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Tikipunga Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Tikipunga Book Club meetings.
Updated: 19/05/2017 11:48 a.m.

May 2017

Topic: a children's book

  • A Girl Like Me by Penny Matthews
  • Masters of Disguise: amazing animal tricksters by Rebecca L Johnson
  • Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl
  • Hidden Figures: young readers' edition by Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Fenway and Hattie by Victoria J Coe
  • Ticket to the Sky Dance by Joy Cowley
  • The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  • The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon
  • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  • Religion by Myrtle Langley
  • Little Truff Saves the Kereru by Ann Russell
  • The Really Gross Animals Book by Emma Dodson 

April 2017

Topic: a coffee table book

  • Journeys and Journals: five centuries of travel writing by Farid Abdelouahab
  • National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers
  • The Blue Privilege: the last tattooed Maori women: te kuia moko by Harry Sangl
  • Quake Cats: heart-warming stories of Christchurch cats by Craig Bullock
  • The Elegance of the Cat: an illustrated history by Tamsin Pickeral
  • Gardening with Old Roses: a New Zealand guide by Alan Sinclair
  • Marae: te tatau pounamu by Robin Muru and Sam Walters
  • Beyond the State: New Zealand state houses from modest to modern by Bill McKay and Andrea Stevens
  • New Zealand Historical Atlas
  • The Thames: a photographic journey from source to sea by Derek Pratt
  • Botany for the Artist by Sarah Simblet
  • True Tales of Kamo compiled by Jane Painter
  • A Year in Art: a painting a day 

March 2017

Topic: a book by Witi Ihimaera

  • Tangi
  • Whanau
  • Band of Angels
  • The Trowenna Sea
  • The Parihaka Woman
  • Maori Boy
  • The Whale Rider 



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