New Zealand titles - children

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 home, or your school library.   


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 New Zealand titles - children

An inspirational graphic memoir of growing up Pasifika in New Zealand, written and illustrated by our fast-talking PI Poet Laureate, Selina Tusitala Marsh. At school, Selina is teased for her big, frizzy hair. Kids call her ‘mophead’. She ties her hair up this way and that way and tries to... read more

Mophead
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
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 New Zealand titles - children

The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grow... read more

The Adventures of Tupaia
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
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Wildbase Hospital in Palmerston North is a very special hospital for very special animals, and in this follow-up to the hugely successful How to Mend a Kea, author Janet Hunt focuses on the tales of three kiwi who have been treated there.
The stories are fascinating and touching account... read more

Three Kiwi Tales
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
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An eleven year olds heartfelt account of life through the Canterbury quakes and shakes of 201011. In the dark of night, with a terrifying rumble and a deafening roar, Maddys world turns upside down! Instead of celebrating her birthday, suddenly words ... read more

Canterbury Quake (My New Zealand Story)
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
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 New Zealand titles - children

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

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 Mouldey, Sarah Johnson, Ben Galbrait... 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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 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 re... read more

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

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

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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