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 NZ Picture Books

Sam has a problem. He has to share a room with his older brother and things aren't easy. When Sam sees Donald Trump on TV talking about `the wall' he realises a solution is at hand! But who knew that planning a wall could be so tricky? The letters that follow invite conversa... read more

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Sam is tired of sharing a bedroom with his messy, noisy older brother. When he sees a TV news item about President Donald Trump's plan to build a wall across the US... read more

Dear Donald Trump
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 21

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)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 18

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Puffin is an architect who always exceeds her clients' expectations. That is, until she takes on the toughest clients ever - her own pufflings! Puffin takes her tricky new clients on an inspirational tour of her builds. Together they visit all kinds of cleverly designe... read more

Puffin has designed a bakery for Platypus, a houseboat for Otter, an art studio for Goose and a treehouse for Moose...but will she ever come up with a design to please her newest clients, two little pufflings? Kimberly Andrew's new picture book is just delightful with... read more

Puffin the Architect
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 12

Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of Maui fishing up North Island! The traditional tale but with Donovan’s unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures will be bright and bring their own level of humour to the book. Darryn Jo... read more

How Maui Fished Up the North Island (Tales of Aotearoa #1)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 11

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
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 9

Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas is based on a true story about an elephant seal - an animal that normally prefers the wilds of the Southern Ocean - who defied the odds and gained fame when she persisted in returning to Christchurch's Avon River, time and again, to ... read more

Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas (PB)
$10.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 9

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: 8

Behind dusty orange hills, where the sky stretches down to the sea, theres a magical, wild, windy place called Te Mata Hapuku. Sam and Te Rerehua love to visit their Grandma and Poua at Te Mata Hapuku (aka Birdlings Flat). They like to collect agate from the st... read more

PUBLICATION MAY 2018

The Stolen Stars of Matariki (PB)
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 8

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

'A long time ago, ' began Dad, 'a bear met a little boy and, right away, it knew it loved him.' When Dad discovers a mysterious, dusty box in Gran's attic, and brings it home to Max, the scene is set for a poignant and intriguing family tale. What could be inside t... read more

The Teddy Bear's Promise (HB)
$10.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 7

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
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Category:

 NZ Picture Books

Series:Champ the Chopper

A new story in the Champ the Chopper series. It's been raining for days and days. Champ and the Kids Rescue gang have been waiting for call- outs but none come. So they decide to go out and see if anyone needs any help. When they see swollen, flooded ... read more

Kids to the Rescue (Champ the Chopper #2)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

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

More than 300 years ago, a young Dutch sailor named Abel Tasman stood on the prow of a ship he and his crew had sailed across wild, uncharted waters. In the distance, through a shroud of mist, the rugged outline of steep hills rose from the ocean waves.... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2017

Abel Tasman: Mapping the Southern Lands
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5