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

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: 3

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: 3

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:

 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: 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: 1

Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Series:The Pilgrim Family

The gripping sequel to the bestselling YA novels I am not Esther and I am Rebecca. Four years after Rebecca fled the religious community The Children of the Faith, twelve-year-old Magdalene bears the brunt of trying to protect and nurture her rebellious y... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2015

Being Magdalene (The Pilgrim Family #3)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Photography & Film

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 - th... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

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

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:

 Biography & Autobiography

Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Winner of the Russell Clark Illustration Award  at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

There has never been a period when Shakespeare was out of fashion. In his lifetime he was incredibly successful, and soon after his death his works were published to the world.
Within these pages you will find a new interpretation of Shakespeare's stage... read more

Much Ado About Shakespeare
$35.00(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:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Series:Battlesaurus
Awards:Winner of the Young Adult category of the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Shortlisted for the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards A Junior Library Guild Selection

Fifteen-year-old Willem lives in hiding in a small Belgian village on the edge of the great Sonian Forest. Willem and his mother have been living in secret for most of his life since his father, a famous magician, fell out of favour with the French Emper... read more

Rampage at Waterloo (Battlesaurus #1 PB)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1