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
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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)
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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

When runaway slave Fliss saves an escaping drummer boy, Kirt, by pulling him through the invisible wall that divides two lands, it sets off a quest to rescue his sister and ensure that the barrier keeping out the tyrannical southerners survives. At first Fliss is angry that ... read more

The Severed Land
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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:

 Te Reo Maori Language

Awards:Winner of the 2017 Te Kura Pounamu Award for Te Reo Maori at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

A child dreams of inventing a new marble and having the recipe appear in the Book of Marbles. In a chaotic lab, with a sheep as an assistant and using ingredients as diverse as 'teeth bling from a retired rapper', 'three pints of swooshy night a... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2016

Te Kaihanga Mapere (The Marble Maker Te Reo)
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for Esther Glen Award Junior Fiction at the 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:

 Bugs and Insects

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

The Genius of Bugs is a new, fresh take on the world of bugs, inspired by the blockbuster science exhibition Bug Lab, brought to Wellington this summer by Te Papa and Weta Workshop.
Illustrated with up-close, dramatic bug photography throughout, The Genius of Bugs is ... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2016
Teaching Notes

The Genius of Bugs
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

PUBLICATION MARCH 2017

Torty and the Soldier: A Story of a True WWI Survivor (HB)
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

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:

 General Graphic Books

Series:Wars in the Whitecloud

In a small clearing of land nestled within the Wairau valley two peoples met; the recently established settlers of Nelson, and the governing tribe of that region - the renowned Ngati-Toa.
When they marched, both sides were prepared for confronta... read more

Wairau 1843 (Wars in the Whitecloud #1)
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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 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
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