Kids’ Books newsletter

Whether you're looking for something educational, creative or fantastical, our latest Kids' Books newsletter has titles that will excite young minds and foster a love of reading. Be first in the know: subscribe to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox. Titles this month include: For more great reads for kids, check out our Kids' Books and…
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Read me a story please!

Can you please read me a story? If the kids in your life love stories, and can't get enough of them, AND time is precious – you could try Story Box Library. Story Box Library is a collection of videos of stories being read by authors, actors, comedians, musicians, sportspeople, illustrators, TV presenters, performers, students…
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Stacy Gregg interview: “I write for strong, brave independent-minded readers who aspire to be heroes”

Several years ago now, I bought Mystic and the Midnight Ride by Stacy Gregg as a Christmas present for Miss Missy, my daughter. We read our way through all the Pony Club Secrets books as I (and other members of my family) bought them for her as Christmas and birthday presents. Miss Missy quickly become…
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Just for Kids

Not Just for kids, it could also be for nostalgic adults, especially if you were a fan of The Electric Company or Sesame Street. I fondly remember the start of The Electric Company theme tune "Hey you Guuyyys!" I was also a huge Count von Count fan.(Possibly due to the NZ band Head like a…
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Dear Donald Trump

Dear Donald Trump by Sophie Siers and Anne Villeneuve: Dear Donald Trump, I'm writing you a letter from my bedroom in New Zealand. Sadly, the room does not belong only to me. I have to share it with my big brother who exactly fits your description of an undesirable person. I watched you on the…
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An interview with Rhys Darby: The Top Secret Undercover Notes of Buttons McGinty (Book 1)

Funnyman Rhys Darby has teamed up with Scholastic in a fun new fiction series for kids. He talked to Christchurch City Libraries about his debut children's book and reading interests, his passion for cryptozoology and his connections to Christchurch. You may know Rhys Darby as a comedian and as an actor from Flight of the Conchords…
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