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 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: 3

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: 4

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: 3

Fifteen timeless and essential Maori myths and legends are retold by gifted storyteller Annie Rae Te Ake Ake in this stunning, one-of-a-kind treasury. Illustrated by young Kiwi artists, this classic collection is a testament to the many and vibrant cultures of Aotearoa past, present and future.

Myths and Legends of Aotearoa: 15 timeless tales of New Zealand
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Who knew our soldiers had such a variety of animal companions in the two world wars? Apart from the beasts of burden that one might expect, such as horses, mules, donkeys and camels, many battalions had mascots as well: kangaroos, monkeys, dogs... read more

Anzac Animals: 20 Animal Friends from WWI and WWII
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Awards:Winner of the 2017 Elsie Locke Award for Non Fiction at the NZ Book Awards for Childrens & Young Adults.

The true story of two boys who live on the wild and rugged West Coast of the South Island. Join Jack and Charlie as they go whitebaiting and fishing, panning for gold, chopping wood with their tomahawks, firing at targets with their bows and arrows, plucking d... read more

Jack and Charlie: Boys of the Bush
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Wildlife artist and birdwatcher Sandra Morris introduces fourteen New Zealand birds. Looking at birds of the mountains, forest, coast and sea, Sandra tells how they got their names, how they feed, sing or call, and how they nest and raise a family. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

Discovering New Zealand Birds
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Hiriwa, a new calf, is warned by the pod of Maui’s dolphins about the dangers of going near the dark shapes (fishing boats). Hiriwa heeds their warning until one day the bottom-set gillnet from a fishing trawler catches his friends. He does all he can to save them.

The Last of Maui's Dolphins
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Awards:Non-Fiction Finalist 2016 - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

Photography was invented the year before the Treaty of Waitangi was signed. Within a few years, cameras were charting the life and times of people at this end of the planet. See What I Can See is a celebration of the camera - the... read more

See What I Can See: New Zealand Photography for the Young & Curious
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Series:All About New Zealand...

Kiwiana celebrates items and icons from New Zealand's heritage, especially iconic Kiwi elements from around the middle of the 20th century. Many evoke a sense of nostalgia and are seen as contributing to our national identity.

Kiwiana (All About)
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Non-fiction: Y.A.

Series:It's All About...

Speedy Trains tells you everything you want to know about trains, from building the first railways to steam engines and trains that hover above the rails. Learn about trains that go underground, across water, through rock and more. Speedy Trains is part of a great ... read more

Speedy Trains (It's All About...)
$10.00(NZD) inc GST
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