With the same lively, creative illustrations as the original book, the Samoan version retains the simplicity and imagination of Maurice Sendak's story, capturing Max's feisty character, the magic of t..
Sing along with iconic entertainer Pio Terei counting down from ten kooky kiwi to one! Colourful kiwi characters act out this funny kids' version of the popular singalong Ten Green Bottles, including ..
Simon Morton is a Wellington-based broadcaster and presenter best known for his TV ONE show 'Why We Buy' and his Radio New Zealand National series 'This Way Up'. Riria Hotere (Ngati Maniapoto and Te A..
There's more to this book than you first think - you can look for sets of ten, discuss the different colours and animals, look for the little stories and jokes on each page, see how each spread leads ..
Discover Aotearoa in this fun lift-the-flap New Zealand treasure hunt from A to Z. Join Girl and Bird on an adventure around New Zealand, and help them follow the clues for where they will go to next...
In an old pohutukawa tree between the forest and the sea live two tiny Pohutukawa Babies, Hutu and Kawa. With the help of Grandpa Kiwi, Hutu and Kawa build a canoe and set off up the river to explore ..
Sydney Penguin is an inventor whose ideas have a habit of getting him - and his friend Bill the Whale - into trouble. But clever Sydney is more than capable of fixing the chaos he creates. His two cla..
A charming introduction to New Zealand's wildlife of the night, starting with the kiwi. Each page describes the creature to be found on the next page, encouraging the reader to predict what the creatu..
Alice, in a further adventure, finds she really is in the Antipodes this time. In a desperate attempt to find her way home she re-discovers some of the characters from Wonderland in Larnach Castle, Du..
Kiwiana celebrates items and icons from New Zealand's heritage, especially iconic Kiwi elements from around the middle of the 20th century. Many evoke a sense of nostalgia and are seen as contributing..
This fun and educational book features dozens of vibrant illustrations by talented artist, children's book writer and natural history enthusiast, Dave Gunson. New Zealand's most interesting native and..
'In the middle of the night, in the middle of the winter, in the middle of a war, a puppy was born.' This fictional story was inspired by the story of Freda, a Harlequin Great Dane and mascot of the N..
Anzac Ted is the powerful, poignant story of a little boy's teddy bear that was passed down to him from his grandfather. Battered, torn, missing an eye and an ear, he might look scary but he's got a g..
The unforgettable story of a teddy bear who went to war and returned an unsung hero. New in paperback. New in paperback, Anzac Ted is the powerful, poignant story of a little boy's teddy bear that was..
More than 20 years after publication of the classic NZ story, The Bantam and the Soldier, Jennifer Beck and Robyn Belton have joined forces again to produce another heartwarming story from the First W..
Meet Mouk, a mellow little bear who takes his buddies by surprise when he sets off on an around-the-world adventure that will inspire kids to travel the world and discover different cultures. Bursting..
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. Au..
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..
It is wartime. In the midst of the fighting and devastation, an unusual friendship is formed. The talents of best-selling author Jennifer Beck and prize-winning illustrator Robyn Belton are beautifull..
One morning the bear was crying. His friend, the little bird, was dead. When the little bird dies, the bear is inconsolable. Full of grief, he locks himself in his house and ventures out again only wh..
That teasy sneeze came breezing ...like ants in the pants of a kangaroo, it grew till it blew with a loud AH-CHOO! Thanks to the sweet perfume of the Tootletuff bloom, Buzzy McBee and her friends have..
Aaron Cruden shares the highlights of his junior and professional rugby careers along with the skills and tricks you'll need to become a rugby star. How do you pass a rugby ball? How do you take a dr..
It's night-time in the warehouse, but Pallet Jack can't sleep. Something is wrong. He discovers a fire and sets out to wake the others. Together, the forklifts get everybody out safely, and Bendy Wend..
The perfect "I love you" book for Father's Day or any day. What makes dads so special? Is it because they never get tired, or they love listening to music played by toddlers on pots and pans? Find out..
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. For reader..
The three young soldiers in the story are best friends from school, and they leave New Zealand together to go and fight at Gallipoli. Landing first in Egypt, they travel by ship to Anzac Cove and dig ..