Monday, July 30, 2018

On the New Books Display this Week

Picture Book:
  • "My Meerkat Mum" by Ruth PAUL
  • "ANZAC Biscuits" by Phil CUMMINGS; illustrated by Owen SHAW
      Fiction Book:
      • "Hamish and the Worldstoppers" by Danny WALLACE (Hamish and ... series)
      • "Astrid the Unstoppable" by Maria PARR
      • "The Bad Guys : Episode 7 - Do-you-think-he-saurus" by Aaron BLABEY (The Bad Guys series)
      Senior Fiction:
      • "A Monster Calls" by Patrick NESS
      Non- Fiction: 
      • "Ripley's Believe it or Not! 2018"
      • "Go Girl : A Storybook of Epic New Zealand Women" by Barbara ELSE

      Friday, July 27, 2018

      What LEGO Book Cover is that?

      Below are 5 classic children's book covers which have been turned into LEGO pictures using the website HERE.  I borrowed this great idea from 100 Scope Notes HERE.

      How many books can you name?

      Tuesday, July 24, 2018

      On the New Books Display this Week

      Picture Book:
      • "The Very Sleepy Bear" by Nick BLAND
          Fiction Book:
          • "Winnie Adds Magic" by Laura OWEN (Winnie and Wilbur series)
          • "Alice Jones : The Ghost Light" by Sarah RUBIN (Alice Jones series)
          • "Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman" by Dav PILKEY (Captain Underpants series)
          • "Middle School : How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli and Snake Hill" by James PATERSON & Charlie TEBBETTS (Middle School series)
          Senior Fiction:
          • "Watership Down" by Richard ADAMS
          Non- Fiction: 
          • "The Big Book of Pets" by Lorna HENDRY 
          • "DK Find Out! : Coding" by James Floyd KELLY (DK Find Out series)

          Wednesday, July 11, 2018

          New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2018 - Non-Fiction

          Aotearoa : The New Zealand Story written & illustrated by Gavin Bishop

          Explore! Aotearoa by Bronwyn Wall, illustrated by Kimberly Andrews

          New Zealand's Great White Sharks by Alison Ballance

          Sky High : Jean Batten's Incredible Flying Adventures by David Hill, illustrated by Phoebe Morris

          The New Zealand Wars by Phillipa Werry

          See the list of Te Reo Maori, Young Adult and other award finalists here.

          Images via New Zealand Book Awards Trust

          Wednesday, July 4, 2018

          New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2018 - Junior Fiction

          How Not to Stop a Kidnap Plot by Suzanne Main.

          How to Bee by Bren Mac Dibble

          Lyla : Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones by Fleur Beale, edited by Lyn White

          My New Zealand Story : Dawn Raid by Paula (Vaeluaga) Smith

          The Thunderbolt Pony by Stacy Gregg

          Visit the blog again next week for the Non-Fiction finalists or if you can't wait till then have a look here for a list of all the finalists.

          Images via New Zealand Book Awards Trust

          Monday, July 2, 2018

          On the New Books Display this Week

          Picture Book:
          • "Wild Boy  - The Boy Who Walked Around New Zealand" by Brando YELAVICH; illustrated by Donella YELAVICH
          • "Macca The Alpaca" by Mat COSGROVE
              Fiction Book:
              • "Mice Kings - Stay Strong, Geronimo" by Geronimo STILTON (Geronimo Stilton - Mice Kings series)
              • "Fortune and the Golden Trophy" by Stacy GREGG (Pony Club Secrets series)
              • "Hurry, Secret Seven, Hurry!" by Enid BLYTON (Secret Seven Colour Short Stories series)
              Senior Fiction:
              • "Eagle Strike - Graphic Novel" by Anthony HOROWITZ; illustrated by Anthony JOHNSON; Kanako DAMERUM & Yusuru TAKASAKI. 
              Non- Fiction: 
              • "Space, Stars and Slimy Aliens" by Nick ARNOLD (Horrible Science series)
              • "Soccer Superstars 2018"