• Abigail & the Birth of the Sun
    Abigail & the Birth of the Sun
    ISBN: 9780143772705
    Title: Abigail & the Birth of the Sun

    Join Abigail on a magical night-time adventure to discover how the sun, moon and planets came into being.

    Abigail is a curious little girl. She likes to discover the answers to really BIG questions.

    One night, she thinks of a question that's SO BIG she can't sleep until she knows the answer.

    "Daddy," she asks as he tucks her into bed, "where did the sun and all the planets come from?"

    To find out the answer, Daddy invites Abigail on a magical journey through time and space. Together they explore the birth of all living things.

    By the next morning, Abigail has thought of another big question . . .

    A gorgeously illustrated and beautifully told bedtime story that doubles as an introduction to astrophysics, Abigail and the Birth of the Sun will be enjoyed equally by young children and adults.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Ambulance, Ambulance!
    Ambulance, Ambulance!
    ISBN: 9781925381993
    Title: Ambulance, Ambulance!

    Bleep, bleep. Emergency! News just through: Crash, crash, there's been a crash. Let's go, crew! Nee nar nee nar. An exciting collaboration about ambulances from Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock, bestselling and award-winning creators of Roadworks, Demolition and Construction.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.00
  • Anzac Biscuit Man
    Anzac Biscuit Man
    ISBN: 9781988538020
    Title: Anzac Biscuit Man
    Author: MILLET PETER

    Rattle your dags as fast as you can. You can't dunk me, I'm the Anzac Biscuit Man.

    Award-winning author Peter Millett and acclaimed cartoonist Shaun Yeo reimagine this classic tale with a uniquely local flavour! One day, an old couple who love baking fresh biscuits discover a recipe for an ANZAC Biscuit Man. Later that morning they hear a cry coming from the oven, `Let me out! Let me out! It's hotter than a barbecue in here...' They open their oven and out jumps the ANZAC Biscuit Man!

    Can anyone catch this cheeky, baked runaway?

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Aroha's Way
    Aroha's Way
    ISBN: 9780473470807
    Title: Aroha's Way

    From award-winning New Zealand author, Craig Phillips, creator of The Adventures of Jack Scratch and Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts (winner of the Russell Clark Award for Illustration at the New Zealand Book Awards 2018). Aroha's Way is a beautiful, descriptive and relatable book - an important book - helping children to normalise, understand and even develop their own tools for dealing with their feelings. - Jenny Palmer, author of Feel a Little.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Baa Baa Smart Sheep
    Baa Baa Smart Sheep
    ISBN: 9780986466816
    Title: Baa Baa Smart Sheep

    Little Baa Baa is bored. When Quirky Turkey arrives on the scene, the opportunity to make some mischief proves too hard to resist. With snappy dialogue and hilarious illustrations, Baa Baa Smart Sheep is a laugh-out-loud story that will leave you thinking sheep aren't as stupid as we might think.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $30.00
  • Bathtime for Little Rabbit
    Bathtime for Little Rabbit
    ISBN: 9781776571376
    Title: Bathtime for Little Rabbit
    Author: MUHLE JORG

    Who knows a child who enjoys having their ears washed? Little Rabbit isn't sure either, but it turns out to be not so bad after all. But he does need our help. When the blow-dryer breaks, we must blow his ears dry. Pfffffff! Again! Now wrap him in the towel and bathtime is over. Squeaky clean, Little Rabbit!Jorg Muhle has created another loveable boardbook that invites children to turn on the shower, cover Little Rabbit's eyes, wipe the water off his nose. Fun for everyone: children, parents, and rabbits!

    Format: Board Book
    Price: $15.00
  • Best Loved Bear
    Best Loved Bear
    ISBN: 9781869433475
    Title: Best Loved Bear
    Author: NOONAN DIANA

    The best-loved classic picture book has gone PLATINUM! All the children in Tim's class are taking their teddies to school for a competition. Tim is embarrassed that his bear is tatty but discovers that in this competition it's love that counts.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $18.00
  • Best Singer in the World
    Best Singer in the World
    ISBN: 9781877579134
    Title: Best Singer in the World
    Author: NILSSON ULF

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Beth & the Bracelets
    Beth & the Bracelets
    ISBN: 9780473482046
    Title: Beth & the Bracelets

