THE IMPOSSIBLE QUEST: Four unlikely heroes. Four mysterious gifts. Four impossible beasts. Five exciting books. The Impossible Quest is here: the biggest adventure series of 2014. Visit the official website: theimpossiblequest.co.nz
Scholastic is thrilled to celebrate two wins at this year's LIANZA Awards: Fifi Colston won the Elsie Locke Non Fiction Award for Wearable Wonders, and Melinda Szymanik took Librarian's Choice for A Winter's Day in 1939. Congratulations to the authors of these fantastic titles.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is out in NZ cinemas November 20, 2014. Get inside Katniss Everdeen's head: read the books before you see the film. Check out the teaser trailer here.
Scholastic NZ is proud to introduce Kiwis at War, a five-book fiction series that tracks the years of World War One. Each story highlights a different aspect of the war: from the Mounted Riflemen, to the hospital ships, to the Maori Battalion, and beyond. See the trailer here and read a sample chapter of 1914: Riding into War here.
The Maze Runner film, featuring the star of MTV’s Teen Wolf Dylan O’Brien, and Kaya Scodelario of hit British teen series Skins, debuts in NZ cinemas September 18, 2014. Check out the trailer here and look out for The Maze Runner movie tie-in edition in September.
The Three Bears Sort of has taken this year's New Zealand Post Children's Choice Award. A hearty congratulations to author Yvonne Morrison and illustrator Donovan Bixley, as well as the authors and illustrators of Scholastic's four other finalist titles.
The Little Yellow Digger by Betty and Alan Gilderdale is a beloved children’s book, and coming soon you can see New Zealand’s favourite digger from a whole new perspective. Auckland’s leading theatre for children will be staging a production of the Little Yellow Digger, live on stage. Performances run from the 22nd September at the PumpHouse in Takapuna. Visit www.timbrayproductions.org.nz for more info.