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              Teine Samoa
                 

              Teine Samoa (Paperback)

              By Malaeulu, Dahlia; Edited by Copsey, Sue; Blabey, Donna; Translated by Faamanatu-Eteuati, Niusila

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Teine Samoa means Samoan girl. It's a label that carries with it an unspoken duty to obey, serve and respect your family and Samoan culture. But who can be teine Samoa? When should you be teine Samoa? And how can you be teine Samoa outside of Samoa? Lani is an afakasi, and is ...unsure of her Samoan heritage and what being Samoan even means. But one thing she knows for sure is that she's afraid of Vai and the 'Real Samoans'. Masina, the free-spirited daughter of a Church Minister, is bound by parental expectations and struggling to fulfill the destiny set by her parents. Teuila is the good Islander girl and proud teine Samoa who realises she doesn't want to be a 'switcher' anymore. How will these junior high school students learn to be, understand and fulfill their obligations as Teine Samoa, living in New Zealand? Teine Samoa is a journey of cultural identity and discovery for four junior high school students, their families, their teachers and, most importantly, anyone who has ever faced the challenges of being a teine Samoa.
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              ISBN 9780473527495
              Published NZ 30 Oct 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Old Truck and the Flood: 2021
                

              Old Truck and the Flood: 2021 (Paperback)

              By Somervell, Jennifer; Illustrated by Fern, Margery

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Old Truck is home alone when the Tongariro River bursts its banks."What will happen to me?" he thinks. I am not a duck! I'm a truck. And I'm stuck!"

              ISBN 9780473553111
              Published NZ 13 Mar 2021
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Series Tales from the Farm
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              Dyslexia. Wrestling With An Octopus: 10 Tips to Help Your Child
                 

              Dyslexia. Wrestling With An Octopus: 10 Tips to Help Your Child (Paperback)

              By Beamish, Beth

              • RRP: $43.99
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              Does your child have dyslexia? Backed by research and over a decade of personal experience, I've developed a holistic approach to help your child succeed. In my forties, while helping my dyslexic son, I discovered I wasn't a lousy speller - I also had dyslexia. I'm a picture t...hinker. I imagine dyslexia as a huge octopus exhibiting eight areas of difficulty: reading, listening, spelling, writing, memory, motor control, spatial issues, and the frequently overlooked social challenges. I will show you how to keep your child safe, improve their health and help them develop their unique talents. * Uncover the links between dyslexia and common health conditions * Access tools to teach your child: reading, spelling and mastering their multiplication tables * Understand other learning challenges commonly found alongside dyslexia * Discover ways to prevent bullying and abuse * Learn how to build on your child's strengths and competencies I'll share the secrets on how to thrive, uncovered by a groundbreaking twenty-year study on living with learning difficulties. And I'll include case stories of famous people who overcame their dyslexia.Join my octopus wrestling team as we tackle dyslexia together.
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              ISBN 9780473521912
              Published NZ 27 Nov 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age General Audience
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              White Lies Maori Legends and Fairytales
                

              White Lies Maori Legends and Fairytales (Paperback)

              By Dowling-Mitchell, Falstaff

              • RRP: $41.99
              • $41.99
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              Pete dreams of being an All Black but life isn't easy - other boys in the rugby team are bigger and stronger, the new principal is trying to take Maori culture away from school, and his annoying daughter wants to be Pete's friend. Stuff that. She's a straight up weirdo! The schoo...l bully wants to smash his face in every chance he gets, and on top of that, his best mate isn't being himself lately. What's going on with him? A book where young characters begin to question their world in Aotearoa. Was land stolen off Maori years ago? If so, what does that mean now? Why was there a war between Maori and Europeans on the banks of the Waikato river? How different are New Zealand Maori from New Zealand Europeans today, and how different did their cultures used to be? When it seems like everything is against Pete, he has to stand up and fight for what he believes in, and he learns that help can come from the most surprising places.
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              ISBN 9780473466060
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Learning Samoan Through Bathtime
                

