I Am Jellyfish
This captivating, award-winning bedtime story follows a little jellyfish as she is chased into the dark depths of the ocean by a mean, knife-nosed swordfish. When Swordfish finds himself in danger, will the jellyfish he taunted come to his aide? (PS- the cover glows in the dark!)
Is there a bigger bully in literature than Miss Trunchbull? Possibly Roald Dahl’s most beloved story, Matilda has been giving children everywhere the courage to stand up to bullies for over 30 years!
Middle School 4
At summer camp, Rafe Katachadorian makes friends with his troublemaking cabin mates and bunkmate, a boy nicknamed Booger-Eater, who puts up with endless teasing from the other kids. Rafe soon realizes there’s more to a person than a nickname, though, and Booger-Eater might be the kind of friend you want on your side.
Wonder is the story of Auggie, a ten-year-old boy who is born with a rare facial deformity. Attending school for the first time, Auggie finds himself enduring name calling and bullying, but he quickly emerges as someone who can be brave and spirited even in the face of unkindness. This bestseller serves as a lasting reminder to always choose kind.
The River Runs
What can you do to stop a bully who’s twice your size and a champion wrestler? Set in 1960’s rural New Zealand, this novel from award-winning author David Hill will have young readers on the edge of their seats right to the gripping climax.
A captivating and award-winning bedtime story by picture book creator Ruth Paul, with luminous illustrations, language evocative of the deep blue sea - and a big surprise when you turn out the lights.
‘We saw Miss Trunchbull grab a girl by the pigtails and throw her over the playground fence!’
The top ten bestselling series goes to summer camp!
A celebration of a truly extraordinary book and author, this very special edition brings together Wonder and its companion book, Auggie & Me, together for the first time.
What can you do to stop a bully who's twice your size and a champion wrestler? This novel from an award-winning author has readers on the edge of their seats right to the gripping finish.
Get caught by some of the newest and biggest names in crime writing this year! Whether you’re into deathbed confessions, “who to believe?” psychological thrillers or race-against-time searches for missing children, we have a great line-up of suspects for you.
With Auckland kicking off Pride celebrations for 2020 we’ve put together this list filled with great suggestions for your TBR!
Whether you have a little one who loves to read silly stories or a middle-grade reader who wants to learn more about the world, we've got something for kids of any age.
Give the gift of escape this holiday season, these fiction stories will transport the reader to another place and time.