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            True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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            Epic Tales of Triumph and Adventure

            Epic Tales of Triumph and Adventure (Hardback)

            By Cheshire, Simon; Illustrated by Burke, Fatti

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            Prepare to meet 66 exceptionally brave adventurers in this celebration of monumental achievements from around the world. Mountaineers, conquerors, explorers, sailors, pilots and countless others who accomplished amazing feats of bravery and triumph are waiting to be discovered in... Simon Cheshire's outstanding, Epic Tales of Triumph and Adventures, vibrantly illustrated by Fatti Burke. These are the astonishing true stories of just a few of the world's most daring men and women who defied all odds to achieve their goals and make their dreams come true. Drive across the world, avoiding danger around every corner, with Aloha Wanderwell on The Million Dollar Wager, dive to the deepest depths of the dark and unexplored ocean with Jacques Piccard, climb to the highest peak of Mount Everest with Junko Tabei or tumble over Niagara Falls in a barrel with Annie Edson Taylor. There is no adventure too big or small for this fearless group of men and women! This collection of outstanding adventurers is sure to inspire the next generation of courageous risk takers. With bright and vibrant artwork from the effortlessly talented Fatti Burke, Epic Tales of Triumph and Adventure will make you want to reach for the stars ... and don't let anyone stand in your way!
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            ISBN 9781526601124
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Village of Scoundrels
             

            Village of Scoundrels (Hardback)

            By Preus, Margi

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            • Pub Date
              1 Jul 20

            In the 1940s, remote Les Lauzes, France, houses Jews, unregistered foreigners, forgers, and others who take great risks to shelter refugees and smuggle them to safety in Switzerland.

            ISBN 9781419708978
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher Abrams
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            Monsters: The passion and loss that created Frankenstein

            Monsters: The passion and loss that created Frankenstein (Paperback)

            By Dogar, Sharon

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            It is the story of a young woman who defies tradition and society, and who draws upon the monstrous elements of her own life to create the most memorable monster of them all.Celebrating 200 years since the publication of Frankenstein, acclaimed writer Sharon Dogar brings to life ...the passion, tragedy and forbidden love of its teenage author.
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            ISBN 9781783449033
            Released NZ 6 Feb 2020
            Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Ugly (younger readers): The bestselling Australian story, now published internationally

            Ugly (younger readers): The bestselling Australian story, now published internationally (Paperback)

            By Hoge, Robert

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            A beaut story about one very ugly kid.

            ISBN 9780733634338
            Published NZ 11 Aug 2015
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age Children
            Series The Official Pokemon Ear
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            Portrait of an Artist: Vincent van Gogh

            Portrait of an Artist: Vincent van Gogh (Hardback)

            By Brownridge, Lucy; Illustrated by Carron, Edith

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            Learn about one of the world's favourite painters - Vincent Van Gogh - in this new and unique biography series, which depicts the story of an artist's life through their own masterworks. Simple texts are accompanied by illustrations featuring iconic artworks throughout, bringing ...each artist's story - and work - to life!
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            ISBN 9781786036452
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Portrait of An Artist
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            Time Train to the Blitz

            Time Train to the Blitz (Paperback)

            By McKenzie, Sophie

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            When Scarlett, Joe and their dog stumble upon a ghostly train visible only to them, they find themselves travelling back in time to WWII on a heroic mission. Young Alfie was killed during the Blitz trying to rescue his Nan, who survived. Now it's up to Scarlett and Joe to save th...e boy - and they have just one hour to complete their mission.
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            ISBN 9780746097533
            Released NZ 22 Apr 2014
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Magic Gifts

            The Magic Gifts (Hardback)

            By Punter, Russell; Illustrated by Bernstein, Gabo

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            When three brothers inherit their father's fortune, greedy Ying and Yong keep it all for themselves, leaving poor Chin to live a simple life. But Chin's act of kindness to a mysterious monk leads to a magical reward.

            ISBN 9780746096970
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2009
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Series 3.1 Young Reading Series One (Red)
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            Mamie

            Mamie (Paperback)

            By McCartney, Tania

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            Celebrate the life of Australia's beloved May Gibbs through the eyes of a little girl with a big imagination. In a land far away, where fairies and pixies and elves live deep in the woods, a little girl is born. Her family call her Mamie. Mamie loves to sing, dance and paint with... her magical friends. Her days are like a modern-day fairy tale. But when her family moves to the bottom of the world, Mamie's life is turned upside down. From green fields drenched with rain to hot skies and dusty plains, will she ever find new fairy friends in this strange and beautiful land? From the talented Tania McCartney comes an exquisite book that celebrates the life of renowned children's author and illustrator, May Gibbs. PRAISE FOR MAMIE 'The story merges the real world with imagination ... illustrations are bright and cheerful, and present a landscape packed with nature, imaginary creatures and hidden adventure.' - Kids' Book Review 'Young readers will no doubt be inspired ... Parents and grandparents who grew up with Snugglepot and Cuddlepie and the Gumnut Babies will reminisce over McCartney's skillful gumnut illustrations' - Books+Publishing 'Mamie is not only a beauty to behold, but a book to treasure ... a sweet story with a massive heart, that captures an icon' - The Never Ending Bookshelf '... vibrant illustrations that lovingly capture the essence of May Gibbs as a little girl and celebrate the power of imagination. Mamie is one of my favourite books this year!' - Wild About Books
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            ISBN 9781460755877
            Published NZ 18 Nov 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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            You Talking to Me?: Discover the World of Words, Codes, Emojis, Signs, Slang, Smoke Signals, Barks, Babbles, Growls, Gestures, Hieroglyphics & More

            You Talking to Me?: Discover the World of Words, Codes, Emojis, Signs, Slang, Smoke Signals, Barks, Babbles, Growls, Gestures, Hieroglyphics & More (Hardback)

            By Ham, Catherine

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            You Talking to Me? travels the world to explore the fascinating and cool ways humans and animals communicate.

            ISBN 9781633221550
            Released NZ 29 Mar 2017
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            Survivors
             

            Survivors (Hardback, Main)

            By Long, David; Illustrated by Hyndman, Kerry

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            Featuring real-life stories about extreme survival, this book includes stories of a man who sucked blood from a shark, and a woman who froze to death.

            ISBN 9780571316014
            Released NZ 26 Oct 2016
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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