• Abigail & the Birth of the Sun
    Abigail & the Birth of the Sun
    ISBN: 9780143772705
    Title: Abigail & the Birth of the Sun
    Author: CUNNINGHAM MATTHEW; WILKINS SARAH (ILLUSTRATOR)

    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
    $20.00
  • Abigail & the Restless Raindrop
    Abigail & the Restless Raindrop
    ISBN: 9780143774495
    Title: Abigail & the Restless Raindrop
    Author: CUNNINGHAM MATTHEW

    Join Abigail on a rainy-day adventure to explore the marvellous movement of water around the Earth.


    Abigail is a curious little girl. She likes to discover the answers to really BIG questions. One rainy morning, she thinks of a question that's SO BIG she can't concentrate on anything else until she knows the answer.
    "Mummy," she asks, "how did the water get in the clouds?"
    To discover the answer, Mummy invites Abigail on an exciting adventure with a tiny drop of lake water. Together they fly up into the sky to explore the marvellous movement of water around the Earth.
    By dinner time, Abigail has thought of another big question . . .

    Ideal for any child who loves to ask questions, Abigail and the Restless Raindrop is an exquisitely illustrated and beautiful bedtime story doubling as an introduction to the hydrologic (water) cycle.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Ambulance, Ambulance!
    Ambulance, Ambulance!
    ISBN: 9781925381993
    Title: Ambulance, Ambulance!
    Author: SUTTON SALLY & LOVELOCK BRIAN

    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
    $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
    $20.00
  • Aroha's Way
    Aroha's Way
    ISBN: 9780473470807
    Title: Aroha's Way
    Author: PHILLIPS CRAIG

    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
    $20.00
  • Aunt Nasty
    Aunt Nasty
    ISBN: 9781869713782
    Title: Aunt Nasty
    Author: MAHY MARGARET


    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.


    Aunt Nasty is coming to stay. Claire and Toby don't know what to expect. You see, Aunt Nasty isn't like other aunties. Aunt Nasty is a witch


    A spooky and magical full colour Early Reader edition of a classic story from the CARNEGIE-winning and HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD nominated author Margaret Mahy, with new full colour illustrations by Chris Mould.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $17.00
    $17.00
  • Baa Baa Smart Sheep
    Baa Baa Smart Sheep
    ISBN: 9780986466816
    Title: Baa Baa Smart Sheep
    Author: SOMMERSET MARK

    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
    $30.00
  • Bad Day at the O. K. Corral #3 Mini Whinny
    Bad Day at the O. K. Corral #3 Mini Whinny
    ISBN: 9781775436249
    Title: Bad Day at the O. K. Corral #3 Mini Whinny
    Author: GREGG STACY & PAUL RUTH

    This was no ordinary day at the O.K. Corral pony day care... Join spirited little Mini Whinny as she beats bullying bad boy Bandit and gives him a truckload of trouble! Another adorable story of friendship by talented duo Stacy Gregg and Ruth Paul.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.00
    $19.00
  • 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
    $15.00
  • Be Kind
    Be Kind
    ISBN: 9780473510831
    Title: Be Kind
    Author: LE ROUX MONIQUE

    Molly Mouse gets up to all sorts with her friends; she has fun, meets new people in the neighbourhood, but most importantly, she learns how to be kind through testing circumstances. This wonderfully vibrant book grasps children's imagination through its intricate imagery, while still imparting a dash of wisdom. With each spread, the book's varied range of characters think up beautiful solutions to (often challenging) everyday situations. The importance of being empathetic, compassionate and kind becomes more and more apparent as the story unravels. Not to mention, the fun of finding our cheeky Molly Mouse hidden within each spread. The Be Kind story helps Kiwi kids understand the importance of diversity and how to act in situations they may not be familiar with, around people who are different, as each character represents New Zealand's unique diversity.

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

    '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
    $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
    $40.00
  • Bomb
    Bomb
    ISBN: 9781775503507
    Title: Bomb
    Author: COTTER SACHA & MORGAN JOSH

    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
    $23.00
  • Boom Baby Boom Boom
    Boom Baby Boom Boom
    ISBN: 9780711254008
    Title: Boom Baby Boom Boom
    Author: MAHY MARGARET

    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
    $15.00
  • Bottoms!
    Bottoms!
    ISBN: 9781927305577
    Title: Bottoms!
    Author: ROBINSON NIKKI SLADE

    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
    $20.00
  • Boy Who Was Followed Home
    Boy Who Was Followed Home
    ISBN: 9780143504375
    Title: Boy Who Was Followed Home
    Author: MAHY MARGARET

    When a hippo follows him home, Robert is pleased - but his parents are not! As more and more hippos crowd into the garden they turn to a witch for help. Detailed line and pastel drawings and a deliciously understated text combine in a very funny picture book.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Boy Who Was Followed Home
    Boy Who Was Followed Home
    ISBN: 9781869714345
    Title: Boy Who Was Followed Home
    Author: MAHY MARGARET



    Robert is delighted when a hippopotamus follows him home from school one day.
    The next day he is followed by four hippos, then nine, and eventually his yard is crowded with hippos - and that is just the beginning!

