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KidsBooksNZ · 6d ago

Latest titles from Scholastic

Dinosaur Trouble: The Great Egg Stink by Kyle Mewburn and Donovan Bixley, Scholastic NZThe...
KidsBooksNZ · 3W ago

Makaro Press Blog Tour

Lonesome When You Goby Saradha Koirala, Makaro Press"I look to my band mates. They’rewide-eyed. It’s time to put ourrock faces on. My fingers onthe strings, my shoulder underthe strap of the bass, my feet onthe floor – every part of me burns."Not onl...
KidsBooksNZ · 3W ago

The Disenchanted Wizard

The Disenchanted Wizard [e-book] by Mike Crowl with Cherianne Parks, Frank Joseph Publishing (127 Glenpark Ave, Maryhill, Dunedin 9011, email mcrowl@gmail.com)Mike says this fantasy is part of a 3-book series that began with Grimhilda! in 2014. This ...
KidsBooksNZ · 1M ago

Scholastic's latest picture book offerings

The Singing Dolphin: Te Aihe i Waiata by Mere Whaanga, Scholastic NZThis accomplished author/illustrator has produced several books for children; probably the most well-known is Tangaroa’s G...
KidsBooksNZ · 1M ago

Stories, Activities and fun - all in one book

ANNUAL edited by Kate de Goldi and Susan Paris (Gecko Press)Kate de Goldi and Susan Paris ...
KidsBooksNZ · 1M ago

A book of Maori Wisdom

Mauri Ora: Wisdom from the Maori World by Peter Alsop & Te Ray Kupenga (Potton & Burton)Mauri Ora is a beautiful book to hold. From the engaging photo on the front of a mother and baby shari...
KidsBooksNZ · 1M ago

A heartwarming children's war book

Torty and the Soldier: A story of a true WWI survivor by Jennifer Beck, Fifi Colston (Scholastic)Stewart Little (the real one, not the movie character) had been walking to a field hospital i...
KidsBooksNZ · 1M ago

Tania Roxborogh's latest books

Bastion Point: 507 Days on Takaparawha by Tania Roxborogh (Scholastic)(MY New Zealand Story series)I was a teenager in the 1970s and can remember the Bastion Point protest. Newspaper and TV news reportage on the occupation were biased against Ngati W...
KidsBooksNZ · 2M ago

Maurice Gee is back!

The Severed Land by Maurice Gee (Penguin)It’s been a while since Maurice Gee has written for young adults and all I can say is WELCOME BACK! Maurice has written a fantasy-alternative future-adventure type story with a strong female protagonist and gr...
KidsBooksNZ · 3M ago

Favourite book of 2016

Snark: Being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock ... and its tragic aftermath by David Elliot after Lewis Carroll (Otago University Press) Every now...