NZ Senior Fiction
|Awards:||Finalist New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014 Storylines 2014 Notable Junior Fiction.|
Adam is 13 years old and lives with his family on a small farm in rural Poland. It is 1939 and the war has just broken out. Russians invade Poland and confiscate Adam’s family’s house and farm. They are sent to l... read more
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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 d... read more
PUBLICATION JUNE 2016
As if bombing out at the interschool swimming champs wasn't bad enough, now Jack's become the target of the school bully. How he wishes he was an all-conquering, fearless Viking warrior, like the ones in his favourite books. But ... read more
There is something different about the Gingerbread Woman. The snowman feels it too. When you make things with love something special is bound to happen. From the award-winning author of The House That Went to Sea and The Were-Nana, this new picture book, beautifully illustrated by Gabriella Klepatski, is a warm and magical tale of love.
Te Reo Maori Language
Retold by Ngaere Roberts. cloaked in mist, warmed by the sun and stirred by a whirling wind, Kauri grows tall and wise through passing years and changing times. This is his song.
PUBLICATION JULY 2014
Cloaked in mist, warmed by the sun and stirred by a whirling wind, Kauri grows tall and wise through passing years and changing times. This is his song.
PUBLICATION JULY 2014
Told in the style of a Māori myth, this is the story of a young Kauri sapling as it grows and changes and watches the world around it evolve. From other plants, to birds, to Māori, to settlers, to industrialisation and beyond, and then when the Kauri is very old the birds will lift it up and carry it away
PUBLICATION FEBRUARY 2015
NZ Picture Books
|Awards:||Winner of Storylines Notable Book Award 2014.|
The world is a busy place, even while you are sleeping. From award-winning author Melinda Szymanik a beautiful bedtime poem that is perfectly complemented by illustrations from artist Greg Straight.