Plans for the Newtoun community's Waitangi Day celebrations are well under way: Monty and Pete `The Deadly Icedagger' plan a wrestling demo. Dreadflock needs to upskill her braiding technique. Constab..
Aroha knows that nature is there for you and for me. Spending time out in nature makes her feel all kinds of wonderful emotions. Throughout Aroha Knows, Aroha and her friends experience our amazing wo..
It's the holidays, and Awatea is staying with his grandparents at the beach. He's got lots of time and freedom to explore, visit the tree house and have adventures with Carrot, the talking parrot. Awa..
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..
Twelve-year-old Bella Kerr is a darts prodigy. And when she finds out that her little brothers special schooling is at risk because of lack of money, Bella secretly enters a darts competition at the l..
On a beach clean-up, thirteen-year-old one-legged Charlie and his half-brother, Robbie, find a ponaturi - a mermaid - washed up on a beach. An ancient grudge between the Maori gods Tane and Tangaroa h..
Matt Logan isn't looking forward to spending the school holidays with his grandmother and her new husband. He has to fly to Rotorua, where he doesn't know anybody, and he's a bit wary of his new step-..
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 ..
Angry and defiant, thirteen-year-old Devlin believes hes unwanted. His younger siblings, who have also been in foster care, are now back home with his mother, who is in an abusive relationship. Hes fe..
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..
When Merek and Brin try to save Lord Crumble's treasure from a Barbarian attack, they find out more than they expected ...about 'evil' Barbarians as well as about Lord Crumble himself. But not before..
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 ..
The year is 1884. The place is Lyttelton, a small and bustling harbour town. Elsie is waiting for the fish to bite. She has her reasons for coming down to the waterfront so often, the main one being t..
When Jack visits his grandparents, they tell him stories - each outdoing the other with a tale taller and wilder than the last. When Jack visits his grandparents, there's no television to entertain hi..
'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..
Sometimes bees get too big to be up in the branches, sometimes they fall and break their bones. This week both happened and Foreman said, 'Tomorrow we'll find two new bees.' Peony lives with her sist..
t?s Singapore in 1940, war is just around the corner-but twelve-year-old Lizard doesn?t know that. He lives in Chinatown above a tailor?s shop, surviving on his wits and hustling for odd jobs.When he ..
A magical, spine-tingling novel about a girl who wants to escape her memories and a troll who is desperately trying to remember his, from the award-winning author of Conrad Cooper's Last Stand and The..
Set in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1942, in an area of the city known as Chinatown where the descendants of the Chinese miners and market gardeners gathered together to maintain their culture and provid..
Danny is dreading the summer holiday visit by his hyper cousin, Nick. There is no predicting what Nick will get up to, especially when he's off his Ritalin. However, Nick proves to be the least of Dan..
Twelve-year-old Niko lives in Pohe Bay, a small, rural town with a sacred hot spring - and a taniwha named Taukere. The government wants to build a prison over the home of the taniwha, and Niko's gran..
A novel of heart and courage inspired by the incredible story of a real-life princess and the foal she loves. Princess Haya, daughter of the King of Jordan, loves her family more than anything. So wh..
Twelve-year-old Cassi Whelan and her dad have just moved into a repaired house on the edge of Christchurchs Red Zone. Although Cassi was only four when earthquakes decimated Christchurch, her memories..