Friday, November 23, 2012

New Books Term 4 Week 7 2012

Chief Loves to Chase by Chris Baldwin
Dart of Castle Hill by Christine Fernyhough
Dinosaur Rocks by Lachlan Creagh
Footsteps Through the Fog by Margaret Mahy
Good Night, Sleep Tight by Mem Fox
Monsier Albert Rides to Glory by Peter Smith
A Tale of Two Kitties by Linda Jane Smith

Thursday, November 15, 2012

New Books Term 4 Week 6 2012

10 Best Ghost Stories Ever by Michael Cox
Eddie Pipper by Janeen Brian
Grandma McGarvey's Christmas by Jenny Hessell
It's Not a Monster, It's Me! by Raymond McGrath
The Man From the Land of Fandango by Margaret Mahy
Supercars by Android Green Ltd

Friday, November 9, 2012

New Books Term 4 Week 5 2012.

Do Your Ears Hang Low? by Topp Twins
The Dragon Prophesy by Geronimo Stilton
How Dinosaurs Really Work by Alan Snow
My Dad! by Chae Strathie
The Mysterious Magical Shop by Elizabeth Pulford
Scuto-stickysaurus by Kyle Mewburn

Friday, November 2, 2012

New Books Term 4 Week 4 2012

The Gift by Penny Matthews
Going to the Grasslands by Andrew Kelly
If You're a Kiwi and You Know It by P. Crumble
No Such Thing as Dragons by Philip Reeve
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jane Ray
Zorro Gets an Outfit by Carter Goodrich

Friday, October 26, 2012

New Books Term 4 Week 3

Captain Gamma:  Mission to Mars by Alec Sillifant
Far, Far From Home by Elizabeth Pulford
Goat and Donkey in Strawberry Sunglasses by Simon Puttock
My Happy Life by Rose Lagercrantz
Olivia and the Fairy Princesses
Pinch and Dash Make Soup by Michael J. Daley
Superworm by Julia Donaldson
This Hotel is Haunted by Geronimo Stilton
The Three Little Pigs by Roger Hall

Friday, October 19, 2012

New Books Term 4 Week 2 2012

Domino by Ellen Miles
Great Galloping Galoot by Stephanie Thatcher
Handsome Hog by Mwenye Hadithi
I Spy: Lightning in the Sky by Jean Marzollo
Katie and the Leprechaun by Kathryn England
Madison Moon and the Hot Air Balloon by Chris Gurney
Pong! by David Roberts
Scaredy Mouse by Alan MacDonald
The Terrible Suitcase by Emma Allen

Friday, September 21, 2012

New Books Term 3 Week 11 & Term 4 Week 1 2012

The All New Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
Alphabet Rescue by Audrey Wood
Can You See What I See? 100 Fun Things to Find by Walter Wick
Crazy Hat Day by Nikki Slade-Robinson
Gertie the Witch by Valerie Thomas
A Hare, a Hound and Shy Mousey by Julia Hubery
How to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens
The Magnificent Tree by Nick Bland
Rabbit by Margaret Beames

Friday, September 14, 2012

New Books Term 3 Week 10 2012

The Battle for Sunyshore Tower by Helena Mayer
Clifford's First Sleepover by Norman Bridwell
Creatures of the Dark by Simon Seymour
Five Green and Speckled Frogs by Scholastic
For Each and Every Child by Alex Collins & Unicef N.Z.
Freaky Peaks by Anita Ganeri
Lion vs Tiger by Jerry Pallotta
Moon Magic by Tony Abbott
Vexos vs Resistance by Tracey West

Friday, September 7, 2012

New Books Term 3 Week 9 2012

3D Sharks Poster Book
The Bedtime Treasury of Real Fairy Tales by Jane Smallfield
Bloomin' Rainforests by Anita Ganeri
Choc Shock by Susannah McFarlane
I Spy Animals by Jean Marzollo
The Lonely Pony by Jeanne Betancourt
A New Friend by Ellie O'Ryan
To the Extreme by Benjamin Harper
What Will I do if I Can't Tie my Shoe by Heidi Kilgras

Friday, August 31, 2012

New Books Term 3 Week 8 2012

Blue Princess Takes the Stage by Alyssa Crowne
Catch the Crook! by Michael Anthony Steele
Huggapotamus by Steve Metzger
The Karate Mouse by Geronimo Stilton
S.O.S. by Gordan Korman
Shark-a-phobia by Grace Norwich
Super Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold
Taylor Swift Fearless Star by Riley Brooks
Treasure Ship by Walter Wick

