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              Top 100 books for early years (0-5)

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              A Kiwi Year: Twelve Months in the Life of New Zealand's Kids
               

              A Kiwi Year: Twelve Months in the Life of New Zealand's Kids (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By McCartney, Tania; Snerling, Tina

              • RRP: $17.99
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              We are Charlie, Ruby, Oliver, Mason and Kaia - and we're ready to take you on a journey through twelve months in the life of New Zealand's kids. Enjoy festivals and events, games and sports, flora and fauna, quirky traditions and the famous sites of our country. Come join us on a... New Zealand childhood adventure! Now in paperback.
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              ISBN 9781925820287
              Published AU 1 Nov 2019
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age 4-11 years
              Series A Kids' Year
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              Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific
               

              Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific (Hardback)

              By Press, Te Papa

              • RRP: $32.99
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              JOIN MAUI AS HE SHARES STORIES FOR TAMARIKI BASED ON TAONGA FROM THE TE PAPA COLLECTION

              ISBN 9780995113626
              Published AU 21 Nov 2019
              Publisher Te Papa Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Golden Unicorn: Rise of the Mythix 1

              Golden Unicorn: Rise of the Mythix 1 (Paperback)

              By Do, Anh; Illustrated by Wahl, Chris

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              Some heroes are legends. Some legends are real. The tyrant known as the Soul Collector desires to own everything that is beautiful, unusual or unique. Kelly Swift is trying hard to be an average teenager, to fit in. But every day her powers are growing: she can run faster than th...e wind, she can hear people's thoughts, she is not normal. When her mother is taken by the Soul Collector, Kelly can't linger in the shadows any longer. But who is she really? Can she be the one in the prophecy? Is she...the Golden Unicorn? The Golden Unicorn, the Minotaur and the Griffin - Only these three united to a common purpose can fell him who seeks to triumph over all...
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              ISBN 9781760525132
              Published AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Rise of the Mythix
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              Guts

              Guts (Paperback)

              By Telgemeier, Raina

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              Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she's dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, not-friends, and classmates who think the school year is just one long gross-...out session. It soon becomes clear that Raina's tummy trouble isn't going away... and it coincides with her worries about food, school, and changing friendships. What's going on? Raina Telgemeier once again brings us a thoughtful, charming, and funny true story about growing up and gathering the courage to face and conquer your fears.
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              ISBN 9781743832684
              Published AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
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              Where the Truth Lies

              Where the Truth Lies (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Not for Online)

              By Kilmore, Karina

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              This dark and dazzling debut introduces a fabulously flawed and determined heroine reminiscent of Jane Tennison. She was slipping away. The further she fell, the closer the clouds seemed to come. Wispy transparent slipstreams of white. Cirrus. Pain smashed her head. Floating... W...hen journalist Chrissie O'Brian lands a senior job at The Argus, she is desperate to escape the nightmares of her past and make a fresh start. Her life may be a mess but her job is something she can do better than anyone else - and the only thing that's keeping her sane, and in this world. A battle brewing on the waterfront between big business and the union is just the kind of headlinegrabbing story to get her career back on track. But when a female dockworker whose warnings Chrissie ignored turns up dead, she blames herself and becomes obsessed with investigating the case. But she is handicapped by her daily battle to resist numbing the pain of her past with alcohol and pills - a battle she doesn't always win. After a gruesome threat lands on her desk and another worker is killed, Chrissie knows she is close to the truth, perhaps too close. When it's clear someone will do anything to stop her publishing the story, Chrissie decides it's time to take matters into her own hands. 'A gritty tale full of twists, Where The Truth Lies is a page turner packed with compelling characters. An exciting new voice in Australian crime fiction.' Jane Harper, bestselling author of The Dry
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              ISBN 9781925685862
              Published AU 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Dickens Boy

              The Dickens Boy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Keneally, Tom

