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              Books by Wai Chim

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              Freedom Swimmer

              Freedom Swimmer (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $12.74
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              This incredible tale about two boys' swim from mainland China to Hong Kong in search of freedom from poverty and oppression is inspired by a true story.

              ISBN 9781760113414
              Published AU 24 Aug 2016
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
              In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City

              Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $11.24
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              • Temporarily out of stock

              'Why can't things just go back to normal? The way they were before?' I whispered in the dark. With chickens Little and Lo now an accepted part of the family, Mei is happier than ever. That is, until Ma decides to marry the one-eyed butcher. Now Mei has a new dad, a new brother an...d new pets to contend with.
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              ISBN 9780702249754
              Published AU 26 Jun 2013
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Title is temporarily out of stock
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              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling

              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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              Anna Chiu has her hands pretty full looking after her brother and sister and helping out at her dad's restaurant, all while her mum stays in bed. Dad's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to f...eel like she could just be a normal teen. But when Mum finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as Mum's condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other. A nourishing tale about the crevices of culture, mental wellness and family, and the surprising power of a good dumpling.
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              ISBN 9781760631581
              Published AU 5 Aug 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
              In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Shaozhen: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones

              Shaozhen: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai; Edited by White, Lyn

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $12.74
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              An evocative and compelling story about one boy living through the 2014 drought in Henan, China.

              ISBN 9781760113797
              Published AU 26 Jul 2017
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series THROUGH MY EYES - NATURAL DISASTER ZONES
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              In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Chook Chook: Mei's Secret Pets
               

              Chook Chook: Mei's Secret Pets (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $11.24
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              Since the death of Mei's father, her ma has refused to keep animals on the family farm. So when Mei finds two baby chickens, she shares her delightful discovery with no-one but her older brother Guo but all does not go as planned. When Ma sells the chooks to the fearsome one-eyed... butcher, their fates seem sealed... Ages 7+.
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              ISBN 9780702249464
              Published AU 22 Aug 2012
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Chook Chook: Saving the Farm
                

              Chook Chook: Saving the Farm (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $14.95
              • Save $20.04
              • Not Available Locally

              From a talented voice in children's storytelling comes the final heart-warming tale in the humorous Chook Chook trilogy set against the backdrop of China. It's Chinese New Year and for Mei and her family things are looking grim. It's been another bad harvest and a disappointing y...ear for their farm.
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              ISBN 9780702253164
              Published AU 25 Jun 2014
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling
                

              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling (Hardback)

              By Chim, Wai

              • RRP: $35.99
              • $31.39
              • Save $4.60
              • Pub Date
                10 Nov 20

              An authentic novel about growing up in a migrant Asian family with a mother who is suffering from a debilitating mental illness. Anna Chiu has her hands full. When she's not looking after her brother and sister or helping out at her father's restaurant, she's taking care of her m...other, whose debilitating mental illness keeps her in bed most days. Her father's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to feel like she could be a normal teen. But when her mother finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as her mother's condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other. The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling is a heart-wrenching, true-to-life exploration through the often neglected crevices of culture, mental illness, and family. Its strong themes are balanced by a beautiful romance making it a feel-good, yet important read.
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              ISBN 9781338656114
              Released AU 10 Nov 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 10 Nov 2020
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              Freedom Swimmer
               

              Freedom Swimmer (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai

              • RRP: $20.50
              • $16.40
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              This incredible tale about two boys' swim from mainland China to Hong Kong in search of freedom from poverty and oppression is inspired by a true story.

              ISBN 9781743369432
              Published AU 1 Jun 2017
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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              Shaozhen: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones
               

              Shaozhen: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones (Paperback)

              By Chim, Wai; Edited by White, Lyn

              • RRP: $20.50
              • $16.40
              • Save $4.10
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              An evocative and compelling story about one boy living through the 2014 drought in Henan, China.

              ISBN 9781760634070
              Published AU 8 Feb 2018
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Through My Eyes
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling
                

              The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Chim, Wai

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

              Anna Chiu has her hands pretty full looking after her brother and sister and helping out at her dad's restaurant, all while her mum stays in bed. Dad's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to f...eel like she could just be a normal teen. But when Mum finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as Mum's condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other. A nourishing tale about the crevices of culture, mental wellness and family.
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              ISBN 9780369312624
              Released AU 15 Aug 2019
              Publisher Readhowyouwant
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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