Tere the Tui and Taitu the Takahe are two very different sorts of birds: one loves to flit and twirl about in the sky, while the other prefers to rustle around in the undergrowth.
Tu Meke Tui! is a story of friendship, courage and discovering that sometimes it's our differences which make us truly special.
Picture books - NZ
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
A story about a cheeky Pukeko, Red Band gumboots and cow poo! Stuck in poo What to do? is a delightful kiwi tale about Red Band gumboots and cow poo - a winning combination for kiwi kids. Follow Luke the Pook, a cheeky young pukeko, in his adventure over the farm we... read more
How much poo can a little fly chew? Little Fly learns how much is TOO much in this uproarious story about your eyes being bigger than your stomach.
A downloadable audio reading of the story by the author is available at www.scholastic.co.nz/toomuchpoo
"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
Miss Jenny bought some chocolate, a great big block of chocolate. She said, 'This block of chocolate is mine and ALL for me.' Did someone say CHOCOLATE? Brought back by popular demand, with its original illustrations, this much-loved, delicious story about a favourite treat will be enjoyed by all.
Picture books - NZ
|Awards:||Shortlisted for NZ Childrens & Young Adult Picture Book Awards 2017|
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 bring a smile to adults and children alike. The moral of the s... read more
Purdy the cat and Barker the dog live together in a sky-blue house on top of a hill. But while the two friends share a house, they are as different as cat and dog can be. Purdy has big dreams, while Barker likes to potter in the garden. Purdy likes to eat fish, but it is... read more