We are pleased to present a regular monthly series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of some of the greatest children's booksellers of New Zealand. Here's relative newcomer, the vibrant Wardini Books in Havelock North. About five years ago, Gareth Ward walked past Janeff Books in Havelock North and saw that it was up for sale. Almost on a whim, but with much excitement and a bag of mad ideas, he and his wife, Louise, bought it. They then poured heart, soul and '
David Hill and Phoebe Morris have collaborated on a third picture book in their series introducing young New Zealanders to historic adventurers. We asked Louise Ward from Wardini Books in Hawke's Bay to check it out for us. An inside spread from Sky High: Jean Batten's Incredible Flying Adventures, by David Hill, illustrated by Phoebe Morris The first page of Sky High: Jean Batten’s Incredible Flying Adventures grabs you. Whether or not you’ve heard of Jean Batten or know any