    A captivating tale where an everyday trip becomes a magical experience. From award-winning author Margaret Mahy and bestselling illustrator Steve Kellogg.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Bruce Finds a Home
    Bruce Finds a Home
    ISBN: 9780473391737
    Title: Bruce Finds a Home
    Author: VAN BEEK KATHRYN

    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
    $20.00
  • Bubble Trouble
    Bubble Trouble
    ISBN: 9780711254022
    Title: Bubble Trouble
    Author: MAHY MARGARET

    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
    $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
    $20.00
  • Cat from Muzzle
    Cat from Muzzle
    ISBN: 9780143773085
    Title: Cat from Muzzle
    Author: SUTTON SALLY

    Dwayne is a rumble-tumble tabby cat who knows where he belongs - up on the farm at Muzzle Station.

    So, when he's taken to live far away in the town of Kaikoura, what's a cat to do? Shake the dust off his paws and start walking, of course!

    The trouble is, home is a very long way away . . .

    With a bouncy readaloud story by Sally Sutton and witty illustrations by Scott Tulloch, The Cat From Muzzle is a true tale of feline audacity that will delight readers the world over.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Cleo & Rob
    Cleo & Rob
    ISBN: 9781988547190
    Title: Cleo & Rob
    Author: BROWN HELEN & MORRIS PHOEBE

    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
    $23.00
  • Coo Coo Kereru
    Coo Coo Kereru
    ISBN: 9781869665173
    Title: Coo Coo Kereru
    Author: FITZGIBBON TERRY

    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
    $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
    $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
    $30.00
  • Counting for Kiwi Babies
    Counting for Kiwi Babies
    ISBN: 9780143771135
    Title: Counting for Kiwi Babies
    Author: WILLIAMSON FRASER & MATTHEW

    Count from one to ten in English and Mori. Features native birds, including the fantail, hoiho, kkriki, morepork and the kiw

    Format: Board Book
    Price: $13.00
    $13.00
  • 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
    $20.00
  • Daniel's Matariki Feast
    Daniel's Matariki Feast
    ISBN: 9781877378911
    Title: Daniel's Matariki Feast
    Author: BEYER REBECCA & WELLINGTON LINLEY

    Daniel is nervous on his first day at school but through the class activities that mark the Matariki Festival he learns that it is a time of remembering, of sharing and beginning new friendships. He learns the true importance of Maori New Year. DANIEL'S MATARIKI FEAST is beautifully illustrated by one of our best-known and award-winning artists.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Day No One Was Angry
    Day No One Was Angry
    ISBN: 9781927271605
    Title: Day No One Was Angry
    Author: TELLEGEN TOON & BOUTAVANT MARC

    Twelve stunningly illustrated, poetic, and funny stories about grumpy animals from an internationally acclaimed Dutch writer and a hugely popular French illustrator. In 12 short chapters, we see different animals in various states of anger. Some try to understand their anger, some try to tame it, while others let their anger overwhelm them. These stories are funny and wry, but also offer a gently profound reflection of the nature of human emotions. Marc Boutavant's delicate, stunning full colour illustrations put the reader in the heart of the forest, surrounded by endearingly grumpy animals. This book would make the perfect gift for older children as well as adults.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Day the Costumes Stuck
    Day the Costumes Stuck
    ISBN: 9780994138309
    Title: Day the Costumes Stuck
    Author: MORRIS TOBY

    A delightfully quirky tale that will stimulate the imagination, and will leave a fun and lasting impression on children. Filled with striking and colourful illustrations by Toby Morris, this book will bring a smile to adults and children alike. The moral of the story that 'everyone has a role to play' is a valuable lesson for children to discover and enjoy.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Day the Plants Fought Back
    Day the Plants Fought Back
    ISBN: 9781775435686
    Title: Day the Plants Fought Back
    Author: O'KEEFE BELINDA

    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
    $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
    $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
    $25.00
  • Dinky Donkey
    Dinky Donkey
    ISBN: 9781775436065
    Title: Dinky Donkey
    Author: SMITH CRAIG; COWLEY KATZ (ILLUSTRATOR)

    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
    $20.00
  • Doctor Grundy's Undies
    Doctor Grundy's Undies
    ISBN: 9780947506032
    Title: Doctor Grundy's Undies
    Author: MCMILLAN DAWN

    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
    $20.00
  • Down in the Forest
    Down in the Forest
    ISBN: 9781869435967
    Title: Down in the Forest
    Author: MORRISON YVONNE

    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
    $18.00
  • Down the Back of the Chair
    Down the Back of the Chair
    ISBN: 9780711253988
    Title: Down the Back of the Chair
    Author: MAHY MARGARET

    New edition of a classic tale from one of the 20th century's bestselling children's authors.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $15.00
    $15.00
  • 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
    $19.00
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