Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Reading Level:9+

A dramatic and emotional story about one girl's determination to stand by her beloved animals - and her refusal to give up, even in the face of impossible odds.
When a devastating earthquake hits Evie's hometown of Parnassus on New Zealand's South Island, she and t... read more

Twelve-year-old Evie has been having a rough time since her dad became sick with cancer and she is convinced she can control fate if she follows certain compulsive rituals. When a devastating earthquake destroys her home in Parnassus, her mother is injured and flown to h... read more

The Thunderbolt Pony
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 54

Michael is on a mission. After a run-in with his sworn enemy, Angus, Michael's brilliant payback plan BACKFIRES. Now he's in the school production as a tree - his WORST NIGHTMARE! When Michael discovers a twisted KIDNAP PLOT, his troubles soon multiply. It's obv... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2017

How Not to Stop a Kidnap Plot
$17.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 43

Category:

 Gift Books


Annual 2 contains all-new material for 9 to 13-year-olds. The result is a highly original, contemporary take on the much-loved annuals of the past – all in one beautiful package.  
Alongside familiar names publishing for children –  Gavin Mouldey, Sara... read more

Annual is back and stuffed to the gunwales with more excellent writing and illustration from across Aotearoa. There are craft projects (who hasn't wanted to make a balloon letterbox or knit their own digestive system?), a new boardgame, and a recipe for cosmic pancakes as well. Sarah Fo... read more

Annual 2
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 16

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Junior Fiction 2015.

Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses - an epic Caribbean adventure! On a remote tropical island, twelve year-old Beatriz is about to embark on an epic journey, through hurricanes and across the high seas and back to the tim... read more

PUBLICATION AUGUST 2015

The Island of Lost Horses (PB)
$16.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 17

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Awards:Winner of the NZ Post Children's Choice for Young Adult Fiction 2014.

A novel of heart and courage inspired by the incredible story of a real-life princess and the foal she loves. Princess Haya, daughter of the King of Jordan, loves her family more than anything. So when tragedy strikes at its heart, she is devastated. The Princess... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2014

The Princess and the Foal (PB)
$16.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 16

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11

A frozen palace and a sparkling secret - an epic Russian adventure awaits! Anna Orlov might be the luckiest girl in the world. She is the daughter of a Russian Count and lives in a beautiful snowbound palace that is home to a menagerie of wonderful animals: tigers, wolfh... read more

PUBLICATION MAY 2017

The Diamond Horse (PB)
$16.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 15

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Awards:2016 Winner of the Hell Children's Choice Junior Fiction NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

An epic, emotional story of two girls and their bond with beloved horses, the action sweeping between Italy during the Second World War and present day.
When Lola's grandmother Loretta takes her to Siena, Italy, for the summer, Lola learns of her family's ... read more

PUBLICATION JULY 2016

The Girl Who Rode the Wind (PB)
$16.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 15

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

The aftermath of a mountain-climbing accident, a petrolhead neighbour, a troubled little brother, what boy wouldn't prefer the company of the Greek gods, astronomists and his best friend, Attila the Pun?
After Tuttle's father dies on Mount Everest, his mother is distant ... read more

Space and Wellington...with a little bit of Greek Mythology thrown in. Zeustian Logic is set in the familiar land of Kelburn and presents a warped picture of suburban kiwi routine. Rituals we're all familiar with - like the mad, barefooted run down the road to the dairy for b... read more

Zeustian Logic
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Discovered picking pockets at Coxford's Corn Market, fourteen year old Sin is hunted across the city. Caught by the enigmatic Eldritch Moons, Sin is offered a way out of his life of crime: join the Covert Operations Group (COG) and train to become a spy.
At Le... read more

Discovered picking pockets at Coxford’s Corn Market, 14-year-old Sin is caught by the enigmatic Eldritch Moons and offered a way out of his life of crime: join the Covert Operations Group (COG) and train to become a spy. At Lenheim Palace Sin learns spy craft while ... read more

The Traitor and the Thief
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 8

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

A family of rats is forced to leave their home, so sets out to find the fabled city of Ratenburg. Along the way they outwit vicious dogs, tricky rat traps and sharp-beaked hawks, and make some very dangerous crossings. The rat familys adventures test their character and... read more

The Road to Ratenburg
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Available Stock: 6

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:Lily Max

Young fashionista Lily Max reunites with her long-lost BFF Greer at a beautiful surf beach, where the movie 'Wave' is being filmed. A perfect summer together stretches out before them ... until local surfer-boy Ryder becomes an unwanted third wheel.

Whe... read more

Sun, Surf, Action (Lily Max #3)
$22.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Winner - NZ Post Book Awards Junior Fiction 2014. Finalist: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2014

William and Melissa have been roped into helping their weird grandparents fix up their holiday home in the country. How will they cope with no electricity, no cellphone reception, and only each other for company?

Teaching notes available

Dunger
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4