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Our Book Recommendations

Author(s) Title  
Joan Aiken, Jan Pienkowski A Necklace of Raindrops
Kiran Millwood The Way Past Winter
Jessie Burton, Angela Barrett The Restless Girls
Zana Fraillon, Grahame Baker Smith Wisp: A Story of Hope
David Litchfield The Bear and the Piano
David Litchfield The Bear, The Piano, The Dog and the Fiddle
Tony DiTerlizzi The Spider and the Fly
Chris Van Allsburg The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Debi Gliori Night Shift
Gemma Merino The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water
Yasmeen Ismail Time For Bed, Fred!
William Grill Shackleton’s Journey
Nicola Davies, Lorna Scobie The Variety of Life
Hugh Lupton, Daniel Morden The Adventures of Odysseus
Neil Gaiman The Graveyard Book
Amy Novesky Cloth Lullaby
Jo Ellen Bogart, Sydney Smith The White Cat and the Monk
Glenn Ringtved, Charlotte Pardi Cry, Heart, but Never Break
Matthew Burgess, Chris Di Giacomo Enormous Smallness
Elin Kelsey, Soyeon Kim You Are Stardust
David J. Smith If: A Mind-Bending Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers
Jennifer Berne, Vladimir Radunsky On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
Joanne Schwartz, Sydney Smith Town Is by the Sea
Carson Ellis Du Iz Tak?
Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris The Lost Words
Kate Baker, Magdalena Matoso Story Path
Andy Lee Do Not Open This Book
Angela McAllister & Graham Baker-Smith Leon and the Place Between
Allen Ahlberg Goldilocks
Brian Selznick The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Chris Wormell The Big Ugly Monster and the Little Stone Rabbit
Clare Furniss The Year of the Rat
Desna Wallace My NZ Story Canterbury Quake
Fanny Britt & Isabelle Arsenault Jane, the Fox and Me
Gavin Bishop The House that Jack Built
Jean Willis & Tony Ross Tadpole’s Promise
Laura Dockrill Darcy Burdock
Libby Gleeson & Armin Greber I am Thomas
Michael Ende Momo
Mini Grey Traction Man is Here
Nicola Davies and Laura Carlin The Promise
Sarah Thomson & Rob Gonsalves Imagine a day
Shaun Tan The Arrival
Shaun Tan The Rules of Summer
Sunjeev Sahota Ours are the streets
Susan Cooper Ghost Hawk
Timothee de Fombelle Toby Alone
William Sutcliffe The Wall
Marrianne Dubuc Up The Mountain


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