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Top ten NZ bestselling children’s and YA fiction for August 2023

Each month, The Aotearoa Children’s Junior Fiction and Young Adults Bestseller List highlights the bestselling children’s books by New Zealand writers across junior fiction and young adult titles find out more about this initative.
Sponsored by Storylines. Data collected by Nielsen BookScan.

August 2023    

  1. Below David Hill, Puffin. $22.00

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

  3. Here Upon the Tide Blair McMillan, David Bateman. $27.99

  4. Kidnap at Mystery Island Carol Garden, Scholastic. $19.99

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

  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. Catch a Falling Star Eileen Merriman, Penguin Books. $22

  9. Masher Fifi Colston, Puffin. $18.99

  10. Echo Arlo Kelly, Sparrow Press. $20

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