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            George Saves The World By Lunchtime
             

            George Saves The World By Lunchtime (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Readman, Jo; Illustrated by Roberts, Ley Honor

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            George is determined to save the world by lunchtime. Grandpa suggests they start by recycling the yoghurt pot from his breakfast, putting his banana peel in the compost pile, and hanging the washing to dry in the sun. George gets to learn how recycling and re-using materials, and... using less petrol can really help save the world.
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            ISBN 9781903919507
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2006
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series George and Flora
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            Charlie and Lola: I Am Too Absolutely Small For School

            Charlie and Lola: I Am Too Absolutely Small For School (Paperback)

            By Child, Lauren

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            Although Lola agrees with her brother that it would be useful to learn how to write, read and count, she can't go to school because her invisible friend's too nervous to go. This third title in the 'Charlie and Lola' classic picture book series deals sympathetically with children...'s fears surrounding the first day at school.
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            ISBN 9781846168857
            Released NZ 25 Oct 2007
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Series Charlie and Lola
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            Faction Presents High Water : New Zealand Comic Anthology
              

            Faction Presents High Water : New Zealand Comic Anthology (Hardback)

            Edited by Keen, Damon

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            "Change is coming. With a mixture of sardonic wit and unsettling insight, eleven of New Zealand's best comic artists speculate on the looming threat of climate change and what it means for us, our children, and our future as a species"--Back cover.

            ISBN 9780473307103
            Published NZ 15 Apr 2015
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            It's Not What You've Got!: Lessons for Kids on Money and Abundance
             

            It's Not What You've Got!: Lessons for Kids on Money and Abundance (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Dyer, Dr. Wayne W.; Contributions by Tracy, Kristina; Illustrated by Budnick, Stacy Heller

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            International bestselling author and lecturer Wayne Dyer addresses the topics of money and abundance, with the understanding that childrens earliest thoughts and perceptions about money are those that will last throughout their lives. This book addresses the topics of money and a...bundance. It presents the concepts which include: Money does not define who you are; it doesn't matter what others have, and abundance comes in many forms. Full color.
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            ISBN 9781401918507
            Released NZ 26 Nov 2007
            Publisher Hay House
            Interest Age 4-8 years
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            The Waterhole

            The Waterhole (Paperback)

            By Base, Graeme

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            The creator of the international bestselling 'Animalia' brings a stunning new picture book, with an exquisite cast of characters and a timeless, life-affirming theme. This book is an ingenious infusion of counting book, puzzle book, story book and art book, with typically detaile...d illustrations. Ages 3 and over.
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            ISBN 9780140567533
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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            The World Came To My Place Today
             

            The World Came To My Place Today (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Readman, Jo; Illustrated by Roberts, Ley Honor

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            The world really does come to visit George when his grandpa arrives, with a globe, to look after him and his sister for the day. Grandpa explains how everything from the cereal they eat for breakfast to the rubber in their bicycle tyres comes from plants all over the world.

            ISBN 9781903919026
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2004
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series George and Flora
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            A Dinosaur Called Tiny

            A Dinosaur Called Tiny (Paperback, New title)

            By Durant, Alan; Illustrated by Simpson, Jo

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            Meet Tiny -- the pint-sized, prehistoric hero! He may be very small, but he's got a very big heart!

            ISBN 9780007233908
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2007
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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            Antarctica: Music, Sounds and Cultural Connections
               

            Antarctica: Music, Sounds and Cultural Connections (Paperback)

            Edited by Hince, Bernadette; Summerson, Rupert; Wiesel, Arnan

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            This is the first book whose subject is the music, sounds and silences of Antarctica. From 2011 until 2014, Australia marked its long-standing connection with Antarctica by celebrating the centenary of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition. The icy continent, with its extre...mes of climate and environment and unique soundscapes, offers great potential for creative achievements in the world of music and sound. This book demonstrates the intellectual and creative engagement of artists, musicians, scientists and writers. Consciousness of sounds - in particular, musical ones - has not been at the forefront of our aims in polar endeavours, but listening to and appreciating them has been as important there as elsewhere.
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            ISBN 9781925022285
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2015
            Publisher ANU Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Confronting Environmental Implementation Challenges in the Pacific Islands
              

            Confronting Environmental Implementation Challenges in the Pacific Islands (Paperback)

            By S. Chasek, Pamela

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            Popular literature and the entertainment industry commonly portray the Pacific Islands as a homogeneous, tropical, and timeless Eden where life is leisurely and free from care and the problems of the twenty-first century. The region's tourist industry itself does its utmost to pr...omote that very image and first-time visitors to Hawaii today are often unprepared to discover that Honolulu, for example, is a modern metropolis with high-rise buildings and freeways. Located in the world's largest ocean, Pacific nations and territories are among the smallest on earth. The region is also one of the most linguistically and culturally diverse places in the world, as well as one of the most fragile and vulnerable--with Island countries often separated by hundreds of miles of open sea. In this paper, Pamela S. Chasek describes how, as a result of such circumstances, regional cooperation is necessary, albeit difficult. Environmental issues, particularly global warming with attendant sea-level rise, are a major concern, Chasek explains. At the same time, participation in multilateral environmental agreements is particularly demanding and often beyond the capacity of the small-island entities. Not infrequently, Chasek asserts, environmental ministries within local governments are small and lack the trained personnel and sufficient economic resources to effectively accomplish their mission.
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            ISBN 9780866382212
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2010
            Publisher East-West Center
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Fleeing Vesuvius: Responding to the Effects of Economic and Environmental Collapse
              

            Fleeing Vesuvius: Responding to the Effects of Economic and Environmental Collapse (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New Edition)

            Edited by Douthwaite, Richard; Fallon, Gillian

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            "Economic growth is over for good and Fleeing Vesuvius is the first book to explore the profound, historic implications.. Its message could hardly be more urgent." Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow, Post Carbon Institute, Author, Peak Everything. "Some are in denial, others are in ...despair, then there are those who seek to meet the future in the drivers seat - those people will be reading this book" Laurence Boomert, Co-Publisher and one of the 39 essay writers in Fleeing Vesuvius. Fleeing Vesuvius confronts our multiple crises, analysing the many aspects: the financial crisis; the collapse of the housing bubble; the urgent need for food security; the enormous challenge of dealing with climate change, and the looming scarcity of essential resources such as fossil fuels - the lifeblood of the world economy. Fleeing Vesuvius puts forward solutions that involve changes to our economy and financial system, but they go much further: this substantial, wide-ranging book also looks at the changes needed in how we think, how we use the land and how we relate to others, particularly those where we live. While it doesn't discount the complexity of the problems we face, Fleeing Vesuvius is practical and fundamentally optimistic. It will arm readers with the confidence and knowledge they need to develop new, workable alternatives to the old-style expanding economy and its supporting systems. It's a book that can be read all the way through or used as a resource to dip in and out of. Fleeing Vesuvius was originally published in late 2010 by Feasta in response to Ireland's economic collapse. Its 27 authors including Dmitry Orlov and Richard Douthwaite are now joined by by 12 New Zealand contributors, making this book a compelling tool for all thinking New Zealanders concerned about the future.
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            ISBN 9780473191818
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2011
            Publisher Living Economies
            Interest Age 14+ years
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