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Excellent teen fiction from NZ author

February 20, 2015
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Excellent teen fiction from NZ author

Broken, by Elizabeth Pulford, illustrated by Angus Gomes (Walker Books): Zara is in a coma, immersed in a subconscious world where she has to come to terms both with the terrible accident that took her brother’s life and a traumatic event from her childhood. The first-person narrative is always Zara’s voice but the varying...

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After a slow start, picture book gains fans

May 19, 2013
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After a slow start, picture book gains fans

Funny Bums By Dr Mark Norman (Walker Books) This book loses its appeal as soon as you look at it. The rear end of an elephant does not make for a very interesting cover and the title is somewhat vulgar. I don’t believe there would have been anything wrong with “Funny Bottoms” for a...

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Coming up for Walker Books in March 2012

March 3, 2012
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Coming up for Walker Books in March 2012

The latest releases from the House of Walker Books for this month. Demolition by Sally Sutton, illustrated by Brian Lovelock: From the pen and paintbrush of the award-winning team who bought you 2008’s international picture book sensation, Roadworks, comes Demolition. A BANG-ing, CLACK-ing, CLAP-ping, SNAP-ping thrill of a tale and the perfect introduction to reading for machine-mad boys...

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Elusive Wally gives hours of fun

February 16, 2012
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Elusive Wally gives hours of fun

Where’s Wally? The Great Picture Hunt and The Totally Essential Travel Collection, both by Martin Handford (Walker Books, RRP $16 and $39): It’s school holiday time so if you’re want something to keep the youngsters occupied, this is it. Wally is an elusive little character and these books are packed with Wally, and others,...

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