The formerly glorious god Apollo, cast down to earth in punishment by Zeus as an awkward mortal teenager named Lester Papadopoulos, must restore five Oracles that have gone dark. Duty-bound to a confounding young daughter of Demeter named Meg, Lester ma... read more
|Author:||Gillian Chandler; Fraser Williamson (Illustrator)|
Following on from the acclaimed Whose Beak is This? and Whose Feet are These?, author Gillian Candler and illustrator Fraser Williamson turn to looking at homes. Whose Home is This? includes native birds and sea creatures, such as the yellow-eyed penguin, octopus and cra... read more
|Author:||Conn Iggulden; Hal Iggulden|
Children Non Fiction
|Awards:||Winner of British Book Awards: Book of the Year 2007. Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2007.|
The original Dangerous Book for Boys is an international sensation. The brainchild of brothers Conn Iggulden (bestselling author of the Emperor and Conqueror series) and Hal Iggulden, it brought the wonders of old-fashioned knowledge and play to life for the vi... read more
|Author:||Sarah J. Maas|
Young Adult Fiction
|Series:||A\Court of Thorns and Roses Ser.|
Narrated by Feyre and Rhysand, this bridges the events in A Court of Wings and Ruin and the upcoming novels in the series. Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court a... read more
Pepe, a beautiful forest ringlet butterfly, only lives for four weeks so she lays her eggs and asks Tute the tui to protect them. She flies away, never to be seen again. But things don't go to plan. Why is Pepe one of New Zealand's rarest butterflies? What happens when the eggs hatch? She started with eleven eggs - how many will survive?
If you can follow a recipe, you can explore science.
Each of the 50 fun and educational experiments is presented in an easy-to-follow recipe format that anyone can do and man... read more
New Zealand friends Pukeko, Kiwi and Hoiho go on a journey. Join them in their waka, perform actions and sing along while you row, row, row. With bonus CD, book and song in English and Maori.
Maaori translation team: Justin Kereama, Tania Solomona
Sung by Paul Inia
Music by Richard Larsen
Isla and her brother are two young foxes living just outside the lands of the furless -- humans. The life of a fox is filled with dangers, but Isla has begun to learn mysterious skills meant to help her survive. Then the unthinkable happens. Returning to her den, Isl... read more
From the author of The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender comes a haunting maelstrom of magic and murder in the lush, moody Pacific Northwest.
When Rona Blackburn landed on Anathema Island more than a century ago, her otherworldly skills m... read more
|Author:||Miriama Kamo; Zak Waipara (Illustrator)|
Children's Maori Books
Behind dusty orange hills, where the sky stretches down to the sea, theres a magical, wild, windy place called Te Mata Hapuku. Sam and Te Rerehua love to visit their Grandma and Poua at Te Mata Hapuku (aka Birdli... read more
Wolf Miller lives a ‘townie’ life with his struggling family who are dealt an extra blow when Wolf’s brother Davey is diagnosed with Addison’s disease. Wolf feels neglected as he is constantly minding his six-year-old sister for his pre-occupie... read more