Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the  NZ Childrens & Young Adult Picture Book Award 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 desig... read more

The Mouse and the Octopus
$26.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

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
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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
Available Stock: 1

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
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

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

"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)
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

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

A delightfully quirky tale that will stimulate the imagination, and will leave a fun and lasting impression on children. Filled with striking and colourful illustrations by Toby Morris, this book will bring a smile to adults and children alike. The moral of the s... read more

The Day the Costumes Stuck (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)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

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

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: 1

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
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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
Available Stock: 1

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
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

From Moa to Dinosaurs, the fifth title in the acclaimed 'explore discover' series for children, looks back in time to reveal what lived in ancient New Zealand. The book begins with a glimpse of the animals that lived in New Zealand just before people arrived. It then... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2016

From Moa to Dinosaurs (HB)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0