Ooops I almost forgot... It's NZ Book Week a week where we celebrate NZ books and NZ authors. Have you read or bought a book by a NZ author this week? If not, it's OK, there's still time :)
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
- "Froodle" by Antionette PORTIS
Mature Picture Book:
- "Asterix and the Picts" by Jean-Yves FERRI; illustrated by Didier CONRAD (Based on characters created by Goscinny & Uderzo)
- "False Note" by Susannah McFARLANE (EJ12 series)
- "Freak Street : Meet the Mummysons" by KNIFE & PACKER (Freak Street series)
- "Hey Jack! : The New Friend" by Sally RIPPIN (Hey Jack! series)
- "Penguin Pandemonium : The Rescue" by Jeanne WILLIS (Awesome Animals series)
- "The Whispering Skull" by Jonathan STROUD (Lockwood &Co. series)
- "Steppin' with Benji Marshall" by David RILEY
- "They Fought For Us : Cassino" by Ruth NAUMANN (They Fought for us series)
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Double Helix is a science magazine published by CSIRO for a youth audience. It takes over from the Scientriffic and Helix magazines which are no longer published.
Double Helix contains fascinating and fun science material designed to foster an interest in science, maths, technology and engineering. You might also want to have a look at the Double Helix webpage - see Magazine Links on the side panel of this blog.
Monday, October 19, 2015
- "On the Night You Were Born" by Nancy TILLMAN
- "The Slightly Annoying Elephant" by David WALLIAMS; illustrated by Tony ROSS
- "The 65-Storey Treehouse" by Andy GRIFFITHS (Treehouse... series)
- "Paws and Whiskers" by Jacqueline WILSON
- "Storm Mutant" by Mac PARK (Boy vs Beast series)
- "Water Mutant" by Mac PARK (Boy vs Beast series)
- "White Fang" by Jack LONDON (Scholastic Classics series)
- "Cool Cars and Trucks" by Sean KENNEY
- "Mirror Mirror : A Book of Reversable Verse" by Marilyn SINGER; illustrated by Josee MASSE
Monday, October 12, 2015
- "Let It Be My Dream" by Peter HAROLD; illustrated by Ashley MURRAY
- "Animals Home Alone" by Loes RIPHAGEN
- "Night of the Creepy Carnival" by George IVANOFF (You Choose... series)
- "Alien Invaders from Beyond the Stars" by George IVANOFF (You Choose... series)
- "The Crab with the Golden Claws" by HERGE (The Adventures of Tintin series)
- "EJ Spy School : Speedy Spy" by Susannah McFARLANE (EJ Spy School series)
- "Ruby Redfort : Feel the Fear" by Lauren CHILD (Ruby Redfort series)
- "Boy : Tales of Childhood" by Roald DAHL
- "The Story of Buildings" by Patrick DILLON; illustrated by Stephen BIESTY
Monday, October 5, 2015
Goosebumps If you like the Goosebumps books this could be just the movie for you. Due in cinemas in a couple of months on the 3rd of December, just before the end of term 4.
AND for the older readers ... and possibly much older viewers ...
Maze Runner : The Scorch Trials Based on the second book in the Maze Runner series and in cinemas now. Rated M for mature audiences.