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Barbara Murison
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I have worked with children and young adults all my long life usually in a book situation but have also worked with them in outdoor programmes.
I have worked with children and young adults all my long life usually in a book situation but have also worked with them in outdoor programmes.

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Goodbye
I think the time has come when I have to admit enough  is enough ! I hope it's been useful and I have loved doing it and the paper copy of Around the Bookshops all these years but this is the last communication on this Blog.  Someone said just let it drift ...

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A New Snake and Lizard collection
To be published early February NZ Writer and Illustrator Joy Cowley, illustrated by Gavin Bishop Helper and Helper Book Three in the Snake and Lizard
series Gecko Press NZ 2017   $23.00pb 114 pp ISBN 978 1 7765
7105 5 Themes: Short stories Following the muc...

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A new collection of Snake and Lizard stories
To be published early February 2017 NZ Writer and
Illustrator  Joy Cowley illustrated by Gavin Bishop Helper and Helper (Book Three in the Snake and Lizard Series) Gecko Press 2017  $23.00pb 114 pp ISBN 978 1 7765 7105 Themes: Short stories Following in the...

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Start of a new series by Kyle Mewburn and Donovan Bixley
NZ Writer and Illustrator Kyle Mewburn, illustrated by Donovan Bixley Dinosaur Trouble # The Great Egg Stink Scholastic NZ 2017  $5.00 60pp ISBN `978 1
7754 3366 8 Themes: ‘Easy’ reading/
Stone Age times/ Arg and his stone age family
feature in this first b...

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A bit of personal news!
I am a great believer in calling a spade a spade
so this is to let you know I have been diagnosed with terminal cancer with a
ball park figure from the oncologist of around 6 months to countdown.   I will do
as much blogging of new books as I can in that ti...

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I don't like animals!
USA Writer and
Illustrator   David Baddiel, illustrated by Jim Field AniMalcolm – life as an animal is wild HarperCollins 2017   $22.99pb 355 pp ISBN 978 0 0081
8515 2 Themes: Dislike of
animals!/ School trips/ Technology Malcolm just doesn’t
like animals a...

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A stroy of a WW1 survivor
To Be Released in
March 2017 NZ Writer and
Illustrator   Jennifer Beck, illustrated by Fifi Colston Torty and the soldier – s story of a WWI
survivor Scholastic 2017   $15.99pb 32 pp ISBN 978 1 7754
3365 1 Themes: Salonica/ True
stories/ World War I Over 10...

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Seasons Greetings
To everyone who looks at this BLOG A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS SEASON AND A 2017 FULL OF GOOD SURPRISES Barbara Murison

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A stragiht out funny story
NZ Writer and
Illustrator   Chris Szekely, illustrated by Josh Morgan Rona Huia 2016   $15.00pb 113 pp ISBN 978 1 7755
0198 5 Themes: Funny stories A light-hearted story
about an imaginative nine-year-old who lives in the country with her grandparents,
who ...
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