Book Awards 2016

NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016


Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

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

Matt McPherson is cycling around town delivering the last edition of the town newspaper, The New Zealand Times. It is being closed by its owners, but as Matt makes his last deliveries we slip back in time and learn about some of t... read more

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Changing Times: The Story of a New Zealand Town and its Newspaper
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Series:Allis the Little Tractor
Reading Level:3 to 6
Awards:Winner of the Best First Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

Just imagine how Allis feels when her best friend Toby brings his Uncle to see her. 'I think Allis is thirsty, let's find her something to drink' Allis' heart jumped. 'I am thirsty, I am thirsty,' she cried. Let the adventure begin!

Allis the Little Tractor (#1)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:Lily Max
Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Junior Fiction 2016.

The adventures of Lily Max, a schoolgirl at Middle Lakes Normal, who is crazy about fashion. When she hears the school ball has a prize for best-dressed costume, she comes up with her most daring designs yet...but reckons without her arch-enemy, Violet Hughes.... read more

Satin, Scissors, Frock (Lily Max #1)
$22.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Awards:Winner of the HELL Children's Choice Non Fiction Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016 STORYLINES NOTABLE PICTURE BOOK 2015  New Zealand Listener Top 50 Children's Books

Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world's... read more

PUBLICATION AUGUST 2015

First to the Top: Sir Edmund Hillary's Amazing Everest Adventure
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Tiger claims that stripes are best. Leopard insists that spots are tops. Their squabble turns into a quarrel; the quarrel becomes a battle; and, by lunchtime, the jungle is a complete mess. Monkey calls a meeting of the Jungle Council and all the animals put their heads to... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2015

Stripes! No, Spots!
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Series:Kuwi the Kiwi

Kuwi the Kiwi decides to take Chick on his first huhu hunt. They could make huhu hangi, huhu hummus and huhu BBQ...Kuwi is an endangered brown kiwi and a new mum with a very fussy chick. Will she ever find Chick any huhu to eat? A superb book from a well known author and i... read more

Kuwi's Huhu Hunt
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Birds

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

A picture book for 3-6-year-olds, Whose Beak is This? lets children guess the identity of iconic New Zealand birds from the pictures of their beaks, while finding out some facts about the birds along the way. This fun approach introduces an important science concept about adaptatio... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

Whose Beak is This? (PB)
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: -8

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Winner of the Picture Book Award  at NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

The little Kiwi is fast asleep in her burrow. A beam of moonlight shines right down into her burrow. She wakes, and realises it is time. Hurrying out into the night, she wakes each of her friends from their mid-winter slumber. 'Kia tere! Hurry!' she urges them.

The Little Kiwi's Matariki (PB)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Young Adult Fiction

"Life has been pretty average for Cody Harrington lately. First, there's his job at the bike shop where he's being blamed for not locking the door and causing a burglary. Then there's his wild brother Zane who's promised his parents he's back on the rails, but is he? As ... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2015

Hucking Cody
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Young Adult Fiction

I remember the machine by his bed. It made a sound like sighing. Numbers twitched, unable to settle. A jagged line sawed across the screen. At least it was something to look at. Something that wasn’t him. They’d brushed his hair, as if he were already dead. A song... read more

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Lullaby
$26.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Te Reo Maori Language

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Maori Language 2016 and New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: HELL Children's Choice Te reo Maori 2016.

The Taranaki forest is changing and kokako are finding it difficult to get food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the kokako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. In the quiet forest, he hear... read more

The Taranaki forest is changing and kokako are finding it difficult to get food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the kokako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. In the quiet forest, he hear... read more

Tamanui: Te Kokako Morehu o Taranaki
$23.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Picture Book Finalist and Illustration Finalist In The New Zealand Book Awards For Children and Young Adults 2016

Michael and Monkey Moon are inseparable, especially when it is time for bed. But one night Monkey Moon is nowhere to be found and Michael's search for him goes way beyond the toy box. A heartwarming story of love, family, determination and hope.

PUBLICATION JULY 2015

Finding Monkey Moon
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1