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Reading from a young age is a great way to help your child’s brain develop and encourage them to explore their imagination. Whether you need tips to get your little one reading, you’re  trying to find a YA novel your teen will love or you need some reading inspiration for yourselves, you’ll find a range of book related content in our little reading corner.

Abigail and the birth of the sun

Abigail and The Birth of The Sun | Book Review

Such a familiar story to many of us, a kid full of wonder about the universe around them with as many questions about it as there are stars in the ...
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the cat from muzzle

The Cat From Muzzle | Book Review

The Cat From Muzzle traces the true story of a high-country cat’s epic, five-week journey home to New Zealand's most remote station ...
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Abigail and the Restless Raindrop

Abigail and the Restless Raindrop | Book Review

Now Abigail is back, with the next big question and this time she asks how ...
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slime

Slime is on the shelves now

Sponsored content David Walliams is back on the shelf at your local booksellers with a ...
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Kiwi Baby

Kiwi Baby | Book Review

If you're a parent who has introduced a new sibling to your child or you're ...
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ABs book

A to Z with the AB’s

Make learning the ABCs a whole lot more fun for rugby mad kids with the ...
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Abigail and the birth of the sun

Abigail and The Birth of The Sun | Book Review

Such a familiar story to many of us, a kid full of wonder about the ...
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Oat the Goat

Oat the Goat: the digital story against bullying

Oat the Goat is a new online story aiming to help children learn the power ...
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read

Decline By Nine – Why Kids Stop Reading For Fun

Research suggests that almost a fifth of kids stop frequently reading for fun between the ...
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for parents

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 ...
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bedtime reading

Book Review: Is It Bedtime Yet?

'Is It Bedtime Yet?' is a collection of insights from the parenting village of New Zealand bloggers and writers, headed by the hilarious and tell-it-like-it-is, ...
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Mind that child

Mind That Child by Dr Simon Rowley

Renowned New Zealand neonatal paediatrician Dr Simon Rowley is a real life hero. Read the first chapter of his moving memoir, Mind That Child, for ...
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magnus chase

Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan Book Review

See our review of Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan, perfect for tweens aged 12+ ...
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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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holding up the universe

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven Book Review

See our review of Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven, a YA contemporary novel perfect for teens 15+ ...
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