Book Awards 2016

NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016


Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Non-Fiction Finalist 2016 and lllustration Finalist 2016 - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

Matt McPherson is cycling around town delivering the last edition of the town newspaper, The New Zealand Times. It is being closed by its owners, but as Matt makes his last deliveries we slip back in time and learn about some of t... read more

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Changing Times: The Story of a New Zealand Town and its Newspaper
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 7

Category:

 Birds

Awards:Non-Fiction Finalist 2016 - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

A picture book for 3-6-year-olds, Whose Beak is This? lets children guess the identity of iconic New Zealand birds from the pictures of their beaks, while finding out some facts about the birds along the way. This fun approach introduces an important science concept about adaptatio... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

Whose Beak is This? (PB)
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:Lily Max
Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Junior Fiction 2016.

The adventures of Lily Max, a schoolgirl at Middle Lakes Normal, who is crazy about fashion. When she hears the school ball has a prize for best-dressed costume, she comes up with her most daring designs yet...but reckons without her arch-enemy, Violet Hughes.... read more

Satin, Scissors, Frock (Lily Max #1)
$22.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Te Reo Maori Language

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Maori Language 2016 and New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: HELL Children's Choice Te reo Maori 2016.

The Taranaki forest is changing and kokako are finding it difficult to get food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the kokako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. In the quiet forest, he hear... read more

The Taranaki forest is changing and kokako are finding it difficult to get food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the kokako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. In the quiet forest, he hear... read more

Tamanui: Te Kokako Morehu o Taranaki
$23.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Tiger claims that stripes are best. Leopard insists that spots are tops. Their squabble turns into a quarrel; the quarrel becomes a battle; and, by lunchtime, the jungle is a complete mess. Monkey calls a meeting of the Jungle Council and all the animals put their heads to... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2015

Stripes! No, Spots!
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Junior Fiction 2016.

Malachi's life is dull,dull,dull. Dad's always busy and school is dreary, especially science. Then Malachi finds a mysterious bottle on the seashore, and things start to get exciting. What he discovers inside the bottle sends Malachi on the journey of his life. But p... read more

The Bold Ship Phenomenal
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: HELL Children's Choice Junior Fiction 2016.

Take 1 cutting-edge science professor. Add 2 shocking laboratory explosions. MIX IN an avalanche of cryptic messages and 3 science-geek students ...and you have the recipe for a nuclear device that could solve all of humankinds energy problems! Max, Jian Xin and Cleo are making so... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2015

Cool Nukes
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Photography & Film

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 - th... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

See What I Can See: New Zealand Photography for the Young & Curious
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Young Adult Fiction

"Life has been pretty average for Cody Harrington lately. First, there's his job at the bike shop where he's being blamed for not locking the door and causing a burglary. Then there's his wild brother Zane who's promised his parents he's back on the rails, but is he? As ... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2015

Hucking Cody
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Young Adult Fiction

I remember the machine by his bed. It made a sound like sighing. Numbers twitched, unable to settle. A jagged line sawed across the screen. At least it was something to look at. Something that wasn’t him. They’d brushed his hair, as if he were already dead. A song... read more

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Lullaby
$26.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Te Reo Maori Language

Awards:Winner of the Te Kura Pounamu Award  at NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016 Shortlisted for HELL Children's Choice Te reo Maori at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2016

This is the story of the great Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha and how he came to compose the haka 'Ka Mate, Ka Mate'.
Te Rauparaha is pursued across the island by his enemies and he fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a kumara pit, and Te Rang... read more

Whiti Te Ra! (Haka Maori)
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Picture Book Finalist and Illustration Finalist In The New Zealand Book Awards For Children and Young Adults 2016

Michael and Monkey Moon are inseparable, especially when it is time for bed. But one night Monkey Moon is nowhere to be found and Michael's search for him goes way beyond the toy box. A heartwarming story of love, family, determination and hope.

PUBLICATION JULY 2015

Finding Monkey Moon
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1