A rambunctious story about the best meal of the day.
PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2017
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
Based on the true story of Toroa, the 500th chick to hatch at a breeding colony on Taiaroa Head in Dunedin, this evocative story follows the bird's life cycle as it grows from chick to adult. Just before Toroa fledged, the ranger attached a transmitter to its back to track ... read more
PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2017
Whoever heard of a bird that can't fly? And what about one that grunts like a pig? Kiwi must surely be the dullest, dumpiest bird there is. "Real" birds with colourful feathers and beautiful songs look down on poor little Kiwi from their lofty tree-top perches.
But when da... read more
Oscar finds that having his father away a lot can be tough and he gets upset and angry, but with the help of others he learns that his father is really very special. This heart-warming story was created in collaboration with the New Zealand Defence Force and addresses the often dif... read more
Oscar finds that having his father away a lot can be tough and he gets upset and angry, but with the help of others he learns that his father is really very special.
This heart-warming story was created in collaboration with the New Zealand Defence Force and addresses the ofte... read more
The Dawn Chorus is the pride of the valley. But a competition to find the best bird turns everything upside down.
PUBLICATION AUGUST 2017
Titan is a big red truck. He pulls all kinds of things. He's big and strong and powerful, and shines with lots of bling! People! They depend on him for mail, for food and freight... Cause Titan pulls the trailers, with loads that can't be late!
The first of a series ... read more
Have you been good?
Are you ready to go to sleep?
Then Santa is coming to town!
Read about what happens to Santa when he visits Wellington.
The warehouse is busy and there's lots for the forklifts to do, but the Turret Truck's wheels come off his track. He's stuck! However, Bendy Wendy and Little Pallet Jack are quick to the rescue! A delightful rhyming story for children aged 2 to 6.
Te Reo Maori Language
New Zealand friends Pukeko, Kiwi and Hoiho go on a journey. Join them in their waka, perform actions and sing along while you row, row, row. With bonus CD, book and song in English and Maori.
Maaori translation team: Justin Kereama, Tania Solomona
Sung by Paul Inia
Music by Richard Larsen
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.