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              Enough: A story about community
                

              Enough: A story about community (Paperback)

              By Johnson, Sarah; Illustrated by Hinde, Deborah

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Nearly enough, sort of enough, almost enough... In Hana's street there is not enough. Until Hana decides to do something about it. Enough is a story about community, kindness and the power of helping hands.

              ISBN 9780473557089
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2021
              Publisher PictureBook Publishing
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              35 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Coastwatcher
               

              Coastwatcher (Paperback)

              By Hill, David

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              Award-winning David Hill's exciting WW2 novel for tweens and teens inspired by the coastwatchers of Operation Pacific. 'It's not going to be a cushy job, young Benson. You're on your own. If a snake takes a mouthful of you, there's no medics to help. Japs will be looking for you.... Far as they're concerned, you're spies. And when a spy gets captured, remember . . .' It's 1943 and 19-year-old radio operator Frank Benson is shipped out to the Japanese-occupied Solomon Islands to become a coastwatcher. Equipped with a wireless set and two companions, radio assistant Wally and Les, a gruff but experienced soldier, his mission is to keep tabs on the enemy and transmit coded information back to HQ. In the dense jungle the men meet a young Solomon Islander. A'ata says he has something vital to show them. Frank's instincts are to trust him, but Les disagrees. What if it's a trap to deliver them to the Japanese? No training could have prepared Frank for this - and their survival depends on his next decision.
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              ISBN 9780143775966
              Published NZ 3 Aug 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Memory Thief
               

              The Memory Thief (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Agnew, Leonie; Illustrated by Rynhart, Kieran

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              A fierce, spiky girl and a lonely troll form an unlikely alliance in Leonie Agnew's extraordinary novel for children aged 9 years and up. For as long as Seth can remember, he's been trapped behind the iron bars of the public gardens, desperate to explore the world outside. By day..., he's encased in a skin of stone and frozen on the riverbank as a statue of a shepherd boy. As soon has the sun has set he's free to roam the park, ravenously hungry. He is a troll, and the food he seeks is human memories. He's a monster yet, somehow, he's yearning for something more than an endless cycle of hunting and loneliness. Then he meets Stella, who has just moved to live with her grandfather in a house neighbouring the park. Her mind is sharp and quick and there's something so different about her - she's the only human Seth has met whose memories make his insides burn. He doesn't want to feed off her. He simply wants to talk to her. Maybe she can help him find another way to live? Engrossing, spine-chillingly scary and wholly original, this is a novel that grabs the reader and holds them spellbound. What terrible memory is Stella trying to escape? What are the fragments of memory that Seth is trying to put together? And is there any possibility that Seth could escape the lonely garden and start truly living?
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              ISBN 9780143775720
              Published NZ 6 Jul 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              The Little Yellow Digger and the Big Ship
               

              The Little Yellow Digger and the Big Ship (Paperback)

              By Gilderdale, Peter

              • RRP: $19.99
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              While the people puzzled how to shift a boat this BIG, a little yellow digger came and just began to dig.Inspired by the TRUE STORY of a giant container ship wedged in a tight spot and blocking one of the busiest waterways in the world, this playful addition to the classic series... sees the world's favourite LITTLE YELLOW DIGGER come to the rescue-again!
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              ISBN 9781775437413
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2021
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 3-7 years
              Series Little Yellow Digger
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              How Do I Feel?: A Dictionary of Emotions for Children - With 60+ definitions to help children identify and understand their emotions
                

              How Do I Feel?: A Dictionary of Emotions for Children - With 60+ definitions to help children identify and understand their emotions (Hardback)

              By Lipp, Rebekah; Illustrated by Phillips, Craig

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              • Pub Date
                1 Feb 22

              With 60+ definitions to help improve emotional literacy. This HUGE hardcover book with over 140 pages, is all about our children learning to recognise and label emotions and feelings.

              ISBN 9780473558628
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2022
              Publisher Wildling Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Availability
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              Kaewa the Korora
                

              Kaewa the Korora (Paperback)

              By Haydon, Rachel; Illustrated by Keel, Pippa

              • RRP: $24.99
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              Join Kaewa the little blue penguin as she explores her strange new world at the National Aquarium. She is taken under the flipper of Captain, a one-eyed korora who introduces her to the colourful characters of the penguin colony. This feel-good mystery for young readers and their... families has a great cast of engaging characters based on real penguins at the New Zealand's National Aquarium. Its gorgeous illustrations are full of detail and give a penguin's-eye view of life at the aquarium.
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              ISBN 9780995143159
              Published NZ 14 Oct 2021
              Publisher Massey University Press
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              North and South: A Tale of Two Hemispheres
               

              North and South: A Tale of Two Hemispheres (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Morris, Sandra

              • RRP: $29.99
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              A beautiful non-fiction picture book about animals around the world. This nonfiction picture book takes readers around the world through the months of the year, looking at seasons in both the northern and southern hemisphere. It focuses on a species in each hemisphere for that mo...nth, e.g. March in the northern hemisphere is polar bear cubs in the Canadian Arctic and also saltwater crocodiles in Australia. There will be a range of countries, habitats, species and animal activities. Potential for more in-depth facts at the end of the book for older readers.
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              ISBN 9781925381801
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 7-10 years
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              Moose the Pilot
               

              Moose the Pilot (Paperback)

              By Andrews, Kimberly

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              Moose, the dashing bush pilot from Puffin the Architect, is to the rescue! With a full plane and bad weather, too, but three youngsters need his help, and this is the job he loves... I'm Moose! And I fly a plane with wheels, floats and skis. I move parcels, food and folk high abo...ve the trees. Pilot Moose lives up high in a treehouse and has a very important job delivering goods in his bush plane through sun, snow and rain, landing in all kinds of terrain. But on this day, his adventures are even more exciting than usual - three fluffy youngsters need his help! This is the third visually stunning story set in the delightful world of Puffin the Architect and her friends. The adventures of daring Pilot Moose will captivate readers young and old - especially fans of flying machines!
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              ISBN 9780143775379
              Published NZ 8 Jun 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
              Availability
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              Jingle Bells, What's That Smell?
               

              Jingle Bells, What's That Smell? (Hardback)

              By Yipadee, Deano

              • RRP: $21.99
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              This laugh-out-loud, smelly Christmas favourite by children's entertainer Deano Yipadee is back in business! With outrageous illustrations by Paul Beavis featuring a hilarious cast of well-known reindeer helpers, it is up to the smelliest one of them all to propel Santa's sleigh ...and save the day.
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              ISBN 9781775437437
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2021
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
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              The Midnight Adventures of Ruru and Kiwi
               

              The Midnight Adventures of Ruru and Kiwi (Paperback)

              By Scott, Clare; Illustrated by Haarhoff, Amy

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              The delightful rhyming story of Ruru and Kiwi, who host a midnight forest party for their friends, with award-winning illustrations. The Ruru and Kiwi went into the bush, wrapped snug in night's velvety black. They took some runny manuka honey tied up in a flax-woven sack. Drawin...g on a cast of nocturnal New Zealand creatures, with award-winning illustrations by Amy Haarhoff, Clare Scott's story imagines Edward Lear's famous nonsense poem taking place in a moonlit forest in Aotearoa.
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              ISBN 9780143773146
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
              Availability
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