Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud.
Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining mom... read more
Annual 2 contains all-new material for 9 to 13-year-olds. The result is a highly original, contemporary take on the much-loved annuals of the past – all in one beautiful package.
Alongside familiar names publishing for children – Gavin Moulde... read more
The forest is dense and dark. And the trail full of unexpected perils. The dog can't move. The boy can't talk. And you won't know why. Or where you are going. You will put this story down not wanting the journey to end. But it's from Paul Jennings so watch out for the ambush. One of the best. From one of the best.
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7|
A hilarious book of counting, colours, animals... and queuing for the loo! In this riotous rhyme from Nicholas Allan, the queue for the loo gets very long indeed, as a series of multi-coloured animals impatiently join! Count, spot colours, spot animals, and all join in to find out who's in the loo.
During the massive 7.8M earthquake that hit New Zealand in November 2016 two cows and a calf were stranded on a two-metre high 'island' when their paddock slid and buckled 80 metres from its original position...
Sensibly they stayed put and were rescu... read more
Fiction - intermediate
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
You're called Fidge and you're nearly eleven. You've been hurled into a strange world. You have three companions: two are unbelievably weird and the third is your awful cousin Graham. You have to solve a series of nearly impossible clues. You need to deal with a cruel dictator ... read more
Lucy's mum takes her to the library every Saturday. Lucy loves to read, but there is one special book that she borrows over and over again. The book is shared between friends, dropped in the ocean, flown to China and even made into a banana sandwich. But what will happen when everyone's favourite book goes missing?
|Author:||J. K. Rowling|
Series - children
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2016.|
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potte... read more
Picture books - NZ
|Awards:||Shortlisted for NZ Childrens & Young Adult Picture Book Awards 2017|
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
Animals in Vehicles is a 24 page children’s picture book starring Crash the monkey and lots of different animals operating vehicles, with fun rhymes and colourful cartoons to capture young readers imagination and interest
The Gestapo called her The White Mouse - and they wanted her, dead or alive. Nancy Wake was an Australian who joined the French Resistance during World War II and became the most wanted woman in France. Parachuting behind enemy lines, blowing up br... read more
Hey there guys. Would you like a banana? Whats wrong with you. Brian? Youre a Piranha. Brian is a piranha. He is also a vegetarian. But do you think he can convince his family to join him