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              Books by Barbara Else

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              Go Girl: A storybook of epic NZ women
               

              Go Girl: A storybook of epic NZ women (Hardback)

              By Else, Barbara

              • RRP: $36.99
              • $27.74
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              "A collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things. Some of the amazing women whose stories you will find in this book are Dame Whina Cooper, Janet Frame, Farah Palmer, Lucy Lawless, Kate Sheppard, Nancy Wake, Sophie Pascoe, Margaret Mahy, Ly...dia Ko, Merata Mita, Lorde, Rita Angus, Te Puea Herangi and many more"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143771609
              Published AU 2 Apr 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
              In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Harsu and the Werestoat
               

              Harsu and the Werestoat (Paperback)

              By Else, Barbara

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $14.39
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              Fairy tale, time travel and adventure for middle readers Harsu has five droplets of god blood and a treasured cloak to remember his father by. Now his father is gone, he lives with his mother, his only friend an old onager donkey. And something is not right with Harsu's mother. S...he has started kidnapping children, and sometimes her skin grows a soft down, little sharp ears emerge, and she turns into a horrible stoat. Harsu doesn't know if five droplets of god blood are enough to help him rescue the kidnapped children and turn his own mother to good. And now that he is twelve, he too might be becoming a were-animal ...
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              ISBN 9781776572199
              Published AU 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Queen and the Nobody Boy
               

              The Queen and the Nobody Boy (Paperback)

              By Else, Barbara; Illustrated by Broad, Sam

              An adventure story about greed, rebellion, and finding allies in the most unlikely places. Chapter book for children.

              ISBN 9781877579233
              Published AU 1 Mar 2013
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Tales of Fontania
              Availability
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              The Knot Impossible
               

              The Knot Impossible (Paperback)

              By Else, Barbara; Illustrated by Broad, Sam

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              "Rufkin must learn to try harder. He is sent to work in a salvage yard, where vicious cave lizards lurk in the mud, among rusting ship hulks saved for scrap. When he hears a small voice cry Help! from the riverbank mangroves, Rufkin and his reluctant new neighbour, Nissy, are cau...ght up in a perilous sea adventure that threatens to bring the end-of-days. Rufkin, the boy who suffers stage-fright, is suddenly centre stage: the only one who can right an ancient wrong and save the kingdom"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781776570041
              Published AU 1 Nov 2015
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Tales of Fontania
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Volume of Possible Endings
               

              The Volume of Possible Endings (Paperback)

              By Else, Barbara

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              Dorrity is the only child in magic-free Owl Town. When she finds an enchanted book with dire predictions, she must face her enemies. And who is the strange boy who has appeared in the Beastly Dark? Filled with humour, action, adventure, and magic, this is a truly gripping read fe...aturing a large and memorable cast of characters.
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              ISBN 9781927271377
              Published AU 1 Nov 2014
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children
              Series Tales of Fontania
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Travelling Restaurant: Jasper's Voyage in Thee Parts
                

              The Travelling Restaurant: Jasper's Voyage in Thee Parts (Paperback)

              By Else, Barbara

              • Imp. $19.99
              • $15.99
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              • Not Available Locally

              When 12 year old Jasper Ludlow's parents flee the city, he gets left behind and finds refuge on The Travelling Restaurant, a sailing ship captained by old Dr Rocket and crewed by feisty Polly. Jasper faces challenges, adventures, storms and hungry pirates. Should he go in search ...of his parents, or his lost baby sister? Who should he trust?
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              ISBN 9781877467776
              Published AU 1 Jul 2011
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Tales of Fontania
              Availability
              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              Wild Latitudes
                

              Wild Latitudes (Paperback, [Large Print])

              By Else, Barbara

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $49.99
              • To Order/ Indent titles

              A clever and entertaining romp of a novel that is an alluring fusion of history, comedy and parody. After the unusual death of their papa, Adele Overend and her younger brother Godwin are dispatched from comfortable Autumn Hall in Yorkshire to the uttermost ends of the earth - go...ld rush Dunedin in 1864. Even worse for the grieving pair, they mus...
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              ISBN 9781459672451
              Released AU 12 Oct 2013
              Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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