|Awards:||Shortlisted for the Copyright Licensing NZ Award for Young Adult Fiction at the 2017 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults |
Elliot is on the run from a situation that's just too big to handle. Sooner or later, it's going to catch up with him.
Elliot's in need of a fresh start, so he's dispatched to a new city to work as an apprentice electrician. His boss, Arnie, is an ex-naval officer who... read more
|Awards:||Finalist for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Copyright Licensing NZ Award for Young Adult Fiction |
Uncle Jeremy has been helping the family out for a while now, by dropping off meat he's shot. The offer to go hunting sounds great to fourteen-year-old Wolf - a chance to get away from the family stress. But this hunting trip proves to be more than he bargained for.
|Awards:||Winner Young Adult Fiction - New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2013 |
Finn's druggie Dad is on trial for manslaughter, and so Finn is sent away to an exclusive boarding school to remove him from the small-town gossip machine. At first he feels a bit like a fish out of water, but soon makes some good friends, and even scores with the much-lusted... read more
There are many kinds of hero! OH BOY is a striking collection of true stories about amazing New Zealand men who busted stereotypes and broke through obstacles to follow their passion. Heroes can wear rugby boots or ballet shoes. They can go on adventure... read more
"Tell me three good night stories, please, please, please," says Little Bear. "Three ?" says her mother. "Yes--I said please three times " First, Little Bear hears the story of the Night Guardian, who lives in the woods and makes sure all animals go to bed. But who tells t... read more
|Awards:||Winner of the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction. And the Winner of the 2018 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year. NZ Listener 50 Best Books for Kids 2017 The Sapling Best Books List 2017|
Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining mom... read more
Aotearoa: The New Zealand story is an impressive illustrated history by children’s writer and illustrator Gavin Bishop. Beautiful to behold, each page contains a myriad of small details, snippets of information that build to give the reader a wealth of inf... read more
|Author:||Clotilde Perrin (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Gecko Press Titles Ser.|
An extraordinary pop-up book that reveals the secrets of the most famous fairy-tale villains--the giant, the wolf and the witch--with interactive flaps, a twist on well-known tales, and personality cards for each villain. Lift the flaps to see the diabolical thoughts inside the vil... read more
Have you ever seen a picture book with two titles and two covers, that can be read from back to front? Follow Firefly in his search for a flashing light and turn back at the end of the book to find the second storyline about Rabbit's escape.
Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events on board and the places the ship travelled on its way to the P... read more
A stunning limited edition gift box featuring a special hardback of Tales from the Inner City and a limited edition print signed by Shaun Tan. Firm sale only, limit of 5 per customer at standard discount only. Orders may be scaled.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Monster Calls comes a richly illustrated and lyrical tale, one that asks harrowing questions about power, loyalty, obsession, and the monsters we make of others.With harpoons strapped to their backs, the proud whales ... read more
“Call me Bathsheba,” are the first lines of this inventive novel mimicking another famous story. Patrick Ness’s And the Ocean Was Our Sky is a stunning wonder of a story. In this inverse Moby-Dick, we are introduced to a pod of whales that hunt man. In this world, th... read more
Tiny Mr Miniscule longs to see a big blue whale - the biggest animal ever. A wee man, a whale of a time, and a whopping big surprise! This timeless Polish children's classic is finally available in English.