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Our Incredible Dogs

Our Incredible Dogs

New Holland, 2020ISBN 9781869665395 Dogs have played a central role in the lives of New Zealanders. Whether working farm dogs, police dogs, loyal companions, mascots, little heroes or fictional dogs, they have become a special part of our culture. Our Incredible Dogs: The Stories behind the Statues looks at the dogs that have been memorialised…

Antarctic Journeys

Antarctic Journeys

New Holland, 2019ISBN 9781869664992 Where is Antarctica? Who was the first to discover it? What was the Race to the South Pole? Why did it take so long for women to be allowed to go to Antarctica? How do you get there, and how is it different from the rest of the world? How cold…

The New Zealand Wars

The New Zealand Wars

New Holland, 2018ISBN 9781869664787Shortlisted for the Children’s and Young Adults Book Awards 2018Storylines list of notable books for 2019 The New Zealand Wars is a fascinating look at a part of New Zealand’s history and culture that many people feel they don’t know enough about. Why did the New Zealand Wars start? When and where…

Waitangi Day: The New Zealand Story

Waitangi Day: The New Zealand Story

New Holland, 2015ISBN 9781869664213Shortlisted for Children’s choice awards, NZ Post Book Awards 2015Storylines list of notable books for 2016 Aimed at younger readers but providing an excellent resource for the whole family, this book looks at the rich history behind Waitangi Day, universally recognised as New Zealand’s national day. It reviews the historic events behind…

Top Secret

Top Secret

Gilt Edge Publishing, 2006ISBN 187740425X In 1940, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill established a secret organisation “to set Europe ablaze!” Discover how the work of British secret agents changed the course of World War Two. Excerpt The SOE (Special Operations Executive) designed and built a whole range of gadgets for their secret agents to use…

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