|Author:||Gillian Chandler; Fraser Williamson (Illustrator)|
Following on from the acclaimed Whose Beak is This? and Whose Feet are These?, author Gillian Candler and illustrator Fraser Williamson turn to looking at homes. Whose Home is This? includes native birds and sea creatures, such as the yellow-eyed penguin, octopus and cra... read more
Pepe, a beautiful forest ringlet butterfly, only lives for four weeks so she lays her eggs and asks Tute the tui to protect them. She flies away, never to be seen again. But things don't go to plan. Why is Pepe one of New Zealand's rarest butterflies? What happens when the eggs hatch? She started with eleven eggs - how many will survive?
New Zealand friends Pukeko, Kiwi and Hoiho go on a journey. Join them in their waka, perform actions and sing along while you row, row, row. With bonus CD, book and song in English and Maori.
Maaori translation team: Justin Kereama, Tania Solomona
Sung by Paul Inia
Music by Richard Larsen
|Author:||Nikki Slade Robinson|
|Awards:||This is the third book in the award winning 'The Little Kiwi's Matariki' series.|
Koro and Kuia, the weka chicks' grandparents, are coming to visit. But how will the weka chicks greet them? The little Kiwi has a plan...
This is the story of Bobby - the littlest hero in a very big war. Bobby is a tiny canary. His best friend is Jack, a soldier in one of the tunnelling companies of the Royal Engineers. Together they go deep into the tunnels under no-man's-land. Jack's job is to dig,... read more
Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining moments o... read more
Finn wakes up with a start. The goblins are on the loose and the house is in an uproar! When they flee, Finn's dog Sep follows so Finn quickly gathers his clothes to join the chase...
Each spread in this exquisitely drawn book is packed with detai... read more
At the end of the 23rd Century, Earth can no longer support wildlife. The warnings have been ignored. As many Earth species begin to disappear, a new form of life emerges as clever human designers create robotic creatures in a nostalgic link to the past. Collectors and sanctuari... read more
The sixth title in the award-winning `explore & discover' series, Up the River: Explore & discover New Zealand's rivers, lakes and wetlands gives children an opportunity to look under the surface and see what specia... read more
I had a really BIG dream. I wanted to go on a MASSIVE adventure!
This is the true story of Brando Yelavich, also known as Wildboy, who slept in a tent, hunted and fished for his food and came up close to seals and sharks on his 8000 km journ... read more
More than 20 years after publication of the classic NZ story, The Bantam and the Soldier, Jennifer Beck and Robyn Belton have joined forces again to produce another heartwarming story from the First World War. This time it's the true story of Otago's Alexander Aitken and the... read more