Category:

 Picture books

This Christmas, join Michael Rosen and Tony Ross with their unforgettable retelling of Charles Dickens' beloved classic. In a school theatrical production of "A Christmas Carol", the boy who plays Scrooge is extra nervous because his very busy... read more

Bah Humbug! A Retelling of Dickens' Christmas Carol
$22.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Picture books - NZ

Series:Mini Whinny
Awards:Finalist in the 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults - Picture Book Award

Meet Mini Whinny, the littlest horse in the stable! Shes ever so cute... and ever so naughty! Its August 1st, the official birthday for all horses. But Mini Whinny wants a celebration of her very own. Why should she share with all the other horse... read more

Happy Birthday to Me! (#1 Mini Whinny)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Fiction - intermediate

Awards:Finalist in the 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults - Junior Fiction Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award  

Four children temporarily lose their parents just as they are about to begin the race that offers their last chance of escaping poverty. Their task is to map a rail route through an uncharted wilderness. They overcome the many obstacles posed by nature, bears, bees, bat... read more

The Mapmakers' Race
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Picture books - NZ

Awards:Finalist in the 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults - Picture Book Award

Award-winning picture book creator Vasanti Unka brings us a visually gorgeous 'mystery thriller for children' about what makes a rainbow appear and disappear - and who is to blame! A razzle-dazzle rainbow suddenly disappears from the sky . . . What happened? Was it stole... read more

Who Stole the Rainbow?
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Category:

 Picture books - NZ

Awards:Winner of the Russell Clark Illustration Award in the 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

Puffin is an architect who always exceeds her clients' expectations. That is, until she takes on the toughest clients ever - her own pufflings!
Puffin takes her tricky new clients on an inspirational tour of her builds. Together they visit all kinds of cleverly desi... read more

Puffin the Architect
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Category:

 Picture books - NZ

Awards:Finalist in the 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults - Non-Fiction Award

Following on from the acclaimed Whose Beak is This? and Whose Feet are These?, author Gillian Candler and illustrator Fraser Williamson turn to looking at homes.
Whose Home is This? includes native birds and sea creatures, such as the yellow-eyed penguin, octopus a... read more

Whose Home is This? (PB)
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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. Recipient of the 2018 Storylines Notable Book Award.

Explore! Aotearoa features the amazing true stories of New Zealand’s explorers. It follows adventurers like: Kupe, Thomas Brunner and Kehu, Freda du Faur and the Graham Brothers, Tāne Tinorau and Kieran McKay, Kelly Tarlton and Wade Doak. Journey with them over the waves, acro... read more

Explore! Aotearoa
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Category:

 Fiction - intermediate

Series:My New Zealand Story
Awards:Winner of the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Best First Book Award, and finalist in 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)
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Category:

 Fiction - intermediate

Awards:Finalist 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 he's in the school production as a tree - his WORST NIGHTMARE! When Michael discovers a twisted KIDNAP PLOT, his troubles soon multiply. It's o... read more

How Not to Stop a Kidnap Plot
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Category:

 Fiction - intermediate

Series:Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones
Awards:Finalist 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)
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Category:

 Picture books - NZ

Awards:Finalist 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)
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Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Series:David Hill's Kiwi Legends
Awards:Finalist in the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction and  and also 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
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