Book Awards 2016

NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016


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 superb book from a well known author and i... read more

Kuwi's Huhu Hunt
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Series:Allis the Little Tractor
Reading Level:3 to 6
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

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: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Awards:Winner of the HELL Children's Choice Non Fiction Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016 STORYLINES NOTABLE PICTURE BOOK 2015  New Zealand Listener Top 50 Children's Books

Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world's... read more

PUBLICATION AUGUST 2015

First to the Top: Sir Edmund Hillary's Amazing Everest Adventure
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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: 1

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: 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:Finalist In The New Zealand Book Awards For Children And Young Adults 2016

Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha is pursued by his enemies and fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a kumara pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of great power, sits in front of its entrance. As he hears his enemies, Te Rauparaha whispers in the dark 'Will I die?' Will I... read more

Haka (English)
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Te Reo Maori Language

Series:Kuwi the Kiwi
Awards:Winner of the HELL Children's Choice Te Reo Maori Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016

He kiwi ihupuku, he kiwi rangirua hoki a Kuwi. Kua whanau mai tana hua hou hei tiaki mana, i tana kotahi. Kaore ano ia kia tiaki hua...
Kuwi is a young and confused kiwi who has found herself alone with her newly laid egg. She has never ... read more

Te Hua Tuatahi a Kuwi (Kuwi's First Egg - Maori)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

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

Take one cutting-edge science professor. Add two shocking laboratory explosions. Mix in an avalanche of cryptic messages and three science-geek students-and you have the recipe for a nuclear device that could solve all of humankind's energy problems! Max, Jian Xin and Cleo are mak... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2015

Cool Nukes
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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 

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... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2016

ANZAC Heroes: 30 Courageous ANZACs from WWI & WWII (HB)
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Senior Fiction

Series:The Pilgrim Family

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 trying to protect and nurture her rebellious y... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2015

Being Magdalene (The Pilgrim Family #3)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1