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The Impossible Boy
 

The Impossible Boy (Paperback)

By Agnew, Leonie

  • RRP: $17.99
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Can an imaginary friend become real? A spell-binding and exciting new novel from Leonie Agnew, author of the award-winning Conrad Cooper's Last Stand. Benjamin figures Vincent Gum can do anything. Which I can. I'm not possible. Yet here I am. Ben literally pushed me o ...

ISBN 9780143309062
Published 29 August 2016 by Penguin
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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The Cuckoo and the Warbler
 

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (Paperback)

By Warne, Kennedy; Hunt, Heather

  • RRP: $17.99
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This exquisite children's book recounts one of the most remarkable natural history stories in New Zealand - the bond shared between the shining cuckoo (piIpiIwharauroa) and the grey warbler (riroriro). The grey warbler nest is the only one in which a cuckoo will lay its egg, and ...

ISBN 9780947503048
Published 19 September 2016 by Potton & Burton
Interest Age Children
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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+ 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 16+ years
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Gwendolyn!
 

Gwendolyn! (Hardback)

By MacIver, Juliette; Illustrated by Baynton, Terri Rose

  • RRP: $24.99
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A PENGUIN in the JUNGLE? In the jungle there are jaguars, monkeys and parrots aplenty, but there are no penguins. None at all. Because penguins do not live in the jungle, except for ... GWENDOLYN! A story about friendship, adventure and finding your home. Ages 2-5

ISBN 9780733335174
Published 1 October 2016 by ABC Books
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Gladys Goes to War
 

Gladys Goes to War (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Copper, Jenny

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"Gladys loves nothing better than tinkering with car engines and driving at top speed. She also dreams of learning to fly a plane. But it's 1914 and people, especially her mother, keep reminding her that women are not supposed to be adventurous. When war comes, Gladys offers her ...

ISBN 9780143507208
Published 28 March 2016 by Penguin
Interest Age Children
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If I Was a Banana
 

If I Was a Banana (Hardback)

By Tylee, Alexandra; 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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Fuzzy Doodle
 

Fuzzy Doodle (Paperback)

By Szymanik, Melinda; Illustrated by Bixley, Donovan

  • RRP: $15.99
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Fuzzy started as a scribble, just a scrawly little doodle, a smudgey sort of something at the bottom of the page. He nibbled, chomped and gobbled scrumptious words and tasty colours. They made Fuzzy grow ... and grow ... and GROW! Hello!

ISBN 9781775434061
Published 1 June 2016 by Scholastic
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Coming Home to Roost
  

Coming Home to Roost (Paperback)

By Scott, Mary-Anne

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Elliot is on the run from a situation that's just too big to handle. Sooner or later, it's going to catch up with him. 'You're seventeen, left school, scarred for life,' Dad said, pointing at Elliot's tattoo, 'and living off us like a child.'Elliot's in need of a fresh start, so ...

ISBN 9781775538592
Published 30 May 2016 by Random House
Interest Age 14+ years
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Fuzzy Doodle
 

Fuzzy Doodle (Hardback)

By Syzmanik, Melinda; Illustrated by Bixley, Donovan

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"Playful children's story about a caterpillar/butterfly, words, books and the wonder of life"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9781775432500
Published 1 June 2016 by Scholastic
Interest Age 3-7 years
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