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            The Red Tree
             

            The Red Tree (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            Illustrated by Tan, Shaun

            • RRP: $34.99
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            A small child awakes to find blackened leaves falling from her threatening to quietly overwhelm her. As she wanders around a world that is complex and alienating, she is overtaken by a myriad of feelings. Just as it seems all hope is lost, she finds a red seedling has filled the ...room with light. NSW Premier's Award 2002. Ages 4+.
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            ISBN 9780734401724
            Published NZ 15 Oct 2001
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 4-8 years
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            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Way Home

            Way Home (Paperback)

            By Hathorn, Libby; Rogers, Gregory

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $17.24
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            Dedicated to the largely unsung, mostly unseen workers for young people in need, this picture book, with illustrations by Gregory Rogers, presents the story of Shane and a cat with no name as they wander the streets at night on their way home. In 1995, Gregory won the Kate Greena...way Medal for his illustrations in this book.
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            ISBN 9780091829186
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781842702321
            Published NZ 2 May 1995
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 7-11 years
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            Rainstorm

            Rainstorm (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Lehman, Barbara

            • RRP: $32.50
            • $30.88
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            This wordless rainy-day adventure explores the power of imagination and the importance of friendship from Caldecott Honor winner Barbara Lehman. Full color.

            ISBN 9780618756391
            Released NZ 9 Apr 2007
            Publisher Houghton Mifflin
            Interest Age 3-5 years
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 4-6 weeks
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            The Treasure Box

            The Treasure Box (Hardback)

            By Wild, Margaret; Illustrated by Blackwood, Freya

            As the library burns, Peter and his father flee their home, taking with them a book more precious than jewels - a book that tells the story of their people. When Peter loses his father and has to walk over the mountains, he must bury their treasure in an iron box to protect it, l...eaving it behind.
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            ISBN 9780670073658
            Published NZ 30 Jan 2013
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            The Arrival

            The Arrival (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Tan, Shaun

            • RRP: $34.99
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            What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey to a mysterious country; a place without family or friends, where everything is nameless and the future is unknown? This silent graphic novel is the story of every migrant, every refugee, every displaced person, and a tri...bute to those who have made the journey. Ages 10+.
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            ISBN 9780734406941
            Published NZ 12 Oct 2006
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 6-10 years
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            Brothers In Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan
              

            Brothers In Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan (Hardback, New title)

            By Williams, Mary; Illustrated by Christie, Gregory

            • RRP: $42.50
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            A young boy unites with thousands of other orphaned boys to walk to safety in a refugee camp in another country, after war destroys their villages in southern Sudan. Based on true events.

            ISBN 9781584302322
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2007
            Publisher Lee & Low Books Inc
            Interest Age 7-11 years
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            Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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            Dr Dog
             

            Dr Dog (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Cole, Babette

            • RRP: $25.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            Commonsense advice with some good rude fun. Both pet and personal physician to the Gumboyle family, Doctor Dog is always on hand with the perfect diagnosis and remedy for every complaint.

            ISBN 9780099650812
            Released NZ 5 Apr 1996
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Red Fox picture books
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            Willy The Wizard
             

            Willy The Wizard (Paperback, New edition)

            By Browne, Anthony

            • Imp. $22.99
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            Willy the chimp loves football. But he doesn't have any boots, so he's never picked for the team. Then one evening Willy is given a strange pair of old-looking football boots and Willy's luck is about to change.

            ISBN 9780552549356
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            The Island

            The Island (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            Illustrated by Greder, Armin

            • RRP: $36.99
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            A powerful graphic novel for all ages about how human beings respond to outsiders.

            ISBN 9781741752663
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2007
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            Willy And Hugh

            Willy And Hugh (Paperback)

            By Browne, Anthony

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Willy hasn't got any friends and no-one ever lets him join in with their games. He is lonely, until the day he bumps into Hugh Jape in the park. Willy and Hugh are very different but they make a great team.

            ISBN 9780552559652
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2008
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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