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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 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.

This year Scholastic has three LIANZA Award finalists. Two titles are in the running for the Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction: A Winter's Day in 1939 (Melinda Szymanik) and Project Huia (Des Hunt). Wearable Wonders (Fifi Colston) is shortlisted for the Elsie Locke Non Fiction Award. Congratulations to the authors of these fantastic titles.

Scholastic NZ is pleased to announce that we have two finalist books in the Children's Book category of the PANZ Book Design Awards: Machines and Me: Planes and The Three Bears ... Sort Of. Congratulations to our fabulous designers Catherine Foreman and Donovan Bixley!

GERONIMO STILTON: Holey Cheese! 2014 is the 10th anniverary of Geronimo Stilton! To celebrate a spectacular 10 years Scholastic has published a hardcover special edition, The Hunt for the Golden Book, and it is a double-digit birthday winner! With Geronimo right in the middle of nonstop action, this ‘fraidy mouse will need all the help he can get to come out on top.


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