Category Archives: Children 7- 14

Read With Me complied by the Horowhenua Writer’s Group

A compilation of stories and poems for children designed to get young minds engaged. With story titles such as The Great Ice-cream Incident, Could I Touch the Sky?, Sophie’s Night Out and Zooming Seagulls many of the stories have been … Continue reading

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The Doll’s House by Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield’s iconic short story of prejudice and injustice set in 1922, The Doll’s House, is introduced to a younger audience in this picture book edition, edited by Kevin Boon. Illustrated by Trish Bowles. The three Burnell sisters receive a … Continue reading

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Lost by Kevin Boon

Illustrated by Jenny Young What happens when Brad, Jason and their sister go to Butterfly Creek for a bush walk instead of going to the park as they had told their mother. Following the track into the bush and over … Continue reading

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Lorna and the Ladybird by Kevin Boon

CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK Illustrated by Trish Bowles A fantasy story in which Lorna’s interest in insects leads her into their world. There she befriends a Ladybird who guides her as she gets caught up in the insect world adventures. … Continue reading

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Moonbiter by Kevin Boon

Traditional story adapted by Kevin Boon Illustrated by Kim Shury An Aboriginal folk tale set in the Australian outback during the ‘Dreamtime’. Two children rescue a strange creature in the desert and take it to a waterhole. The creature turns … Continue reading

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The Story of the All Blacks by Kevin Boon

Four books written with young people in view. They are not mere statistical records of matches played, points scored, etc. although the most important matches, series and developments are fully covered.         Originals and Invincibles – this … Continue reading

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Watch Out, Snail! by Gay Hay

Illustrated by Margaret Tolland Kia Mataara, e Ngata! (Watch Out, Snail! Te Reo Maori edition) In the dark of the night the forest is alive with hungry hunters. Is snail the hunter or the hunted? Follow the trail to find out. The … Continue reading

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