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              Books by Des Hunt

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              To Trap a Thief
               

              To Trap a Thief (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $15.99
              • $12.79
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              Connor expects little from his campervan holiday with the elderly couple who are soon to be his step-grandparents. However, life gets exciting when emails begin to arrive, sending him and his mate Harvey on mysterious missions in search of a super prize. But who is sending the me...ssages?
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              ISBN 9781775435648
              Published AU 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
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              Steel Pelicans
                

              Steel Pelicans (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $15.99
              • $15.99
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              "Inseparable best friends Dean and Pelly frequently get up to no good. Dean is a dare-devil, and Pelly always seems to end up going along for the ride. Dean's amateur bomb-making is one step too far, and is soon followed by a bombshell of another sort, Pelly's parents are shiftin...g the family back to New Zealand. Via email and Skype they arrange for Dean to visit in the school holidays. In the meantime, Pelly and his new friend Afi have stumbled upon a drug ring operating between their school and near Afi's beach bach. The pair are well on the way to collecting the evidence they need to bust the operation, when Dean joins them from Australia. Pelly might have changed, but devil-may-care Dean most certainly hasn't. In no time at all, Dean's bomb-making obsession threatens not only the investigation but also lives"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781869509538
              Published AU 3 Feb 2012
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Search for a Kiwi Killer
               

              Search for a Kiwi Killer (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $19.99
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              "Set in Kerikeri and Waitangi Forest. Kiwi are being killed by dogs. Local pets and pig-hunting dogs are suspects. A boy saves and befriends an injured pig dog in the forest. Immediately the dog becomes a major suspect. The boy must find the real killer before his new friend is e...uthenised."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780994122667
              Published AU 1 Jan 2018
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Shadows in the Ice
                

              Shadows in the Ice (Paperback, New title)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $14.99
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              A sequel to Frog Whistle Mine. Tony Hogan-White now lives in Christchurch, with his Mum and her geologist partner. Tony and his new stepfather have a holiday bonding trip back to Fox Glacier, where another exciting adventure ensues.

              ISBN 9781869506735
              Published AU 1 Jul 2007
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              Whale Pot Bay
                

              Whale Pot Bay (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $14.99
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              Jake lives with his father in a remote part of the Wairarapa, where he can surf and watch the whales. But then Jake's dad begins a relationship with a new partner, who moves in with her daughter Stephanie, and at the same time a local photographer starts stalking their next door ...neighbour Milton Summer, an international rock celebrity- and Jake's peaceful life erupts into volence and deceit. An when a whale and her calf get into trouble on the treacherous coast, the history of Whale Pot Bay seems doomed to repeat itself unless Jake, Milton and Stephanie can survive the deadly tide.
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              ISBN 9781869507305
              Published AU 15 Jan 2009
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              The Crocodile Nest
                

              The Crocodile Nest (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $16.99
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              Luke Evans never knew his father; he'd cleared out before he was born. So when his internet skills track down someone living at a luxurious resort in tropical Queensland who could be his dad, Luke's imagination runs wild. Luke soon learns that no one is perfect, and the world can... be a tricky place.
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              ISBN 9781869508289
              Published AU 5 Feb 2010
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Phantom of Terawhiti
                

              Phantom of Terawhiti (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $16.99
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              "It's the school holidays and Zac thinks he might go crazy with boredom. He's living in exile with his disgraced father on the remote Terawhiti Station on Wellington's wild south-west coast. Zac and his father witness a shipwreck off the coast. Investigating further, he finds a s...et of unusual paw prints on the beach. Whose yacht it is? And what animal could have made the paw prints? Soon Zac is drawn into a mystery which threatens his life and those around him. He must protect the secret of the Phantom of Terawhiti from those intent on hunting it - and him - down"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781869509545
              Published AU 1 Feb 2013
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              The Peco Incident
                

              The Peco Incident (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $14.99
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              A race against time to save rare birds on the cliff tops of Taioroa Head - a race, that if lost could cause the extinction of the species ...

              ISBN 9781869508968
              Published AU 1 Feb 2011
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              Deadly Feathers: 2016
               

              Deadly Feathers: 2016 (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $18.50
              • $18.50
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              Noah Larsen is forced to move to a lonely life on Stewart Island, New Zealand. Then he spots a spectacular bird in the bush: one nobody else believes, except for local-girl Hailey. When birds start dying, Hailey and Noah must unite to solve the mystery, and then save one of the w...orld's strangest and rarest creatures from extinction.
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              ISBN 9780994122629
              Published AU 1 Jan 2016
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
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              Skink Gully
               

              Skink Gully (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
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              "The story is set on a sheep station in the Maniototo district of Central Otago, New Zealand. The main theme is conflict between traditional sheep farming and conversion to large-scale dairying which involves major modification of the environment. Wildlife are threatened, particu...larly the endangered Otago Skink (Oligosoma otagense) and the NZ Falcon known as Karearea (Falco novaeseelandiae). Events involved in the story include seasonal drought, scrub fire, theft"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780994122605
              Published AU 1 Jan 2015
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
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