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The bone tiki / David Hair.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Hair, David, Aotearoa ; book 1.Publication details: Auckland [N.Z.] : HarperCollins, 2009.Description: 303 p. ; 20 cmISBN:
  • 9781869507343
  • 9781869507343
  • 1869507347
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • NZ823.3 22
Awards:
  • New Zealand Post Best First Book Award, 2010
Summary: "Matiu Douglas has a bone tiki he stole from a tangi. His father's important new client wants it badly, and he has some very nasty friends. When Mat is forced to flee for his life, an unexpected meeting with a girl called Pania sets his world spinning. Suddenly he's running through the bush with a girl-clown, a dog who is way too human, and a long dead warrior. Fearful creatures from legend are rising up around him, and Mat faces a terrifying ordeal."--Back cover. Suggested level secondary.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Teen Fiction Waverley LibraryPlus Teen Teen Fiction HAIR (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available i2166561
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Novel for young adults.

Reprinted 2010, 2011.

Book 1 in the Aotearoa series.

"Matiu Douglas has a bone tiki he stole from a tangi. His father's important new client wants it badly, and he has some very nasty friends. When Mat is forced to flee for his life, an unexpected meeting with a girl called Pania sets his world spinning. Suddenly he's running through the bush with a girl-clown, a dog who is way too human, and a long dead warrior. Fearful creatures from legend are rising up around him, and Mat faces a terrifying ordeal."--Back cover. Suggested level secondary.

New Zealand Post Best First Book Award, 2010

Comment by Catherine

01/10/2012

The best story ever by a New Zealand writer. I loved it. Anita

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