Here is a counting book like you've never seen: featuring Donovan Bixley's most popular characters from his uniquely Kiwi `Wheels on the Bus' and `Old MacDonald's Farm'. Look out for the milkshake-making cow, the All Black lambs, the cute pink ski-bunny, and the col... read more
Young Adult Fiction
Game of Thrones meets Thor: Ragnarok in Between the Blade and the Heart, a gripping story of love and revenge from Amanda Hocking, author of the Trylle trilogy and the Kanin Chronicles.Malin is a Valkyrie-in-training. It's her responsibility to slay immortals, return... read more
It's 1577. When her mother is burned at the stake for witchcraft, Alyce flees to London. But it isn't just witchfinders she has to worry about. Powerful political forces are also on her trail, dragging her into the feud between Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. As Al... read more
Heed the call of the wild with this brand-new, action-packed animal fantasy series from the #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors. Enter the Bravelands ... and discover the Erin Hunter series you've been waiting for.
A lion cast out from his pride.
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When his village is attacked, Hauk Johanson has no choice but to step up and lead the young Vikings on a quest for revenge. But there is one problemthe young Vikings have never fought in battle. Can Hauk and his friends master the skills of sword and axe in time? Will the Gods... read more
An inspiring adventure story from Young Australian of the Year 2011, Jessica Watson.
Alex feels like a fish out of water in her new hometown - the sleepy little lakeside village of Boreen Point where she is reluctantly sent to live with her slightly eccentric aunt for her... read more
Children's Maori Books
"I a Koro Meketanara tetahi pamu - TI-HAI-TI-HAI-HAU ..." E mohio whanuitia ana tenei waiata. Engari, inaianei to Koro Meketanara he pamu ataahua kei Aotearoa tonu - a, kei taua pamu etahi kararehe whakaharahara - kei te aha ano ratou... read more
National Book Award winner M T Anderson returns to future Earth in a sharply wrought satire of art and truth in the midst of colonisation.
When the vuvv first landed, it came as a surprise to aspiring artist Adam and the rest of planet Ea... read more
Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice's life on the road, always a step ahead of the strange bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice's grandmother, the reclusive author of a book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate - the H... read more
But did Granny stop knitting?
Oh no, she did not!
She kept right on knitting . . .
like it or not!
Granny McFitter's family have had enough of her knitting. But when a ship runs aground, spilling oil into the sea, a call goes out ... read more
The Gestapo called her The White Mouse - and they wanted her, dead or alive. Nancy Wake was an Australian who joined the French Resistance during World War II and became the most wanted woman in France. Parachuting behind enemy lines, blowing up bridges... read more
Explore! Aotearoa features the thrilling true stories of New Zealand explorers Kupe, Thomas Brunner, Freda du Faur, Kieran McKay, and Kelly Tarlton. Follow these adventure pioneers on a journey across the oceans, over the land, up the mountains, beneath the earth, and under the ocean.