A sound broke through the usual calm¿the same cracking sound I had heard while I was awake! The fragments Awa Bryant trapped just after she learned she was a long-awaited-for Dreamweaver are terrifyingly close to breaking free ¿ so close that even in the waking world she can hear their eff ...Show more
For Susan and Nick the adventure at last seems at an end. They are leaving he magical land of O, the scene of The Halfmen of O and The Priests of Ferris. But even as they prepare to step back to earth, strange and evil forces reach out to ensnare them. For Susan - and for the Motherstone - there is one ...Show more
Susan Ferris and her cousin Nick return to the land of O, which they had saved from the evil Halfmen, only to discover that a hundred years have passed and O is now ruled by cruel and ruthless priests. Susan is inspired by dreams and prophecies to face the most dreadful dangers and free the inhabitants ...Show more
'Nick had seen the birthmark on Susan's wrist. It had two parts. Each was shaped like a tear drop, curved like a moon. One was bright red and the other golden brown.' Susan had always been a bit odd and never really got on with her cousin Nick, but the mark on her wrist draws them together in a frighte ...Show more
Category: NZ Middle Fiction
When her tribe is defeated in battle, Atapo is captured and becomes a slave of her enemies. Freedom seems impossible; the penalty for runaway slaves is death. But when sickness strikes the village, Atapo is blamed - and now it is even more dangerous to stay. To save her life, she escapes to the Pakeha m ...Show more
Category: General Graphic Books
A cobbler girl tricks the Wawel Dragon, after all the king's knights fail. The Polar Bear King loses his skin. Momotaro, born from a peach, defies the ogres everyone else is too scared to face. Snow White and Rose Red make friends with a bear. From Poland to Iceland, Japan to Germany, these 10 fairytal ...Show more
Category: NZ Middle Fiction | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses - an epic Caribbean adventure! On a remote tropical island, twelve year-old Beatriz is about to embark on an epic journey, through hurricanes and across the high seas and back to the time of Christopher Columbus... When Beatriz ...Show more
Category: NZ Middle Fiction | Reading Level: Younger Readers
From the author of the multi-award-winning and bestselling How To Bee comes an intense and thrilling new adventure. 'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.' And he said it like going was something easy. Like all we have to do is walk away. Ella and her brot ...Show more
Zaney is very small for his age and the brunt of many a joke from his mates. So when Zaney sees a strange ad for real body parts, he decides to buy an eye to make him taller. How can an eye make him taller? And when the eye arrives, it is more than anyone expected. Ages 9-12.
The wild and wonderful island home of Flynn and Paddy holds an incredible secret: dragons live there! When evil boss The Pitbull finds out, he sends his men to kill a dragon, and to bring him back the body. He also wants a dragon's egg, so he can hatch it in his private zoo. Flynn and Paddy's world is a ...Show more
Category: NZ Middle Fiction | Reading Level: very good
Country of Origin: New Zealand William and Melissa have been roped into helping their weird grandparents fix up their holiday home in the country. How will they cope with no electricity, no mobile phone reception and only each other for company?