New Zealand titles - children, YA

Apart from the New Zealand Post Children's Book Festival titles, we have some really great new New Zealand books that are must haves for your library. New picture books are: Thief of many colours Olly and Black Build a Boat Mrs Wishy Washy's Farm, and from the Nature Kids series - The Tuatara and The Rocky shore New junior fiction titles include: the first 2 titles from the new Kiwi Bites series, and a new level in the early reading series Banana Books. Verity's Truth is asummer holdiay fantasy set on the East Coast and suitable for 9 and up. Notable reprints are: Margaret Mahy's Wonderful Me, Witi Ihimaera's Whalerider, and Jack Lasenby's When We Were the Travellers. Check out the details below.

GO GIRL is a collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things. They strove for their goals. They weren't afraid to step up or speak out. They blazed a trail for others to follow. This book was written to s... read more

Go Girl: A Storybook of Epic NZ Women
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
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 Fiction - intermediate


Annual 2 contains all-new material for 9 to 13-year-olds. The result is a highly original, contemporary take on the much-loved annuals of the past – all in one beautiful package.  
Alongside familiar names publishing for children –  Gavin Moulde... read more

Annual 2
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
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A wonderful preschool story of a day spent at the park with Daddy.

I Toro Haere māua ko Pāpā (Adventures With Daddy Maori)
$19.00(NZD) inc GST
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 New Zealand titles - children, YA

Series:Grandpa...
Awards:Winner of New Zealand Children's Book Foundation's Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-Loved Book 2000.

Grandpa's slipers are falling to bits but he likes them too much to replace them.

Nga Paenaena o Papa Koroua (Grandpa's Slippers Maori Edition)
$16.00(NZD) inc GST
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Another tale from the home of Grandpa and his ever-patient wife. This time, the family cat is missing. Grandma insists that the cat will turn up but Grandpa is determined to find his precious moggy and searches house and garden before discovering the cat high up a tree. How ever will he get it down?

Te Poti a Paapa Koroua (Grandpa's Cat Maori Edition)
$16.00(NZD) inc GST
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 New Zealand titles - children, YA

Series:Hairy Maclary Board

Babies and toddlers will also love being out and about when they take Hairy Maclary's bright new buggy book with them!
Its tough board pages and detachable strap and clip make this little board book just right for little ones on the go.

Hairy Maclary's Buggy Book
$13.00(NZD) inc GST
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 Fiction - senior

Series:Aotearoa

They say the past is another country. Some people can go there.
It hasn't been an easy time for Matiu Douglas, magical adept. One of his friends is now a ghost, his enemies have stolen the Treaty of Waitangi, he can't date the girl he really likes and he keep... read more

Ghosts of Parihaka (Aotearoa #5)
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
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 Science - children

Series:Explore & Discover

In the Garden introduces young children to common creatures they can find in a New Zealand garden. It is the only guide available for young children and families that shows creatures in their natural habitats. The book describes their... read more

In the Garden: Explore & Discover the New Zealand Backyard PB
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
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 New Zealand titles - children, YA

Awards:Finalist Non-Fiction New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2013

A child listens to Koro and Grandma as they weave a tale about the life and times of the ancient puriri tree Taketakerau, the settlement and development of Aotearoa New Zealand, and world events over the last 2000 years.

Taketakerau: The Millennium Tree
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
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 Picture books

Awards:Finalist Picture Book New Zealand Children's Book Awards 2013  

It’s almost Guy Fawkes Night, and at the school speech competition Andy talks about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. The children cheer excitedly, thinking Andy will win the contest. But then, Aroha gets up, wearing a white feather in her hair, and tells the sto... read more

Remember that November
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
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 New Zealand titles - children, YA

Awards:Winner for Best Non-Fiction - New Zealand Post Childrens Book Awards 2013  

Te Papa stores more than 2 million pieces in trust for the nation. 100 Amazing Tales from Aotearoa takes readers on a tour behind the scenes of the museum to discover more about 100 of these treasured items. Readers will learn the secrets of the f... read more

100 Amazing Tales from Aotearoa
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
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 Picture books - NZ

Series:Great Kiwi Read

A delightful story that employs a simple tale to engage young children curious to learn more about New Zealand wildlife, particularly birds. Mr Ngata likes to take his grandchildren to the beach to have lunch and feed the birds. The rowdy seagulls are quick to sp... read more

Grandpa Ngata and the Seagull
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