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, Philippa Werry's new book for children, commemorates the day when fighting stopped in Europe. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day, it makes an excellent reference for the whole family.

PUBLICATION FEBRUARY 2016

Armistice Day: The New Zealand Story
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

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

This exquisite children's book recounts one of the most remarkable natural history stories in New Zealand - the bond shared between the shining cuckoo (pipiwharauroa) and the grey warbler (riroriro).
The grey warbler nest is the only one in which a cuckoo w... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2016

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (PB)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017

Vincent Gum finds six-year-old Benjamin moments after an explosion and leads him through wrecked city streets to the children's shelter. Vincent isn't interested in hanging around to babysit, but by the time they arrive he knows that Ben, with his crazy ideas and weird ima... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2016

The Impossible Boy
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 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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Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Sport & Leisure

Black Caps captain and the world's number one player Kane Williamson on how to play our favourite summer sport. 'I love batting. Nothing gives me a bigger buzz than taking on the best bowlers in the world. I'm a big believer in the idea that cricket is a team sport b... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2016

Cricket with Kane Williamson
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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

Category:

 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
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Paige plays bass in high school rock band Vox Pop, which means always having to keep a steady rhythm.
But in the tense build-up to the Rockfest competition, Paige finds she can't control everything in her life, no matter how hard she practises and how loud she play... read more

Age 13 plus.

Lonesome When You Go
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 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
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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
$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 Picture Books

This picture book tells the story of how the eel got its silver belly but was condemned to live in the dark depths of the river for ever.
Tuna is in awe of a nymph, Hiriwa, who glows and dances along the river bank in the moonlight. Night after night he meets the nymp... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2016

Tuna and Hiriwa
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0