At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year New Zealanders remember the end of the First World War. Armistice Day. Kiwi soldiers returned home to a terrible influenza epidemic, as the population grieved for the loss of life. Memo... read more

PUBLICATION FEBRUARY 2016

Armistice Day: The New Zealand Story
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 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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 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
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 NZ Junior Fiction

Rona is mischievous, curious, adventurous and inventive - just an everyday tomboy nine-year-old! Living in the country with her grandparents, she pretends to be a werewolf (and breaks her most precious possession in the process), jumps off the wharf like a daredevil, and is alternate... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2016

Rona
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 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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 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
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 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Winner of the 2017 Elsie Locke Award for Non Fiction at the NZ Book Awards for Childrens & Young Adults.

The true story of two boys who live on the wild and rugged West Coast of the South Island. Join Jack and Charlie as they go whitebaiting and fishing, panning for gold, chopping wood with their tomahawks, firing at targets with their bows and arrows, plucking du... read more

PUBLICATION JULY 2016

Jack and Charlie: Boys of the Bush
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 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2017 Picture Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults  

A stunning picture book from the award-winning Glyn Harper and Jenny Cooper, bringing us the incredible true story of Gladys Sandford u mechanic, First World War ambulance driver, New Zealand's first woman pilot and a trailblazer ahead of her time.
Gladys loves nothin... read more

PUBLICATION APRIL 2016

Gladys Goes to War
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 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2017 Picture Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

Fuzzy Doodle is a celebration of creativity. It is a sophisticated picture book in which the text and illustrations work together to create a delightful metaphor for the creative process. The text tells of Fuzzy, a small pencil doodle that magically comes to life, looking very mu... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2016

Fuzzy Doodle
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 Gift Books

Gecko Press’s Annual is a game-changer, packing dynamic, irreverent, challenging, and timeless material into a beautiful package for 9- to 12-year-olds.
Annual features a dictionary of crazy words that come in handy on car trips, a sophisticated "spot the similarity"... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2016

Annual
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 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)
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Category:

 Biography & Autobiography

Series:Inspirational Kiwis

An inspirational story for children about New Zealand motor racing legend and founder of the McLaren Racing Team, Bruce McLaren. For children aged 12 to 90 years old.

Bruce Wants to Go Faster
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