Walk in the footsteps of the first fossil researchers to discover the earliest animal life on Earth in this large-format non-fiction picture book. With a lively mix of illustrations, comics and facts it will entrance young readers.
The Last Kids On Earth series is ideal for children 8 years and older, even reluctant readers. Jack Sullivan was an ordinary 13-year-old going to an ordinary school until the zombie apocalypse happened. Now he's a hardened warrior living in a fortified treehouse looking for his lost friends.
Can a list save a life? Xander Maze loves lists, and his grandmother is #1 on his list of People I Love Most in the World. But now that Nanna has stage 4 cancer, can a new list of 100 Remarkable Feats really save her? Find out more about the book and what our Kid Reviewers think of it
Ready to see a real-life alien? Laugh your head off with the super-popular Funny Kid series!Every kid wants to laugh, but Max is the boy who can make it happen.He's also the kid who's keen to spend the most boring school holidays ever coming up with the greatest prank of all time. Max is the funny kid and he's going to prank the world!
Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It’s because they’re out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts! The seventh book in the Real Pigeons series from author Andrew McDonald contains three hilarious, silly and and engrossing mysteries that readers in the 6 to 9 year age group will love. See what our kid reviewer has to say about it.
The second adventure in the ROARsome DRAGON REALM series for 9+ readers from authors Katie Tsang and Kevin Tsang. An epic quest that will take them to the depths of the Frozen Wasteland and the imperial palaces of Ancient China.
Sugar and Spice is the second book in the new series from Stacy Gregg, author of successful pony adventure series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals. The Spellbound Series is ideal as the first chapter books for your young reader.
If your young reader is ready for their first chapter book, Stacy Gregg, author of successful pony adventure series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals, has a new series of magical pony adventure books that's just perfect.
Lovers of Derek Landy's internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series will be delighted to hear he is back with the 14th instalment. Skulduggery, Valkyrie and Omen face their most epic test yet … in a matter of days, the world will change.
Looking for a new book series for your older child? Set in a broken, future England, where gunfights and monsters collide, The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne is the exciting first title in a phenomenal fantasy teen series by a bestselling children’s novelist.
New Zealand author and illustrator Sandra Morris' new non-fiction children's book North & South: A Tale of Two Hemispheres marks a beautiful and engaging introduction to the natural world and conservation for young readers, with in-depth facts throughout and a full index and glossary adding interest for older readers.
J.K. Rowling, the author that introduced Harry Potter to the world, is back with her latest children’s book The Ickabog. A magical tale with some interesting twists, The Ickabog is the perfect read for children with big imaginations.
If you’re familiar with the Edward Lear rhyme The Owl and the Pussycat then this book will be instantly recognisable to you! A delightful Kiwi adaption, if you like, of the famous poem is a Kiwi way to tell a sweet sweet story about creatures in the moonlight.
From the author of Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story, Gavin Bishop, comes this new incredible picture book Wildlife of Aotearoa. Spectacularly illustrated and spectacularly full to the brim with exploration of New Zealand and it's awesome wildlife.
If you’re wanting to raise kids who not only care about the world in which they live but have some kind of kid friendly idea of what’s one problem and what they could do to help, then starting with books like Little Hector and the Big Idea will be the perfect conversation starter!
There's no beating around the bush with this book, there's no swish went the wind and thwack went the hammer, boom went the dynamite and tack tack went the chisel, nope, we're here to learn about Joan and her journey to become the Dinosaur Hunter who discovered dinosaur fossils in NZ!