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            Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From

            Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From (Hardback)

            By Skipworth, Patrick; Illustrated by Stevenson, Nicholas

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            A stunning non-fiction picture book about the global diversity hidden in the English language

            ISBN 9781912920174
            Released NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher What on Earth Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            The Vikings: Raiders, Traders and Adventurers!

            The Vikings: Raiders, Traders and Adventurers! (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Williams, Marcia

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            Travel back in time and discover the amazing world of the Vikings with award-winning author-illustrator Marcia Williams. Meet legendary warriors, daring explorers and clever kings in this colourful introduction to the Vikings. With Marcia Williams (and Loki!) as your guide, disco...ver incredible stories of Viking raids, voyages of discovery and conquered kingdoms. Told in comic-strip style and packed with jokes and facts, this is the perfect guide to the Viking world.
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            ISBN 9781406392173
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Ten Pound Pom

            Ten Pound Pom (Hardback)

            By Wilkinson, Carole; Illustrated by Anelli, Liz

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            Part of the new-look award-winning Our Stories series, this is a modern Australian immigration story. I don't want to go to Australia. I have just started grammar school. My best friend Sally goes there too. But it looks like there could be another war and Dad has convinced Mum t...o go. Because we're migrants, the voyage is costing Mum and Dad only 10 each. My brother Brian and I are travelling free. It's a long way to Australia. What if we never come back to England? In the 1950s and 60s Australia welcomed thousands of British immigrants as part of the Assisted Passage Migration Scheme. Ten Pound Pom is the true story of award-winning author Carole Wilkinson's immigration to Australia.
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            ISBN 9781925381214
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2017
            Publisher Walker Books Australia
            Interest Age Children
            Series Our Stories
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            Bryan Williams: Pacific Pioneer
             

            Bryan Williams: Pacific Pioneer (Paperback)

            By Riley, David; Illustrated by Robertson, Chad

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            "Bryan Williams Pacific Pioneer is the inspirational story of one of the first great Pasifikan All Blacks. Bryan beat his opponents with speed, sidestepping or sometimes just by running over the top of them! He inspired future generations of Pasifikan All Blacks, like Michael Jon...es and Jonah Lomu. But Bryan and his All Blacks teammates did something even greater off the field. Something more important than rugby. Something that helped change a whole country"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9780473486228
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age Children
            Series Reading Legends
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            Antarctic Journeys
             

            Antarctic Journeys (Paperback)

            By Werry, Philippa

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            "Antarctica is a fascinating place. It is beautiful, cold, remote, and difficult to get to, which means everyone who goes there - today or in the past - has a special reason for wanting to go. Antarctica Journeys is about the journeys - historical and contemporary, human and anim...al, large and small - that build up an overall picture of Antarctic history, geography, science and wildlife. Photographs, maps and paintings, letters, diaries, newspaper and eye-witness reports from the days of early exploration, as well as later research and interviews, paint a vivid picture of an amazing continent"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9781869664992
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2019
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II

            The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II (Hardback)

            By Rosen, Michael

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            A personal, powerful and resonant account of the Holocaust by one of this country's best-loved children's authors.By turns charming, shocking and heart-breaking, this is the true story of Michael Rosen's search for his relatives who "went missing" during the Second World War - to...ld through prose, poetry, maps and pictures. When Michael was growing up, stories often hung in the air about his great-uncles: one was a clock-mender and the other a dentist. They were there before the war, his dad would say, and weren't after. Over many years, Michael tried to find out exactly what happened: he interviewed family members, scoured the internet, pored over books and traveled to America and France. The story he uncovered was one of terrible persecution - and it has inspired his poetry for years since. Here, poems old and new are balanced against an immensely readable narrative; both an extraordinary account and a powerful tool for talking to children about the Holocaust.
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            ISBN 9781406386752
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Suffragettes and the Fight for the Vote

            Suffragettes and the Fight for the Vote (Paperback)

            By Ridley, Sarah

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            Brings the story of the campaign for votes for women in Britain to life by focusing on significant objects

            ISBN 9781445152622
            Released NZ 8 Jan 2019
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Smoke, Flame, Fire!: A History of Firefighting

            Smoke, Flame, Fire!: A History of Firefighting (Hardback)

            By Apps, Roy

            Discover the amazing history of firefighting - from the pioneering Romans to WW2 Fire Guards and today's international search and rescue teams.

            ISBN 9780750297967
            Released NZ 12 Jul 2016
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Smoke, Flame, Fire!
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            Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale

            Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale (Hardback)

            By Howell, Izzi

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            Introducing young children to historical events with a global significance, the illustrated 'Fact Cat' character helps readers discover answers to key questions.

            ISBN 9781526301680
            Released NZ 31 Jan 2017
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Fact Cat: History
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            Lady Jane Grey: Queen for Sale

            Lady Jane Grey: Queen for Sale (Paperback)

            By Corby, Caroline

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            When Henry VIII dies Jane overhears that, inexplicably, in his will he has elevated her family in the event that his own children produce no heirs. Overnight the nine-year-old Jane has become a valuable pawn in the struggle for the throne of England.

            ISBN 9781406312553
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2010
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Before They Were Famous
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