Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Finalist for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - the Russell Clark Award for Illustration

This is the story of Bobby - the littlest hero in a very big war. Bobby is a tiny canary. His best friend is Jack, a soldier in one of the tunnelling companies of the Royal Engineers. Together they go deep into the tunnels under no-man's-land. Jack's job is to ... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2018

Bobby, the Littlest War Hero
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 13

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Finalist for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category and the Russell Clark Award for Illustration

Chased to the depths of the bottomless blue, What does a tiny Jellyfish do? Jellyfish is quietly crooning in the shallows, when knife-nosed Swordfish swooshes, races and chases her, down, down, down, deep into the dark blue sea. At that moment, stealthy Squid stretches a tent... read more

Jellyfish thought, Jellyfish thrummed. “I drift and I dream,” she quietly hummed.  
A hungry swordfish decides Jellyfish would make a tasty meal but, as he chases her to the depths of the ocean, a stealthy squid stretches a tentacle, tussling and tossing Swordfish in the d... read more

I Am Jellyfish
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Available Stock: 10

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category

The Turner family has just got a monster, and the whole neighbourhood is in awe of his superhero stature, daredevil skill and all-round usefulness. Everyone wants their own monster. But sometimes the monster you order isn't necessarily the monster you get ...... read more

What kind of monster would you want as a pet? Would he be furry and green, and larger than a lion to scare all your enemies away? Would he be the school bus for the whole class, powered by popping candy? Or would he be able to time travel so you didn't have t... read more

That's Not the Monster We Ordered
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Available Stock: 7

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Finalist in the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction and the Russell Clark Award for Illustration

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 flying... read more

In 1934 Jean Batten set a world record for the fastest flight from England to Australia. Two years later, this brave, trail-blazing and glamorous aviator, known as the “Greta Garbo of the skies”, made the first solo flight from England to... read more

Sky High: Jean Batten's Incredible Flying Adventures
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 9

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category

The baby wants breakfast so Malcolm gets out of bed to get started. Then in comes Toby. And Una and Toto, then Alicetheyre hungry too. And Conrad from next door and his sister Ruby! Everyone has a request for breakfast. But who is taking notice of the baby? The Longes... read more

PUBLICATION APRIL 2018
 
What a delightful celebration of a chaotic family breakfast! Baby awakes, demanding "toot". The wonderfully patient Dad juggles varied demands for food and drinks as children, neighbours and friends wander in and out of the kitchen. ... read more

The Longest Breakfast (PB)
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Available Stock: 5

Category:

 Grief Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category

Since her mum died, Olivia hasn't felt right. Sometimes she can't breathe properly and she feels funny inside. When she is out on the farm with her dad and brother or tucked up under her blankets things don't seem so bad, but everywhere else she feels like she doesn't fit in. When D... read more

Since her mum died, Olivia hasn't felt right. Sometimes she can't breathe properly and she feels funny inside. When she is out on the farm with her dad and brother or tucked up under her blankets things don't seem so bad, but everywhere else she feels like she doesn't fit in. When D... read more

The Gift Horse
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Available Stock: 6

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category

But did Granny stop knitting? Oh no, she did not! She kept right on knitting . . . like it or not! Granny McFlitter's family have had enough of her knitting. But when a ship runs aground, spilling oil into the sea, a call goes out for small jumpers ... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2018

Granny McFlitter, the Champion Knitter
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Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Series:The Monster Project

"What is it that makes a monster a monster? After all, they don’t come in a standard size or shape. They are brilliant at disguise and can cause large amounts of mischief wherever they go."The Monster Project has 52 pages packed full... read more

Living With Monsters (The Monster Project: Case Study #1)
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

The award-winning team of Glyn Harper and Jenny Cooper share this poignant story about a Vietnam veteran and his relationship with his granddaughter. While the relationship is a positive one, the young girl senses her grandfather's pain and is curious to find out the c... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2018

My Grandfather's War
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Available Stock: 6

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

A rare Wellington green gecko is wary of predators and runs to safety. Includes factual information about green geckos, their behaviour and life cycle, and traditional Maori beliefs about geckos.

Go, Green Gecko!
$22.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Did you know that butterflies taste with their feet, do a dark red poo when they come out of their chrysalises, and that some drink the tears of crocodiles? How does the world look to them, do they ever sleep, and how are some of them able to fly so high? This book... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2018

Secret World of Butterflies
$23.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Series:The Monster Project

Do monsters really exist?  Well, Yes!  No question!  The import questions to answer now are, how far have they spread?  And how big a threat have they become to the public?
 
Suitable for ages 7-14.

Public Disturbance (The Monster Project: Case Study #2)
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save $5.00(NZD) (16.7%) $30.00(NZD)
Available Stock: 5