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..
Based on the concept of an advent calendar, this unique book will keep children busy and excited about bedtime reading for a whole month before Christmas. Thirty separate stories are hidden between th..
NZ birds galore in this new counting book!
Young children will love spotting familiar birds in this fun text from Dave Gunson. From `One noisy seagull, asking to be fed' to `Thirteen sleepy moreporks..
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 ..
12 beautiful huia birds play and sing in the forest. But is that a canoe arriving? A rat sniffling? A ship on the horizon? One by one, the huia start to disappear - what will remain? 12 Huia Birds is ..
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...
ABC Letters from Dunedin brings New Zealand's oldest city to life with flair and charm. Combining Annie Baird's deliberately naive water-colours with George Griffiths' whimsical verse, ABC forms part ..
Perry's mother and father are busy people a they're impatient, they're tired, they get cross easily. And they think that only children, like Perry, should be kept busy. Perry would prefer a dog. But t..
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 ..
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..
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..
At first glance, it might seem that the average New Zealand garden is not the best place to find wildlife - but look again. Bugs and ants are climbing trees while geckos wait in the foliage for their ..
Starring Anton and Luke from Anton Can Do Magic (the USBBY winner and ReadBoston Award finalist), this is another funny, child-centred picture book, full of imagination. Anton and his friend Luke figh..
'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..
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..
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..
Aotearoa to Zespri is a uniquely Kiwi alphabet book and a must have for this year's Christmas gift list. Experience New Zealand in 26 letters. Recall familiar brands and the sights of your favourite f..
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..
Leyla loves everything about Auntie Ellie's beach house - the boat, the climbing tree, the old rainwater tank, the driftwood on the beach and the family times there together. When Auntie Ellie has pla..
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..
The godwits are an iconic bird species with a long bill which migrate each year from New Zealand/Aotearoa through East Asia and the Pacific to the Alaskan Arctic regions. A girl and her grandmother (..
Flash is a playful young puppy, as they are. Unfortunately, his play seems to get him in trouble all the time, whether it be chasing the cat, digging a hole in the garden to hide (or find) his bone, o..
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..