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A collection of whimsical stories and poems about such creatures as a word wizard, a poetical cat, and a very small ghost who lives inside a book.

Paperback:

9781510100732 | Orion Childrens Books, May 3, 2016, cover price $6.99
9780440403999 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, January 1, 1991), cover price $3.25 | About this edition: A collection of whimsical stories and poems about such creatures as a word wizard, a poetical cat, and a very small ghost who lives inside a book.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780745185286 | Chivers Audio Books, September 1, 1989, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Readers meet the man from Fandango who pays a visit once every five hundred years, the word-wizard who casts her spell over the Delmonico family, and many other unforgettable characters in this veritable carnival of stories and poems.

School and Library:

9780689504839 | Simon & Schuster, March 1, 1989, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A collection of whimsical stories and poems about such creatures as a word wizard, a poetical cat, and a very small ghost who lives inside a book.

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Product Description: A delightful cookbook-cum-memoir that explores, decade by decade and era by era, what New Zealanders eat and how that food defined a country "The preparation of food, the smells and tastes and textures, have accompanied me throughout the journeys of my life...read more
By Rosie Belton and Margaret Mahy (foreword by)

Paperback:

9781877505331 | Allen & Unwin, November 1, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A delightful cookbook-cum-memoir that explores, decade by decade and era by era, what New Zealanders eat and how that food defined a country "The preparation of food, the smells and tastes and textures, have accompanied me throughout the journeys of my life.

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Product Description: Unlike her brothers and sisters, Anthea cannot see, so when they all go to the beach one day, their mother tells them to take care of her. While they are all playing on the sand, a thick fog rolls in from the ocean. Suddenly it's up to Anthea to get everyone home safely...read more
By Gavin Bishop (illustrator) and Margaret Mahy

Paperback:

9780143505570 | Penguin Global, August 7, 2013, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Unlike her brothers and sisters, Anthea cannot see, so when they all go to the beach one day, their mother tells them to take care of her.

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Product Description: "Read this aloud and expect a lot of giggles and calls for a repeat performance."—Horn Book, starred review Little Mabel blew a bubble, and it caused a lot of trouble . . . When little Mabel’s bubble gets away from her, it’s her baby brother who gets into trouble...read more
By Polly Dunbar (illustrator) and Margaret Mahy

Hardcover:

9780547507255 | Board book edition (Houghton Mifflin, April 4, 2011), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Little Mabel blew a bubble, and it caused a lot of trouble .

Paperback:

9780547994833 | Houghton Mifflin, May 14, 2013, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: "Read this aloud and expect a lot of giggles and calls for a repeat performance.
9780547850580 | Big edition (Houghton Mifflin, January 8, 2013), cover price $26.99 | About this edition:  «“A frothy, effervescent gift.

Miscellaneous:

9780547533339 | Houghton Mifflin, April 4, 2009, cover price $16.00

School and Library:

9780547074214 | Clarion Books, April 6, 2009, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Another hilarious rhyming romp from the team who brought us the popular DOWN THE BACK OF THE CHAIR.

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Product Description: Mr. Winkle makes himself a delicious stew one day in his big, brown pot. Not one to keep a good thing to himself, hes desperate to share his stew, so he takes it, pot and all, on the road. He gets a little more than he bargained for when the delectable smell of his stew brings everyone who smells it running...read more
By Margaret Mahy and Deborah Rigby (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781607546832 | Rosen Pub Group, December 15, 2009, cover price $8.15 | About this edition: Mr.

Library:

9781607546825 | 1 edition (Rosen Pub Group, December 15, 2009), cover price $23.60 | About this edition: Mr.

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Product Description: Heriot Tarbas was born with a gift. Visions wake him in the middle of the night, and others' thoughts invade his head. Heriot's mind already feels torn apart when the King of Hoad decides to tear him away from his family. Heriot quickly discovers that life in the royal court is much more difficult and complex than life on the farm...read more

School and Library:

9781416978077 | Margaret K McElderry, November 10, 2009, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Heriot Tarbas was born with a gift.

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In these two stories the protagonists have mischievous fun with a former pirate and a band of robbers.

Paperback:

9781567921694 | David R Godine Pub, February 1, 2001, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: In these two stories the protagonists have mischievous fun with a former pirate and a band of robbers.

