Taniwharau: Guardians Of The Land by Warren Pohatu.....Taniwharau is a collection of stories about the mythical creatures and special guardians of Maori legend. Taniwha were seen as a good omen by local people, yet any stranger to the area saw them as dangerous creatures that would kill to protect their territory.
2014 Non-fiction finalist: The annual World of Wearable Art show has become a NZ institution, famous the world over. Veteran WOW designer, Fifi Colston, shares here the joys of creating wearable art from recycled materials in this fascinating 'how-to' book.
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Ruby Yarrow is a 14 year old who lives in a busy, loving, chaotic family with her mum, stepdad, brother and two little stepbrothers. Ruby feels a bit like a doormat - she has to help out in the family a lot while her brother doesn't. He wins lots of prizes at school and she has a learning difficulty and needs a reader/writer to help her in exams. But she's bright, vibrant and a really neat character.
2013 Children's Choice Non-fiction winner and Non-fiction finalist: While the kiwi is often depicted as an endangered national symbol in need of our protection, this book takes a dramatically different route. Kiwi: The Real Story invites the reader into the secret night world of the North Island brown kiwi, illuminating the facts about its habitat, diet, dating and mating, and parenting. This is a book that can be enjoyed completely by young children and older readers alike.