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            Millicent

            Millicent (Paperback)

            By Baker, Jeannie

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Millicent is a warm and gentle story about an old lady's daily wanderings through Hyde Park to feed the pigeons. Along the way, we hear Millicent's thoughts and feelings towards the pigeons that she so dearly loves. Her dream is to find enough feathers on the ground to make a coa...t, hat, bag and shoes so she will be warm and cosy.
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            ISBN 9781921150739
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2008
            Publisher Walker Books Australia
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Series Walker Classic
            Language (English)
            Availability
            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            How To Live Forever

            How To Live Forever (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            Illustrated by Thompson, Colin

            • RRP: $22.00
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            Peter and his family live among the Quinces in the cookery section of a mystical library. At night, when the library comes to life, Peter ventures out of his home to find a missing volume - How To Live Forever .

            ISBN 9780099461814
            Released NZ 27 Feb 1998
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Red Fox picture books
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            King Kong

            King Kong (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Browne, Anthony

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            King Kong is a giant gorilla, a monster of an ape, who lives on a remote island. The beast falls for a beautiful girl, Ann Darrow, and desperate to have her, he finds himself lured into captivity. He is brought to civilization and put on show, but when he sees Ann, he breaks his ...heavy chains and begins to wreak havoc on the streets of New York.
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            ISBN 9780552553841
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2005
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
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            One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference
              

            One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference (Paperback)

            By Milway, Katie Smith; Illustrated by Fernandes, Eugenie

            • RRP: $29.50
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            This new title from the creators of If the World Were a Villageuses the story of a young boy in an African village to introducechildren to sustainable development. Striking artwork brings to lifeKojo's progress from one hen to his own farm. At the end of the book,the story of a r...eal-life Kojo is told.
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            ISBN 9781408109816
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781554530281
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2009
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            Destination Moon
             

            Destination Moon (Paperback, Graphic novel)

            By Herge

            • RRP: $25.99
            • $19.61
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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
            Availability
            332 Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            Two Frogs

            Two Frogs (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Wormell, Christopher

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $14.99
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            Two frogs are sitting on a lily pad and one of them has a stick. The stick, he says, is to beat off the dog. But there is no dog. Yet. So begin the trials and adventures of this hapless pair.

            ISBN 9780099438625
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2004
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
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            Dr Dog

            Dr Dog (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Cole, Babette

            • RRP: $19.99
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            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
            Availability
            320 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Waterhole

            The Waterhole (Paperback)

            By Base, Graeme

            • RRP: $26.00
            • $19.50
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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
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Snow Goose

            The Snow Goose (Hardback, New title)

            By Gallico, Paul; Illustrated by Barrett, Angela

            • RRP: $38.99
            • $29.24
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            Philip Rhayader lives alone in an abandoned lighthouse on the desolate Great Marsh of Essex. One afternoon, a hauntingly beautiful child, Fritha, visits Rhayader, bringing with her an injured snow goose. At first, Fritha is scared of Rhayader, with his sinister hump and crooked h...and, but he is gentle and kind and Fritha begins to visit regularly.
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            ISBN 9780091893828
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2007
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables
             

            Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Scieszka, Jon; Smith, Lane

            • RRP: $19.50
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            Offers a collection of fables with fresh morals. They are about various kinds of funny and annoying characters and the general moral offeredis.

            ISBN 9780142500408
            Released NZ 9 Jan 2006
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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