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 NZ Pictorial

Rattle your dags as fast as you can. You can't dunk me, I'm the Anzac Biscuit Man.
Award-winning author Peter Millett and acclaimed cartoonist Shaun Yeo reimagine this classic tale with a uniquely local flavour!
One day, an old couple who love baking fresh biscui... read more

The ANZAC Biscuit Man
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 NZ Pictorial

A humorous and insightful picture book, the story shows kids how kiwi parents job-share the hatching of their chicks. Relative to their size, female kiwi produce one of the largest eggs in the world, and, after hatching, they are so exhausted they need to leave and... read more

Mr Kiwi Has An Important Job (HB)
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In the garden, creeping along branches, hiding under stones or flitting from flower to flower, a whole universe of creatures is waiting to be discovered. Butterflies, moths, beetles, wasps, spiders - what have you found in your backyard? Did you know that chorus c... read more

New Zealand's Backyard Beasts (HB)

Karin Horen tells the remarkable story of her continuing battle with breast cancer.
At just 26 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and immediately underwent two surgeries, resulting in a partial mastectomy, a twelve-month course of che... read more

I Am More Than Just My Tits - Surviving Breast Cancer

Category:

 NZ Fiction

Reading Level:near fine

Ruby Palmer has been dealt a rough hand. She was left in a kete at the back door of the Porohiwi Home for Children when she was a baby, and then at seven she discovered that Betty who stopped the bad stuff happening to Ruby at the Home has drowned. Now in her thirties, Ruby suspect... read more

The Wild Card

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 NZ Pictorial

For over 20 years, the words from The Little Yellow Digger have resonated in households throughout NZ. Some of the original listeners are now parents themselves, introducing their own children to this iconic Kiwi story of which they have such fond memories. Peter Gild... read more

The Little Yellow Digger ABC

Category:

 NZ Art History

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Longisted for the Ockham NZ Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction Award 2020

100 years after the birth of New Zealands leading artist, Peter Simpson has produced the first major book on McCahon in years.

Colin McCahon: There is Only One Direction: Vol. 1 1919-1959

Category:

 NZ Childrens

An inspirational graphic memoir of growing up Pasifika in New Zealand, written and illustrated by our fast-talking PI Poet Laureate, Selina Tusitala Marsh. At school, Selina is teased for her big, frizzy hair. Kids call her ‘mophead’. She ties her hair up this way and that way... read more

Mophead
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 NZ Reference

Almost 250 years after James Cook first sighted Aotearoa in October 1769, world-wide interest in all aspects of his exploration of the Pacific endures. In this handsome book, widely respected Pacific scholar Janet Davidson details the collection of Maori, Pacific and Na... read more

The Cook Voyage Encounters

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 NZ Fiction

Let Me Be Frank brings Sarah Laing's popular autobiographical comic series together for the first time. Sarah Laing began blogging her comics in 2009 as a way to shed light on her fiction writing and to record life before it evaporated. The comics soon had a large audience, eager... read more

Let Me Be Frank

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 NZ Childrens

Plans for the Newtoun community’s Waitangi Day celebrations are well under way. The Tape Orchestra’s practising like mad. Monty and Mr Steve Vibrant are designing a poster. Rishi’s trying to land Lil Yacht Shifty … and Ms Ropata’s juggling it all because ever... read more

#Tumeke!

Category:

 NZ Fiction

Reading Level:near fine

In a radically changed Aotearoa New Zealand, Van's life in the swamp is hazardous. Sheltered by Rau and Matewai, he mines plastic and trades to survive. When a young visitor summons him to the fenced settlement on the hill, he is offered a new and frightening responsibilitya p... read more

The Burning River