Holiday Reading 2006
- The Continuum encyclopedia of young adult literature
- This single volume encyclopedia includes many New Zealand entries.
- The Oxford encyclopedia of children’s literature
- A four volume set.
- Pictures telling stories: the art of Robert Ingpen
- In his 30-year career Robert Ingpen has illustrated more than 100 books for children and adults. In 1986 he was awarded the highest honour in the children’s book world, the Hans Christian Anderson Medal, for his lasting contribution to children’s literature.
- Borden, Louise The journey that saved Curious George
- Curious George is known and loved all over the world but few people know about the harrowing journey on bicycles undertaken by his creators as they fled the German advance on Paris in 1940.
- Hill, DavidHill sides : the best of David Hill
- A selection of David Hill’s (mainly adult) work including short stories either previously published or broadcast; articles from magazines and newspapers; as well as a moving extract from his classic children’s novel See ya, Simon.
- Steggall, Stephany Evans The loved and the lost: the life of Ivan Southall
- Ivan Southall is one of Australia’s most celebrated children’s authors. This is the story of the man behind the work.
- The wand in the word : conversations with writers of fantasy
- Compiled and edited by Leonard S. Marcus