Desna Wallace

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Average rating: 3.93 · 42 ratings · 16 reviews · 2 distinct works
Canterbury quake

3.93 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2014
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Canterbury Earthquake

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2014
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Lyla by Fleur Beale
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Michael Rosen's Sad Book by Michael Rosen
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Gaspard The Fox by Zeb Soanes
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Delightful picture book about Gaspard the fox and the friends he makes along the way. Beautifully illustrated with a sort of retro modernised 60's feel to it which is simply gorgeous.
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Pieces of You by Eileen Merriman
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A story that involves self-harm, sexual assault but utimately a story about realtionships and getting to understand one another.
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In the Mouth of the Wolf by Michael Morpurgo
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Another wonderful story from the brilliant author Michael Morpurgo. This is the true story of his uncle who became a spy in the second world war. Love how seamlessly he weaves his stories between past and present.
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Bob by Wendy Mass
Bob
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I thoroughly enjoyed the audio of this book. It is both a fantasy and a sweet feel-good story about family, friendships and helping each other.
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The Art of Taxidermy by Sharon Kernot
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Love this format. Love how the language has to be just right. A story of love and grief and the realisation that death is a part of life and needs to be acknowledged and talked about. Beautiful.
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Mary's Monster by Lita Judge
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Wow. Wow. Just wow! Love this book. Love the verse novel format which is so suited to this story about Mary Shelley. The illustrations are haunting, evocative and incredibly powerful. I love just holding the book and walking around with it. The mood ...more
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My Grandfather's War by Glyn Harper
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Sarah loves the time she spends with her grandfather. They play games together and he takes her to and from school each day. He walks with a limp from an injury he got a long time ago but Sarah has always been warned not to ask Grandpa about this. Al ...more
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Flit the Fantail and the Flying Flop by Kat Merewether
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Sweet story with a message about keeping on trying when things don't work the first time. Very cute pictures with lots of NZ birds and creature.
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