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            Killer Gorilla
             

            Killer Gorilla (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Willis, Jeanne; Illustrated by Ross, Tony

            • RRP: $19.99
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            A little mouse loses her baby, but just as she starts looking for it, out of the rainforest looms a huge gorilla, so she starts running for her life. And so begins a chase that takes her all over the world: to China, Australia, North America, and even the Arctic!

            ISBN 9781842705544
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2007
            Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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            Rainstorm

            Rainstorm (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Lehman, Barbara

            • RRP: $32.50
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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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            Lost Thing

            Lost Thing (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Tan, Shaun

            • RRP: $35.00
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            A kid finds a lost thing on the beach when he's scavenging for his bottle top collection. The thing is a large, freakish creature that looks like a cross between a crab and a pot-bellied stove. Shaun Tan's unparalleled artwork accompanies the humorous What I Did on My Holidays na...rrative.
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            ISBN 9780734400741
            Published NZ 15 Jul 2000
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The Official Pokemon Ear
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            Tales From Outer Suburbia

            Tales From Outer Suburbia (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Tan, Shaun

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            From the much-acclaimed creator of The Arrival, The Red Treeand The Lost Thing, fifteen intriguing illustrated stories about the mysteries that lurk below the surface of suburban life. Ages 12+ years. Australian author.

            ISBN 9781741149173
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2008
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 15+ years
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            In Flanders Fields

            In Flanders Fields (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

            By Jorgensen, Norman; Illustrated by Harrison-Lever, Brian

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            Tells the story of a young homesick soldier who risks his life to cross No-Man's-Land and rescue a robin stuck on the barbed wire that separates the opposing armies. An eloquent counterpoint to the senselessness and inhumanity of war. Winner of the 2003 Children's Book Council of... Australia Picture Book of the Year. Ages 10+.
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            ISBN 9781920731038
            Published NZ 5 Apr 2004
            Publisher Fremantle Press
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            Museum Trip

            Museum Trip (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Lehman, Barbara

            • RRP: $30.99
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            The author-illustrator of the Caldecott Honor-winning The Red Book takes young readers on an amazing trip through a museum in this book that follows a boy who suddenly becomes part of one of the exhibits. Full color.

            ISBN 9780618581252
            Released NZ 22 May 2006
            Publisher Houghton Mifflin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Hair In Funny Places

            Hair In Funny Places (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            Illustrated by Cole, Babette

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            Girls and boys are always curious and sometimes even alarmed by the behaviour of their bodies as they grow up. This text takes the form of a conversation between a small girl and her teddy bear. It is the behaviour of Mr and Mrs Hormone which is responsible for and plays havoc wi...th the physical and emotional states of girls and boys in puberty.
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            ISBN 9780099266266
            Released NZ 5 Oct 2001
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Way Home

            Way Home (Paperback)

            By Hathorn, Libby; Rogers, Gregory

            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 4-8 years
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            Willy The Wizard

            Willy The Wizard (Paperback, New edition)

            By Browne, Anthony

            • RRP: $19.99
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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
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            I Hate School!
             

            I Hate School! (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Willis, Jeanne; Illustrated by Ross, Tony

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            Honor Brown cannot find a good word to say about her school despite much prompting. She insists that her teacher is a warty toad, the water tray has killer sharks in it, and even her friends are loathsome. But when the time comes to move on to 'Big School', she sits in the corner... and sobs! Maybe it wasn't so bad after all!
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            ISBN 9781842704639
            Released NZ 2 Jan 2006
            Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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