    'Beth and the Bracelets' is a picture book with a difference. On one hand, it is about the Monday morning after a little girl is not invited to a birthday party. However, it is also about emotional overload, dealing with a complicated life and ultimately about the hope adults can give to children who are different.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Black Dog (English & Samoan)
    Black Dog (English & Samoan)
    ISBN: 9780995106680
    Title: Black Dog (English & Samoan)
    Author: ALLEN PAMELA

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00
  • Bomb
    ISBN: 9781775503507
    Title: Bomb

    In this story about being true to oneself, a boy searches for the secret to doing the perfect bomb into the water. With training from Nan, an expert and former champion, and by listening to his own voice, he finds his unique style and pulls off a wonderful, acrobatic, truly awe-inspiring bomb.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.00
  • Boom Baby Boom Boom
    Boom Baby Boom Boom
    ISBN: 9780711254008
    Title: Boom Baby Boom Boom

    Good Baby gets a banana for pudding and, this time, he eats it all up. Boom-biddy-boom-biddy-yum-yum-yum!

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $15.00
  • Bottoms!
    ISBN: 9781927305577
    Title: Bottoms!

    Bottoms there, bottoms here, there are bottoms everywhere. So lets hurrah for bottoms all, in any colour big or small.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Boys in the Waka Ama
    Boys in the Waka Ama
    ISBN: 9780143774297
    Title: Boys in the Waka Ama

    A story celebrating the traditional Polynesian sport of outrigger canoe racing, from the creators of the bestselling The Girls in the Kapa Haka.

    These are the crew of the waka, which race
    side-by-side at a heart-thumping, breath-taking pace.
    Their whanau have gathered along the shore -
    "Kia tere! Kia tere! Kia tere - give more!"
    The waka glides faster, the boys dig in deep.
    There will be no rest till this race is complete
    as they race in the waka ama.

    With a lovely singing text and vibrant illustrations, this timely story celebrates all aspects of this incredibly popular and fast-growing sport that is so special to Aotearoa.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.00
  • Bruce Finds a Home
    Bruce Finds a Home
    ISBN: 9780473391737
    Title: Bruce Finds a Home

    Based on the true story of Bruce the cat who was found on the streets of Auckland when he was just one day old. His story went global and he now has over 35,000 followers from all over the world.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $20.00
  • Bubble Trouble
    Bubble Trouble
    ISBN: 9780711254022
    Title: Bubble Trouble

    A hilarious rhyming romp from Margaret Mahy and Polly Dunbar. With a poetic text, a fun and funny story, and bright artwork, this is a perfect read aloud for story time.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $15.00
  • But Who's Looking After the Animals?
    But Who's Looking After the Animals?
    ISBN: 9780994133434
    Title: But Who's Looking After the Animals?
    Author: LANG RENEE

    During the February 2019 fires in the Tasman region, a huge number of fire fighters, many of them volunteers, did their best to contain the flames. Meanwhile, hundreds of people were evacuated and before long it was clear that something had to be done about the livestock - both farm animals and domestic pets. But Who's Looking After the Animals? is a children's book that tells the story of those frightening few weeks - it was born and subsequently dedicated to all the wonderful people who stepped up when they were needed during this very difficult and volatile time.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Classic Rhymes for Kiwi Kids
    Classic Rhymes for Kiwi Kids
    ISBN: 9781869539757
    Title: Classic Rhymes for Kiwi Kids

    Award winning author Peter Millett (The Anzac Puppy) and illustrator Scott Tulloch (I Am Not A Worm) add a classic Kiwi spin to some all-time favourite nursery rhymes.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Cleo & Rob
    Cleo & Rob
    ISBN: 9781988547190
    Title: Cleo & Rob

    Sometimes hope has four paws, golden eyes and soft black fur.
    A kitten called Cleo steps into six-year-old Rob's life after his big brother, Sam, dies.

    Based on true events in author Helen Brown's family, this heartwarming story first appeared as a world-wide bestselling book for adults, Cleo.

    Author bio:

    Helen Brown's memoir Cleo is a New York Times bestseller that has been published in more than 17 languages. Helen lives in Melbourne and is the author of 13 other books for adults. This is her first book for children.

