Monday, May 22, 2017

On the New Books Display this Week

Picture Book:
  • "Have You Seen My Tail?" by Kathryn HARPER (Katie-Jane series)
Fiction Book:
  • "Cici : A Fairy's Tale - Believe Your Eyes" by Cori DOERRFELD; illustrated by Cori DOERRFELD & Tyler PAGE (Cici : A Fairy's Tale series)
  • "Cici : A Fairy's Tale - Truth in Sight" by Cori DOERRFELD; illustrated by Cori DOERRFELD & Tyler PAGE (Cici : A Fairy's Tale series)
  • "Most Wanted : The Haunter" by R.L. STINE (Goosebumps Most Wanted series)
  • "Timmy Failure : Sanitized For Your Protection" by Stephan PASTIS (Timmy Failure series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "Skyfire" by Michael ADAMS (The Seven Signs series)

Non- Fiction:
  • "The World's Worst Tornados" by John P. BAKER (BLazers series)
  • "London" by Terry DEARY (Horrible Histories  series)
  • "Rotton Rulers" by Terry DEARY (Horrible Histories  series)




Monday, May 15, 2017

On the New Books Display this Week




Picture Book:
  • "Rosie to the Rescue" by Kyle MEWBURN; illustrated by Flux Animation
Fiction Book:
  • "Hey Jack! : The Worst Sleepover" by Sally RIPPIN (Hey Jack! series)
  • "Hey Jack! : The Big Adventure" by Sally RIPPIN (Hey Jack! series)
  • "Ella Diaries : Friendship S.O.S." by Meredith COSTAIN (Ella Diaries series)
  • "Storm and the Silver Bridle" by Stacy GREGG (Pony Club Secrets series)
  • "WeirDo : Super Weird" by Ahn DO (WeirDo series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters - Graphic Novel" by Rick RIORDAN; adapted by Robert VENDITTI; illustrated by Atilla FUTAKI (Percy Jackson - Graphic series)

Non- Fiction:
  • "Police to the Rescue Around the World" by Linda STANIFORD (Heinemann Read & Learn  series)
  • "Ambulances to the Rescue Around the World" by Linda STANIFORD (Heinemann Read & Learn  series)

Monday, May 8, 2017

On the New Books Display this Week




Picture Book:
  • "The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch" by Ronda ARMITAGE; illustrated by David ARMITAGE
  • "The Cat Got My Tongue" by Kathryn HARPER (Katie-Jane series)
Fiction Book:
  • "House of Robots : Robot Revolution" by James PATTERSON (House of Robots series)
  • "Dirty Bertie : Horror!" by Alan MACDONALD; illustrated by David ROBERTS (Dirty Bertie series)
  • "Frankie Potts and the Postcard Puzzle" by Juliet JACKA (Frankie Potts series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "The Graveyard Book : Vol 1 - Graphic Novel" by Neil GAIMAN & P. Craig RUSSELL
  • "The Graveyard Book : Vol 2 - Graphic Novel" by Neil GAIMAN & P. Craig RUSSELL

Non- Fiction:
  • "The Worlds Worst Earthquakes " by John P. BAKER (Blazers series)
  • "The Worlds Worst Floods " by John P. BAKER (Blazers series)

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12

Due for publication in November this year ...

"To escape the stress of the holidays, the Heffleys decide to get out of town and go to a resort instead of celebrating Christmas at home. But what's billed as a stress-free vacation becomes a holiday nightmare." 
(source http://www.wimpykid.com/books/book12/)




For more information see the Diary of a Wimpy Kid website.

Monday, May 1, 2017

On the New Books Display this Week


Picture Book:
  • "The Truth According to Arthur" by Tim HOPGOOD; illustrated by David TAZZYMAN
Fiction Book:
  • "The Girl Who Rode the Wind" by Stacy GREGG
  • "Twisted Journeys : Captured by Pirates" by Justine FONTES; illustrated by Ron FONTES (Twisted Journeys series)
  • "Twisted Journeys : Escape from Pyramid X" by Dan JOLLEY; illustrated by Matt WENDT (Twisted Journeys series)
  • "Ghosts" by Raina TELGEMEIER
Senior Fiction:
  • "Alone" by D.J. BRAZIER

