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Books by David Hill (13)

  • Brave, trail-blazing and glamorous, this stunning picture book tells the true story of how Jean Batten became an international superstar for her solo flights across the world.

  • Dogfights, bombing missions, explosions, a touch of romance and capture - a pacey, suspense-filled novel for young adults.

  • In 1967 an unknown, elderly New Zealander and his ancient Indian motorcycle set a world land-speed record at Bonneville. The man was Burt Munro, and he became a Kiwi legend. How did he do it? His amazing true story is now a stunning picture book.

  • When of hundreds of Japanese captives arrive at Featherston POW camp, the tiny town is divided. Tensions run high and then, on 25 February 1943, disaster strikes. Three boys witness it all. A compelling new novel by an award-winning author.

  • David Hill and Phoebe Morris's award-winning picture book tells the story of Sir Ed and his climb to the top of Mt Everest. It's a story about courage, skill and determination, and an inspiration to anyone who dreams of reaching the top.

  • Stuart and his twin sister Sandra are coming home on the ferry. Stuart is looking forward to the trip but it is April 1968 and the ship is the Wahine.

  • Darryl felt the aircraft turning, swinging towards the right. They were heading towards Mururoa. And towards the nuclear bomb waiting there. The bomb due to explode in fifty-seven minutes.

  • Stuart and his twin sister Sandra are coming home on the ferry. Stuart is looking forward to the trip but it is April 1968 and the ship is the Wahine.

  • Set on a New Zealand Navy frigate during the Korean War, Boy Seaman Russell Purchas is determined to prove he can be brave when it comes to battle with the Communists. But he is about to find that courage isn't just about being a conquering hero...

  • My Brother's War is award-winning children's author David Hill's compelling novel about the First World War. It sets brother against brother in a clash of ideals that lead both to the battlefields of France to face the test of their lives.

  • Tara is heading home, Ryan is driving his mates, neither is paying attention on a dirty wet night. The tragedy that results changes many lives. Finalist NZ Post Book Awards 2005. White Ravens 2005.

  • What can you do to stop a bully who's twice your size and a champion wrestler? This novel from an award-winning author for young readers has them on the edge of their seats right to the gripping finish.