Wednesday, January 21, 2015

2014-2015 New Zealand Children's Non-fiction Books



 Activity Books

Ghoulish Get-ups by Fifi Colston (Scholastic)

Maori Art for Kids by Julie Noanoa & Norm Heke

The New Zealand Nature Activity Book by Dave Gunson (New Holland)

 
Biographical

Jammin' with Steven Adams  by David Riley (davidrileynz@gmail.com)
 
New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame by Maria Gill, illustrated Marco Ivancic (New Holland)

Offloading with Sonny Bill Williams by David Riley (davidrileynz@gmail.com)

Steppin’ with Benji Marshall by David Riley (davidrileynz@gmail.com)

Teddy One-eye by Gavin Bishop (Gecko Press)

The Story of a New Zealand Truck Driver by Mary Kelleher (www.handmadehistories.com)

Taratoa and the code of conduct by Debbie McCauley (Mauao Publishing)

 

Creative Non-fiction books

Best Mates by Philippa Werry (New Holland Publishers)

Grasshopper’s Week by Tania and Chris Norfolk (Craig Potton Publishing)

The Last of Maui Dolphins by Maria Gill (New Holland Publishers)

The song of Kauri by Melinda Szymanik (Scholastic)

 

 
Digital Books

Go to http://pixelbook.co for Rangitoto and Operation Nest Egg Chick books digital version

Go to http://readingwarrior.com/ for David Riley’s books digital version

 

Information Books

Hello Boys & Girls: A New Zealand Toy Story by David Veart (Auckland University Press) *Because of its $65 price tag – it might be targeting adults but would suit High School

Waitangi Day: The New Zealand Story by Philippa Werry (New Holland Publishers)

 

 
 Magazine

KCC Wild Things magazine (http://www.kcc.org.nz/magazine)

 

Nature Books

Draw New Zealand Birds by Heather Arnold (www.dragonsaucebooks.com)

Motiti Blue and the oil spill by Debbie McCauley (Mauao Publishing)

Operation Nest Egg Chick by Maria Gill, illustrated by Bruce Potter (www.longwhitecloudbooks.com)

Rangitoto by Maria Gill, illustrated by Heather Arnold (www.longwhitecloudbooks.com)

Under the Ocean by Ned Barraud & Gillian Candler (Craig Potton Publishing)

 

Poetry Books

A Treasury of New Zealand Poems for Children, edited by Paula Green (Random House)

The Letterbox Cat & Other Poems, by Paul Green (Scholastic)

 

 
Sport Books

New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame by Maria Gill, illustrated Marco Ivancic (New Holland Publishers)

Jammin with Steven Adams  by David Riley (davidrileynz@gmail.com)
 
Offloading with Sonny Bill Williams by David Riley (davidrileynz@gmail.com)

Playing Rugby League with Benji Marshall, co-written with Lynn McConnell (New Holland Publishers)

Steppin’ with Benji Marshall by David Riley (davidrileynz@gmail.com)

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