Prebinding:

9781439502853 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $15.95

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Product Description: Carnegie medal-winning supernatural romance from Margaret Mahy. The face in the mirror. From the moment she saw it, Laura Chant knwe that something dreadful was going to happen. It wasn't the first time she'd been forewarned. But never before had anything so terrible happened...read more

Paperback:

9780007330485, titled "The Changeover" | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, August 1, 2009, cover price $17.65 | About this edition: Carnegie medal-winning supernatural romance from Margaret Mahy.
9780007243525, titled "The Changeover" | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, February 5, 2007, cover price $9.25 | About this edition: From the moment she saw the face in the mirror, Laura Chant knew that something dreadful was going to happen.
9780007155019, titled "The Changeover" | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, July 7, 2003), cover price $12.65 | About this edition: The face in the mirror.

Prebinding:

9780808565215 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: When her little brother seems to become possessed by an evil spirit, fourteen-year-old Laura seeks the help of the strangely compelling older boy at school who she is convinced has supernatural powers

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Product Description: When twelve-year-old Garland Maddigan asks Timon and Eden where they have come from, she is overwhelmed by their answer: the future. In a post-apocalyptic time, Garland's family's traveling circus troop, Maddigan's Fantasia, leaves the city of Solis once a year to perform and earn a living...read more

Hardcover:

9781416918127 | Margaret K McElderry, October 9, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In a world made uncertain by 'the Chaos,' two time-traveling boys, fifteen-year-old Timon and eleven-year-old Eden, seek to protect a magic talisman, aided by twelve-year-old Garland, a member of a traveling circus known as Maddigan's Fantasia.
9780571230150 | Gardners Books, September 7, 2006, cover price $22.40 | About this edition: Garland Maddigan, the daughter of the Fantasia's ringmaster, has been on many journeys before.

Paperback:

9781442460539 | Margaret K McElderry, March 9, 2012, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: When twelve-year-old Garland Maddigan asks Timon and Eden where they have come from, she is overwhelmed by their answer: the future.

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Product Description: When the wicked Miss Taffeta—notorious cheater and blackmailer, and former trapeze artist and human cannonball—opens a selective school for rich young ladies, everything seems perfectly normal. But as strange occurrences at the school begin to make the students suspicious, Headmistress Taffeta's true identity comes into question...read more
By Margaret Chamberlain (illustrator) and Margaret Mahy

Paperback:

9781903015469 | New edition (Barn Owl Books London, July 30, 2006), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: When the wicked Miss Taffeta—notorious cheater and blackmailer, and former trapeze artist and human cannonball—opens a selective school for rich young ladies, everything seems perfectly normal.

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When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search. But what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the chair! What will a troubled father win from down the back of the chair?
By Polly Dunbar (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781845074401 | Gardners Books, April 1, 2006, cover price $23.15 | About this edition: When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair, so Dad begins to search.
9780080289571, titled "Social Integration of Migrant Workers and Other Ethnic Minorities" | Pergamon Pr, April 1, 1982, cover price $26.00 | also contains Social Integration of Migrant Workers and Other Ethnic Minorities

Paperback:

9781845076023 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, April 7, 2014, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search.

School and Library:

9780618693955 | Clarion Books, June 12, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A poor family is searching down the back of a chair for Dad's lost car keys and, miraculously in the mess of things back there, their financial problems are solved.

Presents a collection of scary tales by authors from around the world, including Margaret Mahy, Susan Cooper, Paul Biegel, Bjarne Reuter, and Jordi Sierra i Fabra.

School and Library:

9781886910225 | Front Street Inc, November 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An international collection of ghost stories and spooky tales by such authors as Susan Cooper, Roberto Piumini, and Bjarne Reuter.

Reinforced:

9780606332002, titled "Don't Read This! And Other Tales of the Unnatural" | Demco Media, September 30, 2004, cover price $16.71 | About this edition: An international collection of ghost stories and spooky tales by such authors as Susan Cooper, Roberto Piumini, and Bjarne Reuter.

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Paperback:

9780713676525 | Large print edition (A & C Black, January 30, 2004), cover price $14.99

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781740300742 | Unabridged edition (Bolinda Audio, January 30, 2004), cover price $24.00

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Product Description: Sárracen Hobday vive con su abuela en una isla solitaria, y es tan tímido que sólo pensar en hablar con un extraño, lo hace sentir como una hoja de lechuga marchita en la gran ensalada de la vida. Pero cuando su abuela, sale apresuradamente tras el malvado pirata, Sárracen tiene que valerse por sí mismo...read more
By Margaret Mahy and Rodrigo Ponce (illustrator)

Paperback:

9789681662318 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, July 1, 2003, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Sárracen Hobday vive con su abuela en una isla solitaria, y es tan tímido que sólo pensar en hablar con un extraño, lo hace sentir como una hoja de lechuga marchita en la gran ensalada de la vida.

