Category: NZ Non Fiction
There are many kinds of hero! OH BOY is a striking collection of true stories about amazing New Zealand men who busted stereotypes and broke through obstacles to follow their passion. Heroes can wear rugby boots or ballet shoes. They can go on adventures, build rockets, or save lives. They can change t ...Show more
Category: NZ Picture Books
In this story about being true to oneself, a boy searches for the secret to doing the perfect bomb into the water. With training from Nan, an expert and former champion, and by listening to his own voice, he finds his unique style and pulls off a wonderful, acrobatic, truly awe-inspiring bomb.
Category: NZ Middle Fiction
An enchanting and empowering standalone story from the author of The Princess and the Foal. Twelve-year-old Hilly has landed her dream job, riding on the set of Brunhilda, an epic film based on the fearless warrior of Icelandic legend. Norse fire ritual tells that on mid-summer's day, animals and human ...Show more
Category: NZ Non Fiction
A stunning biographical picture book for young readers about Sir Peter Blake, world-renowned New Zealand yachtsman, adventurer and environmentalist. 'Remember,' he wrote, 'this is the most beautiful world, and it's the only one we've got.' Sir Peter Blake's life was filled with amazing adventures. Dur ...Show more
Category: Picture Books with CD | Reading Level: 3-6
"I was walking down the road and I saw . . .A donkey, Hee Haw And he only had three legs He was a wonky donkey." Children will be in fits of laughter with this perfect read-aloud tale of an endearing donkey. By the books final page, readers end up with a spunky, hanky-panky, cranky, stinky, din ...Show more
The gripping sequel to the prize-winning thriller The Nature of Ash. Ash McCarthy thought he had done enough by broadcasting his story to the world, exposing the corruption and lies of Prime Minister Chandler and his cronies. With his small band of friends and family on a remote campsite in the backcoun ...Show more
NEE NAW! NEE NAW! I'm a little fire engine. NEE NAW! NEE NAW! I'm happy I'm me. Get your siren going and sing along with a FFFTTT PLOP BANG as Nee Naw, the little fire engine, saves the day.
Oh no! How can that be? Grannys cow PLOPPY is stuck up a tree. With a loud TOOT-TOOT and a HIP-HOORAY, look whos coming to save the day... NEE NAW! NEE NAW! Im a little fire engine. NEE NAW! NEE NAW! Im happy Im me. Another hilarious, trouser-ripping rescue from the creators of Nee Naw the Little Fire E ...Show more
Category: NZ Junior Fiction
Skye discovers that hanging upside down isn't always magic. With a guide rope on the Big Top snapped, the first show of the new tour is off to a bad start. The next clue is hidden in a clock. Unfortunately the town of Papenton is filled with clocks. Join Kestrel and Skye on a circus tour filled with c ...Show more
Category: Picture Books with CD
Jingle bells! Rudolph smells from eating carrots and hay, went over a bump and he did a trump, and it went in Santa's face-hey. Laugh out loud as you sing along to this hilarious, smelly-as Christmas song... and find out how Santa's #1 stinky-bottomed reindeer saves Christmas.
Category: Te Reo Maori Language
This story is the te reo Maori edition of The Bomb. In this story about being true to oneself, a boy searches for the secret to doing the perfect bomb into the water. With training from Nan, an expert and former champion, and by listening to his own voice, he finds his unique style and pulls off a wond ...Show more