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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

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Changing Times: The Story of a New Zealand Town and its Newspaper
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 9

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 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: 3

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: 3

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: 3

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 an... 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 an... read more

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

Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

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

'We knew straightaway that something was happening. Extra men in khaki uniforms stood at the main gates. Behind the wire, figures in blue sat on the ground. None of the usual moving around, washing up, wrestling, anything like that. J... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2016

Enemy Camp
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

The gripping sequel to the bestselling YA novels I am not Esther and I am Rebecca. Four years after Rebecca fled the religious community The Children of the Faith, twelve-year-old Magdalene bears the brunt of try... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2015

Being Magdalene (The Pilgrim Family #3)
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Series:Kuwi the Kiwi

Kuwi the Kiwi decides to take Chick on his first huhu hunt. They could make huhu hangi, huhu hummus and huhu BBQ...Kuwi is an endangered brown kiwi and a new mum with a very fussy chick. Will she ever find Chick any huhu to eat? A... read more

Kuwi's Huhu Hunt
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

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

'Tis a cold, dark night, and deathly still. Dare two ghosts brave the nighttime chill? Pray follow, dear reader ...read on if you will, to uncover the secret of the house on the hill. An award-winning author and illustrator co... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2016

The House on the Hill
$27.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Awards:Winner of the Esther Glen Junior Fiction Book Award  at NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

Meet filmmaker Barney Kettle, who liked to invent stories but found a real one under his nose.
Barney Kettle knew he would be a very famous film director one day, he just didn't know when that day would ar... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle
$30.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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: 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
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