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 Poetry

'A national treasure' Daily ExpressTo mark and celebrate National Hedgehog Awareness Week, Pam Ayres has written a less-than-fond farewell from perspective of the 'last hedgehog left on earth' - a delightful, hilarious and thought-provoking elegy to that most beloved inhabitant of ... read more

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: 9781509881260
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: 130mm X 120mm
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: Pam Ayres
: Hardback
: 518
: 821.92
: 48
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The Last Hedgehog
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Whether rhyming, tongue-tying, or defying structure, here are more than three dozen poems that simply beg to be read aloud.  The creators of A POKE IN THE I and A KICK IN THE HEAD complete a triplet with this collection of lively rhymes and tric... read more

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: 9780763660833
: Candlewick Press (Ma)
: Candlewick Press (Ma)
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: Paul B. Janeczko
: Paperback / softback
: Chris Raschka
: 811
: 64
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A Foot in the Mouth: Poems to Speak, Sing, and Shout
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 NZ Poetry

Being Here is the first book to survey the entire span of Vincent O'Sullivan's poetry, from Bearings (1973) to new poems first published in this volume. On display is the full range of the wit, intellectual agility and arresting beauty of one of New Zealand literature's finest poets.

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: 9780864739315
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Vincent O'Sullivan
: Hardback
: books
Being Here
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 NZ Poetry

Awards:Jesse Mckay Best First Book Award for Poetry - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Bird turns her prescient eye on love and loss, and what emerges is like a helicopter in fog... or a bejewelled Christmas sleigh, gliding triumphantly through the contemporary aesthetic desert... this is at once an intelligent and compelling fantasy of tenderness... heartbreaking... read more

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: 9781776560714
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 21.00 cmmm X 16.50 cmmm
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: Hera Lindsay Bird
: Paperback
: 821.92
: 112
: books
Hera Lindsay Bird
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 NZ Poetry

I always thought that people, who are vibrantly individual creatures, deserve more than a mere formal ritual at their farewell, so I began to write individual pieces to help say farewell in a more personal way. Then it became clear that others would like to use some of these, so they... read more

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: 9780994110329
: The Copy Press
: The Copy Press
: 210mm X 210mm
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: Robert Allen
: Paperback
: Barbara Allen
: 84
: books
Saying Farewell
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Poetry New Zealand Yearbook, this country's longest-running poetry magazine, showcases new writing from New Zealand and overseas. It presents the work of talented newcomers as well as that of established voices. This issue features the winning entries of the Poetr... read more

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: 9780994147332
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 200mm X 145mm
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: Jack Ross
: Paperback
: 360
: Black and white illustrations
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Poetry New Zealand Yearbook: 2018
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 Poetry

Series:Puffin poetry

This is a collection of the absurd, ridiculous, sublime and characteristically anarchic verse from the brilliant Spike Milligan. With his very own illustrations, this collection, which includes the famous On the Ning Nang Nong will make you laugh from the bottom of your belly - just like Spike did.

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: 9780141362984
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Puffin
: 199mm X 130mm X 6mm
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: Spike Milligan
: Paperback
: 1
: 808.8199282
: 80
: books
Silly Verse for Kids
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 NZ Poetry

Salt River Songs is Sam Hunt's latest collection of poems, written over the last few years in his house that sits amongst a grove of totara trees on the Arapaoa, one of the five main salt rivers of the Kaipara Harbour. As always, his unflinchingly honest, elegiac and moving poems... read more

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: 9780947503031
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 200mm X 125mm
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: Sam Hunt
: Paperback
: 72
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Salt River Songs
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 NZ Poetry

She is made of blood
she raises herself up
to be seen

The superb second book by the author of the acclaimed 2013 collection Other Animals traces the course of a failing marriage, while illuminating the ways in which art and poetry are essential to life. Deeply felt... read more

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: 9781776561810
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Therese Lloyd
: Paperback
: 0
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The Facts
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TERRIFIC NEW NEW ZEALAND POETRYPoetry New Zealand, this country's longest-running poetry magazine, showcases new writing from New Zealand and overseas. It presents the work of talented newcomers as well as that of established voices.Issue #51 features 128 new poem... read more

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: 9780994136350
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
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: Jack Ross
: Paperback
: 821.9208
: books
Poetry New Zealand Yearbook: 2017
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 Poetry

Series:Puffin Poetry Ser.

I was so angry with my brother, for getting me into trouble. Inside I was bubbling. So . . . The annoying things your brother does, the embarrassing things your parents say and the funny things you feel. Michael Rosen knows all about YOU! Look inside and see if he's spotted your deepest, darkest secre... read more

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: 9780141362977
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Puffin
: 198mm X 129mm X 12mm
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: Michael Rosen; Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
: Paperback
: 1
: 821.92
: 192
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Quick, Let's Get Out of Here
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 Poetry

Reading Level:General Adult

A hardcover gift edition of Milk and Honey, the #1 New York Times bestselling poetry and prose collection by Rupi Kaur, which has sold over 3 million copies worldwide. Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, lo... read more

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: 9781449474256
: Andrews McMeel Publishing
: Andrews McMeel Publishing
: 216mm X 135mm X 13mm
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: Rupi Kaur
: Paperback
: 1215
: 811/.6
: General Adult
: 208
: illustrations
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Milk and Honey
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