    Phoebe Morris has illustrated a number of award-winning children's picture books. She also creates illustrations for a wide range of clients; for use on apps, websites, packaging and even shipping containers. Phoebe lives in Wellington.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.00
  • Colours for Kiwi Babies
    Colours for Kiwi Babies
    ISBN: 9780143771142
    Title: Colours for Kiwi Babies

    All baby's first colours in English and Mori. Features colours of iconic New Zealand things, including the silver fern, paua shell, kowhai flower and the kiwi.

    Format: Board Book
    Price: $13.00
  • Construction
    ISBN: 9781922077165
    Title: Construction

    "The simplicity of the telling and the rich details in the spreads make this a must-have for all libraries serving young children." -- School Library Journal (starred review)

    Thonk Clonk Clap The team behind Roadwork and Demolition returns to the construction site, where big machines and busy workers dig, hoist, and hammer away. There's lots of noise and excitement involved in building a library Preschoolers will clamor to take a closer look. Award-winning duo Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock are back with another rhythmic read-aloud full of bustling illustrations and sound words that beg kids to join in. Available in English and Spanish

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.00

  • Coo Coo Kereru
    Coo Coo Kereru
    ISBN: 9781869665173
    Title: Coo Coo Kereru

    A familiar sight in the bush as well as urban areas, the kereru has achieved an iconic status, with images gracing everything from postage stamps to paintings, and is the current winner of New Zealand Bird of the Year.

    In "Coo, Coo Kereru" award-winning author and illustrator Terry Fitzgibbon’s beautiful pictures jump off the page, wrap around the words and breathe life into this extraordinary bird.

    An engaging depiction of the kereru and its antics is balanced by informative text giving key facts about this unique bird, its role in Maori legend, habitat, feeding and breeding habits, predator threats and the important role it plays in spreading the seeds of native trees and ensuring the well-being of our native forests.

    "Coo-Coo Kereru" brings this bird alive for young readers, highlighting its distinctive personality and characteristics and is engagingly portrayed in fun verse with crisp facts.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • Cook's Cook: The Voyage of the Endeavour from the Ship's Galley
    Cook's Cook: The Voyage of the Endeavour from the Ship's Galley
    ISBN: 9781776572045
    Title: Cook's Cook: The Voyage of the Endeavour from the Ship's Galley
    Author: BISHOP GAVIN

    Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events on board and the places the ship traveled on its way to the Pacific, the book tells multiple stories. Here are stories of social class, hierarchy and race; stories of explorers and the people of the land; the story of one of the world's most famous explorers told through a fresh new lens. This beautiful book is full of information drawn from extensive research alongside evocative illustrations, released to coincide with the 250th anniversary of the Endeavour's journey.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $30.00
  • Cornelia & the Jungle Machine
    Cornelia & the Jungle Machine
    ISBN: 9781776572595
    Title: Cornelia & the Jungle Machine
    Author: BREECH NORA

    Cornelia and her parents move in to a new house. Bored, she is sent to play "outside." She discovers a hidden treehouse and a boy her own age.

    "Do you really live here all alone?" she asks.

    "No I live here with my inventions. Come and take a look . . ."

    Inside Cornelia is introduced to a magical machine. A jungle machine

    Nora Brech's gothic illustrations are packed with imaginative details and perspectives. Through an extreme wide-angle lens, she draws the reader in to a powerfully detailed, filmic world.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $30.00
  • Counting the Stars: Four Maori Myths
    Counting the Stars: Four Maori Myths
    ISBN: 9781775530176
    Title: Counting the Stars: Four Maori Myths
    Author: BISHOP GAVIN

    A sequel to Taming the Sun and Riding the Waves, Gavin Bishop's latest stunning book contains four more Maori myths, including two well-known legends (Ranginui and Papatuanuku and Hinemoa and Tutanekai) and two less well-known legends (The battle of the birds and Kae and the whale). Aimed at children 3-10 years, these myths are simply written and yet powerful. They're exciting and scary but each story is nicely resolved. Gavin allows the essence of the original myths to remain while also re-telling them for a new generation of children. The illustrations are stunning - the different colour palette for each story and the strong mix of techniques create bold and beautiful images. Counting the Stars is a collection that continues to take traditional myths to a new level. Created by one of New Zealand's most talented and passionate children's book writers and illustrators.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Day the Plants Fought Back
    Day the Plants Fought Back
    ISBN: 9781775435686
    Title: Day the Plants Fought Back

    Two boisterous boys who made lots of noise, found it dreadfully hard to be good; always charging and barging, fighting and biting, and not acting quite as they should. Patrick and Wayne drove their parents insane, but they could be good if they tried. Still, theyd roar and theyd claw, theyd scoot and theyd shoot until someone eventually cried. An action-packed, hilarious story about two wild, rascally boys and the trouble they cause in the garden, until the plants decide to teach them a lesson ... because, as the boys discover, plants have eyes and ears too!

