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            Nga Manu Tukutuku e Whitu O Matariki
             

            Nga Manu Tukutuku e Whitu O Matariki (Paperback)

            By McClintock, Calico; Illustrated by Ford, Dominique; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere

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            "A fictional retelling of the traditional Matariki story"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9781775433057
            Published NZ 1 May 2018
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 6-12 years
            Language (Maori)
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            He Kaihanga Mapere
             

            He Kaihanga Mapere (Paperback)

            By Cotter, Sacha; Illustrated by Morgan, Josh; Translated by Teepa, Kawata

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            A child dreams of inventing a new marble and having the recipe appear in the Book of Marbles. Translated into the Maori language.

            ISBN 9781775502258
            Published NZ 9 Oct 2016
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Language (Maori)
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            Te Haerenga Maia Riripata I Te Araroa
             

            Te Haerenga Maia Riripata I Te Araroa (Paperback)

            By O'Rourke, Maris; Eyley, Claudia Pond

            • RRP: $19.99
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            The Maori language edition of Lillibutt's Te Araroa Adventure Lillibutt is lonely so she sets off from Cape Reinga on a very long walk to visit her kunekune cousins at the Auckland Zoo. As she travels down the country on Te Araroa she meets others along the way and overcomes some... scary challenges during her long adventure. A charming tale of perseverance that also gives the reader a look at the first stage of the Te Araroa walkway.
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            ISBN 9781927305218
            Published NZ 1 May 2016
            Publisher David Ling Publishing Limited
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Like Nobody's Watching
              

            Like Nobody's Watching (Paperback)

            By Ritchie, L. J.

            • RRP: $24.99
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            "Like Nobody's Watching is a young adult novel that follows Oscar and his friends at their Wellington high school when they hack into the school's new surveillance system to get evidence to stop bullies from harassing his friend's little brother. But the power this brings them go...es to their heads and they unknowingly go from being the hero to bullies themselves when they release footage that they shouldn't have. Discusses the highly-debated topic of surveillance and its effect on conformity in a real-life context"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780994137203
            Published NZ 3 Oct 2016
            Publisher Escalator Press
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Gladys Goes to War
             

            Gladys Goes to War (Paperback)

            By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Copper, Jenny

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            "Gladys loves nothing better than tinkering with car engines and driving at top speed. She also dreams of learning to fly a plane. But it's 1914 and people, especially her mother, keep reminding her that women are not supposed to be adventurous. When war comes, Gladys offers her ...services at the front as an ambulance driver. She receives an infuriating response from the War Office: 'This will be a short war and women will not be needed. If you want to help the war effort you should stay at home and knit socks and balaclavas.' But Gladys is not the kind of person who stays home and knits. She is determined to go to war"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143507208
            Published NZ 28 Mar 2016
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-10 years
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            Helper and Helper
             

            Helper and Helper (Paperback)

            By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

            • RRP: $22.99
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            More funny stories and wry observations with the bestselling Snake and Lizard.

            ISBN 9781776571055
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2017
            Publisher Gecko Press
            Interest Age 6-8 years
            Series Snake and Lizard
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            The Discombobulated Life of Summer Rain
             

            The Discombobulated Life of Summer Rain (Paperback)

            By Lamb, Julie

            • RRP: $25.00
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            "Making people laugh is what Summer does best. It's how she fits in. And is it any wonder with a family like hers? Top of the list of crazies is Pop, her stingy grandfather, who whips up possum stews and turns chicken scraps into the worst school lunches ever. So why does Juanita... suddenly want to be her friend? Juanita's not her type, she has real sandwiches in her lunchbox, and does nice things like saving greyhounds and sticking up for people." First person recount.
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            ISBN 9780994123701
            Published NZ 19 Jan 2018
            Publisher Makaro Press
            Interest Age Children
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            That's Not a Hippopotamus!
             

            That's Not a Hippopotamus! (Paperback)

            By MacIver, Juliette

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            A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reach a pitch, and no one thinks to listen to quiet Liam, who really might know where the hippo is hiding.

            ISBN 9781927271971
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2017
            Publisher Gecko Press
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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            If I Was a Banana
             

            If I Was a Banana (Hardback)

            By Tylee, Alexandra; Illustrated by Rynhart, Kieran

            This boy's-eye-view of the everyday brings alive all the wonder and oddity of the world inside our own heads. It is simple and funny but resonates long afterward, and begs to be read again.

            ISBN 9781776570331
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2016
            Publisher Gecko Press
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Torty and the Soldier
             

            Torty and the Soldier (Paperback)

            By Beck, Jennifer; Illustrated by Colston, Fifi

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            Meet Torty! Shes one tough little tortoise with a beat-up shell and some missing toes. Torty survived a great war that raged in Europe 100 years ago. Torty was rescued back then by a young Kiwi soldier. She is a World War One survivor.

            ISBN 9781775433651
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2017
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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