A poem and picture book showing a wide range of colourful funny animals driving a broad assortment of vehicles such as cars, trucks, buses, trains, diggers, loaders, boats, planes, tractors, concrete mixers, bulldozers etc
A ridiculously cute and funny story about being unique. Gorgeous illustrations and writing, help children to understand their emotions and to open a light-hearted dialogue about diversity. The Kiwicorn story can help parents and teachers to convey the important message that we're all... read more
A delightfully told and illustrated story that interweaves the story of eels migrating across the ocean from a New Zealand river near an historic bridge commemorating the soldiers who lost their lives when they also travelled thousands of miles to fight in the Great W... read more
Picture books - NZ
Please note that this book has sold out its first print run and the publisher is currently printing more. We are happy to take pre-orders for the second print run due in August.From award-winning New Zealand author, Craig Phillips, creator of Th... read more
Elise was frightened--of spiders, people, even trees. So she never went out, night or day. One day a strange thing flies in through the window and lands at her feet. And then there comes a knock at the door. Elise has a visitor who will change everything. The Visitor is a story ab... read more
The history of Mauao, along with the legend, is one of heartbreak and struggle, but also one of endurance, strength and unity. Mauao stands guard at the entrance to Te Awanui, the Tauranga Harbour. At over two million years old, he is a tipuna and sacred tao... read more
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 voice,... read more
Rachel is in the kitchen, warm and safe. Her father is in the trenches, cold and afraid. When Rachel makes biscuits for her father, she adds the love, warmth and hope that he needs. This is a touching story of a family torn apart by war but brought together through the powerful... read more
Is raising baby birds easy? Little Kiwi will find out in this humorous addition to the bestselling series by Bob Darroch.
Little Kiwi doesn't like doing chores. Why should kids do all the work, while parents take it easy?
But when a big storm blows throug... read more
Picture books - NZ
Dwayne is a rumble-tumble tabby cat who knows where he belongs - up on the farm at Muzzle Station.
So, when he's taken to live far away in the town of Kaikoura, what's a cat to do? Shake the dust off his paws and start walkin... read more
My buns dont stand a chance. It is his prickles that I fear! UH OH! Someone is in a bit of a pickle, or should we say PRICKLE! All poor little hedgehog wanted was a cosy new home. You will bust your britches laughing at this outrageously far fetched story, where kindness wins in the end!