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..
Schools rugby star Eoin Madden has never been busier - he's captain of the Junior Cup team, he's training with Leinster and hoping to be chosen for the Ireland team for the first-ever Under 16 World C..
In a dangerous world, Deep Salt strikes terror into the heart of everyone. Hari lives in Blood Burrow, deep in the ruined city of Belong, where he survives by courage and savagery. He is scarred from ..
When nine-year-old Kelly Wilson outgrows her pony, her mum surprises her with a beautiful steel-grey mare that she spotted trotting down the street, tied to the back of a truck. But there's a catch. C..
When nine-year-old Vicki Wilson's beloved lease pony is sold, she is heartbroken. Her family doesn't have much money, and she is desperate to have a pony of her own so she can keep riding.Then Vicki h..
On the eve of George Grimes's thirteenth birthday, a man with a forked beard and a crooked nose clambers out of the Grandfather clock in the upstairs hallway. The man claims to be from Mythika - a wor..
An action-packed adventure story about a young honey bee called Ziggy, who feels as though he is an outsider in his own hive. Sent by the Queen on a mission to discover how other bees live, Ziggy begi..
There are just a few days to go before Christmas, and everyone's busy putting up decorations, preparing food and getting ready for the big day. Then comes the shock news - Santa's cancelled Christmas...
The fifth book in Jon Tucker's 'Those Kids Series' of environmentally themed illustrated middle-year chapter novels, this title continues the boating and camping action, centred on three Australian ch..
A thought-provoking Ransome-inspired tale with strong appeal to adventure-loving readers in the nine to ninety-nine age bracket. Underlying its clear environmental theme is the conclusion that freedom..
When three Tasmanian children meet a couple of home-alone kids who live on an old barge in New Zealand's Bay of Islands, they soon find themselves heavily involved in a conflict with one of the local ..
A dramatic and emotional story about one girl's determination to stand by her beloved animals - and her refusal to give up, even in the face of impossible odds. When a devastating earthquake hits Evi..
What happens when you sleep with a crocodile tooth under your pillow, or the mess under your bed turns into something terrifying? How can a football be a passport, and what does it mean when the contr..
Tim Thomas is searching for dinosaur fossils in the hills above Pounamu, his grandparent's sheep station. His mum drowned when he was four, leaving Tim with only a vague memory of her - and of a large..
Discovered picking pockets at Coxford's Corn Market, fourteen year old Sin is hunted across the city. Caught by the enigmatic Eldritch Moons, Sin is offered a way out of his life of crime: join the Co..
Who can help when you're faced with vicious creatures that are meant to be extinct or people who don't care whether you live or die? The Tui Street kids are writing `hero's journey' stories at school,..
In an abandoned house at the end of their street, twin brothers Stefan and Arlo discover a young girl hiding in its dusty shadows. Alice needs their help-her twin sister is locked in a cage suspended ..
Dorrity is the only child in magic-free Owl Town. When she finds an enchanted book with dire predictions, she must face her enemies. And who is the strange boy who has appeared in the Beastly Dark? Th..
The war between the tribes is finally over, and now the dragonets of the prophecy have a plan for lasting peace. But hidden in the rainforest for most of her life, the young NightWing has an awful sec..