Book Awards 2016

NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2016


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: 1

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: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 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. Just rows of prisoners, sitting silently.' It's ... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2016

Enemy Camp
$20.00(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

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 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: 0

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: 0

Category:

 Biography & Autobiography

Reading Level:General Adult
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 new interpretation of Shakespeare's stage... read more

Much Ado About Shakespeare
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 Biography & Autobiography

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

Fast going off the rails and hanging out with the wrong crowd, Brando Yelavich, a plucky 20-year-old from Auckland's North Shore, decided he needed to change his life. He needed a mission. He was going to walk around New Zealand. ... read more

PUBLICATION JULY 2015

Wildboy: An Epic Trek Around the Coast of New Zealand
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

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: 0

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: 0