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Chris Gurney

Kiwi Corkers Gift Bag Collection
by Chris Gurney ~ Paperback / softback
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Retelling traditional tales is not a revolutionary idea, but giving them all a Kiwi flavour has proved a popular formula for the Kiwi Corker series. Originally all published in hardback, we are now reintroducing the books with new paperback cover designs. Five Kiwified tales are included in this att...

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Kiwi Corkers: Trev and the Kauri
by Chris Gurney ~ Hardback
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Times are tough, and when Mum sends Trev off to the market to sell his bike, she is disgusted when he comes home with a handful of seeds and chucks them out the window. Next morning, Trev is amazed to see a giant kauri tree has grown up beside the house and at the top of the tree he finds a taniwha'...

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Kiwi Corkers: The Mayor's Flash New Clothes
by Chris Gurney ~ Hardback
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The Emperor’s New Clothes is retold with a Kiwi slant. About the Author Auckland author Chris Gurney writes with a faultless sense of rhyme and rhythm and shows great humorous talent. About the Illustrator Illustrator of the Fifi la Belle titles and Diana Noonan’s charming A...

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Kiwi Corkers: Three Cattle Dogs Gruff
by Chris Gurney ~ Paperback / softback

Old Farmer Gruff had a big herd of cattle. They mooed and they bellowed and made his bones rattle. Get in behind! hollered old Farmer Gruff to his three cattle dogs, named Scruff, Wuff and Tuff. When the works done, the three cattle dogs scamper off to play. But TROUBLE lurks under the bridge ... lo...

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The Elves and the Cloakmaker
by Chris Gurney ~ Hardback

Another in this popular series of Kiwi retellings of traditional tales - this time with a Christmas angle. Christmas is approaching, and Kahu the cloakmaker has only enough materials left to make one cloak. But that night, as he and his wife sleep, they are visited by patupaiarehe, who make the fine...

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Kiwi Corkers: Kiwi Christmas Carol
by Chris Gurney ~ Hardback
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A reworking of the classic A Christmas Carol tale with a distinctive Kiwi flavour. Fun read-aloud verse from Kiwi Corker favourite Chris Gurney.

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Kiwi Corkers: Little Blue Duck
by Chris Gurney ~ Paperback / softback

The story of the Little red hen is retold with a New Zealand twist. Little blue duck decides to make a pavlova, but tui, kiwi and weta are no help at all, leaving her to do all the work.

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Kiwi Corkers: Frog Footy Player
by Chris Gurney ~ Paperback / softback

In this version of the Grimm Brothers' The Frog Prince, Kiri kicks her footy into the pond. It is retrieved for her by Archey the frog, who in return demands to sit on a soft pillow, eating chocolate fish and watching the rugby on the big-screen TV! Kiri's annoyance turns to surprise then joy, when,...

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Kiwi Corkers: Little Red
by Chris Gurney ~ Hardback
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 A retelling of Little Red Riding Hood with a unique and fun Kiwi angle. Fun read-aloud verse from Kiwi Corker favourite Chris Gurney.

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The Little Blue Duck (Kiwi Corkers)
by Chris Gurney ~ Hardback

Browsing through her recipe book, the Little Blue Duck decides to make that great kiwi classic, a pavlova! But Tui, Kea and Weta are no help at all, leaving Little Blue Duck to do all the work so when the time comes to eat the pavlova, there s no prizes for guessing who is not allowed any! Kiwi rete...

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Kiwi Corkers: Trev and the Kauri Tree
by Chris Gurney ~ Paperback / softback

Jack and the Beanstalk gets a Kiwi makeover! Times are tough, and when Mum sends Trev off to the market to sell his bike, she is disgusted when he comes home with a handful of seeds and chucks them out the window. Next morning, Trev is amazed to see a giant kauri tree has grown up beside the house ....

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Kiwi Corkers: Parakeet in Boots
by Chris Gurney ~ Paperback / softback

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Madison Moon and the Hot-air Balloon
by Chris Gurney ~ Paperback / softback

‘Madison Moon and her hot-air balloon, each day floated off in the sky. Topsy and turvy, ziggedy-zag, what fun could be had up so high.’ Tired of the stress of being stuck in traffic, Madison Moon buys a hot-air balloon and takes to the skies. But when everybody else decides to do the same, she goes...

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Goldie and the Three Penguins
by Chris Gurney ~ Hardback

While on a walk, Goldie smells the irresistible aroma of fresh fish and chips. Since there's no one home at the Penguin household, she goes in and helps herself. Dad's food is too hot, Mum's is too cold ...but guess what? Baby's is just right! A fun Kiwi retelling of the story of Goldilocks and the ...

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Esau the Paw
by Chris Gurney ~ Paperback / softback

"Esau the Paw was a very cool cat. No cat was fluffier, be sure of that..." But what happens when long-haired cats' coats get too matted to brush? Yep, they get clipped, much to Esau's embarrassment - and disgust!Author BiographyChris Gurney is the author of thirteen Scholastic New Zealand picture b...

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Yackety Zac

Zachary Black just won't shut up. At first his parents are proud but after a while they tire of the constant noise. A trip to the doctor and a cure in founds. A rhyme and rhythm tongue twister that is a joy to read aloud.

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