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“Smells Like Teen Spirit”, Amy Brown

Winter Of Fire (25th Anniversary Edition) Sherryl Jordan Scholastic, $19.00, ISBN 9781775435983 I was ten when Winter Of Fire was first released, three years after Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”. It was a little later that I read Sherryl Jordan’s…
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Girls galloping horses: unstable identities, Amy Brown

Rainfall Ella West Allen and Unwin, $19.00, ISBN 9781760296834 Showtym Adventures: Casper, the Spirited Arabian Kelly Wilson Puffin, $15.00, ISBN 9780143772248 Do You Want to Gallop with Me? Sophie Siers (Judith Trevelyan illus) Millwood Press, $20.00, ISBN 9780473408541 The Gift…
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Out of this world, Elizabeth Crayford

Snow White’s Coffin Kate Camp Victoria University Press, $25.00, ISBN 9780864738882 The Odour of Sanctity Amy Brown Victoria University Press, $35.00, ISBN 9780864738905 Snow White’s Coffin was written when Kate Camp held the Creative New Zealand Berlin Residency from September…
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Movement is all, Paula Green

Magnetic South   Sue Wootton Steele Roberts, $24.99, ISBN 9781877448232 Spark   Emma Neale Steele Roberts, $24.99, ISBN 9781877448195 The Propaganda Poster Girl   Amy Brown Victoria University Press, $25.00, ISBN 9780864735744 The World’s Fastest Flower   Charlotte Simmonds Victoria University Press, $25.00, ISBN…
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