Friday, August 24, 2012

New Books Term 3 Week 7 2012

Best in Show by David Catrow
The Book of New Zealand Records by Stephen Barnett
Dako-snappysaurus by Kyle Mewburn
Dinosaurs by Mary Pope & Will Osborne
Eruption! Discovering New Zealand by Maria Gill
Goldie and the Three Penguins by Chris Gurney
Kiwi Mums by Yvonne Morrison
Lily Gets in a Pink Pickle by Elizabeth Pulford
Sione's First Walk to School by Fruitvale School & N.Z. Transport Agency

Friday, August 17, 2012

Literacy Quiz Questions for Recycled by Sandy McKay

1. Where did the recycling centre move to?
2. What did Colin's Mum do as a hobby?
3. What did Colin collect from the recycling centre?
4. Who knocked over the worm farm?
5. What is Colin's mothers job?
6. Name the man from Greenpeace?
7. What did the principal think Colin stole?

New Books Term 3 Week 6 2012

A Day With the Animal Firefighters by Sharon Rentta
Diary of a Bat by Sally Sutton
Ellie the Homesick Puppy by Holly Webb
The Frog Footy Player by Chris Gurney
The Human Body Closeup by Melissa Keil
Lily Chases Lost Dreams by Elizabeth Pulford
Rapunzel by Wendy Mass
The Very Hungry Bear by Nick Bland
The Way of the Samurai by Geronimo Stilton

Friday, August 10, 2012

Literacy Quiz Questions for When Henry Caught Imaginitis.

1. What is the red creature Henry wrestles?
2. Name the book he reads?
3. How many seas did Henry sail?
4. Who did he build the wonky castle for?
5. Name the author?
6. Name one sensible idea?

Term 3 Week 5 New Books

Blue Gnu by Kyle Mewburn
Dino Racing by Ace Landers
Dinosaurs Life Size by Darren Naish
The Magic School bus Weathers the Storm by Joanna Cole
Mousemagic by Holly Webb
Party Games by Lisa Regan
Picture Atlas by Roger Priddy
Ultimate Joke Book by Natalie Sparke & Kate Fox
Wooden Arms by Sarah Johnson

Friday, July 27, 2012

Literacy Quiz Questions on No Room for a Mouse by Kyle Mewburn

Name Christopher's best friend?
Who swallowed Mrs Fizzletum's keys?
Name the family that lived at the bus stop?
What kind of bird is on every page?
What happened to the big top?
New Books Week 3 Term 3 2012

The Children Who Loved Books by Peter Carnavas
Clay Modelling by Sally Henry
The Genie King by Tony Abbott
Mars Alien Attack! by Allison Lassieur
Meet Cyndaquil by Simcha Whitehall
Memory Bottles by Beth Shoshan
Soccer Game! by Grace MacCarone
Sport by Tom Jackson
Why Do Knees Bend? by Chris Oxlade

Friday, July 20, 2012

Literacy Quiz Questions on The Cat's Pajamas by Catherine Foreman

What pajamas does the cat where on Wednesday?
What colour is the cat?
How many kinds of creatures on Tuesday's pajamas?
What kind of tree is on Friday's pajamas?
What is the cat doing before he goes to bed on Thursday?
New Books Term 3 Week 2 2012

Clifford's Day With Dad by Norman Bridwell
Collision Course by Gordon Korman
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! by Mo Willems
Five Little Penguins Slipping on the Ice by Steven Metzger
The Magic Schoolbus Blows its Top by Joanna Cole
Night of the Giant Everything by R.L. Stine
Predator Showdown 30 Unbelievably Awesome Predator vs Predator Take Offs by Martin Lee
Puppies and Kittens by Nicole Corse
Terrasepix by Mac Park

Friday, June 29, 2012

New Books Term 1 Week 7 2012

All Fired Up by Jennifer Johnson
Bats by Lily Wood
Demolition by Sally Sutton
Ella by Alex T. Smith
I Wish I Could - Sleep! by Tiziana Bendall-Brunello
News for Dogs by Lois Duncan
The Press: First With News for 150 Years by Mike Crean
Silly Milly and the Mysterious Suitcase by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
Snowed Under and Other Christmas Confusions by Serge Bloch
New Books Week 1 Term 3 2012

Dachshund Disaster by Tui T. Sutherland
Green Princess Saves the Day by Alyssa Crowne
It's My Turn by David Bedford
Mabel on the Move by Anne Mazer
Monster Manners by Hazel Hutchins
Moose! by Robert Munsch
Snake-a-phobia by Grace Norwich
The Spooky Wheels on the Bus by Elizabeth J. Mills
This House is Haunted by Maureen Bayless

