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            Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam

            Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            Illustrated by Myers, Walter Dean; Grifalconi, Ann

            • RRP: $18.50
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            From Printz Award-winning author Myers and Caldecott Honor artist Grifalconi comes a gripping and powerful story told in verse that takes readers into the heart and mind of a young soldier's haunting, unforgettable experience in Vietnam. Full color.

            ISBN 9780060731595
            Released NZ 4 Jan 2005
            Publisher HarperCollins
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Availability
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            Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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            The Peasant Prince
              

            The Peasant Prince (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

            By Cunxin, Li; Read by English, Paul

            • RRP: $34.99
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            This is your one chance. You have your secret dreams. Follow them! Make them come true ... In a poor village in northern China, a small boy is about to be taken away from everything he's ever known. He is so afraid, but his mother urges him to follow his dreams. For soon he will ...become a dancer, one of the finest dancers in the world...
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            ISBN 9781742017716
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2008
            Publisher Bolinda Publishing
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            156 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            When Jessie Came Across the Sea
             

            When Jessie Came Across the Sea (Paperback, New edition)

            By Hest, Amy; Illustrated by Lynch, P. J.

            • RRP: $25.99
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            Set at the turn of the 19th century, this is the story of a young girl's adventure. Voyaging across the sea to a new life in America, Jessie leaves behind her village home and her beloved Grandmother, to whom she entrusts a precious keepsake, hoping that one day they will be reun...ited.
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            ISBN 9780744569636
            Released NZ 1 Sep 1999
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 0-6 years
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            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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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
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Red Book
             

            Red Book (Library Binding, illustrated edition)

            By Lehman, Barbara

            • RRP: $25.50
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            In illustrations of rare detail, and without words, The Red Book crosses oceans and continents to deliver one girl into a new world of possibility, where a friend she's never met is waiting. Full color.

            ISBN 9780618428588
            Released NZ 27 Sep 2004
            Publisher Houghton Mifflin
            Interest Age 4-8 years
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Zoo
             

            Zoo (Paperback, New edition)

            By Browne, Anthony

            • RRP: $22.00
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            Two brothers and their parents spend a day at the zoo, looking at the animals in the cages - or is it that the animals are watching the visitors? This winner of the 1993 Kate Greenaway Medal is a teasing examination of the relationship between man and animals, and the role of zoo...s.
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            ISBN 9780099219019
            Released NZ 3 May 1994
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Red Fox picture books
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            Reprinting locally, In Stock Internationally
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            Voices in the Park

            Voices in the Park (Paperback, New edition)

            By Browne, Anthony

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            Four different voices tell their own version of the same walk in the park. The radically different perspectives provide depth to this simple story about overcoming adult snobbery, which explores many key themes such as alienation, friendship and the bizarre amid the mundane.

            ISBN 9780552545648
            Released NZ 3 Sep 1999
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
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            The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery

            The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery (Paperback, New edition)

            By Base, Graeme

            • RRP: $21.00
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            Horace turns 11 and celebrates in grand style by inviting his friends - animals - to a splendid party. There are 11 games and fine music and there is the promise of a magnificent feast to come. However, all suddenly goes awry on their arrival at the banquet-hall as the clock stri...kes 11.
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            ISBN 9780140541489
            Published NZ 1 Nov 1993
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 0-6 years
            Series Picture Puffin
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Violin Man
             

            The Violin Man (Paperback, New title)

            Illustrated by Thompson, Colin

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            A lyrical tale of love, loss and music by master storyteller and illustrator, Colin Thompson. Readers of all ages will be wonderfully moved by this emotionally charged story and the exquisite illustrations that have been created using computer graphics. Author now lives in Bellin...gen, NSW. Ages 6+.
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            ISBN 9780733618932
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2004
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Series The Official Pokemon Ear
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            Rose Blanche

            Rose Blanche (Paperback, New title)

            By McEwan, Ian; Illustrated by Innocenti, Roberto

            • RRP: $19.99
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            ISBN 9780099439509
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2004
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
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