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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

              • RRP: $19.99
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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
              383 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Hare & Ruru: A Quiet Moment
               

              Hare & Ruru: A Quiet Moment (Hardback)

              By Shallcrass, Laura

              • RRP: $30.00
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              Hare lived in a quiet corner.But there was still noise... This is the story of Hare, who struggles to find quiet even in peaceful places. Hare goes on a journey to try and find a solution. This gentle, heartwarming story is for anybody who suffers from noises, anxiety or loud fee...lings.
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              ISBN 9780995118058
              Published NZ 9 Oct 2020
              Publisher Beatnik Publishing
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Under the Mountain
                

              Under the Mountain (Paperback, 2nd Media tie-in)

              By Gee, Maurice

              • RRP: $21.00
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              When Theo and Rachel Matheson head for Auckland to spend a fortnight with their uncle and aunt, they are prepared for the usual entertainments that the city can provide. But their relatives have curious neighbours who seem to take an unusual interest in the red-haired twins. This... children's classic is now a major motion picture event.
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              ISBN 9780143305019
              Published NZ 23 Nov 2009
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              606 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              I Am Not Esther
               

              I Am Not Esther (Paperback, Re-issue)

              By Beale, Fleur

              • RRP: $19.99
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              When Kirby's mother tells her she is going away for two years, and is leaving her with relatives she's never heard of, it is every teenage girl's nightmare. These relatives are members of a closed religious sect. They have no television, radio, newspapers or mirrors and Kirby mus...t wear long, modest clothes and behave in a 'Godly' way, or else. They even give her a new biblical name, Esther. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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              ISBN 9781869799076
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              556 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Hound the Detective
               

              Hound the Detective (Paperback)

              By Andrews, Kimberly

              • RRP: $19.99
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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
              Availability
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              The Inkberg Enigma
               

              The Inkberg Enigma (Paperback)

              Illustrated by King, Jonathan

              • RRP: $29.99
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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
              Availability
              186 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Egg and Spoon: An Illustrated Cookbook
               

              Egg and Spoon: An Illustrated Cookbook (Hardback)

              By Tylee, Alexandra; Illustrated by Clarkson, Giselle

              • RRP: $39.99
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              A beautiful illustrated cookbook for children--and their families--that celebrates imagination and pleasure in cooking A fun and modern cookbook for families packed with recipes for meals, snacks, treats, and a whole lot of humour.Alexandra Tylee's lively inner ten-year-old knows... exactly what food appeals to children and how to talk to kids about food. She trusts them to choose flavours and handle equipment in this joyful book that will set them on a lifetime love of healthy cooking and eating.Giselle Clarkson's illustrations are salivatingly delicious and subversively playful.
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              ISBN 9781776572984
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Availability
              315 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Red Edge
               

              Red Edge (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Twelve-year-old Cassi Whelan and her dad have just moved into a repaired house on the edge of Christchurchs Red Zone. Although Cassi was only four when earthquakes decimated Christchurch, her memories still haunt her. An obsessive runner, she finds the wide-open spaces of the cle...ared Red Zone suit her perfectly. However, she becomes suspicious about strange comings and goings at the broken-down house next door. A chance meeting with a boy who lives on the other side of the house who is a tech geek leads to them setting up a surveillance system to investigate whats happening... and the adventure begins.
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              ISBN 9781775436416
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
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              Shooting Stars
                

              Shooting Stars (Paperback)

              By Falkner, Brian

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Egan Tucker is fifteen and has been in hiding his entire life. But things are about to change. Forced to leave his home, he must venture out into a world that is unlike anything he has ever known. He is not ready for this world. And the world is not ready for Egan.

              ISBN 9781775433606
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2017
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Availability
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              The Mapmakers' Race
               

              The Mapmakers' Race (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Eirlys

              • RRP: $19.99
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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
              Availability
              440 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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