Wildlife artist and birdwatcher Sandra Morris introduces fourteen New Zealand birds. Looking at birds of the mountains, forest, coast and sea, Sandra tells how they got their names, how they feed, sing or call, and how they nest and raise a family. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
Hiriwa, a new calf, is warned by the pod of Maui’s dolphins about the dangers of going near the dark shapes (fishing boats). Hiriwa heeds their warning until one day the bottom-set gillnet from a fishing trawler catches his friends. He does all he can to save them.
|Awards:||Non-Fiction Finalist 2016 - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults|
Photography was invented the year before the Treaty of Waitangi was signed. Within a few years, cameras were charting the life and times of people at this end of the planet. See What I Can See is a celebration of the camera - the... read more
Kiwiana celebrates items and icons from New Zealand's heritage, especially iconic Kiwi elements from around the middle of the 20th century. Many evoke a sense of nostalgia and are seen as contributing to our national identity.
Speedy Trains tells you everything you want to know about trains, from building the first railways to steam engines and trains that hover above the rails. Learn about trains that go underground, across water, through rock and more. Speedy Trains is part of a great ... read more
Fast Cars tells you everything you want to know about cars, from the earliest automobiles to speedy supercars, rally racers and even cars that fly.Fast Cars is part of a great new collectible series called It's all about... It is packed with facts and stats, and there ... read more
Mighty Trucks tells you everything you want to know about trucks, from mining trucks to dumper trucks, lorries that can carry houses, fire engines ready with lots of water and so much more. Mighty Trucks is part of a great new collectible series called It's all abo... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for CLL Educational Publishing Awards: Best Book or Series in Primary Publishing 2010.|
Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies is a step-by-step guide based on the latest reading comprehension research and is the result of Sheena's learning journey into research-based practice and her experiences teaching in... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
|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 b... read more
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. Mem... read more
"For the Love of Horses" is a heartfelt story about a life familiar to many young Kiwis who love horses the trials and tears of Pony Club, the joy of riding bareback, and the pressures of adolescence and competitive showjumping. It is also the story of an unlikely childhood dream coming true. Every ye... read more
|Reading Level:||Near Fine|
From the author of the bestselling book For the Love of Horses, comes an epic new journey to rescue wild Kaimanawa horses from the biennial cull. Follow television stars Vicki, Kelly and Amanda Wilson on their quest to train 10 wild, difficult and sometimes dangerous Kaimanawas for competition in the ... read more