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              Books by Des Hunt

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              Red Edge
               

              Red Edge (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $14.39
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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 AU 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              427 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Frog Whistle Mine
                 

              Frog Whistle Mine (Paperback, New title)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $14.99
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              A contemporary action story for children set in the gold-mining ghost town of Charleston, 30 km south of Westport. When 12 year old Tony and his nomadic mum arrive in Charleston, Tony is desperately hoping that this might finally be the place they settle down. He finds a unique e...nvironment and an interesting bunch of people to get to know - as well as a gathering mystery.
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              ISBN 9781869505950
              Published AU 1 Aug 2006
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
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              Phantom of Terawhiti
                

              Phantom of Terawhiti (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $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 Children / Young Adults
              Availability
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              1918: Broken Poppies
               

              1918: Broken Poppies (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.59
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              Four Christmases had passed since the world went to war in 1914. Struggling to survive in the trenches, amid the terror of gunfire and the whine of warplanes, Kiwi soldier Henry Hunt finds the dog is not only a comfort to his fellow soldiers on the battlefields of France, but a g...reat ratter, too. Maybe, together, they could survive this war ...
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              ISBN 9781775432821
              Published AU 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Kiwis at War
              Availability
              410 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Sunken Forest
                

              Sunken Forest (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $11.99
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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...tly punished. Not allowed to join his school friends on their activities, he spends time alone down by the lake where he discovers a massive eel. Unfortunately, news gets out about the eel Matt has nicknamed Elsa, and the class bad-boy, Cameron, is determined to kill it. Matt is determined not to let him ... but then, following a night of torrential rain, catastrophe strikes the camp and Matt ends up saving Cam's life."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775434030
              Published AU 1 Oct 2016
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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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
              Availability
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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
              Availability
              195 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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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
              Availability
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              Search for a Kiwi Killer
               

              Search for a Kiwi Killer (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Des

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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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 Publishers Distribution Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
              60 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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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 Children / Young Adults
              Availability
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