Non- Fiction:
  • "50 Things You Should Know About Wild Weather " by Anna CLAYBOURNE
  • "Images of God For Young Children" by Marie-Helene DELVAL; illustrated by Barbara NASCIMBENI
  • "1000 Things to Make and Do" by Fiona WATT



Monday, April 10, 2017

On the New Books Display this Week

Picture Book:
  • "Nursery Rhymes" by Kate TOMS
  • "Am I a Chameleon?" by Kathryn HARPER
Fiction Book:
  • "Ghost Works : Sam and the Scottish Cannibals & Them!" by James LEE (Ghost Works series)
  • "Ghost Works : The Stairs of Doom & The Lost Ghost of Rome" by James LEE (Ghost Works series)
  • "Kristy's Great Idea" by Mary A. MARTIN & Raina TELGEMEIER (The Baby-Sitters Club - Graphic Novel series)
  • "The Truth About Stacey" by Mary A. MARTIN & Raina TELGEMEIER (The Baby-Sitters Club - Graphic Novel series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "Skellig" by David ALMOND

Non- Fiction:
  • "New Zealands Worst Disasters : True Stories that Rocked a Nation" by Graham HUTCHINS & Russell YOUNG
  • "Cut Throat Celts" by Terry Deary (Horrible Histories series)




Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Mo Willems Pigeon created in LEGO

Mo Willems favourite Pigeon from the Don't Let the Pigeon .... books was created in LEGO by Mark Anderson (andertoons).


Image froHERE

Monday, April 3, 2017

On the New Books Display this Week

Picture Book:
  • "Fancy Nancy" by Jane O'CONNOR; illustrated by Robin Preiss GLASSER
Fiction Book:
  • "The Midnight Gang" by David WALLIAMS; illustrated by Tony ROSS
  • "WeirDo : Even Weirder!" by Anh DO; illustrated by Jules FABER (WeirDo series)
  • "WeirDo : Extra Weird!" by Anh DO; illustrated by Jules FABER (WeirDo series)
  • "The Secret of Whale Island" by Thea STILTON (Thea Stilton - Graphic Novel series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "The Creeping Shadow" by Jonathan STROUD (Lockwood & Co. series)

Non- Fiction:
  • "Rescue at Sea Around the World" by Linda STANFORD (Heinemann Read and Learn series)
  • "Firefighters to the Rescue Around the World" by Linda STANFORD (Heinemann Read and Learn series)
Reference:
  • "How Super Cool Stuff Works" by Ian GRAHAM





Thursday, March 30, 2017

Coming Soon (and not so soon!) ... More Books to Movies

Diary of a Wimpy Kid : The Long Haul based on the book of the same name by Jeff Kinney. Due in cinemas in Australia in June this year and with luck here soon after.




Captain Underpants : The First Epic Movie based on the popular Captain Underpants series of book written by Dav Pilkey and due in cinemas in Australia (and hopefully here in NZ also) sometime around September this year.




Ferdinand based on the classic children's picture book The Story of Ferdinand written by Munro Leaf and due in cinemas in Australia (and hopefully here in NZ also) in around late December this year.




Wonder based on the acclaimed book Wonder written by R.J. Palacio and due in cinemas overseas in Nov/Dec this year so with luck we'll see it in New Zealand also not too long after that.



Monday, March 27, 2017

On the New Books Display this Week

Picture Book:
  • "The Incredible Book Eating Boy" by Oliver JEFFERS
  • "Super Rabbit" by Stephanie BLAKE
Fiction Book:
  • "Astarons - Cosmic Guardians" by Gilda KIRKPATRICK (Astarons series)
  • "Astarons - Cosmic Guardians : Mutiny in the Solar System" by Gilda KIRKPATRICK (Astarons series)
  • "Freak Street : Meet the Robotsons" by KNIFE & PACKER (Freak Street series
  • "Treasure Hunters - Peril at the Top of the World" by James PATTERSON & Chris GRABENSTEIN (Treasure Hunters series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "Theodore Boone" by John GRISHAM (Theodore Boone series)

Non- Fiction:
  • "The Beginners Guide to Rugby" by Aaron CRUDEN
  • "World War II Heroes" by Allan ZULLO

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