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              Books in the A puffin book series

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              Island of the Blue Dolphins

              Island of the Blue Dolphins (Paperback)

              By O'Dell, Scott

              • RRP: $21.00
              • $15.75
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              Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a harsh desolate island. Based on a true story, this book shows how she survives in the face of all sorts of dangers.

              ISBN 9780141368627
              Released NZ 3 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              86 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Goodnight Mister Tom
               

              Goodnight Mister Tom (Paperback)

              By Magorian, Michelle; Illustrated by Reed, Neil

              • RRP: $19.42
              • $19.42
              • Reprinting locally

              Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London...

              ISBN 9780141354804
              Released NZ 22 Oct 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              Reprinting locally, In Stock Internationally
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              Bridge to Terabithia

              Bridge to Terabithia (Paperback)

              By Paterson, Katherine

              • RRP: $21.00
              • $15.75
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              Jess Aarons wants to be the fastest boy in the class, but when a girl named Leslie Burke moves into the neighbouring farm his life changes forever. Even though she runs faster than him, Jess begins to think Leslie might be okay - she's clever and funny and not a bit soppy.

              ISBN 9780141359786
              Released NZ 19 Aug 2015
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Cay

              The Cay (Paperback)

              By Taylor, Theodore; Illustrated by McKendry, Kenny

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $13.49
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              Tells the survival story of a young boy and an old man adrift on the ocean, then marooned on a tiny, deserted island. This book offers a study of the relationship between Phillip, white, American, and influenced by his mother's prejudices, and the black man upon whom Phillip's li...fe depends.
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              ISBN 9780141354941
              Released NZ 22 Oct 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              289 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

              Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Paperback)

              By Taylor, Mildred; Illustrated by Kearney, David; Afterword by Elkin, Judith

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $13.49
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              The Mississippi of the 1930s was a hard place for a black child to grow up in, but still Cassie didn't understand why farming his own land meant so much to her father. During that year, though, when the night riders were carrying hatred and destruction among her people, she learn...ed about the great differences that divided them.
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              ISBN 9780141354873
              Released NZ 22 Oct 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              33 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Watership Down

              Watership Down (Paperback)

              By Adams, Richard; Illustrated by Parkins, David

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $13.49
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              Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren - he felt sure of it. So did his brother Hazel, for Fiver's sixth sense was never wrong. They had to leave immediately, and they had to persuade the other rabbits to join them. And so begins a long and... perilous journey of a small band of rabbits in search of a safe home. Fiver's vision finally leads them to Watership Down, but here they face their most difficult challenge of all... Watership Down is an epic journey, a stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival against the odds.
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              ISBN 9780141378947
              Released NZ 3 Dec 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              400 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Village by the Sea
               

              The Village by the Sea (Paperback)

              By Desai, Anita

              • RRP: $25.99
              • $19.42
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              • Internationally sourced

              Lila and Hari, aged 13 and 12, struggle to keep the family, including two young sisters, going when their mother is ill and their father usually the worse for drink. When Hari goes to Bombay to find work, Lila seems to be responsible for everything.

              ISBN 9780141359762
              Released NZ 19 Aug 2015
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              Chinese Cinderella
               

              Chinese Cinderella (Paperback)

              By Yen Mah, Adeline; Designed by Jones, Matt

              • RRP: $25.99
              • $19.42
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              • In Stock UK

              Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive.

              ISBN 9780141359410
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2015
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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              Greenwitch: The Dark is Rising sequence

              Greenwitch: The Dark is Rising sequence (Paperback)

              By Cooper, Susan

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $13.49
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              In their desperate quest to find the grail, stolen by the forces of the Dark, the Drew children have returned to Trewissick. One night, in a strange ceremony, Jane watches the village women construct the Greenwitch: an ancient offering to the sea. Overcome by the Greenwitch's pow...er, Jane makes a perilous wish - one that will tip the balance in the ongoing struggle between good and evil.
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              ISBN 9780241377109
              Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              39 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Mona Lisa Mystery
               

              The Mona Lisa Mystery (Paperback)

              By Hutchins, Pat; Illustrated by Hutchins, Laurence

              • RRP: $25.99
              • $19.42
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              • No availability locally

              Class 3 of Hampstead Primary School are off on a school trip to Paris! Morgan is the first to spot the bearded man in the black Citroen car, cruising behind their school bus, and feels sure he is following them. The plot thickens when a second mysterious bearded man appears on th...e ferry boat, Soon Class 3 find themselves entangled with a group of art thieves intent upon stealing the Mona Lisa...!
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              ISBN 9780141386218
              Released NZ 18 Sep 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series A puffin book
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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