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Vivid pictures of 19th century New Zealand, Kay Harrison

Swag and Tucker Margaret Hall, McIndoe Publishers, $18.95 The Runaway Settlers Elsie Locke, Hazard Press, $16.95 These delightful books, set in New Zealand’s colonial days, bring to life the harsh and tender experiences of families in the New Zealand of…
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Reinterpreting the old tales, Anne Else

Sasscat to Win Paula Boock, McIndoe Publishers, $16.95 Adoption in some form has long been a staple of story-telling for the young – especially where it concerns a goosegirl or a ploughboy who are brought up by peasants, but turn…
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