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..
Amorangi and Millie lost their mum. Their only clue to her whereabouts is a carving on a tree that says I'm in the past! Rescue me! To do this, Amorangi and Millie must travel up every branch of their..
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..
Gavin Bishop's stunning, once-in-a-generation compendium introduces readers to the pantheon of Maori gods, demigods and heroes, and explores Aotearoa's most exciting legends from the Creation to the M..
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..
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..
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..
Cookie the Border Collie loves lots of things, like smelling smelly smells, chewing chewy things, going for adventures and making friends. But most of all, Cookie loves Girl. Join this inseparable pai..
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 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..
When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search. But what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the ch..
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, incl..
This children's picture book is in te reo Maori. It includes a song CD. No prior knowledge of te reo Maori is required by the children or adults using the book. The story/song is a Christmas countdown..
Tamati and his little sister, Aria, are playing on the beach when Aria hurts herself and can't stop crying. Te Wheke, an octopus, hears her and says he can help. But he tricks Tamati by throwing him a..
Redesign of Grimms classic The Elves and the Shoemaker, reimagined with a Kiwi perspective. Kahu the cloakmaker has only enough materials left to make one cloak. But that night, as he and his wife sle..
The cold is coming and Scout is on a daring flight in search of the last flowers of autumn. Scout's mission is very dangerous, but it is also vital, because the flowers provide the precious nectar the..
Guided by the twinkling Matariki stars, Flit and his friends try to find their way home. With native NZ flora and fauna, some insight into Matariki, counting in te reo, and featuring the cutest of lea..