              • RRP: $32.99
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              In this joyful novel, our narrator is Charles Dickens's tenth child, Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens, known as Plorn. Sent, as his brother Alfred had been before him, at sixteen years of age, to Australia to learn to 'apply himself', we follow his early Australian adventures in outb...ack NSW learning to become a man from the most diverse and toughest of men. Part of Dickens' motivation was to separate these younger of his children from the Dickens family schism, where Charles had expelled his wife from the family home, keeping her sister Georgie there to run the household and taking up with the actress Ellen Tiernan. Plorn arrived in Melbourne in late 1868 carrying a terrible secret. He has never read a word of his father's work. After a very brief stopover he is sent out to become a gentleman stockman on a 2000 square mile station in remotest, semi-arid parts of NSW. Here he inevitably gets enmeshed in a tribe named the Paakintji and various other folk, colonists, colonial-born, ex-convicts, ex-soldiers, and very few women - though he is struck by each one he does encounter. Plorn did not expect he would encounter the same veneration of his father and familiarity with his work in Australia that was rampant in England. Against this backdrop, and featuring cricket tournaments, horse-racing, bushranging, sheep droving, shifty stock and station agents, frontier wars and first encounters with Australian women we follow Plorn, and sometimes his brother Alfred, through wonderful adventures as he works to apply himself. This is Tom Keneally in his most familiar terrain. Taking historical figures and events and reimagining them with verve, compassion and humour. It is a romp.
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              ISBN 9781760893194
              Published AU 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Lost Jewels

              The Lost Jewels (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Manning, Kirsty

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              Why would someone bury a bucket of precious jewels and gemstones and never return? From the author of The Jade Lily comes a thrilling modern-day treasure hunt brimming with family secrets. In the summer of 1912, a workman's pickaxe strikes through the basement floor of an old ten...ement house in Cheapside, London, uncovering a cache of unimaginably valuable treasure that quickly disappears again. Present day. When respected jewellery historian, Kate Kirby, receives a call about the Cheapside jewels, she knows she's on the brink of the experience of a lifetime. As Kate peels back the layers of London's stories of plague, fire and political turmoil, she is forced to explore long-buried family secrets. Secrets concerning Essie, her great-grandmother, and her life in Edwardian London. Soon, Kate's past and present threaten to collide and the truths about her family lie waiting to be revealed. Inspired by a true story, The Lost Jewels unfolds an incredible story of mystery, thievery, sacrifice and hope through the generations of one family. Praise for The Jade Lily: 'Kirsty Manning has woven, blended, sewn the threads of history, family secrets, the past and the present into a page-turning, beautiful novel. Her talent for researching and writing a seamless dual-narrative story with characters reflecting tragedy and trauma lived, and survived, will enthral and educate. Her approach and style to the multiple cultures and countries reinforces that humanity will rise above evil. The Jade Lily is a story rich in the elements of plot, characters, and unselfish love leading to hope: the last thing to die.' - Heather Morris, author of the bestselling The Tattooist of Auschwitz
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              ISBN 9781760528102
              Published AU 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Below Deck

              Below Deck (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hardcastle, Sophie

              • RRP: $29.99
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              And then, just like that, a thought bubbles inside me. It's a beginning; a new beginning; my beginning. The beginning of the story I tell myself in order to survive. We choose to breathe, don't we? Twenty-one-year-old Olivia hears the world in colour, but her life is mottled grey.... Estranged from her parents, and living with her grandfather who is drowning in sadness, Oli faces the reality of life beyond university alone. When she wakes on a boat with no recollection of how she got there, she accepts the help of two strangers who change the course of her future forever. With Mac and Maggie, Oli learns to navigate a life upon open ocean and the world flowers into colours she's never seen before. Four years later, Oli, fluent in the language of the sea, is the only woman among men on a yacht delivery from Noumea to Auckland. In the darkness below deck, she learns that at sea, no one can hear you scream. Moving to London, Oli's life at sea is buried. When she meets Hugo, the wind changes, and her memories are dust blown into shapes. Reminding her of everything. Below Deck is about the moments that haunt us, the moments that fan out like ripples through the deep. So that everything else, becomes everything after.
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              ISBN 9781760876388
              Published AU 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              Olive, Again

              Olive, Again (Hardback)

              By Strout, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $29.99
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              The long-awaited follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning, No.1 New York Times bestselling Olive Kitteridge Olive, Again will pick up where Olive Kitteridge left off, following the next decade of Olive's life - through a second marriage, an evolving relationship with her son, and ...encounters with a cast of memorable characters in the seaside town of Crosby, Maine. 'One of America's finest writers' Sunday Times 'A powerful storyteller immersed in the nuances of human relationships' Observer 'Strout really can write you into a world until you feel you are there with her, in that house, that life, that little Podunk of a place' The Times
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              ISBN 9780241374597
              Released AU 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Circle of Death: A Strike Back Novel (5)

              Circle of Death: A Strike Back Novel (5) (Hardback)

              By Ryan, Chris

              • RRP: $45.00
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              The fifth book in the bestselling Strike Back series by SAS hero Chris Ryan.

              ISBN 9781529324853
              Released AU 19 Mar 2020
              Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
              Interest Age General Audience
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