Monthly Archives: September 2022

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Happy 10th Birthday to I Need a New Bum!

 I Need a New Bum! — Dawn McMillan and Ross Kinnaird's zany tale about a boy who discovers his backside has a crack — turns 10 years old today.  Published on 20 September 2012, the picture book was well received locally and shown to the world soon after during New Zealand's Country of Honour programme at the Frankfurt Book Fair...

2022-09-20T08:34:50+12:00September 20th, 2022|Children's books|

The Grandmothers of Pikitea Street / Ngā Kuia o te tiriti o Pikitea

The Grandmothers of Pikitea Street Ngā Kuia o te Tiriti o Pikitea         By Renisa Viraj Maki, illustrated by Nikki Slade Robinson, translated by Kanapu Rangitauira Touching story about multiple cultures in New Zealand bonding through food and stories across the generations   ‘I hope young readers, and those who read the book with them, connect to this story and see the beauty of our multicultural society,’ says author Renisa Viraj Maki of her debut book.

2022-09-08T01:03:16+12:00September 8th, 2022|Children's books, Diversity|