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

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

Anna Orlov, the daughter of a Russian count, lives in a beautiful snowbound palace that's also home to tigers, wolfhounds, and horses. Anna also owns a priceless heirloom diamond necklace. But when Anna defies her father's wishes and secretly raises a young colt alongside her pet tiger cub, her actions will have far reaching consequences.

PUBLICATION MAY 2017

The Diamond Horse (PB)
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 Sport & Leisure

Series:The Beginner's Guide

"Instructional and highly illustrated, this is a beginner's book of netball for all ages. It features the basic skills every netballer should be familiar with, no matter what their position. Read about the story of netball as well as Maria's own journey to becomin... read more

PUBLICATION MAY 2016

The Beginner's Guide to Netball
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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 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

This edition is in english only.
The Te Reo Maori edition, Tuna raua ko Hiriwa, can be found here.

Tuna and Hiriwa
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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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 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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The modern Maui is an intermediate-school boy who lives with his Mum and three older brothers in a city where the day is never long enough to get things done.
Maui grasps the mantle: Mum, I'm gonna catch that Sun for you. That Sun who's always ... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2016

Maui: Sun Catcher (English/Maori)
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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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 NZ Middle Fiction

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

Sent to live with his grandmother in Hastings after his father is jailed, Matt becomes the victim of bad friends and false accusations.
Sent off on a military-style school camp to the wilds of Lake Waikaremoana, Matt again gets in trouble for something he didn't do, and i... read more

PUBLICATION JULY 2016

Sunken Forest
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 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
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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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