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.00
  • Dear Donald Trump
    Dear Donald Trump
    ISBN: 9780473432812
    Title: Dear Donald Trump
    Author: SIERS SOPHIE

    Sam has a problem. He has to share a room with his older brother and things aren't easy. When Sam sees Donald Trump on TV talking about `the wall' he realises a solution is at hand! But who knew that planning a wall could be so tricky? The letters that follow invite conversations about the question of living with others in times of conflict. The voice of the young boy show adults something of the nature of peace and good relationships.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $28.00
  • Dear Princess Meghan
    Dear Princess Meghan
    ISBN: 9780473489144
    Title: Dear Princess Meghan
    Author: SIERS SOPHIE

    Dear Princess Meghan is a story
    about Emma, a young girl who is inspired
    by the actresses rise to royal status.
    With a new understanding that being on
    stage is a prerequisite to a royal career,
    Emma takes on the important role of Anne
    Boleyn in her school play. But, with her
    courtiers at home being difficult and
    fellow actors forgetting their lines,
    Emma finds that becoming a royal is
    not as easy as it seems . . .

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $25.00
  • Dig, Dump, Roll
    Dig, Dump, Roll
    ISBN: 9781760650964
    Title: Dig, Dump, Roll
    Author: SUTTON SALLY

    Guess what kind of truck is at work in this interactive book by the bestselling creators of Roadworks.

    What’s at work? Here’s a clue:
    It will clear the ground for you.

    Bulldozer! Coming through!

    This is the follow-up to Roadworks that will delight tiny truck enthusiasts. It's an engaging, interactive text that asks readers to guess what kind of vehicle is at work. Visual clues alongside the text help ensure that our readers are challenged but can still be successful with their guesses. In the end, the vehicles work together to build a surprise.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.00
  • Dinky Donkey
    Dinky Donkey
    ISBN: 9781775436065
    Title: Dinky Donkey

    Wonky Donkey has a daughter with the same rambunctious spirit as her dad. Kids, parents and their loved ones will enjoy the hilarity and cumulative read-aloud fun.
    This adorable pint-sized donkey has beautiful long eyelashes, loves to listen to rowdy music, has a very cool spiky haircut ... and sometimes smells a bit bad (like her Dad!)
    She's a blinky, punky, stinky ... you know how it goes ... dinky donkey! Wonky and Dinky become the perfect duo to get even more young children reading (and hopefully some more grandmothers, too)!

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $20.00
  • Doctor Grundy's Undies
    Doctor Grundy's Undies
    ISBN: 9780947506032
    Title: Doctor Grundy's Undies

    Doctor Grundy lost his undies His best ones, supersized! When a strong wind blows past Doctor Grundy's clothesline, away fly his undies. They land on a pirate ship, are blown on to Scotland, get a mend in China but will they ever find their way back home? Another irreverent, fun story from McMillan and Kinnaird, Doctor Grundy's Undies blends rhyme, humour and an undie world tour with delightful colour illustrations.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Double Cross #6: Flying Furballs
    Double Cross #6: Flying Furballs
    ISBN: 9781988516172
    Title: Double Cross #6: Flying Furballs

    Flying Furballs, a hilarious action-packed adventure series, captures the romance and excitement of the era at the dawn of aviation - set in a world of cats versus dogs. Put simply, Flying Furballs is pussycats, planes and Paris. Our hero is Claude D'Bonair, a young pilot in the cat air corp, keen to prove his worth to the older pilots and live up to the memory of his father. Will cats and dogs ever live in harmony again? Will Claude survive with his nine lives intact? In Double Cross Claude and Syd are on leave in London when they are called on for one of their most dangerous missions yet. Who is the traitor that is working against CATS?

