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Author: Andy Stanton
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Series:Mr Gum
Awards:Winner of Red House Children's Book Awards: Overall Winner 2007 and Red House Children's Book Awards: Books for Younger Readers 2007. Shortlisted for Branford Boase Award 2007 and Blue Peter Children's Book Awards: The Most Fun Story With Pictures 2007.

Mr Gum is a truly nasty old man. He's absolutely grimsters. But this book is not just about him. There is also a little girl called Polly, an evil butcher, heroes and sweets and stuff, and Jake the dog, who must be saved from terrible, terrible evil. First published 2006.

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Maori to English. The 7th edition is revised by a committee consisting of Dr Pei te Hurinui Jones (chairman) and Bruce Biggs, both members of the original revision committee, the late Mrs Beth Ranapia of the Department of Education and Mrs Merimeri Penfold of the maori Studies section of the Anthropology department, Univers... read more

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Maori Auckland is synonymous with Ngati Whatua, or so it seems. However, there is a much longer and far more contentious history of the area which challenges this assumption, and raises the possibility of several other tribes staking a claim for dominion over Auckland

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Each day we face a barrage of images and ideasfrom society and the mediatelling us who we should be. We are led to believe that if we look perfect, live perfect, and do everything perfectly, we'd no longer struggle with feelings of inadequacy. Ironically, it's the pursuit of perfection that fuels the message 'never good enough.'

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The magical sequel to 'War Horse', soon to be a major motion picture. Joey was the last working horse on the farm, and the apple of Grandpa's eye. In War Horse, Joey was sent away from the farm to be a warhorse in WWI. Grandpa had joined the cavalry in order to find, and fight, with Joey. Farm Boy brings us forward fifty yea... read more

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Features a collection of one hundred poems.

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Chris, eternal optimist and itinerant sheep shearer, moves with his wife Ana to a mountain farm in Las Alpujarras, an oddball region in the south of Spain. Misadventures gleefully unfold as Chris discovers that the owner has no intention of leaving and meets their neighbours, an engaging mix of peasant farmers and shepherds, ... read more

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Tired of her dull, dreary swamp, Pukeko sets out to collect some colours to brighten the place up. But the owners of the colours don't take kindly to her thieving ways and she soon has a battle on her hands.

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Author: Tove Jansson
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Series:Moomins

A Moomintroll is small and shy and fat, and has a Moominpappa and a Moominmamma. Moomins live in the forests of Finland. One day Moominpappa is feeling at a loss. He has no idea what to do with himself because it seems everything has already been done. So he takes his family off to start a new life in a lighthouse on a tiny, ... read more

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Touchwood Books are the distributor of this popular and indispensable guide to the identification of weeds in New Zealand which is now in its third edition. The 2010 edition is still written for a wide audience, with simple text and a user-friendly approach, but at 448 pages it is bigger and better than ever. Covering just ov... read more

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Meursault leads an unremarkable, bachelor life in Algiers, but his sudden involvement in a violent confrontation throws him into turmoil as he is forced to question the fundamental values of society. Camus creates a world without a God but a society that is still subject to restrictive, man-made rules capable of alienating an... read more

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The psychological thriller debut of No.1 bestselling Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg. Returning to her hometown after the funeral of her parents, writer Erica Falck finds a community on the brink of tragedy. The death of her childhood friend, Alex, is just the beginning. Her wrists slashed, her body frozen in an ice... read more

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Considered in Islam to be the infallible word of God, The Qur'an was revealed to the prophet Muhammad by the archangel Gabriel in a series of divine revelations over many years after his first vision in the cave. In 114 chapters, or surahs, it provides the rules of conduct that remain fundamental to Muslims today - most impor... read more

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A moving and hilarious account of a spring day in a small Welsh coastal town, Under Milk Wood is "lyrical, impassioned and funny, an Our Town given universality" (The New Statesman and Nation).

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Jack's in the mood for mooching around, not playing with his crazy cousins! But will his bad mood spoil the whole day?

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Series:Collins Dictionary and Grammar

Collins German Dictionary & Grammar is an up-to-date dictionary and a user-friendly grammar guide in one handy volume. Colour headwords, cultural notes and an easy-to-use, revised grammar section make this the ideal book for intermediate learners. Collins German Dictionary & Grammar is designed for all intermediate le... read more

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From basic huts on the foreshore to a city of 1.5 million, New Zealand's super city has had a remarkable history of change and development over the past 170 years. This book shows the dramatic changes and puts the reader into the picture showing the past coupled with the present using graphic photographs taken over the decade... read more

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Ha-Joon Chang's 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism turns received economic wisdom on its head to show you how the world really works. In this revelatory book, Ha-Joon Chang destroys the biggest myths of our times and shows us an alternative view of the world, including: There's no such thing as a 'free' marketGlob... read more

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The action takes place in late August 1833 at a hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag, an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal. In a nearby field camps a recently arrived detachment of the Royal Engineers, making the first Ordnance Survey. For the purposes of cartography, the local Gaelic place names have to be rec... read more

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Tax havens are the most important single reason why poor people and poor countries stay poor. They lie at the very heart of the global economy, with over half the world trade processed through them. They have been instrumental in nearly every major economic event. This title shows how this happened, and what this means for you.

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