Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Awesome Book Sculptures

Image from HERE
These awesome book sculptures are by Guy Laramee. 
You can see more of his amazing landscape book sculptures HEREHERE and HERE too - where you can also read an interview with Guy Laramee.

Image from HERE

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2014 - Junior Fiction

The finalists in the NZ Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults have been announced.

The Junior Fiction finalists are:

"Project Huia" by Des Hunt
"Dunger" by Joy Cowley

Click on the links under the book cover images to find out more about the books and the authors. Come along to the library and see which books we have - yes you can borrow them, or you could visit Upper Hutt Library if we don't have the one you want to borrow or our copy is already on loan.

Check out the blog next term for the Non-fiction finalists.

If you can't wait that long then click here to find out all the finalists now.

Images via Booksellers NZ

Monday, April 14, 2014

Coming Next Term ...

There are no books on the New Books Display this week, but here's a sneak peek of some books to keep a look out for next term:

Some NZ Post Children's & Young Adults Book Award finalists - to add to the titles we already have

The latest in the Skulduggery Pleasant series by Derek Landy

A book about a 39-Storey Treehouse, one about the Strike of the Shark and also one about Saint Grandma : The Story of Suzanne Aubert. 

And still more from Zac Power (Spy Camp & Test Drive), Judy Moody and also the Worst Witch series
Image from ClipArtQueen HERE

Good Luck for the Easter Raffle draw on Tuesday - remember not to eat too many Easter eggs all at once!

Hope you enjoy your family get-together's over Easter weekend and on ANZAC Day, and also any other things you might get to do over the holidays and I'll see you back at school again next term.

P.S. Don't forget to return your overdue books before the end of the week!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2014 - Picture Books

The finalists in the NZ Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced.

The Picture Book finalists are:


"Machines and Me - Boats"
 by Catherine Foreman
"The Boring Book"
by Vasanti Unka

"The Three Bears ... Sort Of" by
Yvonne Morrison & Donovan Bixley
"Watch Out, Snail!" by Gay Hay
 & Margaret Tolland





"Toucan Can!" by Juliette
MacIvor & Sarah Davis










Click on the links under the book cover images to find out more about the books and the authors and illustrators, come along to the library and have a look at the books we have or visit Upper Hutt Library.

Visit the blog again next week for the Junior Fiction finalists.

If you can't wait till next week have a look here for a list of all the finalists.


Images via Booksellers NZ

Monday, April 7, 2014

On the New Books Display this Week

Picture Book:
  • "Dart of Castle Hill" by Christine FERNYHOUGH & Susan ELIJAS
  • "The Eye Book" by Dr SEUSS (writing as Theo LeSieg)
Fiction Book:
  • "Star Wars : Jedi Academy" by Jeffrey BROWNE (Star Wars : Jedi Academy series)
  • "Tom Gates Genius Ideas (mostly)" by Liz PICHON (Tom Gates series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "Here Come the Marines" by Lorraine ORMAN (My New Zealand Story series)
Junior Browsing:
  • "Angry Birds - Search and Find" 
Non-fiction:
  • "The Official New Zealand Code for Cyclists" by NZ Transport Agency
  • "Trains" by Amy SHIELDS (National Geographic Kids series)

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