Friday, June 22, 2012

New Books Term 2 Week 10

Bog Frog Hop by Kyle Mewburn
Clocks and Robbers by Dan Poblocki
The Coat by Julie Hunt
The Emperor's New Clothes Horse by Tony Wilson
Ghost Pirate Treasure by Geronimo Stilton
My Adventure Island by Timothy Knapman
Ouch! by David Roberts & Alan MacDonald
Shakeland and Big-Fart the Lombridragon by David Bassignana
Vexos Invasion by Tracey West

Friday, June 15, 2012

New Books Term 2 Week 9 2012

The Best Singer in the World by Ulf Nilsson
Kiss! by David Roberts and Alan MacDonald
A Mammoth in the Fridge by Michael Escoffier
Munkle Arvur and the Bod by Nikki Slade-Robinson
The New Jumper by Oliver Jeffers
Night Raid by H.I. Larry
Olive and the Big Secret by Tor Freeman
Saffron, So Quite Excellent by Victoria M. Azaro
Thea Stilton and the Secret of the Old Castle by Geronimo Stilton

Friday, June 1, 2012

New Books Term 2 Week 7 & 8 2012

Boot Camp by H.I. Larry
Fishing Fame by Melanie Drewery
Flash by Ellen Miles
Gorilla Grab by Jackie French
Le Quesnoy:  the Story of the Town New Zealand Saved by Glyn Harper
The Queen With the Wobbly Bottom by Phillip Gwynne
Snorgh and the Sailor by Will Buckingham
Spino-Rottysaurus by Kyle Mewburn
Tanglewood by Margaret Wild

Friday, May 25, 2012

New Books Week 6 Term 2 2012

100 Scariest Things on the Planet by Anna Claybourne
A Bus Called Heaven by Bob Graham
Elephant Alert by Jackie French
Fearless in Love by Colin Thompson
Fun to Draw Animals by Robert Ainsworth
I Spy an Egg in a Nest by Jean Marzollo
Little Dog Lost:  the True Story of a Brave Dog Called Baltic by Monica Carnesi
Shipwreck by H.I. Larry
Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants by Giles Andreae

Friday, May 18, 2012

New Books Week 5 Term 2 2012

All About New Zealand's Garden Wildlife by Dave Gunson
Every Day on Earth:  Fun Facts That Happen Every 24 Hours by Steve & Matthew Murie
I Spy a Funny Frog by Jean Marzollo
Mr Bear Branches and the Cloud by Terri-Rose Baynton
No Return:  Captain Scott's Race to the Pole by Peter Gouldthorpe
One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson
Stomp! a Dinosaur Follow-the-Leader by Ruth Paul
Sudden Drop by H.I. Larry
Sweet School Day by Ellie O'Ryan & Yuko Shimizu

Friday, May 11, 2012

New Books Term 2 Week 4 2012

Clifford Goes to the Doctor by Norman Bridwell
Darkus Rising by Tracey West
Losing Turtle by Adrienne Frater
Monster Trucks/Cool Cars by Tori Kosara
Penny and Pepper by Jeanne Betancourt
The Pros and Cons of Being a Frog by Sue deGennaro
Sam Goes Wild by Jennifer Beck
Tea With Miss Tilly by Justine Payen
Technology by Peter Kent

Friday, May 4, 2012

New Books Week 3 Term 2 2012

101 Freaky Animals by Melvin & Gilda Berger
Battle Match Up by Tracey West
Colour the Stars by Dawn McMillan
Edge of the World by Ian Trevaskis
Harry the Homeless Puppy by Holly Webb
Melu by Kyle Mewburn
Num Nums and the Dessert Disaster by LLC Cepia
Sophie the Hero by Lara Bergen
Volcano Blast! by Ace Landers

Friday, April 27, 2012

New Books Week 2 Term 2 2012

Duck Soup by Jackie Urbanovic
Fight This Fire by Michael Anthony Steele
The Final Battle by Greg Farshtey
Mega Movie Stars by Riley Brooks
Mr Tripp Goes for a Skate by Sandy McKay
Nile by Martha Holmes & Tim Scoones
Orange Princess has a Ball by Alyssa Crowne
Thea Stilton and the Ice Treasure by Geronimo Stitlton
There Were Ten in the Bed by Scholastic

