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              Searching for Cicadas

              Searching for Cicadas (Hardback)

              By Gibbes, Lesley; Illustrated by Watson, Judy

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              This lovely story about a child and their grandfather searching for cicadas is part of the award-winning narrative nonfiction Nature Storybooks series. In the summertime, Grandpa and I go cicada-watching. We put our camping gear into my wagon and walk down to the local reserve. L...ast year we saw five Green Grocers, three Yellow Mondays and one Floury Baker. Can we find the rare Black Prince this year?This heartwarming nonfiction picture book is written by award-winning author Lesley Gibbes and gorgeously illustrated by Judy Watson.
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              ISBN 9781922244420
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Nature Storybooks
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              Mika and Max

              Mika and Max (Paperback)

              By Bloom, Laura

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              A story about a girl who meets a boy who changes everythingWhen 13-year-old Mika is forced to attend a music festival with her family, she resigns herself to hippies, heat, and embarrassment. But nothing could prepare her for Max, who's almost 10 and has autism. When the two of t...hem join forces, a series of unexpected and life changing events unfolds."Mika and Max are two of my favourite new characters in fiction, and their friendship is vivid and real. Told with an exquisitely light touch and a profound sensitivity, this is a lovely, riveting, important story - often heartwarming, sometimes heart-stopping - about family, friendship, growing up, taking risks and finding ourselves through connections." - Jaclyn Moriarty
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              ISBN 9781760651145
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Eloise and the Bucket of Stars
               

              Eloise and the Bucket of Stars (Paperback)

              By Brian, Janeen

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              • Pub Date
                1 Jun 20

              Left in a pail at an orphanage as a baby, only something magical can save Eloise from a miserable life and give her the one she's always dreamed of. Orphaned as a baby, Eloise Pail yearns for a family. Instead, she lives a lonely life trapped in an orphanage and made miserable by... the cruel Sister Hortense. Befriended by the village blacksmith, Eloise soon uncovers some strange secrets of yesteryear and learns that something terrible may be about to happen to the village. As troubles and dangers mount, she must learn who to trust and choose between saving the village or belonging to a family of her own. Unless something truly magical happens...
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              ISBN 9781760651879
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              I Am Change

              I Am Change (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Zail, Suzy

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              They told her that her body belonged to men and her mind didn't matter. They were wrong. "What if I don't want to marry?" Lillian held her breath. She had never said the words out loud. "Not want to marry?" Her aunt frowned. "What else would you do?"Set in a Ugandan village, Lili...an has learned to shrink herself to fit other people's ideas of what a girl is. In her village a girl is not meant to be smarter than her brother. A girl is not meant to go to school or enjoy her body or decide who to marry. Especially if she is poor.Inspired by and written in consultation with young Ugandan women, I Am Change is the tragic but empowering story of how a young girl finds her voice and the strength to fight for change.
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              ISBN 9781925126839
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Let Me Sleep, Sheep!

              Let Me Sleep, Sheep! (Hardback)

              By McKinlay, Meg; Illustrated by Rudge, Leila

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              A hilarious picture book from award-winning picture book duo Meg McKinlay and Leila Rudge. When Amos starts counting sheep, there's one thing he doesn't quite count on ... How's he supposed to sleep when the sheep land - THUD! THUD! - in his bedroom?This zany tale of bedtime shen...anigans is the new picture book from the award-winning duo behind No Bears and Once Upon A Small Rhinoceros.
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              ISBN 9781925381887
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 3-5 years
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              Worse Things
               

              Worse Things (Paperback)

              By Murphy, Sally; Illustrated by Davis, Sarah

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              • Pub Date
                1 May 20

              Worse Things is a story about connections, the ways they are made, and what happens when they are lost or illusive, from the award-winning author of Pearl Verses the World and Toppling. Worse Things follows the lives of three main characters: Blake, an Aussie Rules football playe...r who suffers a devastating injury; Jolene, a hockey player who hates the game and and is grieving over the recent death of her father; and Amed, a soccer-loving, non-English speaking orphan who feels like an outsider since arriving in Australia after being raised in a refugee camp.A touching and inspirational story about connections and the things that bind us all.
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              ISBN 9781760651657
              Published NZ 1 May 2020
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Tribe 1: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf

              The Tribe 1: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf (Paperback)

              By Kwaymullina, Ambelin

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              The Reckoning destroyed civilisation and humanity has had to rise from the ashes. But there are now people with abilities Flyers, Firestarters, Rumblers ... and society is scared of them. The government calls them Illegals.

              ISBN 9781921720086
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2012
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series The Tribe
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              Dig, Dump, Roll

              Dig, Dump, Roll (Paperback)

              By Sutton, Sally; Illustrated by Lovelock, Brian

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              Guess what kind of truck is at work in this interactive book by the bestselling creators of Roadworks. Crash-a-rumble Smash-a-grumble What's at work? Here's a clue: It will clear the ground for you. Bulldozer! Coming through!This is the follow-up to Roadworks that will delight ti...ny truck enthusiasts. It's an engaging, interactive text that asks readers to guess what kind of vehicle is at work. Visual clues alongside the text help ensure that our readers are challenged but can still be successful with their guesses. In the end, the vehicles work together to build a surprise.
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              ISBN 9781760650964
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 2-7 years
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              The River and the Book

              The River and the Book (Paperback)

              By Croggon, Alison; Illustrated by Harnett, Katie

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              Combining magical realism and fable, this lyrical tale is the story of a landscape and community destroyed by Western greediness.Simbala is a Keeper, the latest in a long line of women who can read the Book to find answers to people's questions. When developers begin to poison th...e River on which Simbala's village relies, the Book predicts change. But this does not come in the form they expect; it is the sympathetic foreigner who comes to stay who inflicts the greatest damage of all.
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              ISBN 9781925081725
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2015
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Queen Celine

              Queen Celine (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Shanks, Matt

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              A funny, eco-friendly, politically-relevant picture book by super-talent Matt Shanks. Celine Beaufort was an ordinary girl. She did ordinary things, On ordinary days, In ordinary ways. But every now and then, Celine was a Queen, Of a kingdom by the sea. Celine Beuafort is queen o...f what she is quite certain is the most beautiful rock pool in the world. It's perfect. And to make sure nothing ever changes, she decides to build a wall around it. Unfortunately, that turns out to be a royal mistake. As self-proclaimed ruler, it's up to Celine to right her wrong and restore her rock pool to its former glory.
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              ISBN 9781760650346
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 3-6 years
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