|Author:||Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa|
A beautiful board book for New Zealand babies and their Whanau, featuring amazing photos of bugs in the Te Papa collection. In both English and te reo Maori, it is a perfect gift for any baby and will be well treasured.
The school is putting on Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl, to celebrate his 100th birthday. But school plays are notoriously full of surprises!
In the third of his Maui books, Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui captured the secret of fire. The traditional tale but with Donovan’s unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures are bright and bring their own level of humour to the book.
A rhyme and rhythm ABC. Dad chases a young child, with much laughter and delicious scaryness, around the house and eventually safely to bed.
Now in paperback, meet Charlie, Ruby, Oliver, Mason and Kaia -- Kiwi kids representing a multicultural blend of culture and race that typifies our amazing country. They'll take you through a year in the life of New Zealand's kids, from celebrations, traditions and events, to our every... read more
|Author:||Selina Tusitala Marsh|
|Awards:||Winner of the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction, and Supreme Winner at the 2020 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults|
An inspirational graphic memoir of growing up Pasifika in New Zealand, written and illustrated by our fast-talking PI Poet Laureate, Selina Tusitala Marsh.
At school, Selina is teased for her big, frizzy hair. Kids call her ‘mophead’. She ties her hair up this way and th... read more
|Awards:||Finalist in the 2020 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults for the Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction|
Plans for the Newtoun community’s Waitangi Day celebrations are well under way. The Tape Orchestra’s practising like mad. Monty and Mr Steve Vibrant are designing a poster. Rishi’s trying to land Lil Yacht Shifty … and Ms Ropata’s juggling it all because ever... read more
What should you do when you fall off your bike and your bum breaks into pieces? Collect them up, take them home and glue them together, of course! But then what happens when the pieces get stuck to the tray on which you're making the repairs? Join the popular character from I N... read more
Once there was a little rabbit who could only say one thing…
In the morning his mother would say, ‘Time to get up, my little rabbit!’ He’d reply: ‘Poo bum!’At lunchtime his father would say, ‘Eat your spinach, ... read more
It's night-time in the warehouse, but Pallet Jack can't sleep. Something is wrong. He discovers a fire and sets out to wake the others. Together, the forklifts get everybody out safely, and Bendy Wendy even manages to call the fire brigade!
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 difficu... read more