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In this story about being true to oneself, a boy searches for the secret to doing the perfect bomb into the water. With training from Nan, an expert and former champion, and by listening to his own voice, he finds his unique style and pulls off a wonderful, acrobatic, truly awe-inspiring bomb.
Paperback, 36 pages
Published September 17th 2018 by Huia Publishers (first published 2018)
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Melinda Szymanik
Jan 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This picture book embodies the kiwi experience in a way I haven't read before and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Superb illustrations, a great voice and a terrific tale that encourages personal growth. Recommended.
Rebekah Fraser
Jun 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In this story about being true to oneself, a boy searches for the secret to doing the perfect bomb into the water. With training from Nan, an expert and former champion, and by listening to his own voice, he finds his unique style and pulls off a wonderful, acrobatic, truly awe-inspiring bomb.

The story for this distinctly Kiwi pastime came to author Sacha Cotter after a trip home one summer to Kawerau. She watched children spend hours trying to do the ‘coolest’ bomb.

‘Everywhere I went, I saw kid
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Sacha is a children's writer based in Wellington, New Zealand.

She is the author of picture books Keys, Ngā Kī, The Marble Maker, and Te Kaihanga Māpere.

Her third picture book with HUIA Publishers, The Bomb, will be released later in 2018.

Sacha is also involved in writing for The Kiddets, an animated children’s television show produced by Pukeko Pictures.

Before publishing her first book Keys, Sach
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