Title: Bullies and Warriors
Author: Tim Tipene
Specs: 198 x 129 mm portrait, PB,
Published: July 2012; reprinted in Oratia Books March 2017
Going to school is a misery for Sean. Whatever he does to avoid the school bully, Mark Thomas and his mates always catch up with him. Then the students join Warrior Kids, a programme that teaches leadership and self-control. So begins a journey for Mark and Sean that has a predictable outcome for one boy and a surprise for the other.
In this novel for children aged 8–12, Tim Tipene depicts the reality of bullying and strategies to address it for those on both sides of the problem.