At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year New Zealanders remember the end of the First World War. Armistice Day. Kiwi soldiers returned home to a terrible influenza epidemic, as the population grieved for the loss of life. Memo... read more

PUBLICATION FEBRUARY 2016

Armistice Day: The New Zealand Story
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11

Anna Orlov, the daughter of a Russian count, lives in a beautiful snowbound palace that's also home to tigers, wolfhounds, and horses. Anna also owns a priceless heirloom diamond necklace. But when Anna defies her father's wishes and secretly raises a young colt alongside her pet tiger cub, her actions will have far reaching consequences.

PUBLICATION MAY 2017

The Diamond Horse (PB)
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 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2017 Picture Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

Fuzzy Doodle is a celebration of creativity. It is a sophisticated picture book in which the text and illustrations work together to create a delightful metaphor for the creative process. The text tells of Fuzzy, a small pencil doodle that magically comes to life, looking very mu... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2016

Fuzzy Doodle
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Category:

 Biography & Autobiography

Series:Inspirational Kiwis

An inspirational story for children about New Zealand motor racing legend and founder of the McLaren Racing Team, Bruce McLaren. For children aged 12 to 90 years old.

Bruce Wants to Go Faster
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The modern Maui is an intermediate-school boy who lives with his Mum and three older brothers in a city where the day is never long enough to get things done.
Maui grasps the mantle: Mum, I'm gonna catch that Sun for you. That Sun who's always ... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2016

Maui: Sun Catcher (English/Maori)
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 Gift Books

Gecko Press’s Annual is a game-changer, packing dynamic, irreverent, challenging, and timeless material into a beautiful package for 9- to 12-year-olds.
Annual features a dictionary of crazy words that come in handy on car trips, a sophisticated "spot the similarity"... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2016

Annual
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 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)
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 NZ Picture Books

This picture book tells the story of how the eel got its silver belly but was condemned to live in the dark depths of the river for ever.
Tuna is in awe of a nymph, Hiriwa, who glows and dances along the river bank in the moonlight. Night after night he meets the nymp... read more

This edition is in english only.
The Te Reo Maori edition, Tuna raua ko Hiriwa, can be found here.

Tuna and Hiriwa
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 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2017 Picture Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

This exquisite children's book recounts one of the most remarkable natural history stories in New Zealand - the bond shared between the shining cuckoo (pipiwharauroa) and the grey warbler (riroriro). The grey warbler nest is the only one in which a cuckoo will la... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2016

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (PB)
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 NZ Junior Fiction

Rona is mischievous, curious, adventurous and inventive - just an everyday tomboy nine-year-old! Living in the country with her grandparents, she pretends to be a werewolf (and breaks her most precious possession in the process), jumps off the wharf like a daredevil, and is alternate... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2016

Rona
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 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2017 Picture Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

A PENGUIN in the JUNGLE? In the jungle there are jaguars, monkeys and parrots aplenty, but there are no penguins. None at all. Because penguins do not live in the jungle, except for ...GWENDOLYN!
A story about friendship, adventure and finding your home. Ages 2-5

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2016

Gwendolyn! (HB)
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 Sport & Leisure

Black Caps captain and the world's number one player Kane Williamson on how to play our favourite summer sport. 'I love batting. Nothing gives me a bigger buzz than taking on the best bowlers in the world. I'm a big believer in the idea that cricket is a team sport b... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2016

Cricket with Kane Williamson
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