• 123 with NZ Rugby
    123 with NZ Rugby
    ISBN: 9781988538587
    Title: 123 with NZ Rugby
    Author: LAING JUSTIN

    Learn to count in English and te reo Maori with your favourite All Blacks and Silver Ferns players!
    Includes an autograph section for your favourite players’ signatures, and count the sneaky kiwi hiding in every picture.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • 24 Hours in the Kiwi Bush
    24 Hours in the Kiwi Bush
    ISBN: 9781988538372
    Title: 24 Hours in the Kiwi Bush

    When night falls and all is quiet, there is a whole world of activity, deep in the heart of our native bush . . .
    Get up close and personal with the flora and fauna of our country over a 24-hour cycle. Follow the nocturnal kiwi and weta as they scour the forest floor for food in the early hours; flit amongst the trees with the tui and kakariki as they announce the arrival of a new dawn.
    Let Gillian and Darryl Torckler guide you on an immersive journey into the intimate world of our native bush wildlife, featuring fascinating facts and stunning photography.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • 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
  • Abigail & the Restless Raindrop
    Abigail & the Restless Raindrop
    ISBN: 9780143774495
    Title: Abigail & the Restless Raindrop

    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
  • Amazing Aotearoa Activity Book
    Amazing Aotearoa Activity Book
    ISBN: 9780143775256
    Title: Amazing Aotearoa Activity Book
    Author: BISHOP GAVIN

    You'll have lots of creative fun with this book full of puzzles, quizzes and activities that explore Aotearoa New Zealand and its people.

    Based on Gavin Bishop's bestselling Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story and Wildlife of Aotearoa, this activity book is a place for you to tell your own story in words and pictures.

    - learn to introduce yourself in Maori
    - solve puzzles and crack codes
    - play games
    - invent a superhero
    - draw your future home
    - make maps
    - curate your heroes in a wall of fame
    - design a flag
    - create a menu
    and much more!

    Packed with quizzes, mazes, colouring pages and activities designed to stimulate bright minds, this is the ideal activity book for creative children aged 5-12.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • 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
  • Arturo & the Glitter Glue
    Arturo & the Glitter Glue
    ISBN: 9780473542115
    Title: Arturo & the Glitter Glue

    Arturo is a curious and daring mouse and he is on the hunt for treasure. But when Balou the cat arrives home, Arturo must use all of the things he’s collected to help him escape in a whirlwind chase through the house. It’s not the first time Arturo and Balou have met. But will it be the last? Arturo and the Glitter Glue is a fun, rhyming adventure story for 4 to 7-year olds.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • A-Z With The ABs
    A-Z With The ABs
    ISBN: 9781988538037
    Title: A-Z With The ABs

    A-Z with the ABs is a perfect gift for the young at heart All Blacks fan in your family! Includes an autograph section to capture your favourite players' signatures! Officially licensed by the All Blacks and New Zealand Rugby Union.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
  • 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

    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
  • Be Kind
    Be Kind
    ISBN: 9780473510831
    Title: Be Kind

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Boy Who Was Followed Home
    Boy Who Was Followed Home
    ISBN: 9781869714345
    Title: Boy Who Was Followed Home

    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
  • 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
  • Christmas in Summer
    Christmas in Summer
    ISBN: 9781775436638
    Title: Christmas in Summer
    Author: CATO SUZY

    Christmas in summer, it's always a stunner, the children, they laugh and they play. Sing along with this Down Under delight! This catchy new song from Suzy Cato and the Itty Bitty Beats will be a hit with young and old. Santa's having a fun day at the beach, surfing and cooking a BBQ for Mrs Claus and the reindeer. Carla Martell's beautiful quirky illustrations, in her signature fresh palette, offer much for young ones to look at. Who doesn't love a day at the beach!

    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
  • 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
  • Daniel's Matariki Feast
    Daniel's Matariki Feast
    ISBN: 9781877378911
    Title: Daniel's Matariki Feast

    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
  • Dashing Dog
    Dashing Dog
    ISBN: 9781775541271
    Title: Dashing Dog

    Follow the chaotic antics of the dashing dog and his family in a mad, dizzy and joyful walk along the beach. Margaret Mahy's beloved children's story has been beautifully reillustrated by the talented Donovan Bixley who also illustrated The Wheels on the Bus, The Looky Book, Old MacDonald's Farm and many more.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.00
  • Day No One Was Angry
    Day No One Was Angry
    ISBN: 9781927271605
    Title: Day No One Was Angry

    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
  • 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. Crash-a-rumble Smash-a-grumble 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
  • 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: $20.00
  • 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
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