Anthologies & Treasuries
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7|
The Roald Dahl Treasury is a delightful collection by and about the World's Number One Storyteller. Four exciting sections - Animals; Magic; Family, Friends And Heroes; and, Matters Of Importance - introduce some of Roald Dahl's most popular characters, from the Enor... read more
Pania is a creature of the sea, but she is fascinated by the land. She falls in love with a young chief who tries to make her stay on shore. The is the legend of how Pania became the Reef that today lies off the coast of Napier.
Like the classic heroines, Ada conquers the homefront as her World War II journey continues in this sequel to the Newbery Honor-winning The War that Saved My Life.
When Ada's clubfoot is surgically fixed at last, she knows for certain that she's not what her mother... read more
A brilliant and fun counting book from the creator of the bestselling Hairy Maclary, now available in durable board book format!In the Manglemunching Forest there's a Nickle Nackle tree,Growing Nickle Nackle berries that are red as red can be.And that's not all that... read more
NZ Picture Books
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Picture Books 2010.|
That fat, lovable cat is back - and in search of more food! When Grandma goes on holiday, Katie offers to look after her goldfish. Yum! thinks Greedy Cat. A snack for Greedy Cat!
NZ Picture Books
|Series:||The Little Yellow Digger|
Rolling and leaping at their play, two whales swarm in a sunlit bay. But when the tide turns, the baby whale gets stranded on the beach. Don't worry, the Little Yellow Digger is on its way...The third story about the much-loved Little Yellow Digger.
|Awards:||Shortlisted for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Elsie Locke Medal for Non-Fiction 2005 and New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Non-Fiction Award 2005.|
A Ducati motorcycle wins the Battle of the Twins race but the second placing is a surprise - an almost unknown motorcycle called a Britten. Little is known about the bike. Then rumour spreads that the sleek machine was hand-built by some fellow in his home wo... read more
"The traditional song 'Do Your Ears Hang Low?' performed by the Topp Twins and illustrated featuring a number of animals with differently shaped ears: a hound dog, a mouse, lop-eared rabbit, llama, pig, etc"--Publisher information. Suggested level: junior.
|Awards:||Finalist: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2014 Storylines 2014 Notable Junior Fiction.|
As children, Logan's grandfather and his sister Mavis spotted a beautiful and unusual bird in the kowhai tree outside their house: it was a huia, which was believed to be extinct. In an attempt to photograph it they tracked it deep into the Manawatu Gorge. This was a dangerous journey,... read more
|Author:||Leuyen (ILT) Dean; Pham Shannon; Hale Hale|
|Series:||Princess in Black|
Princess Magnolia and Princess Sneezewort have plans . . . mysterious plans, like a princess playdate! They dress-up slam! They karaoke jam! But then a shout from outside Princess Sneezewort's castle interrupts their fun. It's a monster! This is a jo... read more
Bear waits patiently for his friend. The robins fly to the south and the first snow falls. When Bear awakes from a long sleep, he hears a noise like a hand sliding slowly across paper. Goliath is coming! ... But Goliath's identity is a big surprise.