How Māui fished up the North Island, retold by Donovan Bixley ; advised and translated by Dr Darryn Joseph
A very humorous version of the traditional Maori tale. The author also sneaks in some kiwi slang I recommend this book for 6-7 yr olds
Reviewed by Isabella from Miramar and Seatoun School , 10 years old
The hobbit : an unexpected journey : the world of hobbits, [text by Paddy Kempshall]
i loved it beacuse bilbo went on an adventure to kill the dragon smoug and gandalf was cool
Reviewed by annalise from Tawa and Linden School , 8 years old
Chill of the ice dragon, by Tracey West ; illustrated by Nina de Polonia
I loved this book and my favorite part was when they are fighting the ice giant.
Reviewed by Milly from Miramar and Seatoun School , 8 years old
Summer is here! So it’s time to take a pile of comics, find a big shady tree and spend some time letting the gentle breezes turn the pages for you. What would you take with you? Pages of Pokémon? Will you giggle at Garfeild and Titter at Tintin? Some more serious adventuring with Amulet?
There are other really cool titles with great illustrations, we have new titles coming in all the time so come in for a browse or have a look with ComicPlus online.
If you use a tablet or other device you can download so you can read them when you’re you’re out of wifi range or stream them while you’re connected.
1. Pokemon, by Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto
2. Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz
3. Garfield, by Mark Evanier and Jim Davis, Cedric Michiels
4. Big Nate, by Lincoln Peirce
5. Adventure time, by Ryan North and Chris Hastings
6. Tintin, by Herge
7. The Smurfs, by Peyo
8. Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi
9. Asterix, by Goscinni and Udzero
10. Chi’s sweet home, by Kanata Konami