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 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Finalist for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Copyright Licensing NZ Award for Young Adult Fiction  and also the Best First Book Award

A thief, a spy and a steampunk showdown at Traitor's Gate!
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 Cov... 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
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Astrid thinks she is imagining the quiet boy who appears in her room in the middle of the night. He's called Tamati and lives in New Zealand. Astrid lives in Sweden. What's he doing here? And why does he keep turning up? Tamati tells Astrid they are time twins - children born at t... read more

Time Twins
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Finalist for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction

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.

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 t... read more

The Thunderbolt Pony (PB)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Four children temporarily lose their parents just as they are about to begin the race that offers their last chance of escaping poverty. Their task is to map a rail route through an uncharted wilderness. They overcome the many obstacles posed by nature, bears, bees, bats, ... read more

The best stories involve adventures without any adults interfering and Eirlys Hunter's new novel, The Mapmakers' Race, is a fantastic example of that. Five intrepid kids and their parrot (called Carrot!) encounter lots of tricky and dangerous escapades as they clamber over... read more

The Mapmakers' Race
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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.

The inspiring novel about real life princess and equestrienne Haya of Jordan. Princess Haya loves her family more than anything--especially her mother who brings light and happiness into King Hussein's house. So when Queen Alia is killed in a tragic accident, Pri... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2014

The Princess and the Foal (PB)
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Kerikeri is kiwi country. There the flightless birds live in common places like farms, sides of roads, and pine forests. There are signs everywhere saying dogs must be on leads. When dead kiwi are found in nearby Waitangi forest, it becomes clear that someone is i... read more

Search for a Kiwi Killer
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Finalist: New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2015 Winner, Junior Fiction Category, NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2015.

So...how do you go to the toilet on a great sailing warship? Worse - what do you do when your breeches are about your ankles, your naked nether regions are hanging out over the dark frothing ocean 20 feet below - and you're cornered by a hideous phantom, hell-bent on revenge? Youn... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2014

Monkey Boy
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 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)
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Finalist for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction 

Michael is on a mission. After a run-in with his sworn enemy, Angus, Michaels 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 obvi... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2017

How Not to Stop a Kidnap Plot
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Finalist in the New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012

Wee Jack Baines is tired of living in his brother's shadow. Unlike his brother Robert, Jack is no good at sports or rabbit-shooting, and is not popular at school. Luckily for him, though, his Uncle Onslow notices that, as well as being short, Jack has a gift with horses: perfect fo... read more

Just Jack
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:Charlie

It begins with an interrupted story.Then, a mysterious box that speaks and sings.Add unusually unusual teachers, incredible lurking from the Lurker, an insect orchestra and a bungling burglar and it's up to Charlie and Hils to save three innocent bugs from the forces of evil.

PUBLICATION JULY 2017

Charlie and the Karaoke Cockroaches (Charlie #2)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

All Tilly Angelica wants for her thirteenth birthday is to be normal! But with her changeover party looming and her mad, magical family gathering from near and far, Tilly is set to inherit a terrifying or tantalising talent of her own. But what if she inherits Horte... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2014

Night Of The Perigee Moon
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