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Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXNZL97

Buy these 3 items as a set for $47 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Eyewitness Guide New Zealand

NZL45
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
384
1465439625
PAPER
Guidebook
1
0
0
0
This superb guide features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region overview of attractions.
$25.00

Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All

NZL96
Christina Thompson
Bloomsbury USA
2009
288
1596911271
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Historian Thompson effortlessly alternates tales of mostly disastrous early encounters with the Maori and the story of the love of her life, Seven, the Maori she married, in this endearing memoir.
$15.00

New Zealand Adventure Map

NZL09
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955491
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map at a scale of 1:1,000,000, printed on handy tear- and water-resistant paper.
$11.95

South Island Map

NZL24
HEMA Maps
Hema
2016
2
1877302309
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of New Zealand's South Island at the scale of 1:1,000,000.
$13.95

Sydney Map

AUS104
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2006
2
386609129X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated map of the center of Sydney at a scale of 1:12,000.
$9.95

A Personal Kiwi-Yankee Dictionary

NZL13
Louis Leland
Pelican Publishing Company
1990
115
0882894145
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Take this book with you on your trip to help you untangle the sometimes perplexing and colorful local idioms.
$7.95

Maori Tattooing

NZL67
H.G. Robley
Dover Publications
2004
240
0486430928
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A new unabridged edition of the classic, illustrated sourcebook on Maori tattooing (moko), first published in 1896. The author pays scrupulous attention to the intricate patterns, design and cultural meaning of traditional Maori tattoos.
$15.95

Slipping Into Paradise, Why I Live in New Zealand

NZL69
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Ballantine Books
2004
304
0345466349
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this far-ranging travelogue, Masson (who wrote a series of books on the emotional lives of animals) combines his travels and tales with history, riffs on the Kiwis, nature and society.
$14.95

Once Were Warriors

NZL19
Alan Duff
Vintage Books
1995
192
0679761810
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This controversial best-selling novel follows the fate of a Maori woman in what appears to be modern-day Auckland, an insightful look at social problems of the Maori in contemporary New Zealand.
$14.00

Stories

NZL55
Katherine Mansfield
Vintage Books
1991
368
0679733744
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The three marvelous, long stories in this collection constitute the beginnings of a novel based on Mansfield's childhood in Wellington.
$16.95

The Bone People

NZL02
Keri Hulme
Viking
2010
464
0143116452
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set on the South Island, this powerful novel brings together three troubled individuals who represent Maori and European traditions in contemporary New Zealand.
$16.00

Wild Fiordland

NZL06
Neville Peat
University of Otago Press
1996
144
1877372277
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive overview of the natural history of New Zealand's Fiordland features maps, lively essays and 200 color photographs.
$42.50

For Kids

Stowaway

OCE81
Karen Hesse
Aladdin Books
2002
320
0689839898
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
For this novel, renowned children's author Karen Hesse imagines the voyages of Captain Cook (including landings in Australia and New Zealand), from the point of view of a young stowaway named Nicholas. Ages 9-14.
$7.99

The Boy Who Spoke Dog

NZL92
Clay Morgan
Puffin
2005
166
0142403431
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this fast-paced adventure, Jack, a cabin boy, is shipwrecked on an island near New Zealand inhabited only by dogs. He befriends Moxie, a border collie who defends him against the wild fangos and helps him learn about the special bond between dogs and humans. Ages 9 to 11.
$15.99

The Fire-Raiser

NZL100
Maurice Gee
Houghton Mifflin Company
2007
172
061875041X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this gripping tale set in New Zealand in 1915, Kitty Wix and her friends try to stop the arsonist who is terrifying their small town. Ages 9-11.
$11.95