In Journey to a Hanging, Peter Wells writes about two key hangings in New Zealand history – those of Carl Sylvius V√∂lkner and Kereopa Te Rau, in the 1800s. The book is written from a very personal point of view and is filled with pictures, giving a sense of the times and places. The subtitle of the book is “The events that set New Zealand race relations back by a century”.
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Stand By Me is¬†all in the sub-title really: “Helping Your Teens Through Tough Times”. Co-written by John Kirwan (former All Black turned poster-boy for depression awareness) and clinical psychologists Elliott Bell and Kirsty Louden-Bell, this is a how-to guide for parents and caregivers looking for ways to help teenagers struggling with mental illness.
NZ Nutrition expert and TV personality Claire Turnbull has written ‘the ultimate guide to feeling good and looking fabulous’. This book contains all that you need to know regarding your own personal food preferences and how to find balance amongst the components of your life to live a more healthy, enjoyable life and keep it up for the long term.
Is your 2-6 year old learning their months? Do you want them to learn them by seasons we experience in New Zealand? Then you might find this little title helpful. The Little Kiwi Book of Months has been produced to help kiwi kids get the hang of January-December in a fun and easy rhyming style.
Moonman¬†has often wondered what the glowing blue globe is that he can see from his home on the moon. But when he hitches a ride on a passing shooting star, he finds a world on earth that is completely different to his own. Here he discovers trees and fields of flowers and the sea. The only problem is that Moonman¬†has never before encountered daybreak, and with it the burning sun: he must get back to the moon.