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              The Inkberg Enigma
               

              The Inkberg Enigma (Paperback)

              Illustrated by King, Jonathan

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              A graphic-novel mystery adventure for eight- to twelve-year-olds in which a girl and boy uncover the secret that has corrupted their seaside town Miro and Zia live in Aurora, a fishing town nestled in the shadow of an ancient castle. Miro lives in his books; Zia is never without ...her camera. The day they meet, they uncover a secret. The fishing works, the castle, the town council: all are linked to an ill-fated 1930s Antarctic expedition. But the diary of that journey has been hidden and the sea is stirring up unusual creatures. Something has a powerful hold over the town. With Zia determined to find out more, Miro finds himself putting aside his books for a real adventure.The Inkberg Enigma is an exciting adventure with a strong filmic narrative.
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              ISBN 9781776572663
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Egg and Spoon: An Illustrated Cookbook
                

              Egg and Spoon: An Illustrated Cookbook (Hardback)

              By Tylee, Alexandra; Illustrated by Clarkson, Giselle

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              • Pub Date
                7 Oct 20

              A beautiful illustrated cookbook for children--and their families--that celebrates imagination and pleasure in cooking A fun and modern cookbook for families packed with recipes for meals, snacks, treats, and a whole lot of humour.Alexandra Tylee's lively inner ten-year-old knows... exactly what food appeals to children and how to talk to kids about food. She trusts them to choose flavours and handle equipment in this joyful book that will set them on a lifetime love of healthy cooking and eating.Giselle Clarkson's illustrations are salivatingly delicious and subversively playful.
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              ISBN 9781776572984
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Dunger
               

              Dunger (Paperback)

              By Cowley, Joy

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              New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014 Junior Fiction winner. William and Melissa have been roped into helping their weird grandparents fix up their holiday home in the country. How will they cope with no electricity, no cellphone reception, and only each other for company?

              ISBN 9781877579462
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2013
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Where Dani Goes, Happy Follows
               

              Where Dani Goes, Happy Follows (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lagercrantz, Rose; Eriksson, Eva

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              A stand-alone follow-up to the acclaimed chapter books that began with New York Times Notable Book My Happy Life. What do you do if your best friend lives in another city and the adults can't keep their promises about when you'll see her? You have to sort it out for yourself! Dan...i's father is away and Dani is staying with her grandparents. When she is invited to Ella's party, she thinks of the world's best gift for the world's best friend: she, Dani, will be the present! Her grandmother agrees- if she's brave enough to take the train alone.So Dani sets out on a journey all by herself.
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              ISBN 9781776572267
              Published NZ 1 May 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children
              Series My Happy Life
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              My Happy Life
               

              My Happy Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lagercrantz, Rose; Eriksson, Eva; Edited by Todd, Penelope; Translated by Marshall, Julia

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              A sweet, funny illustrated chapter book about a young girl with a lot of optimism--even if sometimes life makes it hard to be happy.

              ISBN 9781877467806
              Published NZ 1 May 2013
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children
              Series My Happy Life
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              The Mapmakers' Race
               

              The Mapmakers' Race (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Eirlys

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              "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
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              The Ice Sea Pirates
               

              The Ice Sea Pirates (Paperback)

              By Nilsson, Frida; Illustrated by Barrow, Davd

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              The cold bites and the sea lashes in this page-turning adventure on the ice seas. No one but ten-year-old Siri dares to face treacherous sailors, hungry wolves and the arctic winter to save her younger sister from the dreaded Captain Whitehead and his ice sea pirates.

              ISBN 9781776572007
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Language (English)
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              Harsu and the Werestoat
               

              Harsu and the Werestoat (Paperback)

              By Else, Barbara

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              Fairy tale, time travel and adventure for middle readers Harsu has five droplets of god blood and a treasured cloak to remember his father by. Now his father is gone, he lives with his mother, his only friend an old onager donkey. And something is not right with Harsu's mother. S...he has started kidnapping children, and sometimes her skin grows a soft down, little sharp ears emerge, and she turns into a horrible stoat. Harsu doesn't know if five droplets of god blood are enough to help him rescue the kidnapped children and turn his own mother to good. And now that he is twelve, he too might be becoming a were-animal ...
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              ISBN 9781776572199
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Rivers
               

              Rivers (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Goes, Peter

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              A breathtaking journey along the world's most important rivers, from the author of international bestseller Timeline This breathtaking journey on the world's most important rivers, seas and oceans tells the story of our planet through cultures, myths, icons and history. It takes ...us from the Nile to the Amazon, the Mekong Delta to the Mississippi, the Murray to the Waikato.Each map is full of fascinating facts about nature, culture and history, with major events and historical figures alongside favourite stories and icons.As the life source of people, animals and the land itself, the world's waterways tell a compelling story about our history and our lives today. This absorbing, playful book shows who we are, how we live and the myths we weave around our people and places.
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              ISBN 9781776572168
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2018
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 7-12 years
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              Ice Sea Pirates
               

              Ice Sea Pirates (Paperback)

              By Nilsson, Frida

              A classic children's adventure of icy seas and cold-blooded pirates, wolves, mermaids and the bravery of one girl determined to save her sister.

              ISBN 9781776571468
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2017
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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