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..
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..
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 ..
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..
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..
Aotearoa New Zealand has changed dramatically in its size and nature throughout prehistory. It has also seen a great diversity of animals and plants - dinosaurs, great sea reptiles, the largest-ever b..
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..
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..
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..
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..
A large format board book of animals from all over the world, illustrated with charm and humor. Each spread in this big book focuses on a continent and features animals unique to that part of the worl..
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 vo..
"Bruce Finds A Home" is based on the true story of Bruce the Cat, who was found on the streets of Auckland, New Zealand, when he was just one day old. At first Bruce was a tiny little creature who had..
Bruiser is a machine on a mission - a digger who's ploughing up hillsides, trampling down paddocks and crushing rocks in his plan to build a motorway. His motor roared like a dinosaur. His wheels squ..
An adventurous tale of two mischievous cats that find themselves in a predicament - their love for fish leads to an unscheduled journey in their owners' dinghy. Will anyone notice them floating into t..
The first book in a stunning trilogy full of action, suspense and drama. The Crossing is the first book in a stunning trilogy that follows the fate of Maryam and her unlikely companions - Joseph, Ruth..
Daniel is nervous on his first day of school but through the class activities that mark the Matariki Festival he learns that it is a time of sharing and beginning new friendships. He learns the true i..
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..
"Swing the ball. Swing the ball. Thump and smash and whack. Bring the top floors tumbling down. Bang! Clang! Crack! Load the trucks. Load the trucks. Lift and shift and heap. Drive away the piles of j..
After noticing his dad's plough kept pulling up interesting stones and bones on their Wairau Bar farm, a 13-year-old boy named Jim Eyles, armed with a potato fork and a piece of number-8 fencing wire,..
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 ..