The three young soldiers in the story are best friends from school, and they leave New Zealand together to go and fight at Gallipoli. Landing first in Egypt, they travel by ship to Anzac Cove and dig into trenches to fight the Turkish troops holding the peninsula. Conditions are tough and Joe gets s..
Rhyming children's picture book with full colour illustrations. "Everyone knows that kiwi birds always sleep in the day - all except Emily the Kiwi, who loves to play here ukulele." A story about the joy of music, and sharing. Also featuring Annie the Granny, Louie the Tui, Molly Morepork, Abigail F..
A rhyming picture book about Lucie and her family going on a picnic in the park. They are soon joined by Penny Pigeon, Smokey Seagull, Daniel Duck, Goofy Goose, Wanda Swan, Abigail Fantail, Louie the Tui, Billy Blackbird, Robbie Rooster, Jacko Pukeko, and Harry Sparrow. Will there be enough crumbs f..
Impressed with the spectacular size and startling features of these colossal crickets, Maori dubbed them Wetapunga, god of ugly things. Later, scientists chose the genus name Deinacrida, demon grasshopper.
So far 11 Giant species have been identified spread throughout New Zealand and since 2009 the..
London 1950: a father makes the heart-wrenching decision to send his children to New Zealand for a better life. Young Pat and one of her sisters are allowed to stay together when the four are adopted out, but they will never see their father again. Many years after coming to New Zealand, Pat and her..
With their unique brand of rhyme, crazy humour and zany drawings, Dawn McMillan and Ross Kinnaird have become a favourite with kids worldwide. Together with the bestselling I Need a New Bum!, this special collection returns to print two other hilarious tales: Doggy Doo on my Shoe and Seagull Sid (an..
Joe the Kakapo lives all on his own on an island way down south of New Zealand. One night he went exploring and fell down a slippery track. Poor stranded Joe had broken his toe! Who will come and rescue him? A rhyming picture book...
While the kiwi is often depicted as an endangered national symbol in need of our protection, this book takes a dramatically different route. Kiwi: the real story invites the reader into the secret night world of the North Island brown kiwi, illuminating the facts about its habitat, diet, courting, a..
Text in English and Maori. Imaginative, powerful and fun, this is award-winning author Tim Tipenes modern take on the classic story of Maui catching the sun, with vivid illustrations by well-known illustrator Zak Waipara. This handsome hardback marks the first book in the international childrens "In..