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            Greek Myths: Meet the heroes, gods, and monsters of ancient Greece

            Greek Myths: Meet the heroes, gods, and monsters of ancient Greece (Hardback)

            By DK

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            Journey into a world of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, extraordinary creatures and fantastic monsters with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Ancient Greek mythology. Perfect for children aged 7 to 9, this collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retel...lings of favourite myths as well as some you might not have heard before. Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The 12 labours of Herakles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the humour and intrigue of the original tales. Stunning illustrations by multi-award winning artist Katie Ponder breathe new life into each classic story. Additional feature pages delve deeper into the mythical world, providing profiles of the gods and a map detailing Odysseus' long voyage home from the Trojan War. The reference section provides key background information, such as Ancient Greek storytelling and the incredible beasts of the myths, and a pronunciation guide. Greek Myths is the perfect gift, featuring foil on the cover and beautiful illustrations throughout. Children will love exploring the tales by themselves or as bedtime stories. It will be treasured forever.
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            ISBN 9780241397459
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            How Tonga got its name: Ko e founga hono ma'u 'e Tonga 'a hono hingoa
              

            How Tonga got its name: Ko e founga hono ma'u 'e Tonga 'a hono hingoa (Hardback)

            By Riley, David

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            A Tongan legend retold by David Riley and translated into Tongan by Julienne Faletau. Maui threw his line and hook into the ocean. He felt the hook catch onto something huge and heavy. "Wow, it's beautiful!" Maui said. What amazing sight did Maui see in the ocean that day?

            ISBN 9780995135390
            Published NZ 11 Jun 2020
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age Children
            Series Pasifika Superheroes
            Language (English)
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            The Cut-Throat Cafe
             

            The Cut-Throat Cafe (Paperback)

            By Thornton, Nicki

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            Seth and his talking cat Nightshade arrive in the magical town of Gramichee to gain an apprenticeship. But when he discovered that the existing apprentices are under attack at the town's Scrumdiddlyumptious Caf , he realises he has another murder mystery to solve ...

            ISBN 9781912626601
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Seth Seppi Mystery
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            The Midnight Howl
             

            The Midnight Howl (Paperback)

            By Read, Benjamin; Trinder, Laura

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            • Pub Date
              1 Nov 20

            Emily needs to work out why magic is leaking from the Midnight Hour, but her shape-shifting Pooka relatives and a terrifying haunting are standing in her way - not to mention, she's supposed to be grounded. If she can't work out what's going wrong, it could mean the end of the mi...dnight world .
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            ISBN 9781912626878
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Mermaid School: Ready, Steady, Swim!

            Mermaid School: Ready, Steady, Swim! (Paperback)

            By Courtenay, Lucy; Illustrated by Dempsey, Sheena

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            Marnie Blue and her friends are horrified to discover they have a new P.E. teacher at Mermaid School, and he's very keen to improve everyone's fitness. Worse, he's bringing back the Golden Glory sports day. It's a turtle disaster! Marnie, Pearl and Orla are put into the same team... to compete in ultra fishball, the obstacle relay and the seahorse riding events. But someone has a fishy plot to win all the prizes. Can Marnie stop the cheater from ruining Golden Glory Day?
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            ISBN 9781783449385
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2020
            Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Mermaid School
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            Ottilie Colter and the Withering World

            Ottilie Colter and the Withering World (Paperback)

            By Williams, Rhiannon

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            SLEEPER COMES FOR NONEOttilie and her friends are members of the Narroway Hunt, a secret organisation that trains children to kill bloodthirsty monsters called dredretches. Now, the huntsmen are under attack - by something far worse than dredretches. A witch is cursing them one b...y one, making them unwilling participants in a vengeful scheme. But what, exactly, is she planning - and will Ottilie have to join her to find out? The thrilling conclusion to a much-loved trilogy about friendship, changing loyalties and never, ever giving up.
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            ISBN 9781760501181
            Published NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The Narroway Trilogy
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            The Vanishing Trick

            The Vanishing Trick (Paperback)

            By Spangler, Jenni; Illustrated by Mould, Chris

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            A historical adventure with a magical twist featuring folklore, magical cabinets, illusions and a daring game of cat and mouse - perfect for fans of The House With Chicken Legs, Cogheart and A Pinch of Magic.

            ISBN 9781471190377
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Legends of the Stars: Myths of the night sky
             

            Legends of the Stars: Myths of the night sky (Paperback)

            By Caldwell, Stella

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            For thousands of years, every culture on Earth has gazed up at the heavens in wonder and found pictures hiding amongst the stars. Legends of the Stars will take readers on a thrilling journey of discovery, bringing the rich tapestry of myths and legends that fills the night sky d...ramatically to life.
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            ISBN 9781783124909
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Monsters of Rookhaven
             

            The Monsters of Rookhaven (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kenny, Padraig; Illustrated by Bettison, Edward

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            • Pub Date
              11 Nov 20

            A story about empathy and difference, from the bestselling author of Tin, stunningly illustrated by Edward Bettison.

            ISBN 9781529054705
            Released NZ 11 Nov 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Five Little Liars

            Five Little Liars (Paperback)

            By Morgan, Amanda K.

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            I Know What You Did Last Summer meets One of Us is Lying in this fast-paced suspense thriller following five teens who must cover up the suspicious death of their teacher.

            ISBN 9781471196386
            Released NZ 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
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