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Book Awards 2016

NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016


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 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 sli... read more

http://mattsnewspaper.blogspot.co.nz/

Changing Times: The Story of a New Zealand Town and its Newspaper
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

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 Co... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2015

Stripes! No, Spots!
$18.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Winner of the Picture Book Award  at NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

The little Kiwi is fast asleep in her burrow. A beam of moonlight shines right down into her burrow. She wakes, and realises it is time. Hurrying out into the night, she wakes each of her friends from their mid-winter slumber. 'Kia tere! Hurry!' she urges them.

The Little Kiwi's Matariki (PB)
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

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... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

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

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 se... read more

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

Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

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 

From nurse and pilot to soldier and spy, this book offers a beautifully arranged cast of ANZAC heroes from World War I and World War 2, and includes lifelike illustrations with maps, a medal room, fact b... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2016

ANZAC Heroes: 30 Courageous ANZACs from WWI & WWII
$30.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Biography & Autobiography

Awards:Winner of the Russell Clark Illustration Award  at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

There has never been a period when Shakespeare was out of fashion. In his lifetime he was incredibly successful, and soon after his death his works were published to the world.
Within these pages you will find a n... read more

Much Ado About Shakespeare
$35.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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 S... 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 Picture Books

Series:Allis the Little Tractor
Awards:Winner of the Best First Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

Just imagine how Allis feels when her best friend Toby brings his Uncle to see her. 'I think Allis is thirsty, let's find her something to drink' Allis' heart jumped. 'I am thirsty, I am thirsty,' she cried. Let the adventure begin!

Allis the Little Tractor (#1)
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Sport & Leisure

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

A highly illustrated book for beginners in the rapidly growing world of adventure sport. How do you swim in open water? How do you read a compass? How do you fix a puncture? Instructional and highly... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2015

The Beginner's Guide to Adventure Sport in New Zealand
$35.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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 ... 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, h... read more

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