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By Margaret Mahy and James Saxon (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780754063056 | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, December 1, 2002), cover price $24.95
9780754063056 | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, December 1, 2002), cover price $24.95

Seventeen-year-old Roland discovers that an unpopular girl in his school is studying alchemy and finds that their destiny is linked with that of a power-hungry magician.

Paperback:

9780689850547 | Reprint edition (Simon Pulse, July 27, 2004), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Seventeen-year-old Roland discovers that an unpopular girl in his school is studying alchemy and finds that their destiny is linked with that of a power-hungry magician.
9780007131358 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, November 4, 2002, cover price $10.40 | About this edition: Roland has everything a young man could wish for.

School and Library:

9780689850530 | Margaret K McElderry, April 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Seventeen-year-old Roland discovers that an unpopular girl in his school is studying alchemy and finds that their destiny is linked with that of a power-hungry magician.

Reinforced:

9780606307437 | Demco Media, October 30, 2004, cover price $16.80 | About this edition: Seventeen-year-old Roland discovers that an unpopular girl in his school is studying alchemy and finds that their destiny is linked with that of a power-hungry magician.

Prebinding:

9781417635566 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2004, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Seventeen-year-old Roland discovers that an unpopular girl in his school is studying alchemy and finds that their destiny is linked with that of a power-hungry magician.

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Harry and Miranda can't wait to climb up to the top of the slide that looks just like a dragon's tongue, but their Dad isn't so sure. After all, a businessman wearing a white shirt, polished shoes and a hand-painted tie can't go sliding down a dragon's-tongue slide - or can he?

Paperback:

9780711216174 | New edition (Gardners Books, October 3, 2002), cover price $10.65 | About this edition: Harry and Miranda can't wait to climb up to the top of the slide that looks just like a dragon's tongue, but their Dad isn't so sure.

School and Library:

9780531302729 | Scholastic, September 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When twins Harry and Miranda bring their buttoned-down father to the playground, he discovers that he does not want to stop sliding down the dragon's-tongue slide.

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Despite his beautiful and perfectly groomed look, Dashing Dog really is just a dog at heart and soon is running free, playing in the mud, and making himself one big mess, yet despite his suddenly sloppy appearance, Dashing Dog's family loves him just the same.
By Sarah Garland (illustrator) and Margaret Mahy

Hardcover:

9780060004569 | Greenwillow, August 1, 2002, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A dashing dog, brushed-up-and-downery, dare-devil-daring and dog-about-townery dog, is twirled around, ruffled and scuffled and wobbled and whirled around.

Library:

9780060004576, titled "Dashing Dog" | Greenwillow, August 1, 2002, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: A dashing dog, brushed-up-and-downery, dare-devil-daring and dog-about-townery dog, is twirled around, ruffled and scuffled and wobbled and whirled around.

On the anniversary of his sister's death, Jonny Dart is still troubled by guilt and an imperfect memory of the accident. He goes searching for the only other witness to the fatal event, his sister's best friend. But instead of finding the answers, he finds Sophie - an old woman with Alzheimer's.

Hardcover:

9780689504464 | Macmillan Pub Co, May 1, 1992, cover price $5.00 | About this edition: On the fifth anniversary of his older sister's death, nineteen-year-old Jonny Dart, troubled by feelings of guilt and an imperfect memory of the event, goes in search of the only other witness to the fatal accident and, through a chance meeting with a sen
9781850899464 | Large print edition (Abc-Clio Inc, January 1, 1989), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: On the fifth anniversary of his sister's death, nineteen-year-old Jonny Dart is still troubled by guilt and an imperfect memory of the accident that took her life.
9780460062695 | Gardners Books, June 25, 1987, cover price $14.80

Paperback:

9780007123377 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, July 5, 2002), cover price $12.35 | About this edition: On the anniversary of his sister's death, Jonny Dart is still troubled by guilt and an imperfect memory of the accident.
9780689829116 | Reprint edition (Simon Pulse, September 1, 1999), cover price $8.00 | About this edition: On the fifth anniversary of his older sister's death, nineteen-year-old Jonny Dart, troubled by feelings of guilt and an imperfect memory of the event, goes in search of the only other witness to the fatal accident and, through a chance meeting with a senile old woman, finds a way to free himself of the past.
9780440204336 | Reissue edition (Laurel Leaf, August 1, 1989), cover price $3.25 | About this edition: On the fifth anniversary of his older sister's death, nineteen-year-old Jonny Dart, troubled by feelings of guilt and an imperfect memory of the event, goes in search of the only other witness to the fatal accident and, through a chance meeting with a sen

Reinforced:

9780606190978 | Demco Media, June 1, 1988, cover price $16.33 | About this edition: On the fifth anniversary of his older sister's death, nineteen-year-old Jonny Dart, troubled by feelings of guilt and an imperfect memory of the event, goes in search of the only other witness to the fatal accident and, through a chance meeting with a senile old woman, finds a way to free himself of the past.

