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December’s Aotearoa Children’s Junior Fiction and Young Adult Bestseller List

Each month, the Aotearoa Children’s Junior Fiction and Young Adults Bestseller List highlights the bestselling junior fiction and young adult titles by New Zealand writers.
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Sponsored by Storylines.
Data collected by Nielsen BookScan.

To 30 December 2023

  1. Thunder, the Yearling Colt (Wilson Sisters Adventures 2) Kelly Wilson & Nina Sutherland, Puffin. $18.99
  2. Jason Mason and the Flightless Bird Fiasco Jason Gunn & Andrew Gunn,  David Bateman. $19.99
  3. Children of the Rush Book 1 James Russell, Dragon Brothers Books. $22
  4. Once Upon a Wickedness Fleur Beale & Lily Uivel, Puffin. $22
  5. Tonight, I Burn Katharine J. Adams (Hachette) $27.99
  6. Shyla, the Snowy Brumby (Wilson Sisters Adventures 1) Kelly Wilson & Nina Sutherland, Penguin Books. $18.99
  7. Jason Mason and the World’s Most Powerful Itching Powder Jason Gunn & Andrew Gunn, David Bateman. $19.99
  8. Children of the Rush Book 2 James Russell, Dragon Brothers Books. $22
  9. The Dragon Defenders Book 1 James Russell, Dragon Brothers Books. $22
  10. Below David Hill, Puffin. $22

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