Friday, March 30, 2012

New Books Week 9 Term 1 & Week 1 Term 2 2012

Again by Emily Gravett
Amazing Facts About Australian Landscapes by Allan Fox
Big Chickens by Leslie Helakoski
Geronimo's Valentine by Geronimo Stilton
Great White Shark by Deborah Nuzzolo
Junie J. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake by Barbara Park
Ophelia Wild, Secret Spy by Elena de Roo
Tornados by Mac Park
Wanted: the Perfect Pet by Fiona Roberton

Friday, March 23, 2012

New Books Term 1 Week 9 2012

Fairy riding school by Kelly McKain
Hauntings and Heists by Dan Poblocki
The Perfect Present by Fiona Roberton
Prudence Wants a Pet by Cathleen Daly
Run For the Hills, Geronimo! by Geronimo Stilton
Snowball by Ellen Miles
The Story of Bo and the Circus That Wasn't by Kyle Mewburn
Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
Tiger Shark by Deborah Nuzzolo

Friday, March 16, 2012

Term 1 2012 Week 8 New Books

991/2 Gross Jokes, Riddles & Nonsense by Holly Kowitt
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk by Dav Pilkey
Elephant White by Will Brenton
Fire Ring Race by Ryder Windham
Grandpa Ngata and the Seagull by Dave Gunson
Mind Your Gramma! by Yvonne Morrison
Never Say No to a Princess! by Tracey Corderoy
See-saw Po! by Kyle Mewburn
True Tales of Animal Heroes by Allan Zullo

Friday, March 2, 2012

New Books Term 1 2012 Week 6

99 1/2 Creepy Crawly Jokes, Riddles & Nonsense by Holly Kowitt
Alone in the Night by Holly Webb
Beach Bag Boogie by Lindsay Wood
The Grumblebee by Kyle Mewburn
I Wish I Could Read by Tiziana Bendall-Brunello
The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Linda Solomon & Jay Laga'aia
North: The Greatest Animal Journey by Nick Dowson
Old MacDonald's Farm by Donovan Bixley
Seahorses by Nicole Corse

Friday, February 24, 2012

New Books Term 1 2012 Week 5

The Butterfly and the Earthquake by Carol McKeever
Christmas Countdown by Susannah McFarlane
The Christmas Toy Factory by Geronimo Stilton
Do Not Push by Kyle Mewburn
The Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon by Aaron Blabey
I Wish I Could - Roar! by Tiziana Bendall-Brunello
Otto the Book Bear by Katie Cleminson
Ronald McDonald Saves the Day by Stan Bickerton
Submerged: Magical Tales by Kiwi Kids by Brian Roche

Friday, February 17, 2012

New Books Term 1 2012 Week 4

Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
The Hiccupotamus by Aaron Zenz
How to Tame a Bully by Nancy Wilcox Richards
I Hate Books! by Kate Walker
The Itsy Bitsy Spider by Kevin Callahan
I Wish I Could - Dance! by Tiziana, Bendall-Brunello
Lily Lands in Bubble Trouble by Elizabeth Pulford
Lulu and the Duck in the Park by Hilary McKay
Marmaduke Duck and Bernadette Bear by Juliette MacIver
Maudie and the Bear by Jan Ormerod
On the Road to Tuapeka by Benjamin Brown
Whales by Sally Morgan

Friday, February 10, 2012

New Books Term 1 2012 Week 3

Clifford's Funny Adventures by Norman Bridwell
Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl! by Tedd Arnold
Rascal and the Monster by Paul Jennings
There's a Hole in My Bucket! by Topp Twins
The Great Sheep Shenanigans by Peter Bently
The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson
Barry by Colin Thompson
You Can't Scare a Princess by Gillian Rogerson
Diplo-dizzydocus by Kyle Mewburn
Big Trouble in Big Apple by Thea Stilton
Sophie the Daredevil by Lara Bergen
Thomas Flintham's Marvellous Mazes by Thomas Flintham

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

New Books Week 1 and 2 Term 1 2012

The Aunties Three by Nick Bland
Fangs! by David Roberts
Fly High, Fly Guy! by Tedd Arnold
Hester & Lester by Kyle Mewburn
I Love Myself by Angela Smith
Lily Goes Skitter-skating by Elizabeth Pulford
Meet me in Horrorwood by Geronimo Stilton
My First Car was Red by Peter Schossow
Piggity-Wiggity Jiggity Jig and the Christmas Baby by Diana Neild
Rascal and the Dragon Droppings by Paul Jennings
There was an Old Woman who Swallowed a Weta by P. Crumble
Volcanoes by Ann Schreiber