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Lady of the Lake
Te Wai Tino Makariri
My Cat, Bitey
Cousins, Chaos and Camping
The Strangest Art Gallery
A Cicada's Song
Standing Strong
Rajah the Elephant
My Family's Roof
In the Depths‍

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Artist credits: The Boy and The Grasshopper, Toitoi 29, pictures by Max Senior, age 13; Te Wai Tino Makariri, Toitoi 13, ko te pikitia a Tirea Campbell, e 12 tau tōna pakeke; In the Depths, Toitoi 13, pictures by Scarlet Connor, age 10; Leaving Colombia, Toitoi: Latin America Special Issue, pictures by Alena Zhu, age 13; Hagley Park in Spring, Toitoi 33, Pictures by Zuri Hazlehurst, age 15; Lady of the Lake, Toitoi 19, pictures by Harry Simpson, age 8
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