Scholastic NZ is thrilled to announce that an amazing ELEVEN of our locally published titles have been named as Storylines Notable Books for 2014. You can see a gallery of the Scholastic winners on our Facebook page here. Congratulations to all our fantastic authors and illustrators.

New Scholastic NZ titles for Anzac Day 2014 include The Anzac Puppy by Peter Millett and Trish Bowles, and a redesign of the award-winning classic, The Bantam and the Soldier, by Jennifer Beck and Robyn Belton. Click through to see a comprehensive review of each title on Philippa Werry's 'Children's War Books' blog.

Spirit Animals: The third book in this fantastic multi-platform series, Blood Ties, is out this month. Find out more on the official website.

The Scholastic NZ Author of the Month for April is Errol McLeary, a Kiwi author-illustrator living in Australia, whose fantastical feline-themed collection of limericks and nursery rhymed entitled Purrs, Paws and Claws, is out this month. We asked Errol a few questions about himself and his work - check out his Author of the Month Q&A here.

Celebrating 25 years of Grandpa! Scholastic NZ’s Grandpa series has been in Kiwi family homes for 25 years: Grandpa’s Slippers was published in 1989, and it went on to win the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-Loved Book in 2000. These classic stories have been completely redesigned and refreshed to appeal to a whole new generation of New Zealand children. All five books will hit the shelves in May - in the meantime, take a look at the new designs here.

THE LAST THIRTEEN: A heart-stopping new series from Scholastic. Check out the official website here and watch the trailer here.

Dinosaur Rescue fans! Go to the official website, , for lots of Neanderthal nonsense: facts, trailers, downloads, free sample chapters and more …

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