The maze-like, mysterious world of Victorian London is the perfect setting for the story of a girl who becomes a boy to ensure her survival in the darkest trade of the underworld - the body business. It is particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+.
Almost everyone knows the cunning, boot-wearing feline who helps a poor miller achieve a life of riches. In this edition of the brothers Grimm fairytale, the classic story is given an added dimension. Because the book can be completely unfolded, its cut-out illustrations can b... read more
The exquisite and thought-provoking new book from the multi award-winning, internationally best-selling picture book creator of Lost and Found, Oliver Jeffers.
Well, hello. And welcome to this Planet. We call it Earth.
Our world can b... read more
Join Andy and Terry in their ridiculous 91-storey treehouse! Go for a spin in the world's most powerful whirlpool, take a ride in a submarine sandwich, get marooned on a desert island, hang out in a giant spider web, visit the fortune teller's tent to get your fortune told... read more
Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original book. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved, remaining true to his vision more than 40 years later. Facts have been updated for the 21st-century, appearing on a "This is . .... read more
Dads come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. There are fat ones and thin ones, tall ones and short ones. There are young ones and old ones, clever ones and stupid ones. There are silly ones and serious ones, loud ones and quiet ones. Of course, there are good dads, and bad dads . . .
A ... read more
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The second book in The Dragon Defenders series by best-selling author James Russell.
Explore! Aotearoa features the thrilling true stories of New Zealand explorers Kupe, Thomas Brunner, Freda du Faur, Kieran McKay, and Kelly Tarlton. Follow these adventure pioneers on a journey across the oceans, over the land, up the mountains, beneath the earth, and under the ocean.
Annual 2 contains all-new material for 9 to 13-year-olds. The result is a highly original, contemporary take on the much-loved annuals of the past – all in one beautiful package.
Alongside familiar names publishing for children – Gavin Moul... read more
Illustrator Heather Hunt has teamed up with writer Kennedy Warne to produce a natural history book for children. It's my Egg (and you can't have it) captures the reality of life for a kiwi trying to hatch an egg, fending off attacks from cat... read more
NZ Picture Books
The sixth title in the award-winning `explore & discover' series, Up the River: Explore & discover New Zealand's rivers, lakes and wetlands gives children an opportunity to look under the surface and see what specia... read more