP: $29.50
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            A staple of the school poetry anthology, John Lyons' latest collection of poems for children aged 7-11 conjures up vivid images, situations and emotions which appeal both for their universality and their newness.

            ISBN 9781845233013
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2015
            Publisher Peepal Tree Press Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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