Plans for the Newtoun community's Waitangi Day celebrations are well under way: Monty and Pete `The Deadly Icedagger' plan a wrestling demo. Dreadflock needs to upskill her braiding technique. Constab..
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...
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 ..
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..
Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tahiti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pac..
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..
'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..
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..
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 Zeal..
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..
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..
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..