              Learning Samoan Through Bathtime (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Robertson, Chad; By Oka, Sanerivi; DeBorah

              • RRP: $38.99
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              Learning Samoan through bathtime' follows the routine of a mother bathing her two children following some fun in the mud. The book uses simple, repetitive sentences in both Samoan and English and identifies the body parts. This book is designed to help support learning the basic...s of the Samoan language at a level appropriate for the early learner.
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              ISBN 9781877510182
              Published NZ 10 Dec 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 0-5 years
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              Jack's Giant Problem
                

              Jack's Giant Problem (Paperback)

              By Pye, Katie; Illustrated by Belik, Anastasia

              • RRP: $26.99
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              But Jack wanted more, so he set out one day. "The giant has gold! I need beans right away." Jack escapes the giant's castle, leaving a trail of chaos behind him. Desperate for more, his thirst for treasure can only be satisfied if he grows a second beanstalk. A fun retel...ling of Jack and the Beanstalk with 'Behind the Scenes' material the encourages children to think about others.
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              ISBN 9780473528430
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 5-12 years
              Series Fairytale Fraud
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              Petal Power: 12 plants with personality to grow for garden and vase
                 

              Petal Power: 12 plants with personality to grow for garden and vase (Paperback)

              By Atkinson-Dunn, Julia

              • RRP: $44.99
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              A book to inspire starting a garden to feed your soul - indoors and out! Petal Power is written in reflection of Julia Atkinson-Dunn's own adventure as a beginner gardener, sharing a fun selection of flowering plants that can be grown in her homeland of New Zealand. It's the ...friendly volume she wished she could have got her hands on while still sussing out her perennials from her annuals. In addition to 12 plant profiles tested and photographed in her own garden, the book helpfully demystifies garden lingo and offers ideas for homegrown seasonal arrangements. The result is an invaluable guide, encouraging new gardeners to experiment further with confidence. Written with a casual, relatable tone, Petal Power provides a friendly partner in your flower gardening experience, effectively demonstrating the benefits of reconnecting with the seasons regardless of the size of your garden.
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              ISBN 9780473559342
              Published NZ 15 Feb 2021
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Breaking News!
                

              Breaking News! (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pye, Katie; Illustrated by Blomster, Magnus

              • RRP: $26.99
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              Join fearful King Dumpty (and the village of Eggsville) on his important journey of learning to cope with change. When Humpty Dumpty falls off the wall, the 'breaking news' becomes big gossip outside the palace ... and King Dumpty is in for a shock! Open a conversation about thri...ving through change.
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              ISBN 9780473509682
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 5-12 years
              Series Fairytale Fraud
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              Ready for Rescue?
                

              Ready for Rescue? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pye, Katie; Illustrated by Belik, Anastasia

              • RRP: $26.99
              • $26.99
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              Think you've seen messy? Try being trapped in a tower with Rapunzel! When the witch's ploy to get Rapunzel to clean up goes horribly wrong, she finds herself stuck outside her tower while lazy Rapunzel takes her messiness to new extremes. Open a conversation about procrastination... and healthy habits without nagging!
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              ISBN 9780473502959
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 5-9 years
              Series Fairytale Fraud
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Fale Samoa
                 

              Fale Samoa (Paperback)

              By Malaeulu, Dahlia; Illustrated by Solia, Darcy

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $29.99
              • Pub Date
                27 May 21

              Come join Tomasi and his friends as they take a magical ride to learn more about Fale Samoa, and why they are so important in Samoan culture. Fale Samoa is part of Mila's My Aganu'u Series - a set of Pasifika children's picture books that help to develop Samoan cultural knowle...dge and understanding. Mila's My Aganu'u Series is also the first series of Pasifika children's books to be written, edited, illustrated, designed and published by an all Pasifika team.
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              ISBN 9780473572181
              Published NZ 27 May 2021
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 5-12 years
              Series Mila's My Aganu'u Series
              Availability
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