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 chair! This lively, eccentric poem is a visual explosion of fun a... read more
Biography & Autobiography
The little plane has been flying across the sea for eight hours. Huge black clouds surround it. Rain pours in. Wind slams. The aircraft is tossed around like a leaf. The pilot stares into the darkness. How much fuel is left? Is she fl... read more
PUBLICATION AUGUST 2017
Cats from many different countries may like to do all kinds of strange things, but my cat, an ordinary round-the-house cat, likes to hide in boxes.
PUBLICATION FEBRUARY 2014
In ancient times in Aotearoa, there was a beautiful lake in which there dwelt two monstrous taniwha. Their names were Whataitai and Ngake. Whataitai and Ngake are two taniwha living in a beautiful lake. But when Ngake gets bored and decides to break fr... read more
PICTURE STORYBOOKS. Things don't go quite as planned when the family dogs come along for a trip to the beach.... In this lively read-aloud romp, Mahy takes the rhythm from "This is the way we wash our clothes" and transforms it into a rollicking walking tune for... read more
The cows and sheep think Farmer McPhee should stop frowning and start frisking. But Farmer McPhee just wants to get some sleep! Then one moonlit night, something changes...A collaboration between our best loved writer for children, Margaret Mahy, and the wonderfu... read more
PUBLICATION MAY 2015
Mrs Wishy-Washy is at it again, rubbing and scrubbing all the animals on the farm. But this time they are not standing for it. Duck, cow and pig run away to the big city - but they get lost. Maybe Mrs Wishy-Washy and her farm aren't so bad after all.
"Kelly Wilson's heartwarming picture book about a stallion rescued from the 2012 Kaimanawa muster, and his real-life journey from wild horse to show horse, illustrated by Jenny Cooper. Ranger is a wild horse in the rolling Kaimanawa Ranges of New Zealand. The lea... read more
NZ Picture Books
|Series:||Hairy Maclary PB|
|Reading Level:||From 3 to 6|
Slinky Malinki steals anything from a clothes peg, to a slipper, to a string of sausages, to a clock! Our hero is a BAD cat! The story is told in wonderful rhyme and through pictures full of life and movement.
At the age of six, all Petra wants to be is a fairy princess. But after a playground fall, she discovers she is very sick.
She has a cancer called neuroblastoma.
Petra quickly realises she now needs more than wings and fairy dust - she must become a fairy warrior and fight this.
PUBLICATION JUNE 2017
The perfect “I love you” book for Mother’s Day or any day.
What makes mum so special? Is it because she’s so brave, or so funny, or can drive a tractor? Find out in this delightful, funny picture book that will be every child’s fav... read more
PUBLICATION APRIL 2017