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              The Dog Runner

              The Dog Runner (Paperback)

              By MacDibble, Bren

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $14.24
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              'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.' And he said it like going was something easy. Like all we have to do is walk away. Ella and her brother Emery are alone in a city that's starving to death. If they are going to survive, they must ...get away, upcountry, to find Emery's mum. But how can two kids travel such big distances across a dry, barren, and dangerous landscape? Well, when you've got five big doggos and a dry-land dogsled, the answer is you go mushing. But when Emery is injured, Ella must find a way to navigate them through rough terrain, and even rougher encounters with desperate people...
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              ISBN 9781760523572
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Puffin the Architect
               

              Puffin the Architect (Paperback)

              By Andrews, Kimberly

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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              "Puffin is an architect who always exceeds her clients expectations, that is, until she takes on the toughest clients ever her own pufflings! Puffin takes her tricky new clients on an inspirational tour of her builds. Together they visit all kinds of cleverly designed spaces - Ot...ter's floating home, Pig's toolshed on wheels, Painter Goose's light-filled studio and Platypus's cosy underground bakehouse"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143772187
              Published NZ 30 Jul 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Availability
              809 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Bomb
               

              The Bomb (Paperback)

              By Cotter, Sacha; Illustrated by Morgan, Josh

              • RRP: $23.00
              • $18.40
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              • Available At Publisher

              "In this story about being true to oneself, a boy searches for the secret to doing the perfect bomb into the water. With training from Nan, an expert and former champion, and by listening to his own voice, he finds his unique style and pulls off a wonderful, acrobatic, truly awe-...inspiring bomb"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775503507
              Published NZ 14 Sep 2018
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 7-11 years
              Availability
              Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
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              Helen and the Go-Go Ninjas
               

              Helen and the Go-Go Ninjas (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Sang, Ant; Bennett, Michael

              • RRP: $30.00
              • $22.50
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              "In this sci fi graphic novel, Helen is kidnapped by time-travelling ninjas and finds herself in the year 2355. Humankind has been enslaved by giant 'Peace Balls' - and Helen holds the keys to their destruction. Set in present-day Auckland and 300 years in the future"--Publisher ...information.
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              ISBN 9780143771241
              Published NZ 2 Jul 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Availability
              769 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Whose Home is This? HB
               

              Whose Home is This? HB (Hardback)

              By Candler, Gillian; Williamson, Fraser

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $19.99
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              Following on from the acclaimed Whose Beak is This? and Whose Feet are These?, author Gillian Candler and illustrator Fraser Williamson turn to looking at homes. Whose Home is This? includes native birds and sea creatures, such as the yellow-eyed penguin, octopus and crabs. While... having fun guessing which native animal lives in the different homes or habitats pictured, young children will learn how animals have different strategies for keeping themselves (and their young) safe. Being encouraged to look closely at the pictures teaches observation skills and children will start to learn more about what makes each animal unique.
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              ISBN 9780947503673
              Published NZ 18 Apr 2018
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Availability
              63 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Go Girl: A storybook of epic NZ women
               

              Go Girl: A storybook of epic NZ women (Hardback)

              By Else, Barbara

              • RRP: $45.00
              • $33.75
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              "A collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things. Some of the amazing women whose stories you will find in this book are Dame Whina Cooper, Janet Frame, Farah Palmer, Lucy Lawless, Kate Sheppard, Nancy Wake, Sophie Pascoe, Margaret Mahy, Ly...dia Ko, Merata Mita, Lorde, Rita Angus, Te Puea Herangi and many more"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143771609
              Published NZ 2 Apr 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
              597 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Mapmakers' Race
                

              The Mapmakers' Race (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Eirlys

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $16.94
              • Save $6.05
              • Internationally sourced

              "Joe, Francie and Humphrey misplace their famous mapmaker mother as they begin the Great Race to map a rail route through an uncharted wilderness. Their father didn't return from his last expedition and now their money is gone. This race is their last chance. They have twenty-eig...ht days to find and map the best route. There will be bears, bees, bats, river crossings, cliff falls, impossible weather-but worst of all, they're racing five teams of adults who do not play by the rules"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781776572038
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2018
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              Who Stole the Rainbow?
               

              Who Stole the Rainbow? (Paperback)

              By Unka, Vasanti

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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              "A 'mystery thriller for children' about how rainbows appear and disappear "--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143771210
              Published NZ 2 Jul 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
              Availability
              160 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Stolen Stars of Matariki
               

              The Stolen Stars of Matariki (Paperback)

              By Kamo, Miriama; Illustrated by Waipara, Zak

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              When Grandma and Poua take the children eeling one magical and wild starry night, they discover two stars missing from the Matariki cluster. Have the patupaiarehe been up to mischief again? This hauntingly beautiful debut story by award-winning journalist Miriama Kamo is brought ...to life by family friend and notable artist, Zak Waipara.
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              ISBN 9781775435341
              Published NZ 1 May 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Hinga Ake a Maui i te Ika Whenua, Te: Purakau o Aotearoa
               

              Hinga Ake a Maui i te Ika Whenua, Te: Purakau o Aotearoa (Paperback, Te Reo)

              Illustrated by Bixley, Donovan; Translated by Joseph, Darryn

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $17.99
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              Maui (Te Reo): Tales of Aotearoa Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of Maui fishing up North Island! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures will be bright and bring their own level of humour to the book. Darryn Joseph will ensure... that the story is accurate and culturally appropriate, and will translate the story for the Te Reo edition.
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              ISBN 9781988516257
              Published NZ 16 Aug 2018
              Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Language (Maori)
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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