Category:

 NZ Junior Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for Junior Fiction at the NZ Children's & Young Adult 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 Rumbl... read more

Awatea's Treasure
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ Junior Fiction

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

Another powerful addition to the popular Snake and Lizard stories.
These two characters continue to entertain as they tackle serious life issues such as ‘What is help?’ ‘Where do you draw the line?’ and ‘What do... read more

PUBLICATION FEBRUARY 2017

Helper and Helper (Snake and Lizard #3 PB)
$23.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2017 Picture Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

This exquisite children's book recounts one of the most remarkable natural history stories in New Zealand - the bond shared between the shining cuckoo (pipiwharauroa) and the grey warbler (riroriro).
The grey warbler nest is the only one in which a cuckoo w... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2016

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (PB)
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

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

Vincent Gum finds six-year-old Benjamin moments after an explosion and leads him through wrecked city streets to the children's shelter. Vincent isn't interested in hanging around to babysit, but by the time they arrive he knows that Ben, with his crazy ideas and weird ima... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2016

The Impossible Boy
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Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for the Copyright Licensing NZ Award for  Young Adult Fiction at the 2017 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults  

Elliot is on the run from a situation that's just too big to handle. Sooner or later, it's going to catch up with him.
Elliot's in need of a fresh start, so he's dispatched to a new city to work as an apprentice electrician. His boss, Arnie, is an ex-naval officer ... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2016

Coming Home to Roost
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Winner of the 2017 Best First Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 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
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Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

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 du... read more

PUBLICATION JULY 2016

Jack and Charlie: Boys of the Bush
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
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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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Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2017 Picture Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

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
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

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

As we Otago lads have only enough men for two squadrons, the General has decided that we are to be merged with the incoming Maori contingents to form a new battalion. Our new battalion will be Pioneers, doing behind-the-lines work: building barracks, railr... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2016

1916: Dig for Victory (Kiwis at War #3)
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Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for the Copyright Licensing NZ Award for  Young Adult Fiction at the 2017 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

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
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Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Awards:Winner of the 2017 Copyright Licensing NZ Young Adult Fiction Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults.   

This gripping, page-turning fantasy adventure follows a dangerous quest through a divided world. From the high reaches of a tree, Fliss watches the soldiers attempting yet again to break through the invisible wall. Amid the explosions, a drummer boy tries to escape. As he is... read more

PUBLICATION FEBRUARY 2017

The Severed Land
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Available Stock: 1