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              This area features titles by New Zealand, Australian or Pasifika authors or publishers. It also contains titles from around the world with a uniquely New Zealand, Australian and Pasifika perspective. This in-depth coverage includes material supplied by mainstream publishers, small specialist/niche publishers and self-published authors. View our recently added titles.

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              List of titles published from 26 February to 25 March 2020.

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              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World
               

              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

              • RRP: $25.00
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              "An inspiring illustrated story for children about Jacinda Ardern, and her meteoric rise to become the worlds youngest female leader"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143774518
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-10 years
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              Lost Wonders
               

              Lost Wonders (Paperback)

              By Ell, Sarah; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

              • RRP: $24.99
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              The stories of these fascinating creatures - birds, insects, reptiles and plants - are told in an entertaining and accessible style, drawing on first-hand accounts and supported with useful illustrations. It draws on accounts of their demise, and of the social climate in New Zeal...and in which these extinctions occurred. Illustrated with line drawings by Phoebe Morris, and written in a relatable style, this is perfect for 8-12 year olds, telling true stories about the species and the people involved in their extinction and/or recovery. Featured species include those which are long gone - New Zealand's dinosaurs, penguins and pelicans, and the giant gecko; extinctions since the human habitation of New Zealand, including the moa, piopio, huia and laughing owl, and native fish the grayling; species which were lost and found - the takahe, taiko, Tecomanthe speciosa and the weevils of Canterbury; and those at risk of extinction and how it came to this - kakapo, kaki, Maui's dolphin, kauri and whitebait.
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              ISBN 9781988547442
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
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              TE RATAKA a Tama Hungoingoi (2) Ko Rodrick kei Runga: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2) te reo Maori edition
               

              TE RATAKA a Tama Hungoingoi (2) Ko Rodrick kei Runga: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2) te reo Maori edition (Paperback)

              By Kinney, Jeff

              • RRP: $17.99
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              "Whatever you do, don't ask Greg Heffley how he spent his summer holidays, because he definitely doesn't want to talk about it. As Greg enters the new school year, he's eager to put the past three months behind him... and one event in particular. Unfortunately for Greg, his older... brother Rodrick knows all about the incident. And secrets have a way of getting out... especially when a diary is involved"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143774693
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              Kia Kaha: Together Standing Strong
               

              Kia Kaha: Together Standing Strong (Paperback)

              By Pitman-Hayes, June; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere; Assisted by Terei, Pio

              • RRP: $19.99
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              "From singer-songwriter June Pitman-Hayes comes this rousing and fortifying new waiata for Kiwi children from all backgrounds. This heart-warming story and song celebrates the strength in community"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775436225
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Twinkle, Tickle Little Star
               

              Twinkle, Tickle Little Star (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Anne

              • RRP: $24.99
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              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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              Downfall
                

              Downfall (Paperback)

              By Bixley, Donovan

              • RRP: $23.99
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              Flying Furballs, a hilarious action-packed adventure series, captures the romance and excitement of the era at the dawn of aviation - set in a world of cats versus dogs. In Downfall , Claude D'Bonair uncovers the DOGZ spy at CATS HQ and an epic catfight develops . . . but just wh...o will be left standing?
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              ISBN 9781988516615
              Published NZ 12 Mar 2020
              Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Flying Furballs
              Availability
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              The Secrets of Strangers
                

              The Secrets of Strangers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Norman, Charity

              • RRP: $32.99
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              Five strangers, one cafe - and the day that everything changed. A regular weekday morning veers drastically off-course for five strangers whose paths cross in a London cafe - their lives never to be the same again when an apparently crazed gunman holds them hostage. But there is ...more to the situation than first meets the eye and as the captives grapple with their own inner demons, the line between right and wrong starts to blur. Will the secrets they keep stop them from escaping with their lives? A compelling, tense and heartfelt drama from the bestselling writer of See You in September, shortlisted for Best Crime Novel in the 2018 Ngaio Marsh Awards for Crime Fiction
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              ISBN 9781760876715
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Moa's Ark
               

              Moa's Ark (Paperback)

              By Millett, Peter

              • RRP: $17.99
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              "On board Noah's ark are two pesky moa. When will they be able to get off the boat? After the lions? Before the penguins? Follow Noah and the two pestering moa as they search for their ideal home. A rhyming account of Noah's trip around the world, and the moa who are constantly a...sking, "Are we there yet?"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775435846
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              E-Boy: E-Boy 1
               

              E-Boy: E-Boy 1 (Paperback)

              By Do, Anh; Illustrated by Wahl, Chris

              • RRP: $16.99
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              Ethan is supposed to be doing regular teenage things - like playing sports and hanging out with friends. He is not supposed to be in hospital getting a brain tumour removed by Gemini, a high-tech android doctor. But just as the operation begins, the medical facility is hit by an ...unusual bolt of lightning... When Ethan wakes up he discovers that things are different. He's always been good with computers, but now his skills are next-level. Ethan almost feels like he's...part of the machine. And what about the android Gemini? If Ethan is now part robot, does that make the robot part human? Ethan will need all his new skills just to stay alive. An electrifying new adventure series from the bestselling author Anh Do.
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              ISBN 9781760877521
              Published NZ 17 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series E-Boy
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              Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness
               

              Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ahmed, Farid

              • RRP: $36.99
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              Husna's Story is written by Husna's husband Farid Ahmed. They were praying at El Noor Mosque in Christchurch when a gunman burst in and shot and killed 51 people and injured many others in a terrorist attack. This book tells Husna's story, describing the day of the attack - in al...l of its normal, mundane detail up until the tragedy, and then the horrendous tragedy of what followed. Interwoven with this is the story of Husna's life, telling of the selflessness and bravery with which she lived her life. As well as looking after her paraplegic husband, Husna was an important member of the community, helping women when they were giving birth, running classes for children and helping many others. Her last selfless act was going back into the mosque to look for her husband on that fateful day. She had already led the other women and children to safety. Tragically she was shot. Husna's husband, Farid Ahmed, quite incredibly, forgives the alleged killer. His remarkable philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love is an example of how religion and faith, through personal application, can be a tool for navigating the most horrific of tragedies.
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              ISBN 9781988547480
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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