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              Twinkle, Tickle Little Star
                

              Twinkle, Tickle Little Star (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Anne

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                29 Feb 20

              Twinkle, tickle, little star, of the salty sea. Near the rocks where mussels cling, is where I'm sure to be. A zillion feet adorn my arms; I don't have a head or teeth. My bottom's on the top of me; my mouth is where? Underneath. Anne Hunter's playful and delightful rhymes... along with Dave Gunson's superb illustrations, perfectly capture the unique characteristics of a range of creatures and plant life that young children commonly encounter when exploring the New Zealand seashore. Rhyming verse delightfully details some of the special features of triplefins, hermit crabs, scallops, jellyfish, sea anemonies, seaweed, black-backed gulls, paddle crabs, paua, katipo, sponges and starfish. This entertaining book is intended to be read aloud and children will be fascinated to learn more about the wild life on the seashore so they can enjoy exploring when visiting the beach. There is a fascinating facts section to supplement the verse at the back of the book.
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              ISBN 9781869665401
              Published NZ 29 Feb 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 4-6 years
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              Kea: Curiouser and Curiouser
               

              Kea: Curiouser and Curiouser (Paperback)

              By Florian, Annemarie; Illustrated by Hughes, Alistair

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              "Kea are innately curious. They just love to try out new things and have evolved extraordinary mental and physical abilities. Discover how this built-in curiosity is a bonus for endurance and finding new ways to survive. Learn about the invisible and alarming threats kea now face..."--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781869665111
              Published NZ 14 Aug 2019
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Eekily Sneakily
               

              Eekily Sneakily (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Anne; Illustrated by Gunson, Dave

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              Rhyming text introduces readers to some of New Zealand's fascinating wildlife of garden and forest. Includes the English and Maori names and fascinating facts about the insects and other creatures.

              ISBN 9781869665036
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              A Travel Guide to James Cook's Australia

              A Travel Guide to James Cook's Australia (Hardback)

              By Lay, Graeme

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              Today's visitors to Australia's east coast can visit numerous places that James Cook literally put on the map. This guide leads readers to them and explains their historic provenance and significance and includes quotations from Cook's log.A Guide to James Cook's Australia enable...s contemporary readers to recognise the importance of Cook's epic feat in charting this fascinating coast, and to savour its marvellous natural attractions.
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              ISBN 9781921024542
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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              The New Zealand Wars
                

              The New Zealand Wars (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand's history that many people wish they knew more about. The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children.

              ISBN 9781869664787
              Published NZ 5 Mar 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame: 25 Kiwi Champions
               

              New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame: 25 Kiwi Champions (Paperback, 2015 reprint)

              By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Ivancic, Marco

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              "Features 25 famous New Zealand sportspeople across a wide range of different sporting disciplines. Includes a caricature, an action photograph, a profile of the person, timeline, inspirational quote, description of the sport, training regime and trophy board"--Publisher's inform...ation.
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              ISBN 9781869664220
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2014
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Waitangi Day: the New Zealand Story
                

              Waitangi Day: the New Zealand Story (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "Reviews the historic events behind the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 and charts the celebrations, tensions and protests witnessed in the years that followed, concluding with a summary of the Waitangi Day events held around the country on 6th February today"--Publishe...r information.
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              ISBN 9781869664213
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2015
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment
               

              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              From the Bill of rights to the way we vote, from parliamentary headquarters to local council - and everything in between - Maria Gill explains our system of government. You will discover facts about laws, our currency, voting at the elections and the role of the media.

              ISBN 9781869664923
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              GENTLE GIANT WETAPUNGA
               

              GENTLE GIANT WETAPUNGA (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Fitzgibbon, Terry; By Florian, Annemarie

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              Impressed with the spectacular size and startling features of these colossal crickets, Maori dubbed them Wetapunga, god of ugly things. Later, scientists chose the genus name Deinacrida, demon grasshopper. So far 11 Giant species have been identified spread throughout New Zea...land and since 2009 the Weta Recovery Group established by the Dept of Conservation has colllaborated with dedicated organisations, iwi and individuals to help safeguard this threatened species. This is the second book from Annemarie Florian in this series introducing threatened species. Her book Kiwi: the real story won the Children's Choice Non-Fiction award in 2013.
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              ISBN 9781869664817
              Published NZ 15 Nov 2017
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              ANZAC Day, the New Zealand Story: What it is and Why it Matters
               

              ANZAC Day, the New Zealand Story: What it is and Why it Matters (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "This book exposes the rich history behind Anzac Day, seeking to answer the many questions children often ask their parents and teachers around the 25th of April every year. It covers all aspects of Anzac Day, from the Gallipoli Campaign and the Great War, right through to the fo...rmat of the commemorative services held annually throughout the country. The author identifies important memorials around New Zealand, examines the national anthem, the tradition of Anzac biscuits and the Last Post, Reveille music, plus much more. She also offers websites and projects for further study. The thoroughly researched information is presented alongside numerous images, both historic and contemporary, giving children a very clear view of the significance and background to Anzac Day"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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              ISBN 9781869663803
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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