This Christmas, the beloved Slinky Malinki's Christmas Crackers by Lynley Dodd has been released as a very special, cased board-book edition.
Whether you need a good cry or you have someone in your life who loves a good romance, Nicholas Sparks latest novel The Wish combines your favourite tropes in a beautiful story you won’t want to put down.
A powerful illustrated storybook for the tamariki and rangatahi of Aotearoa New Zealand celebrating Māoritanga!
Each story is rich with detail about our Māori tales so you’re introduced to the story, the characters, the language and the deeper meaning behind some of the most familiar of Māori craft, carving, tā moko and culture.
A delightful story about Mittens' adventures around NZ's capital city, and all the lives he touches! Just as delightfully illustrated by Phoebe Morris, our kiddies will enjoy this happy tale of the much loved celebrity cat whose walkabout leaves no corner of the CBD unexplored!
Can a list save a life? Xander Maze loves lists, and his grandmother is #1 on his list of People I Love Most in the World. But now that Nanna has stage 4 cancer, can a new list of 100 Remarkable Feats really save her? Find out more about the book and what our Kid Reviewers think of it
Ready to see a real-life alien? Laugh your head off with the super-popular Funny Kid series!Every kid wants to laugh, but Max is the boy who can make it happen.He's also the kid who's keen to spend the most boring school holidays ever coming up with the greatest prank of all time. Max is the funny kid and he's going to prank the world!
Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It’s because they’re out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts! The seventh book in the Real Pigeons series from author Andrew McDonald contains three hilarious, silly and and engrossing mysteries that readers in the 6 to 9 year age group will love. See what our kid reviewer has to say about it.
The second adventure in the ROARsome DRAGON REALM series for 9+ readers from authors Katie Tsang and Kevin Tsang. An epic quest that will take them to the depths of the Frozen Wasteland and the imperial palaces of Ancient China.
Sugar and Spice is the second book in the new series from Stacy Gregg, author of successful pony adventure series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals. The Spellbound Series is ideal as the first chapter books for your young reader.
If your young reader is ready for their first chapter book, Stacy Gregg, author of successful pony adventure series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals, has a new series of magical pony adventure books that's just perfect.
Lovers of Derek Landy's internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series will be delighted to hear he is back with the 14th instalment. Skulduggery, Valkyrie and Omen face their most epic test yet … in a matter of days, the world will change.
Difficult emotions are not easy to chat about, or even easy to detect which principle emotion is at the core of some resulting behaviour. Books are a great way to get the conversation going and help to support with advice, empathy and understanding.
Looking for a new book series for your older child? Set in a broken, future England, where gunfights and monsters collide, The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne is the exciting first title in a phenomenal fantasy teen series by a bestselling children’s novelist.
New Zealand author and illustrator Sandra Morris' new non-fiction children's book North & South: A Tale of Two Hemispheres marks a beautiful and engaging introduction to the natural world and conservation for young readers, with in-depth facts throughout and a full index and glossary adding interest for older readers.
The boys LOVED this book. Fans of Bluey and Bingo already, they knew the beloved characters and excitedly spotted characters and items from page to page like a game to be won. Bluey: Where's Bluey is a winner - have fun with this one!
Little Kiwi and the Goodnight Sing-Song is like a lullaby before bed. The lift-the-flap story for Little Kiwi fans is written and illustrated as sweet and cute as always.
J.K. Rowling, the author that introduced Harry Potter to the world, is back with her latest children’s book The Ickabog. A magical tale with some interesting twists, The Ickabog is the perfect read for children with big imaginations.
From the same author of the incredible picture book Wildlife of Aotearoa, Gavin Bishop, comes The Amazing Aotearoa Activity Book - and it’s awesome! There’s 60+ games, puzzles and activities in a fun, creative and high-quality activity book.
A delightful illustrated story about our place in the Universe with a billion star rating. From glittering galaxies, to jam packed city streets, from under the sea to the Milky Way this stunning picture book takes you on a tour around the Universe.
Another gorgeous book from the author who both wrote and illustrated award winning book Puffin the Architect, Kimberly. This time we meet Hound, a brilliant detective who sniffs and solves cases like a k9 Sherlock Holmes.