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $15.00
  • Down in the Forest
    Down in the Forest
    ISBN: 9781869435967
    Title: Down in the Forest

    The traditional tale Over in the Meadow is a classic. In Down in the Forest the author takes this structure and retells it featuring native forest flora and fauna. Down in the forest, seeking shelter from the sun, lived a brown mother kiwi and her little kiwi one. Sleep said the mother. I sleep said the one. So they slept all day in their shelter from the sun.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $18.00
  • Dozer the Fire Cat
    Dozer the Fire Cat
    ISBN: 9781775436171
    Title: Dozer the Fire Cat
    Author: PROKOP ROBYN

    In February 2019, a tiny spark in a Pigeon Valley paddock became the largest fire in New Zealand since 1955. Up to 150 volunteer firefighters fought the blaze. Around 3,500 people were evacuated, including the whole town of Wakefield. Dozer the cat was evacuated from Wakefield too, but went missing the same evening. He was spotted a week later and, after hiding for two more days, was finally caught and returned to his family.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.00
  • Dragon Hunters #1 Dragon Brothers
    Dragon Hunters #1 Dragon Brothers
    ISBN: 9780473249762
    Title: Dragon Hunters #1 Dragon Brothers

    When a passing dragon decides to swipe their dog Coco, brothers Flynn and Paddy decide they should do something about it. In the dead of night they pack their bags, make some terrible sandwiches and, setting off before dawn, embark on a rescue mission. Finding the dog and its captor turned out to be easy; it was rescuing Coco that was the hard part... The Dragon Hunters is the first of The Dragon Brothers trilogy of children's books.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Dragon Riders #3 Dragon Brothers
    Dragon Riders #3 Dragon Brothers
    ISBN: 9780473301019
    Title: Dragon Riders #3 Dragon Brothers

    How did the boys go from knowing absolutely nothing about dragons to having one for a pet?

    It's getting harder and harder to hide Elton John (they found the name on one of their grandparents' old records) under the covers of the bed - he's almost the size of a horse! And what to feed him? He seems to like everything toasted...

    Oh, and another thing the boys didn't know a thing about was a dragon's yearly ritual - to meet up with all the other dragons in the land. But why, oh why, did he have to bring the boys and their dog with him?

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Dragon Tamers #2 Dragon Brothers
    Dragon Tamers #2 Dragon Brothers
    ISBN: 9780473250959
    Title: Dragon Tamers #2 Dragon Brothers

    Here the boys discover by accident a map, on which all the familiar landmarks appear to have another, secret, name. Fascinated by 'The Dragon Hatchery', they pack up and set off to discover it for themselves. When Paddy sits down on an odd-shaped rock and does a tiny fart, things get a little bit crazy. The follow up to The Dragon Hunters. James Russell is a first-time children¿s book author. Link Choi is an Auckland-based illustrator and artist.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Duck, Death & the Tulip
    Duck, Death & the Tulip
    ISBN: 9781877467172
    Title: Duck, Death & the Tulip

    In a strangely heartwarming story, a duck strikes up an unlikely friendship with Death. ""Who are you? Why are you creeping along behind me?"" ""Good. You've finally noticed me,"" said Death. ""I am Death."" Duck was startled. You couldn't blame her for that. Death, Duck and the Tulip is the much anticipated translation of Wolf Erlbruch's latest masterpiece. Death, Duck and the Tulip will intrigue, haunt and enchant teenagers and adults. Simple, unusual, warm and witty - a picture book version ofThe Book Thief. This book deals with a difficult subject in a way that is elegant, straightforward, and thought-provoking.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • Duck's Stuck!
    Duck's Stuck!
    ISBN: 9781869439590
    Title: Duck's Stuck!
    Author: MEWBURN KYLE

    Told in simple, staccato style, this is the tale of a greedy duck who sticks his head where he shouldn't. It takes the cunning of a rat to solve Duck's problem. Featuring an award-winning author/illustrator combination, Duck's Stuck is great fun to read aloud.

    Format: Board Book
    Price: $12.00
  • Eleventh Sheep (English & Mandarin)
    Eleventh Sheep (English & Mandarin)
    ISBN: 9780995106758
    Title: Eleventh Sheep (English & Mandarin)
    Author: MEWBURN KYLE

    When Sian can't sleep she counts sheep from 1 - 10. The 11th sheep waits, unwanted, just out of sight.

    Bilingual editions of this popular New Zealand story by award-winning writer Kyle Mewburn.

    Working in partnership with Victoria University of Wellington and the New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters to ensure the quality of the translations through consultation and peer reviews/

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
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