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October 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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October 2023    

  1. Children of the Rush Book 2 James Russell, Dragon Brothers Books. $22.00

  2. Children of the Rush Book 1 James Russell, Dragon Brothers Books. $22.00

  3. Once Upon a Wickedness Fleur Beale & Lily Uivel, Puffin. $22

  4. Below David Hill, Puffin. $22.00

  5. Shyla, the Snowy Brumby (Wilson Sisters Adventures 1) Kelly Wilson & Nina Sutherland, Penguin Books. $18.99

  6. The Dragon Defenders Book 1 James Russell & Yongtao Zhang, Dragon Brothers Books. $22.00

  7. The Sparrow Tessa Duder, Penguin Books. $22

  8. Thunder, the Yearling Colt (Wilson Sisters Adventures 2) Kelly Wilson & Nina Sutherland, Puffin. $18.99

  9. Jason Mason and the World’s Most Powerful Itching Powder Jason Gunn & Andrew Gunn, David Bateman. $19.99

  10. Para Pūkeko and the Stupid Time Thingy (Para Pūkeko 1) Sam Ruffell, Puffin. $21

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