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.   

Golden Eyes is a yellow-eyed penguin/hoiho who lives at the bottom of the South Island of New Zealand. He makes his nest in the bushes at the base of a cliff. Every morning, Golden Eyes waddles down to the beach to fish for food. Golden Eyes is shy and prefers ... read more

Golden Eyes: The Yellow-eyed Penguin/Hoiho
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Do birds have teeth? How high can a flea jump? Why don’t worms have legs?
No matter how crazy or quirky your question from the WHICH? to the WHAT? to the WHY? of everything, this book has all the answers.
Author,... read more

Which? What? Why?: New Zealand Garden Wildlife
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Do fish have ears? How many teeth does a shark have? Are jellyfish made of some kind of jelly? No matter how crazy or quirky your question from the WHICH? to the WHAT? to the WHY? of everything, this book has all the answers. ... read more

Which? What? Why?: New Zealand Seashore Wildlife
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24 Hours on the Kiwi Seashore
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 New Zealand titles - children

Awards:Winner of the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction, and Supreme Winner at the 2020 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults    

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 tr... read more

Mophead
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 New Zealand titles - children

Awards:Finalist in the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction and the Russell Clark Award for Illustraition in the 2020 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

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
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 New Zealand titles - children

Awards:Finalist in the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction in the 2020 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

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 accounts of t... read more

Three Kiwi Tales
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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)
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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
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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)
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