Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Winner: NZ Childrens & Young Adult Picture Book Awards 2017 Best Picture Book Award

A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reach a pitch, and no one thinks to listen to quiet Liam, who really might know where the hippo is hiding.

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2016

That's Not a Hippopotamus! (PB)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for NZ Childrens & Non-Fiction Book Awards 2017

Meet Torty! Shes one tough little tortoise with a beat-up shell and some missing toes. Torty survived a great war that raged in Europe 100 years ago. Torty was rescued back then by a young Kiwi soldier. She is a World War One survivor.

PUBLICATION MARCH 2017

Torty and the Soldier: A Story of a True WWI Survivor (PB)
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for NZ Young Adult Awards 2017

Egan Tucker is fifteen and has been in hiding his entire life. But things are about to change. Forced to leave his home, he must venture out into a world that is unlike anything he has ever known. He is not ready for this world. And the world is not ready for Egan.

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2016

Shooting Stars
$19.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for Esther Glen Award Junior Fiction - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017

Sent to live with his grandmother in Hastings after his father is jailed, Matt becomes the victim of bad friends and false accusations.
Sent off on a military-style school camp to the wilds of Lake Waikaremoana, Matt again gets in trouble for something he didn't do, and i... read more

PUBLICATION JULY 2016

Sunken Forest
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Best First Book Award Shortlisted for Esther Glen Award Junior Fiction - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017

Making people laugh is what Summer does best. It’s how she fits in. And is it any wonder with a family like hers? Top of the list of crazies is Pop, her stingy grandfather, who whips up possum stews and turns chicken scraps into the worst school ... read more

The Discombobulated Life of Summer Rain
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 NZ Junior Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for NZ Childrens & Young Adult Picture Book Awards 2017

Awatea is staying in the country with his grandparents and uncles - next door to Mrs Carol's house, said to be haunted. Awatea's uncles challenge him to spend a night there, but can he do it? Meantime, they go to stay at the beach, where he meets the Rumbles and their talki... read more

Awatea's Treasure
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for NZ Childrens & Young Adult Picture Book Awards 2017

"Every once in a while, a dolphin will come to the island beside The Pathway of the Whales. It will leap and play with people, bring gifts and sing songs." Award-winning author Mere Whaanga tells a story of land, sea and seasons; of living creatures and family ties, and the songs that connect us all.

PUBLICATION MARCH 2017

The Singing Dolphin/Te Aihe i Waiata (English/Maori PB)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Te Reo Maori Language

This graphic novel set in New Zealand tells the story of Ngarara Huarau, a taniwha or mythical beast, that travels from Hawke's Bay to Wairarapa in search of his sister, Pari-kawhiti. As he journeys, his movement shapes the landscape, and his hunger leads him to eat... read more

Ngarara Huarau (Te Reo)
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Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for NZ Childrens & Young Adult Picture Book Awards 2017

This children's picture book tells an old Tongan fable about a mischievous mouse and an unwitting octopus. An origin story, its illustrations take the reader from a Tongan forest to the edge of a fringing reef. The story is a parable to teach fishing lure design and ... read more

The Mouse and the Octopus
$26.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for NZ Childrens & Young Adult Picture Book Awards 2017

Fuzzy Doodle is a celebration of creativity. It is a sophisticated picture book in which the text and illustrations work together to create a delightful metaphor for the creative process. The text tells of Fuzzy, a small pencil doodle that magically comes to life, looking very mu... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2016

Fuzzy Doodle
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for NZ Childrens & Young Adult Picture Book Awards 2017

"Acclaimed comic writers Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones have produced a hilarious and kooky story about a little girl called Wanda and her huge, green, scaly, spiky grandpa. Wanda has noticed some very unusual things about her grandpa...His pants need tail holes.... read more

PUBLICATION MAY 2016

My Grandpa is a Dinosaur
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Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:Kiwis at War
Awards:Shortlisted for NZ Young Adult Awards 2017

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2016

1916: Dig for Victory (Kiwis at War #3)
$19.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0