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
While Alf, the DOC hut warden, is taking a swim, a curious weka steals his precious watch. He must get it back. That evening, Alf thinks up a cunning plan and eventually recovers his watch while also discovering the weka's treasure pile. Based on a true story, set at Aw... read more
Aria, Emily, Spencer, Hanna and Alison have been best friends since the third grade. They go everywhere together, thinking no-one can come between them. If anyone is the ringleader of the group it is Alison, and the other girls cannot help but confide all their secrets to her.... read more
Simon's little brother can't sleep without his special blanket. Simon usually just tells Casper what to do. But he is going to have to be very, very brave to solve this problem.
Oh, Thelma looked amazing. She was a unicorn! 'I'm special now,' she cried out loud. And so, a star was born... Thelma is an ordinary pony who longs to be more. One day, she spots a carrot on the ground and comes up with a brilliant idea! She ties it to her head, just before a skidding truck spills pink paint and glitter all over her!
A loving look at what our feline friends really do all day, with heaps of humour and CATtitude. "I am a cat, and I have a busy, busy life. Looking after my family is a full-time job. They just couldn't do without me!" The hugely talented Jo Williamson has created a joyful pictur... read more
"This is the tale, I swear it is true,
of a very strange creature called the Ar-chew.
The tale begins at the foot of a tree
with a hollow so narrow it was tricky to see..."
Three forest friends find a mysterious, mixed-up creature in a hushed, hollo... read more
The sandpiper stretched its wings in the chilling breeze. It knew it was time to leave...so it took flight. Follow the feathers as they fall along this exquisite journey of heartache, hope and home.
A fantastic full-colour activity book bursting with jokes, perilous puzzles, and the all-time silliest things to do EVER! Find out how to draw your favourite characters and make your very own comic books!
Rubens dreams were of places that made no sense to him. Places that didn't exist. At least not anymore.
Ruben is a triumph of Bruce Whatley's imaginative and technical skills.
10 stories. 10 dangerous situations. 10 brave kids. 50 minutes to escape. Bobby wakes up somewhere dark, cold, and enclosed. Has he been buried alive, or is something else going on? Ella's trapped in quicksand, and sinking fast. Will she escape, or will one of the pred... read more