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: 5

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: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Tiger claims that stripes are best. Leopard insists that spots are tops. Their squabble turns into a quarrel; the quarrel becomes a battle; and, by lunchtime, the jungle is a complete mess. Monkey calls a meeting of the Jungle Council and all the animals put their heads to... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2015

Stripes! No, Spots!
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: HELL Children's Choice Junior Fiction 2016.

Take 1 cutting-edge science professor. Add 2 shocking laboratory explosions. MIX IN an avalanche of cryptic messages and 3 science-geek students ...and you have the recipe for a nuclear device that could solve all of humankinds energy problems! Max, Jian Xin and Cleo are making so... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2015

Cool Nukes
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Birds

Awards:Non-Fiction Finalist 2016 - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

A picture book for 3-6-year-olds, Whose Beak is This? lets children guess the identity of iconic New Zealand birds from the pictures of their beaks, while finding out some facts about the birds along the way. This fun approach introduces an important science concept about adaptatio... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

Whose Beak is This? (PB)
$15.00(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: 1

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: 0

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:

 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 Senior Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Junior Fiction 2016 and New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: HELL Children's Choice Junior Fiction 2016.

'We knew straightaway that something was happening. Extra men in khaki uniforms stood at the main gates. Behind the wire, figures in blue sat on the ground. None of the usual moving around, washing up, wrestling, anything like that. Just rows of prisoners, sitting silently.' It's ... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2016

Enemy Camp
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Series:The Pilgrim Family

The gripping sequel to the bestselling YA novels I am not Esther and I am Rebecca. Four years after Rebecca fled the religious community The Children of the Faith, twelve-year-old Magdalene bears the brunt of trying to protect and nurture her rebellious y... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2015

Being Magdalene (The Pilgrim Family #3)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

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

Meet filmmaker Barney Kettle, who liked to invent stories but found a real one under his nose.
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 - ... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1