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We’ve compiled some lists of our favourite films that we think your kids will love too, as well as tips for encouraging a love of books.

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Tips for Taking Kids to the Movies

Taking the kids to the movies sounds like fun, provided battling with snack bar wish-lists, toilet trips and kids on ...
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little hector and the big idea

Little Hector and the Big Idea | Book Review

If you’re wanting to raise kids who not only care about the world in which they live but have some ...
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wildlife of Aotearoa

Wildlife of Aotearoa | Book Review

From the author of Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story, Gavin Bishop, comes this new incredible picture book Wildlife of Aotearoa. Spectacularly illustrated and spectacularly full to the brim with exploration ...
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hello new zealand

Hello, New Zealand by Megan McKean | Book Review

In the fourth book in Megan McKean’s Hello…! series, we're heading to New Zealand for a new look-and-find adventure in this fabulous new picture book Hello, New Zealand! ...
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little hector and the big idea

Little Hector and the Big Idea | Book Review

If you’re wanting to raise kids who not only care about the world in which they live but have some kind of kid friendly idea of what’s one problem and ...
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goosebumps haunted house

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween is set to be your new favourite film with enough fun and spooktacular adventure for the whole family ...
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incredibles

Family movies you may have missed in 2018

Did 2018 pass in a blur? Check out our picks for some of the best family-friendly films that hit the movie theatres in 2018 ...
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Avengers: Infinity War movie review - Spoiler free!

Avengers: Infinity War movie review – Spoiler free!

A movie with a decade of cinematic storytelling and fandom behind it - it feels like the last episode of a favourite TV series that you're sharing with millions of ...
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everything everything

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Book Review

See our review of Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, a sweet YA contemporary novel perfect for teens 16+ ...
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book reviews

Book review: When We Remember to Breathe

There is a sea change happening in parenting books – not only their content and authorship but also the way they are published. ‘When We Remember to Breathe’ is a ...
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wildlife of Aotearoa

Wildlife of Aotearoa | Book Review

From the author of Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story, Gavin Bishop, comes this new incredible picture book Wildlife of Aotearoa. Spectacularly illustrated and spectacularly full to the brim with exploration ...
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