Mel and her cousin Harriet are keen to nurse brave Kiwi boys fighting in the Great War, half a world away. But when they join the NZ Army Nursing Service and board a hospital ship headed for Egypt, An..
Perry's mother and father are busy people...they're impatient, they're tired, they get cross easily. And they think that only children, like Perry, should be kept busy. On Saturday mornings Perry and ..
What could be worse, Matt Turner wonders, than having to leave your parents, friends and the buzz of big city life for a remote rural school that's so small it only has two classrooms, and two teacher..
Competition is fierce at the All-Stars Academy in the USA -- can the new girl, Georgie, outshine her rivals? A brand new pony adventure series from the author of the UK's bestselling pony series, Pony..
A pendant. A prophecy. A race against time. Breaking free of the earth, the massive bird shudders as if awakening from a long slumber ...Stuck in Wisconsin, Annie is homesick. But when a giant eagle f..
The second adventure in this fresh, fun and accessible new series -- perfect for all pony-loving girls out there. Issie and her friends have been picked to represent the Chevalier Point Pony Club at t..
The Silvering Kingdom is the home of fairy tales \ stories \ imagination, but the kingdom and all those within are in danger of vanishing because the Bloodtree tree has been poisoned. It is up to Abig..
In Book 2 of the series, Bragonsthyme's story is frozen in time. It is up to Abigail (Spindale) and Flint to track down the story's happy ending by finding the dark master Treolle's last words, thus h..
Boy Seaman Russell Purchas is stationed on HMNZS Taupo. It's 1952, and the frigate has just entered hostile waters off the coast of Korea. Russell is determined to prove he is a hero, to shake off the..
Going to school is a misery for Sean. Whatever he does to avoid the school bully, Mark Thomas and his mates always catch up with him. Then the students join Warrior Kids, a programme that teaches lead..
Charlotte loves to play marbles with her best friend Harry and read about adventures on the high seas. But Charlotte will have to leave school soon and help her mother with the house and the younger c..
Set in 1978 against the Bastion Point occupation, Conrad Cooper's Last Stand is junior fiction full of humour but with a powerful core. Award-winning author Leonie Agnew has created a surprising, brav..
What happens when you take 22 of New Zealand's best children's story writers and let them loose 'backstage' at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa? We invited authors from around the country t..
The third PONY CLUB SECRETS adventure by bestselling author of THE PRINCESS AND THE FOAL. Issie and her horse, Blaze, are spending summer in the countryside instead of at pony club. But Issie doesn't ..
The detective lay in bed with his eyes closed. But he couldnt sleep. He was thinking. He always thought best in bed. Especially with his eyes closed. Something is going on in the forest: one of the an..
A frozen palace and a sparkling secret - an epic Russian adventure awaits! Anna Orlov might be the luckiest girl in the world. She is the daughter of a Russian Count and lives in a beautiful snowbound..
A terrible flu is sweeping through Arg''s valley, causing all sorts of snotty problems for Arg and his tribe. But there's soon a much bigger problem to deal with, when Arg discovers people flu can be ..
Merek and his family are shape-shifting dragons, living in a human world. It is Mereks heartfelt desire to become a knight and when he gets chosen for Knight School, he thinks all his dreams have come..
Young shape-shifting dragon Merek is following his dream to become a knight - but seems to have found an enemy in Lord Crumble's son Percy, also training to become a knight. Trying desperately to keep..
Young shape-shifting dragon Merek is following his dream to become a knight but seems to have found an enemy in Lord Crumbles son Percy, also training to become a knight. Trying desperately to keep h..
William and Melissa have been roped into helping their weird grandparents fix up their holiday home in the country. How will they cope with no electricity, no cellphone reception, and only each other ..
Book 2 in Juliet Jacka's addictive new Frankie Potts series for readers ages 7 - 10. Meet Frankie Potts, the village of Tring's number one girl detective. She has flaming red hair, a questioning mind..
Book 3 in Juliet Jacka's addictive new Frankie Potts series for readers ages 7-10. Meet Frankie Potts, the village of Tring's number-one girl detective. She has flaming red hair, a questioning mind an..
Book 1 in Juliet Jacka's addictive new Frankie Potts series for readers ages 7 - 10. Meet Frankie Potts, the village of Tring's number one girl detective. She has flaming red hair, a questioning mind..
Book 4 in Juliet Jacka's addictive new Frankie Potts series for readers ages 7-10. Meet Frankie Potts, the village of Tring's number one girl detective. She has flaming red hair, a questioning mind an..
A new book of stories about the daily adventures of the popular Snake and Lizard. Snake is elegant and calm, and a little self-centred; Lizard is exuberant and irrepressible. Even though they're oppos..
An epic, emotional story of two girls and their bond with beloved horses, the action sweeping between Italy during the Second World War and present day. When Lola's grandmother Loretta takes her to Si..
Yo ho ho! Pirate stew, plenty of rum, and a festive flare across the sky can only mean one thing - it's time for a great pirate party! Yo ho ho! All across the city, the pirates are getting restless a..
'We should have a new sign,' said Lizard.'Exactly what I was thinking!' cried Snake.'A huge sign at the entrance of our burrow!Snake and Lizard, Helper and Helper.Big help one egg. Little help one bee..
Flying Furballs, a hilarious action-packed adventure series, captures the romance and excitement of the era at the dawn of aviation - set in a world of cats verses dogs. Put simply, Flying Furballs is..
Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses - an epic Caribbean adventure! On a remote tropical island, twelve year-old Beatriz is about to embark on an epic journey, ..
Can you imagine being lost and not finding your way home again? Saroo Brierley became lost on a train in India at the age of five. Not knowing the name of his family or where he was from, he survived ..