Prebinding:

9780833538444 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $10.65 | About this edition: On the fifth anniversary of his older sister's death, nineteen-year-old Jonny Dart, troubled by feelings of guilt and an imperfect memory of the event, goes in search of the only other witness to the fatal accident and, through a chance meeting with a senile old woman, finds a way to free himself of the past.
9780613228930 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $16.65 | About this edition: On the fifth anniversary of his older sister's death, nineteen-year-old Jonny Dart, troubled by feelings of guilt and an imperfect memory of the event, goes in search of the only other witness to the fatal accident and, through a chance meeting with a senile old woman, finds a way to free himself of the past.

Seven Chinese brothers elude execution by virtue of their extraordinary individual qualities

Reinforced:

9780606281942 | Demco Media, April 1, 2002, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Seven Chinese brothers elude execution by virtue of their extraordinary individual qualities

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Paperback:

9788434885660, titled "Al borde del acantilado / At the edge of the cliff" | Ediciones Sm, February 6, 2002, cover price $12.95

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Paperback:

9789580445210 | Norma S A Editorial, February 1, 2002, cover price $9.95

During his first twenty-four hours after finishing high school, seventeen-year-old Ellis unexpectedly becomes part of an inner-city world far different from his comfortable life, which helps him deal with his best friend's recent suicide.

Hardcover:

9780689838842 | Margaret K McElderry, October 1, 2000, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: During his first twenty-four hours after finishing high school, seventeen-year-old Ellis unexpectedly becomes part of an inner-city world far different from his comfortable life, which helps deal with his best friend's recent suicide.

Paperback:

9780689839030 | Reprint edition (Simon Pulse, October 1, 2001), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: During his first twenty-four hours after finishing high school, seventeen-year-old Ellis unexpectedly becomes part of an inner-city world far different from his comfortable life, which helps him deal with his best friend's recent suicide.

Reinforced:

9780606216098 | Demco Media, July 1, 2001, cover price $18.56 | About this edition: During his first twenty-four hours after finishing high school, seventeen-year-old Ellis unexpectedly becomes part of an inner-city world far different from his comfortable life, which helps him deal with his best friend's recent suicide.

Prebinding:

9780613732666 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: During his first twenty-four hours after finishing high school, seventeen-year-old Ellis unexpectedly becomes part of an inner-city world far different from his comfortable life, which helps him deal with his best friend's recent suicide.

While gathered together for the Christmas holiday, a large New Zealand family and their various guests and hangers-on find their lives suddenly invaded by three fascinating but rather sinister brothers

Hardcover:

9780460062039, titled "The Tricksters" | Orion Pub Co, August 26, 1993, cover price $14.80
9781850899303, titled "The Tricksters" | Large print edition (Abc-Clio Inc, December 1, 1988), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Hamiltons gather at their holiday house for their customary celebration of midsummer Christmas in New Zealand.

Paperback:

9780007121731, titled "The Tricksters" | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, August 6, 2001), cover price $17.65 | About this edition: As the Hamiltons gather for their Christmas celebrations, the atomosphere is chilled by the unexpected arrival of three sinister brothers.
9780689829109, titled "The Tricksters" | Simon Pulse, September 1, 1999, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: While gathered together for the Christmas holiday, a large New Zealand family and their various guests and hangers-on find their lives suddenly invaded by three fascinating but rather sinister brothers
9780590415132, titled "The Tricksters" | Reprint edition (Scholastic Paperbacks, October 1, 1988), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: The lives of Jack and Naomi Hamilton, their five children, their guest, and friends are disturbed by the arrival of three mysterious and sinister young men at Carnival's Hide, the Hamilton's seaside home in New Zealand, and by bizarre supernatural events.

School and Library:

9780689504006, titled "The Tricksters" | Margaret K McElderry, March 1, 1987, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The lives of Jack and Naomi Hamilton, their five children, their guest, and friends are disturbed by the arrival of three mysterious and sinister young men at Carnival's Hide, the Hamilton's seaside home in New Zealand, and by bizarre supernatural events

Reinforced:

9780606190985 | Demco Media, June 1, 1986, cover price $15.77 | About this edition: While gathered together for the Christmas holiday, a large New Zealand family and their various guests and hangers-on find their lives suddenly invaded by three fascinating but rather sinister brothers

Prebinding:

9780613192484 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $16.75 | About this edition: While gathered together for the Christmas holiday, a large New Zealand family and their various guests and hangers-on find their lives suddenly invaded by three fascinating but rather sinister brothers

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