Category:

 Nature

This stylish and affordable hardback is an exciting compendium of adventure and nature writing, history, philosophy and literature, from the quirky to the sublime. Aimed at real mountaineers as well as the armchair variety.

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: 9781988531205
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
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: Laurence Fearnley; Paul Hersey
: Hardback
: English
: 372
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To The Mountains: A Collection of New Zealand Alpine Writing
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 14

Category:

 History

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: 9780958289870
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
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: Rob Packer and Barney Brewster
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Old Nelson : A postcard history, 1900-1940
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

We are no longer like our ancestors. We no longer depend on our skills as foragers, gatherers, scavengers, hunters and fishers for food. We are only part-time food raisers at best. . . Our biology, on the other hand, has changed far less. Now there is a mism... read more

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: 9780947518066
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: John D. Potter
: Paperback
: 128
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Thought for Food: Why What We Eat Matters
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

The Heading Dog Who Spilt in Half is a charming blend of tall tales, shanties and legends from New Zealand, all bound up in a visually pleasing collection. The tales themselves are simple and narrated in a light, yarn-like... read more

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: 9781927213575
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 315mm X 225mm
: New Zealand
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: Michael Brown; Mat Tait
: Paperback
: Mat Tait
: 741.5993
: 156
: black and white
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The Heading Dog Who Split in Half: Legends and Tall Tales from New Zealand
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Senior Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction

A dramatic and emotional story about one girl's determination to stand by her beloved animals--and her refusal to give up, even in the face of impossible odds.

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: 9780008257002
: HarperCollins Publishers
: HarperCollins
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Stacy Gregg
: Paperback
: 2018
: English
: 823.92
: 256
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The Thunderbolt Pony (PB)
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Design

The aim of this book is to provide an introduction to New Zealand picture postcards beginning in 1897, when the first official postcard was published. The 25-year period that this book covers includes the boon years in New Zealand postcar... read more

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: 9780987654663
: Kowhai Publishing LTD
: Kowhai Publishing LTD
: 255mm X 243mm
: New Zealand
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: Leo Haks; Colleen Dallimore; Alan Jackson
: Paperback
: 327
: colour
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Post Marks: The Way We Were - Early New Zealand Postcards, 1897-1922
$55.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Junior Fiction

The Sam & Lucy Fables shares the adventures of two clever pigs, Sam and Lucy, who are always keen to help their human friends in peculiar predicaments. From fixing magic carpets to teaching fish to read, Sam and Lucy solve each conundrum with some common sense and a lot ... read more

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: 9780994129987
: Makaro Press
: Submarine
: 210mm X 148mm
: New Zealand
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: Alan Bagnall
: Paperback
: 48
: Colour illustrations
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The Sam & Lucy Fables
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Toothbrush drill, sunbathing, treks through forest to the beach, marmite on toast, cod liver oil and Lane's emulsion ... here are 47 rich and often entertaining reminiscences from residents and staff at the Otaki Children's Health Camp... read more

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: 9780947493554
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: 230mm X 165mm X 20mm
: New Zealand
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: Di Buchan
: Paperback
: 312
: Black & white & colour photos & illustrations
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Sun, Sea & Sustenance: The story of the Otaki Children's Health Camp
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Art

Awards:Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Illustrated Book 2012 and New Zealand Post Book Awards: Illustrated Non-Fiction 2012.

Graham Percy is one of New Zealand's highest achieving illustrators on a global scale. Though he lived in London from 1964 until his death in 2008, he grew up here and never ceased thinking of himself as an expatriate Kiwi. A ... read more

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: 9781869404703
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 248mm X 200mm
: New Zealand
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: Gregory O'Brien
: Hardback
: en
: 741.6092
: 184
: 200 illustrations, some colour
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A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Children's Graphic

Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Margaret Mahy Book of the Year - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017 Winner of the 2017 Russell Clark Illustration Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017

Gabriel Clutch was a thief and a liar but he was right about one thing. He told me he had a great secret in his collection that would shake the literary world to its roots if i... read more

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: 9781877578946
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 0.50000mm X 11.00000mm X 12.00000mm
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: Lewis Carroll & David Elliot
: Hardcover
: David Elliot
: English
: 808
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Snark: Being a True History of the Expedition that Discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock...and its Tragic Aftermath
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Maori

Kei hea o putu whutuporo? Where are your rugby boots? Homai te ranu tomato Pass me the tomato sauce Kei te pehea te huarere i tenei ra? How is the weather today? Kei hea to mahi kainga? Where is your homework? Kati te whakaporearea i to tuahine! Stop an... read more

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: 9780143771470
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
: 208mm X 135mm X 28mm
: New Zealand
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: Scotty Morrison; Stacey Morrison
: Paperback
: Maori; English
: 499.4428
: 288
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Maori at Home: A Guide for Everyday Families
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Poetry

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Poetry 2017.

You think of the Brighton Rock film where Helen Mirren still manages to look like Queen Elizabeth, especially when she wears a headscarf. You think of the poem you wrote about leaving a house, and how houses we have owned will come back to us in dreams. You think about taking your com... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560721
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210mm X 146mm
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: Rachel Bush
: Paperback
: en
: 821.914
: 0
: F
: books
Thought Horses
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2