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Welcome to Long White Cloud Books; the imprint of books written by children’s author Maria Gill. Maria's books have won seven Storylines Notable Book Awards, two have been finalists in the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards, New Zealand Hall of Fame won the Children's Choice Award in the non-fiction category, and another four have shortlisted for the Elsie Locke Award, LIANZA. Maria Gill is a trained Primary school teacher who writes children's books full-time. Maria Gill's website

Our latest selection of children's books:

New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame The Last of Maui's Dolphins Operation Nest Egg Chick
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New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame
Children's non-fiction book

Meet 25 sporting heroes and discover what it is that makes them succeed. Join Maria Gill as she relates the stories, outlines the training programmes and details personal milestones.
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The Last of Maui's Dolphins
Children's picture book

Come on an underwater adventure with Hiriwa a young Maui's dolphin and his three friends.
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New Holland Publishers
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Operation Nest Egg Chick
Children's creative non-fiction book

Deep down in a dark burrow, a father kiwi snorts and snuffles in his sleep. Underneath him, a large creamy egg lies snug and safe from pilfering predators. Will it meet a fateful end or will the kiwi chick become part of the BNZ Operation Nest Egg Programme?

Operation Nest Egg Running the Country Eruption
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Operation Nest Egg
Children's non-fiction book

Follow the story of a kiwi chick laid in the wild but raised by a Kiwi Centre. Will it survive the predators?

Running the Country
Children's non-fiction book

You will discover these answers and more including facts about how laws are made, our currency, voting at the elections and the role of the media in 'Running the Country'.
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New Holland Publishers
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Eruption
Children's non-fiction book

Hi, I'm Volcanica, reporter for Magmatic Press. Join me as I enter the explosive world of New Zealand volcanoes.
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The Call of the Kokako New Zealand Hall of Fame Eco Rangers
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The Call of the Kokako
Children's creative non-fiction book

Come on a facinating journey with author, Maria Gill and discover how New Zealand's biggest songbird can make sounds like a cat, a bell and an organ all in on tune.
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New Holland Publishers
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New Zealand Hall of Fame
Children's non-fiction book

Walk down New Zealand's HALL of FAME and discover 50 remarkable kiwi.
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New Holland Publishers
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Eco Rangers
Children's non-fiction book

In Eco-Rangers Save the Planet we've prepared 12 missions for you, your mates and school friends. Each mission contains...
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New Holland Publishers
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Rangitoto Save Our Seas Dogs on the Job
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Rangitoto
Children's creative non-fiction book

Rangitoto: Te Toka tu moana, The rock standing in the ocean tells the dramatic story of Auckland's most dramatic icon.

Save Our Seas
Children's non-fiction book

Join Skipper on board the Alba tross, as he travels around New Zealand seeing the different marine environments.
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New Holland Publishers
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Dogs on the Job
Children's non-fiction book

Have you ever wondered what type of working dogs there are in New Zealand?.

Bird's-Eye View Big Books
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Bird's-Eye View
Children's non-fiction book

'Bird's-Eye View' discover how 13 New Zealand birds see in their natural habitats.

BIG BOOK
of School Journal Units.

Activities for children while reading School Journal stories, plays, poems and articles.