Just Out

July 2013

My Dinosaur Dad

Ruth Paul

Dads come in all shapes and sizes, but which one is the best?
(Scholastic NZ, July 2013)


Project Huia

Des Hunt

Logan's grandfather grew up near Palmerston North in the 1940s. One day, he and his sister Mavis spotted a beautiful and unusual bird in the kowhai tree outside their house: it was a huia bird, which was believed to be extinct.
(Scholastic NZ, July 2013)


New Zealand Words

compiled by Diane Bardsley

For the first time since Orsman's 1997 Dictionary of New Zealand English here are fresh New Zealandisms and examples of their use, from both historical and contemporary sources and all areas of New Zealand life.
(Te Papa Press, July 2013)


Hairy Maclary: Hide and Seek

Lynley Dodd

In this lift-the-flap book the loveable and mischievous Hairy Maclary is hiding from the neighbourhood cats. But then he comes nose-to-nose with Scarface Claw, the toughest tom in town.
(Penguin NZ, July 2013)


Wearable Wonders

Fifi Colston

An introduction to the World of Wearable Art Awards with history and examples, interviews, photographs etc., in a workbook which details how to make your own Wearable Art creation using various art and craft techniques.
(Scholastic NZ, July 2013)


The MOB and the Robbers

Anne McDonell

The MOB (Mike, Olivia and Brett) build a tree hut that is vandalised. While they're making repairs they hear about and eventually observe robberies across the river. Are the robberies and vandalism linked? Who are the culprits? How to catch them? It takes cooperation to build a hut, find clues and solve mysteries but getting on isn't always easy.
(Oceanbooks Tauranga, July 2013)


Watch me!

Margaret Mahy, illustrated by Peter Bailey

This collection of stories and poems from Margaret Mahy contains characters such as Aunt Nasty the witch, as well as the boy who bounced, a few magicians, a ghostly girl, a princess who marries a clown and even more surprises.
(Orion Publishing, July 2013)


The Three Little Pigs

Gavin Bishop

The adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf.
(Scholastic NZ, July 2013)


June 2013

  Cup Magic New Zealand/San Francisco 1995: My New Zealand Story

  Dear Vincent

  Mortal Fire

  Unknown: The Elements Trilogy #1

  Henry's Map

  New Zealand Wildlife Activity Book

May 2013


  Hinemoa and Tutanekai

  The Importance of Green

  Phantom of Terawhiti

  The Wheels on the Bus

  Rena's Journey

  10 Kooky Kiwi

  Felix and the Red Rats

  Blue Moon Bird

  Dinosaur Rescue: Megasaurus Mash-up 1

  Discovering New Zealand Birds

  Little Truff and the Siamese Cat

  Moreporky Madness

  Sam Goes to Rugby

  Scrap: Dog on Trial


  The Weasel Puffin Unicorn Baboon Pig Lobster Race

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