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              List of titles published from 26 July to 25 August 2020.

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              The Jacaranda House
               

              The Jacaranda House (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Challinor, Deborah

              • RRP: $36.99
              • $27.74
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              Bestselling author Deborah Challinor returns with a spellbinding novel about a woman living in Sydney's notorious King's Cross in 1964. Polly Manaia is living in Sydney's notorious Kings Cross, working as an exotic dancer. She's desperate to bring her young daughter to live with ...her, but beneath her brash confidence lie dark secrets which threaten to drag her under. Gina is excited to live with her mum again. She's mature for an eleven-year-old, but can this young girl cope with Polly's demons? Rhoda and Star, transgender performers and Polly's flatmates, bring stability to Polly and Gina's lives. Yet this unlikely little family will find themselves threatened in more ways than one. The Jacaranda House is a fascinating portrayal of a shifting society and a beautiful portrait of motherhood and identity. 'Australia's answer to Philippa Gregory' Brisbane Times 'A meticulously researched and compellingly readable story injected with heart and humour, From the Ashes is perfect for fans of Fiona McIntosh and Kate Furnivall. A five-star read' Better Reading
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              ISBN 9781775541639
              Published NZ 5 Aug 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Restless Years
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              Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure

              Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure (Paperback)

              By Kinney, Jeff

              • RRP: $17.99
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              Adventure awaits! From the imagination of Rowley Jefferson comes an adventure of epic proportions. Join Roland and his best friend, Garg the Barbarian, as they leave the safety of their village and embark on a quest to save Roland's mom from the White Warlock. Will our heroes sur...vive? Find out in Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure!
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              ISBN 9781760897888
              Published NZ 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Pull No Punches: Memoir of a Political Survivor
               

              Pull No Punches: Memoir of a Political Survivor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Collins, Judith

              • RRP: $36.99
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              The most anticipated political memoir of the year. A frank account from National MP Judith Collins of the highs and lows of a political life. From humble beginnings as the daughter of Labour-voting farming parents, Judith Collins has carved a path to almost the very top of politi...cs. The youngest daughter of older parents, Judith Collins grew up in rural Walton, Waikato on a dairy farm. At the age of 10 she entered politics, running for Class President. She won. After a successful career as a lawyer, Collins became the MP for Papakura in 2002, alongside fellow new recruit, John Key. When Key and National won office in 2008, Collins became the Minister for Police, Corrections and Veterans. Funny, forthright and fearless, Collins reveals the truth behind what it is like to survive - and thrive - as a senior female politician for two decades.
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              ISBN 9781988547510
              Published NZ 29 Jul 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Omeletta Hen
                

              Omeletta Hen (Paperback)

              By Wilkey, Janelle; Illustrated by Hinde, Deborah

              • RRP: $17.99
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              ISBN 9781775436393
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Mihi
               

              Mihi (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $14.39
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              This beautiful boardbook for every New Zealand baby introduces ideas of me and my whanau in the form of a simple mihi This beautiful boardbook for every New Zealand baby introduces ideas of me and my whanau within the form of a simple mihi or pepeha. A simple book to look at and ...share with babies, it can also be used as an introduction to a child's pepeha. Moves from waka, mountain, iwi, mama and papa to the reading baby. Ko toku ao tenei, this is my world.
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              ISBN 9781776573028
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 1-3 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Hound the Detective
               

              Hound the Detective (Paperback)

              By Andrews, Kimberly

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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              Search for clues hidden in the pictures and help Hound to solve the riddle in this delightful return to the world of Puffin the Architect. I'm Hound! And I'm a sleuth. I solve all types of cases. I sniff and snuff until my nose detects the clues and traces. Missing jewels, stolen... cars - I always solve the crime. My latest case arrived by post. Ha ha - detecting time! This gorgeous, multi-layered and engaging whodunnit by an award-winning writer has a delightful surprise at the end. Readers will love studying each action-packed illustration, poring over the details of Hound's secret passages and map, spotting the adorable animals lurking in the pictures, and finding the caterpillar hidden on every page.
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              ISBN 9780143774655
              Published NZ 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              The Inkberg Enigma
               

              The Inkberg Enigma (Paperback)

              Illustrated by King, Jonathan

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $23.99
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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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              The Tally Stick
               

              The Tally Stick (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Nixon, Carl

              • RRP: $36.00
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              A compulsive and chilling novel about subjugation, survival and the meaning of family. The car containing the four sleeping children left the earth. From the top of the wooded bluff, where the rain-slick road had curved so treacherously, down to the swollen river at the base of t...he cliff, was easily sixty feet. There was no moon that night, only low, leaden cloud clogging the sky. As if suspended, the car hung in the air for a fraction - of a fraction - of a moment . . . John Chamberlain has brought his family to New Zealand from the UK. Before he starts his new job, he takes them on a driving holiday. The car skids over the road and hurtles off a cliff. The year is 1978. In 2010 the remains of John's older son have been discovered in a remote part of the West Coast, showing he lived for four years after the family disappeared. Found alongside him are his father's watch and what turns out to be a tally stick, a piece of wood scored across, marking items of debt. How had he survived and then died? Where was the rest of his family? And what did the tally stick signify?
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              ISBN 9780143774761
              Published NZ 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Prince of Ponies
               

              Prince of Ponies (Paperback)

              By Gregg, Stacy

              • RRP: $17.99
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              War destroyed their worlds, now two young girls and their remarkable horses are fighting once more - this time to win.

              ISBN 9780008332341
              Released NZ 5 Aug 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Ninja Kid #6 Ninja Giants

              Ninja Kid #6 Ninja Giants (Paperback)

              By Do, Anh; Illustrated by Emdin, Anton

              • RRP: $16.99
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              The fair is in town! Nelson and Kenny want to go on ALL the rides! But after testing Grandmas new invention, theyre suddenly TOO SMALL to go anywhere! Luckily, Nelson and Kenny have a plan to get TALLER again... way, WAAAAY TALLER!

              ISBN 9781743835135
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 7-10 years
              Series Ninja Kid
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