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.
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.
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.
If you’re familiar with the Edward Lear rhyme The Owl and the Pussycat then this book will be instantly recognisable to you! A delightful Kiwi adaption, if you like, of the famous poem is a Kiwi way to tell a sweet sweet story about creatures in the moonlight.
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 of New Zealand and it's awesome wildlife.
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 what they could do to help, then starting with books like Little Hector and the Big Idea will be the perfect conversation starter!
There's no beating around the bush with this book, there's no swish went the wind and thwack went the hammer, boom went the dynamite and tack tack went the chisel, nope, we're here to learn about Joan and her journey to become the Dinosaur Hunter who discovered dinosaur fossils in NZ!
My Body, and Animals, are two of a series of books written and illustrated by Matthew and Fraser Williamson which teach our little learners names, numbers and colours in both English and Maori, and my little red haired tama took to it like a duck to water.