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Article  •  8 April 2024

 

Get School Holiday Ready!

Books and activities for the kids these school holidays

We're always looking for ways to keep kids occupied in the school holidays! These are some fabulous books (and activity sheets) by local authors that are sure to entertain.

 

Ring Ting Tūī

A beautiful counting picture book bursting with troublesome tūī, perfect to read aloud!

Colour in these sheets from the melodious counting picture book!

 

Lulu and the Dance Detective Series

If you ever thought detectives can't be divas, you need to meet Lulu and her fabulous mystery-solving dance troupe! This illustrated chapter series, now with 4 books, is ideal for dance-mad emerging and confident readers. See them all here.

Try these activity sheets as well!

 

Take Me To Your Leader

A madcap novel by an award-winning author for readers 8 years and older. Can Lucas pull off staging an alien encounter and save his tiny country school from closure? 

Read more about it

 

Nine Girls

A page-turning adventure from Stacy Gregg, one of Aotearoa’s most internationally successful and locally awarded writers. A story about growing up in a time of social unrest in early 1980s New Zealand, Nine Girls is a page-turning adventure woven with suspense. Read an extract here.

 

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