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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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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Where the Forest Meets the Sea

            Where the Forest Meets the Sea (Paperback, New edition)

            Illustrated by Baker, Jeannie

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            When a young boy visits a tropical rain forest, he pretends it is a long time ago and that extinct and rare animals live in the forest, and aboriginal children play there. But how much longer will the rainforest remain, he wonders?

            ISBN 9780744513059
            Released NZ 28 May 1990
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 3-5 years
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            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Window

            Window (Paperback, New edition)

            Illustrated by Baker, Jeannie

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            In this text a mother and baby look through a window at a wilderness. With each page the boy grows and the scene changes, by the time he is 20 the view is of a city. He gets married and has a child and moves to the country, where father and child look through the window at the wi...lderness outside.
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            ISBN 9780744594867
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2002
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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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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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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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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            298 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Re-zoom
             

            Re-zoom (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Illustrated by Banyai, Istvan

            • RRP: $17.99
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            A wordless picture book presents a series of scenes, each one from farther away, showing, for example, a boat which becomes the image on a magazine, which is held in a hand, which belongs to a boy, and so on.

            ISBN 9780140556940
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2000
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Picture Puffin Books (Paperback)
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Into the Forest

            Into the Forest (Paperback, New edition)

            Illustrated by Browne, Anthony

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            An atmospheric exploration of a child's anxiety by the 2000 Hans Christian Andersen Medal Winner. One night a boy is woken by a terrible sound. A storm is breaking, lightning flashing across the sky. In the morning Dad is gone and Mum doesn't seem to know when he'll be back.

            ISBN 9781844285594
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2005
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            850 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Destination Moon
             

            Destination Moon (Paperback, Graphic novel)

            By Herge

            • RRP: $25.99
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            Tintin and Captain Haddock receive a mysterious summons from Syldavia, but all is revealed when they are welcomed by none other than Professor Calculus. He is working on a top-secret mission to develop a nuclear moon rocket, but foreign spies are lurking around every corner!

            ISBN 9781405206273
            Released NZ 12 Mar 2003
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series The Adventures of Tintin
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            12 Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            Belonging

            Belonging (Paperback, New title)

            Illustrated by Baker, Jeannie

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            Observed through the window of a house in a typical urban neighbourhood, each picture shows the developments of the land being reclaimed from built up concrete to a gradual greening, shown through the artist's collage illustrations. This is a hopeful environmental message.

            ISBN 9781406305487
            Released NZ 1 May 2007
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age Children
            Availability
            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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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
            Availability
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