Category:

 Fiction - intermediate

Series:My New Zealand Story
Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction 

Like many 13-year-old girls, Sofia’s main worries are how to get some groovy go-go boots, and how not to die of embarrassment giving a speech at school! But when her older brother starts talking about protests and overstayers, and how Pacific Islanders... read more

Dawn Raid (My New Zealand Story)
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Reading Level:10+
Awards:Finalist in the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction

Explore! Aotearoa features the thrilling true stories of New Zealand explorers Kupe, Thomas Brunner, Freda du Faur, Kieran McKay, and Kelly Tarlton. Follow these adventure pioneers on a journey across the oceans, over the land, up the mountains, beneath the earth, and under the ocean.

Explore! Aotearoa
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Awards:Finalist in the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction

Great white sharks are one of the world's most impressive and familiar predators - but until recently we knew surprisingly little about them. This book changes all that, opening a window into the amazing world of New Zeala... read more

New Zealand's Great White Sharks: How Science is Revealing Their Secrets
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Fiction - intermediate

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction 

Michael is on a mission. After a run-in with his sworn enemy, Angus, Michaels brilliant payback plan BACKFIRES. Now hes in the school productionas a treehis WORST NIGHTMARE! When Michael discovers a twisted KIDNAP PLOT, his troubles soon multiply. Its obvious... read more

How Not to Stop a Kidnap Plot
$17.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Fiction - intermediate

Series:Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones Ser.
Awards:Shortlisted for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2018 - - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction 

Lyla has just started her second year of high school when a magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes Christchurch to pieces. Devastation is everywhere. While her police officer mother and trauma nurse father respond to the disaster, Lyla puts on a brave ... read more

Lyla (Through My Eyes: Natural Disaster Zones)
$19.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Awards:Finalist in the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction and the Russell Clark Award for Illustration

The little plane has been flying across the sea for eight hours. Huge black clouds surround it. Rain pours in. Wind slams. The aircraft is tossed around like a leaf. The pilot stares into the darkness. How much fuel is left? Is she flying in ... read more

Sky High: Jean Batten's Incredible Flying Adventures
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Picture books - NZ

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category

The baby wants breakfast so Malcolm gets out of bed to get started. Then in comes Toby. And Una and Toto, then Alicetheyre hungry too. And Conrad from next door and his sister Ruby! Everyone has a request for breakfast. But who is taking notice of the baby? The Longes... read more

The Longest Breakfast (PB)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Picture books - NZ

Awards:Finalist for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category and the Russell Clark Award for Illustration

Chased to the depths of the bottomless blue, What does a tiny Jellyfish do? Jellyfish is quietly crooning in the shallows, when knife-nosed Swordfish swooshes, races and chases her, down, down, down, deep into the dark blue sea. At that moment, stealthy Squid stretches a tent... read more

I Am Jellyfish
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Picture books - NZ

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category

But did Granny stop knitting? Oh no, she did not! She kept right on knitting . . . like it or not! Granny McFlitter's family have had enough of her knitting. But when a ship runs aground, spilling oil into the sea, a call goes out for small jumpers for... read more

Granny McFlitter, the Champion Knitter
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Picture books - NZ

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category

Since her mum died, Olivia hasn't felt right. Sometimes she can't breathe properly and she feels funny inside. When she is out on the farm with her dad and brother or tucked up under her blankets things don't seem so bad, but everywhere else she feels like she doesn't fit in. W... read more

The Gift Horse
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Awards:Finalist for the Non-fiction Elsie Locke Award of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2018.

The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand's history that many people wish they knew more about.
The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children. It exp... read more

The New Zealand Wars
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Fiction - intermediate

From award-winning master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, author of the acclaimed War Horse, comes a moving historical story inspired by the Foundling Museum. A lonely boy struggles to cope with school bullies and caring for his mother, until a mysterious encounter reveals life... read more

Lucky Button
$23.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1