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              The Gobbledegook Book
               

              The Gobbledegook Book (Hardback)

              By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Clarkson, Giselle

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              Joy Cowley's favourite stories, poems and nonsense rhymes collected and reillustrated in a hardback gift volume for the family to treasure.

              ISBN 9781776572588
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children
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              The Mapmakers' Race
               

              The Mapmakers' Race (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Eirlys

              • RRP: $24.99
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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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              Hattie
                

              Hattie (Paperback)

              By Nilsson, Frida; Illustrated by Wirsen, Stina; Translated by Marshall, Julia

              • RRP: $19.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Mar 20

              A funny, lively, sympathetic illustrated chapter book about a street-smart country girl in her first year of school, from internationally award-winning Frida Nilsson.Hattie is a street-smart country girl in her first year of school. She lives just outside of nowhere, right next t...o no one at all. Luckily she's starting school and that brings new adventures. Hattie gets her first swimming badge, falls madly in love with a hermit crab and meets a best friend. Sometimes things go wrong-like when the hairdresser cuts her hair into stumps just in time for school photos. Or when she happens to accidentally say in class that her new neighbour has three white horses she can ride on.Hattie is a funny, lively and sympathetic chapter book, perfect for reading aloud and for newly independent readers-from Frida Nilsson, whose award-winning Ice Sea Pirates was an international bestseller.
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              ISBN 9781776572717
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 6-9 years
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              Cornelia and the Jungle Machine
               

              Cornelia and the Jungle Machine (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Brech, Nora

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              A picture book that takes the young reader into the jungle and immerses them in a filmic universe of mechanical wonders.

              ISBN 9781776572595
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 4-7 years
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              The Inkberg Enigma
                

              The Inkberg Enigma (Paperback)

              Illustrated by King, Jonathan

              • RRP: $29.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 May 20

              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 May 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Zanzibar
               

              Zanzibar (Paperback)

              By Valckx, Catharina

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              An uplifting, warmhearted early chapter book about a crow, who proves you can move mountains (or even dromedaries) and perform truly heroic deeds if you believe in yourself Zanzibar cooks a fine mushroom omelette,and he is a crow who wears his feathers well. At least he thought s...o, until a spectacled lizard knocks at his door, wanting to write an article about a remarkable person. Is Zanzibar remarkable? The lizard seems to doubt it. Zanzibar thinks: To be remarkable, I must achieve something incredible, an extraordinary feat. So he decides that's what he'll do. His feat will be an attempt to lift a dromedary.
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              ISBN 9781776572564
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Oink!
               

              Oink! (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Elliot, David

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              A comical story about a very busy bath.

              ISBN 9781776572144
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 4-9 years
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              Snake & Lizard: Anniversary Edition
               

              Snake & Lizard: Anniversary Edition (Paperback)

              By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

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              A beautiful 10th birthday edition of this much-loved, timeless classic

              ISBN 9781776571994
              Published NZ 11 Jan 2018
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              The Road to Ratenburg
               

              The Road to Ratenburg (Paperback)

              By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

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              A charming ratty fable about family by a much-loved writer and illustrator pair. A family of rats is forced to leave their home, so sets out to find the fabled city of Ratenburg. Along the way they outwit vicious dogs, tricky rat traps, and sharp-beaked hawks, and make some very ...dangerous crossings. The rat family's adventures test their character and grow bonds between sisters and brothers, family friends, mum and dad.Narrating the tale is Spinnaker Rat, an Edwardian-style father, full of wisdom about the ways of the world, who finds himself learning more than he expected. This accessible story nods to international successes like The Tale of Despereaux but with its own distinctive voice and characters.
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              ISBN 9781776570751
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2016
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Cook's Cook
               

              Cook's Cook (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

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              The 1768 journey of James Cook's Endeavour to the South Pacific told through the eyes of the ship's cook

              ISBN 9781776572045
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 5-9 years
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