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              The Gobbledegook Book
               

              The Gobbledegook Book (Hardback)

              By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Clarkson, Giselle

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              Joy Cowley's favourite stories, poems and nonsense rhymes collected and reillustrated in a hardback gift volume for the family to treasure.

              ISBN 9781776572588
              Published AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Song of the River
               

              Song of the River (Hardback)

              By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Andrews, Kimberly

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              In this quintessential Joy Cowley story, Cam follows the river's journey from its source in the mountains all the way to the sea In this resonant story from Joy Cowley, Cam the mountain boy follows the river from its trickling source in the snow all the way to the sea. The river ...leads him through forest, farms and towns to the salty wind of the sea. The dramatic landscapes are packed with detail to discover in the world of the river.
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              ISBN 9781776572533
              Published AU 1 Jul 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 3-5 years
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              Mihi
                

              Mihi (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $19.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Aug 20

              This beautiful boardbook for every New Zealand baby introduces ideas of me and my whanau in the form of a simple mihi This beautiful boardbook for every New Zealand baby introduces ideas of me and my whanau within the form of a simple mihi or pepeha. A simple book to look at and ...share with babies, it can also be used as an introduction to a child's pepeha. Moves from waka, mountain, iwi, mama and papa to the reading baby. Ko toku ao tenei, this is my world.
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              ISBN 9781776573028
              Published AU 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 1-3 years
              Language (Maori)
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              The Inkberg Enigma
                

              The Inkberg Enigma (Paperback)

              Illustrated by King, Jonathan

              • RRP: $27.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Aug 20

              A graphic-novel mystery adventure for eight- to twelve-year-olds in which a girl and boy uncover the secret that has corrupted their seaside town Miro and Zia live in Aurora, a fishing town nestled in the shadow of an ancient castle. Miro lives in his books; Zia is never without ...her camera. The day they meet, they uncover a secret. The fishing works, the castle, the town council: all are linked to an ill-fated 1930s Antarctic expedition. But the diary of that journey has been hidden and the sea is stirring up unusual creatures. Something has a powerful hold over the town. With Zia determined to find out more, Miro finds himself putting aside his books for a real adventure.The Inkberg Enigma is an exciting adventure with a strong filmic narrative.
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              ISBN 9781776572663
              Published AU 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Ma Wai e Hautu: 2020
                

              Ma Wai e Hautu: 2020 (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Timmers, Leo; Translated by Kelly, Karena

              • RRP: $16.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Aug 20

              A te reo Maori board book edition of this core Gecko Press backlist title, "Who's Driving?" A new play on the fable of the tortoise and the hare. This is a picture book for drivers of all ages.aoeSimply told, with a minimum of fuss, Who's Driving? is a good example of less is mor...e... For best results, tackle at full throttle.a The Age (Australia)aoeA joyous ride for any pre-schooler in love with the fast and the furious.a Dominion Post (NZ)
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              ISBN 9781776573066
              Published AU 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Language (Maori)
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              The Stone Giant
               

              The Stone Giant (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Hoglund, Anna; Translated by Marshall, Julia

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              A story of cunning, courage and survival, in which a girl sets out to save her father from the giant who turns people to stone When her father leaves to fight the giant, the child in the red dress is left alone. Many days and many nights go by. Every evening the girl says good ni...ght to herself in her mirror. When the last light burns down, the girl takes her mirror and a knife and sets out to find her father.The Stone Giant is a contemporary and timeless fairytale that tells of a child who succeeds where adults cannot.
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              ISBN 9781776572731
              Published AU 1 Jul 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 4-7 years
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              Hattie
               

              Hattie (Paperback)

              By Nilsson, Frida; Illustrated by Wirsen, Stina; Translated by Marshall, Julia

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              A funny, lively, sympathetic illustrated chapter book about a street-smart country girl in her first year of school, from internationally award-winning Frida Nilsson.Hattie is a street-smart country girl in her first year of school. She lives just outside of nowhere, right next t...o no one at all. Luckily she's starting school and that brings new adventures. Hattie gets her first swimming badge, falls madly in love with a hermit crab and meets a best friend. Sometimes things go wrong-like when the hairdresser cuts her hair into stumps just in time for school photos. Or when she happens to accidentally say in class that her new neighbour has three white horses she can ride on.Hattie is a funny, lively and sympathetic chapter book, perfect for reading aloud and for newly independent readers-from Frida Nilsson, whose award-winning Ice Sea Pirates was an international bestseller.
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              ISBN 9781776572717
              Published AU 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 6-9 years
              Series Hattie
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              How Do You Make a Baby?
               

              How Do You Make a Baby? (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Fiske, Anna

              • RRP: $29.99
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              A funny, forthright non-fiction picture book book about how babies are made and different ways to be a family In How Do You Make a Baby? Anna Fiske answers the questions all children are curious about: How does a baby get into the mother's stomach? Who can make a baby, and how is... it actually done?With comic illustrations and a playful tone, this is a funny and factual book about an eternally relevant topic, giving parents and children a starting point for discussion.Informational, funny and warm, How Do You Make a Baby? is suitable for children aged 4 and up.
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              ISBN 9781776572854
              Published AU 1 Jul 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 4-7 years
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              My Mama
               

              My Mama (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Haeringen, Annemarie van; Translated by Nagelkerke, Bill

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              A naughty elephant tells all about his mother in this lovingly drawn story. Parents and children will both delight in and recognize this gorgeous mother-child relationship-if not for the same reasons. "My mama always wants to play when I do, she likes all my games, she teaches me... to fly-but finds it hard to let me go-and she's almost never angry. I've known her for so long ... all my life!"A naughty elephant tells all about his mother in this lovingly drawn story. Parents and children will both delight in and recognize this gorgeous mother-child relationship-if not for the same reasons.
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              ISBN 9781776572687
              Published AU 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 0-6 years
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              Seagull Seagull
               

              Seagull Seagull (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Rynhart, Kieran; By Baxter, James K.

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              A new gift edition of James K Baxter's classic poems for children, illustrated by Kieran Rynhart. The poems in The Tree House are light and easy read-alouds for classrooms or with toddlers-on-the-couch. James K Baxter wrote these poems when he was teaching in Lower Hutt in the 19...50s. Successful in the classroom, they have been regularly reprinted in anthologies and collections and remain popular for their accessible rhythms, humour, and quintessentially New Zealand settings.This new gift edition of Baxter's poems is illustrated by Kieran Rynhart in dramatic spreads and beautifully drawn details.
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              ISBN 9781776572816
              Published AU 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 3-6 years
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