Book Awards 2016

NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016


Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Series:Allis the Little Tractor
Reading Level:3 to 6
Awards:Winner of the Best First Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

Just imagine how Allis feels when her best friend Toby brings his Uncle to see her. 'I think Allis is thirsty, let's find her something to drink' Allis' heart jumped. 'I am thirsty, I am thirsty,' she cried. Let the adventure begin!

Allis the Little Tractor (#1)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Awards:Winner of the HELL Children's Choice Non Fiction Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016 STORYLINES NOTABLE PICTURE BOOK 2015  New Zealand Listener Top 50 Children's Books

Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world's... read more

PUBLICATION AUGUST 2015

First to the Top: Sir Edmund Hillary's Amazing Everest Adventure
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Junior Fiction 2016.

Malachi's life is dull,dull,dull. Dad's always busy and school is dreary, especially science. Then Malachi finds a mysterious bottle on the seashore, and things start to get exciting. What he discovers inside the bottle sends Malachi on the journey of his life. But p... read more

The Bold Ship Phenomenal
$20.00(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

Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award at 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults  Winner of the Elsie Locke Award for the Best Book in the Non-Fiction category of 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 

Discover the triumphs and tragedies of 24 heroic Australasians during World War One and Two. Read the biographies of ANZAC soldiers, as well as Air Force and Navy soldiers, medics, a spy, an ambulance driver and an humanitarian, surviving in... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2016

ANZAC Heroes: 30 Courageous ANZACs from WWI & WWII (HB)
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Te Reo Maori Language

Series:Kuwi the Kiwi
Awards:Winner of the HELL Children's Choice Te Reo Maori Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

He kiwi ihupuku, he kiwi rangirua hoki a Kuwi. Kua whanau mai tana hua hou hei tiaki mana, i tana kotahi. Kaore ano ia kia tiaki hua...
Kuwi is a young and confused kiwi who has found herself alone with her newly laid egg. She has never ... read more

Te Hua Tuatahi a Kuwi (Kuwi's First Egg - Maori)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Winner of the Picture Book Award  at NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

The little Kiwi is fast asleep in her burrow. A beam of moonlight shines right down into her burrow. She wakes, and realises it is time. Hurrying out into the night, she wakes each of her friends from their mid-winter slumber. 'Kia tere! Hurry!' she urges them.

The Little Kiwi's Matariki (PB)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Awards:Winner of the Esther Glen Junior Fiction Book Award  at NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

Barney Kettle knew he would be a very famous film director one day, he just didn't know when that day would arrive. He was already an actual director--he'd made four fifteen-minute films--but so far only his schoolmates and the residents of the High Str... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle
$30.00(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: 0

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: 0

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
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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: 0