Category Archives: Children (under 6)

The Little Feijoa Tree by Marion Day

Illustrated by Anna Evans The little feijoa tree is different from all the other fruit trees in the orchard. She cannot understand why, so she calls on Mother Nature to explain. But can Mother Nature reassure the little tree? Buy … Continue reading

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Black Shag by Marion Day

Illustrated by Anna Evans Black Shag is washed up by a storm. She is too weak to stand and dry her feathers so she can fly home. None of the little creatures on the seashore can help her. And Big … Continue reading

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Spiny Sebastian Starfish by Marion Day

Illustrated by Jane Thorne Sebastian is out searching for his breakfast when oh no! he’s hooked up on a fishing line, hauled up onto a boat and whisked away from his bay. What will happen to him now? How can … Continue reading

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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 Chill Out Chair by Jo Carson-Barr

Illustrated by Simon Barr In this, the second Nicholas Story, we learn how the Calm Down Chair got its new name, the Chill Out Chair. We join with Nicholas and his friend the whale on an adventure saving the baby … Continue reading

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Old Will by Alison Sutherland

Old Will: The First Arapawa Goat “On his first voyage to New Zealand, Captain Cook noted the lack of animals. When he returned he brought with him goats as gifts for the New Zealand people. Written for children, this is … 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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