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Rona
 

Rona (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Szekely, Chris; Illustrated by Morgan, Josh

  • RRP: $13.50
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Rona is mischievous, curious, adventurous and inventive - just an everyday tomboy nine-year-old!

ISBN 9781775501985
Published 29 November 2016 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age 7-9 years
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Maui - Sun Catcher
 

Maui - Sun Catcher (Hardback)

By Tipene, Tim; Illustrated by Waipara, Zak

  • RRP: $27.99
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This is an imaginative retelling of the beloved legend of Maui catching the sun, set in modern New Zealand. This bilingual English and Te Reo Maori book is suitable for primary age readers, with colourful illustration in a reasonably priced, quality hardback.

ISBN 9780947506148
Published 8 November 2016 by Oratia Media
Interest Age 5-8 years
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The Best Dad in the World
 

The Best Dad in the World (Hardback)

By Chapman, Patricia; Illustrated by Chapman, Cat

  • RRP: $21.99
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The perfect I love you book for Father's Day or any day. What makes dads so special? Is it because they never get tired, or they love listening to music played by toddlers on pots and pans? Find out in this delightful, funny picture book that will be every child's favourite bedti ...

ISBN 9781927262740
Published 24 July 2016 by Upstart Press Ltd
Interest Age 0-5 years
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Sunken Forest
 

Sunken Forest (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

  • RRP: $14.99
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"Sent to live with his grandmother in Hastings after his father is jailed, Matt becomes the victim of bad friends and false accusations. Sent off on a military-style school camp to the wilds of Lake Waikaremoana, Matt again gets in trouble for something he didn't do, and is unjus ...

ISBN 9781775434030
Published 2 July 2016 by Scholastic
Interest Age 13-19 years
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Speed King: Burt Munro, the World's Fastest Indian
 

Speed King: Burt Munro, the World's Fastest Indian (Hardback)

By Hill, David

  • RRP: $19.99
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"The moment young Burt Munro saw a motorbike chugging down a quiet Invercargill street, he was hooked. More than fifty years later, he and his ancient Indian motorcycle would amaze the world by setting a land-speed record, one that remains unbroken to this day. Burt didn't have m ...

ISBN 9780143507222
Published 1 August 2016 by Penguin
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Bruce Wants to Go Faster
 

Bruce Wants to Go Faster (Hardback)

By Sobanja, Dreydon; Designed by Dewhurst, Murray

  • OUR PRICE $22.50

An inspirational story for children about New Zealand motor racing legend and founder of the McLaren Racing Team, Bruce McLaren.

ISBN 9780473360627
Published 31 October 2016
Interest Age 2-6 years
Series Inspirational Kiwis
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The Diamond Horse
 

The Diamond Horse (Hardback)

By Gregg, Stacy

  • RRP: $24.99
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A frozen palace and a sparkling secret - an epic Russian adventure awaits!

ISBN 9780008124397
Published 1 October 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers
Interest Age 9-11 years
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Tuna and Hiriwa
 

Tuna and Hiriwa (Paperback)

By Goddard, Ripeka Takotowai

  • RRP: $17.99
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This picture book tells the story of how the tuna got its silver belly but forever had to live in the dark depths of the river.

ISBN 9781775502272
Published 13 October 2016 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age 0-5 years
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Jack and Charlie: Boys of the Bush
 

Jack and Charlie: Boys of the Bush (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Marcotte, Jack

  • RRP: $34.99
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"The true story of two boys who live on the wild and rugged West Coast of the South Island. Join Jack and Charlie as they go whitebaiting and fishing, panning for gold, chopping wood with their tomahawks, firing at targets with their bows and arrows, plucking ducks, camping in th ...

ISBN 9780143574149
Published 27 June 2016 by Penguin
Interest Age Young Adults
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If I Was a Banana
 

If I Was a Banana (Hardback)

Illustrated by Rynhart, Kieran

  • RRP: $27.99
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This boy's-eye-view of the everyday brings alive all the wonder and oddity of the world inside our own heads. It is simple and funny but resonates long afterward, and begs to be read again.

ISBN 9781776570331
Published 1 September 2016 by Gecko Press
Interest Age 2-6 years
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