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            Michael Foreman: A Life in Pictures

            Michael Foreman: A Life in Pictures (Hardback)

            By Foreman, Michael

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            Foreman's work can be found on bookshelves across the world and has had a profound impact on illustration. This retrospective traces his life as an artist and storyteller for the first time, through a mix of anecdotes and images.

            ISBN 9781843652991
            Published 23 November 2015 by Pavilion Books
            Interest Age Children
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            How to Raise a Reader

            How to Raise a Reader (Hardback)

            By Paul, Pamela; Russo, Maria; Illustrated by Yaccarino, Dan; Feng, Lisk; Brosgol, Vera

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            A parent's guide to raising a lifelong reader, packed with practical ideas for engaging children of all ages in books, plus wonderful lists of books, arranged by age and subject matter, will keep the shelves stocked and young readers' interests high from birth through teens.

            ISBN 9781523505302
            Published 19 July 2019 by Workman Publishing
            Interest Age Children
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            Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery
             

            Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery (Hardback)

            By Waterston, Elizabeth

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            Each chapter of 'Magic Island' discusses a different Montgomery book, following their progression chronologically. Waterston draws parallels between Montgomery's internal 'island', her personal life, her professional career, and the characters in her novels.

            ISBN 9780195430035
            Published 30 April 2009 by Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            A Made-Up Place: New Zealand in Young Adult Fiction
               

            A Made-Up Place: New Zealand in Young Adult Fiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jackson, Anna; Miles, Geoffrey; Ricketts, Harry; Schaefer, Tatjana; Walls, Kathryn

            "Most New Zealand writing for young adults is designed to appeal to adolescents everywhere. Is there anything, then, that is characteristically 'New Zealand' about it? To what extent does it derive from local experience, or address a local audience? Focusing on a series of overla ...

            ISBN 9780864736970
            Published 12 February 2011 by Victoria University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            My First Book of Indonesian Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Indonesian Language and Culture

            My First Book of Indonesian Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Indonesian Language and Culture (Hardback, Contains 4 Hardbacks)

            By Hibbs, Linda; Illustrated by Laud, Julia

            • RRP: $27.99
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            Includes a list of words included within text.

            ISBN 9780804845571
            Published 1 December 2015 by Tuttle Publishing
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books

            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books (Hardback)

            By Pollard, Clare

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            What is The Tiger Who Came to Tea really about? What has Meg and Mog got to do with Polish embroidery? Why is death in picture books so often represented by being eaten? We've read Green Eggs and Ham, laughed at Mr Tickle and whetted our appetites with The Very Hungry Caterpillar ...

            ISBN 9780241354780
            Published 6 August 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise

            Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise (Hardback)

            By Rundell, Katherine

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            Katherine Rundell - Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and prize-winning author of five novels for children - explores how children's books ignite, and can re-ignite, the imagination; how children's fiction, with its unabashed emotion and playfulness, can awaken old hungers and ...

            ISBN 9781526610072
            Published 1 October 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Margaret Mahy: A Writer's Life
              

            Margaret Mahy: A Writer's Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised)

            By Duder, Tessa

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            A literary portrait of New Zealand's best-loved children's author Margaret Mahy's death on 23 July 2012 brought forth an unprecedented outpouring of grief and heartfelt tributes from around New Zealand and the world. Her passing at 76 was breaking news in the media, unstoppable t ...

            ISBN 9781775540175
            Published 30 August 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2020

            Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2020 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

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            'To find your way as a children's author, CWAYB should be your first port of call.' Sarah Crossan, Carnegie Medal Winning author. Foreword by William Sutcliffe, author of Are you Experienced?, New Boy and We See Everything The indispensable guide to writing for children and young ...

            ISBN 9781472947635
            Published 3 September 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Writers' and Artists'
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            Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading
             

            Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading (Paperback)

            By Mangan, Lucy

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            She was whisked away to Narnia - and Kirrin Island - and Wonderland. Lucy brings the favourite characters of our collective childhoods back to life - prompting endless re-readings, rediscoveries, and, inevitably, fierce debate - and brilliantly uses them to tell her own story, th ...

            ISBN 9781784709228
            Published 7 May 2019 by Vintage
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