• Across the Risen Sea
    Across the Risen Sea
    'It's one of them days when everything is off. A hot sweaty night in Rusty Bus means we kids is all grouchy-tired. Me and my best friend, Jaguar, is trying to cool down by taking turns at dipping in the sea pool. Him standing on the sea wall made from car frames and rocks on lookout for crocs, me swimming, then we'll swap places. We's always doing things as a team, him and me. We's gonna be the best fisher people and the best salvagers on the whole of the inland sea one day.'

    Neoma and Jag and their small community are 'living gentle lives' on high ground surrounded by the risen sea that has caused widespread devastation. When strangers from the Valley of the Sun arrive unannounced, the friends find themselves drawn into a web of secrecy and lies that endangers the way of life of their entire community. Soon daring, loyal Neoma must set off on a solo mission across the risen sea, determined to rescue her best friend and find the truth that will save her village.

    Across the Risen Sea is another thrilling adventure for young readers from the bestselling author of How to Bee and The Dog Runner.

    ISBN: 9781760526054
    Publication date: 04/08/2020
    Price: $18.99
    Author: Macdibble, Bren
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $18.99
  • Charlie Tangaroa and the Creature from the Sea
    Charlie Tangaroa and the Creature from the Sea
    On a beach clean-up, thirteen-year-old one-legged Charlie and his half-brother, Robbie, find a ponaturi - a mermaid - washed up on a beach. An ancient grudge between the Maori gods Tane and Tangaroa has flared up because a port being built in the bay is degrading the ocean and creatures are fleeing the sea. This has reignited anger between the gods, which breaks out in storms, earthquakes and huge seas. The human world and realm of the gods are thrown into chaos. The ponaturi believes Charlie is the only one who can stop the destruction because his stump is a sign that he straddles both worlds. So begins Charlie's journey to find a way to reunite the gods, realise the power in the ancient songs his grandfather taught him, and discover why he was the one for the task.

    ISBN: 9781775503972
    Publication date: 29/09/2020
    Price: $25.00
    Author: Roxborogh, T K
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • Inkberg Enigma
    Inkberg Enigma
    A graphic-novel mystery adventure for eight- to twelve-year-olds in which a girl and boy uncover the secret that has corrupted their seaside town.

    Miro and Zia live in Aurora, a fishing town nestled in the shadow of an ancient castle. Miro lives in his books; Zia is never without her camera. The day they meet, they uncover a secret. The fishing works, the castle, the town council: all are linked to an ill-fated 1930s Antarctic expedition. But the diary of that journey has been hidden and the sea is stirring up unusual creatures. Something has a powerful hold over the town. With Zia determined to find out more, Miro finds himself putting aside his books for a real adventure.

    The Inkberg Enigma is an exciting adventure with a strong filmic narrative.

    ISBN: 9781776572663
    Publication date: 01/05/2020
    Price: $29.99
    Author: King, Jonathan
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.99
  • Red Edge
    Red Edge
    Twelve-year-old Cassi Whelan and her dad have just moved into a repaired house on the edge of Christchurchs Red Zone. Although Cassi was only four when earthquakes decimated Christchurch, her memories still haunt her. An obsessive runner, she finds the wide-open spaces of the cleared Red Zone suit her perfectly. However, she becomes suspicious about strange comings and goings at the broken-down house next door. A chance meeting with a boy who lives on the other side of the house who is a tech geek leads to them setting up a surveillance system to investigate whats happening... and the adventure begins.

    ISBN: 9781775436416
    Publication date: 01/09/2020
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Hunt, Des
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • Tunnel of Dreams
    Tunnel of Dreams
    In an abandoned house at the end of their street, twin brothers Stefan and Arlo discover a young girl hiding in its dusty shadows. Alice needs their help-her twin sister is locked in a cage suspended high above a mysterious mine in a strange parallel world-and she asks an impossible favour. Will they meet her on the next full moon at the entrance to a tunnel they both know doesn't exist?

    Except that it does. And when they travel through it, Stefan and Arlo find themselves on a quest that will challenge all their ideas of who they are and what they can do.

    The Tunnel of Dreams is a delightful middle-grade fantasy adventure about friendship and loyalty, and about dreaming big and achieving the impossible.

    ISBN: 9781922330185
    Publication date: 29/09/2020
    Price: $21.00
    Author: Beckett, Bernard
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $21.00
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