Finalist for the LIANZA Children's Book Awards 2011
Finalist in 2011 New Zeland Post Children's Book Awards
* 50 Best Children's Books of 2010 (across all ages)
Everybody tells her how dogs should be, but this girl knows better.
This is a delightfully warm story about a little girl and her unruly, loveable best friend.
Winner of the LIANZA Illustration Award – Russell Clark Award for 2013
Finalist Picture Book New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2013
Harvey wants to bake a great cake, but doesn't have all the ingredients. That doesn't stop him. Harvey can make cakes from the most amazing things!
Beautiful alphabet picture book about Auckland, with lively illustrations of landmarks from the entire Auckland area. It covers natural landmarks like Rangitoto, the Waitakeres and various coastlines; man-made landmarks such as the Sky Tower, the Civic theatre, the zoo and Jellicoe Park - to name just a few. It also has a ter... read more
The godwits are an iconic bird species with a long bill which migrate each year from New Zealand/Aotearoa through East Asia and the Pacific to the Alaskan Arctic regions. A girl and her grandmother (Baba Didi) are on a beach watching the godwits and their epic migration is charmingly told touching on waves of human migration... read more
Flash is a playful young puppy, as they are. Unfortunately, his play seems to get him in trouble all the time, whether it be chasing the cat, digging a hole in the garden to hide (or find) his bone, or even just bringing a stick to the door! But when all's said and done, he's a much-loved pet.
Tongariro is forced to battle three strong mountains, Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki, to keep his wife, Pihanga, safe from them. This is the story of how he successfully banishes them to the positions where they stand today.
Big Bouncer is the gruff and tough character from Why Do Dogs Sniff Bottoms? and in this new book from Dawn and Ross he finally has a story of his own. Still loud and 'boysy', Big Bouncer meets his match in the shape of a perfect woman from the 'posh side of town'. Will he be able to keep to his manly ways or will love mean ... read more
There are strange goings-on at the Turtleduck Toy Factory! Theodore Cubb lives at the very top of the toy factory, beside the workshop where the toys are designed. He was lonely and had always wanted a pet, but his father said no. Then, on the night of the blue moon, a strange thing happened ...the toy-making machine started ... read more
A feel-good story about Josh, and his cantankerous pet hen, Semolina. Semolina can talk and in return for prawn crackers and the odd beer, she tells Josh all the animal gossip. The problem is that no one believes she can talk and Josh's warning about a fox on the loose in the chicken house is laughed at - until it is too late... read more
In this beautiful, evocative text, Isaac does his best to explain colour to his blind friend Luke using sensation and touch.
When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search. But what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the chair! This lively, eccentric poem is a visual explosion of fun and imagination, featuring dragons, pirates, treasure, lions, ele... read more
|Author:||Kyle Mewburn + Ali Teo and John O'Reilly (illustrator)|
Greedy Duck sticks his head where he shouldn't and gets stuck. Will a rat be able to solve Duck's problem?
Ed was just a normal New Zealand boy who dreamed that one day he would climb the biggest hill of them all. To achieve his goal, Ed met many people and learned many lessons. Follow the inspiring journey of Sir Edmund Hillary from a normal kiwi boy all the way through to conquering the biggest mountain in the world with Ten... read more
Grandma decides Grandpa needs a new cardigan. Grandpa agrees, so Grandma gives his old one away. Finding just the right new cardigan to replace his favourite old one proves difficult for Grandpa... but when he finds one, Grandma is in for a surprise! Ever popular series about a determined Grandpa with award-winning titles.
Grandpa decides it's time to clean out his garden shed. "Would you like me to help?" asks Grandma. "No thank you, dear. I can manage." But can he? Each day he gets sidetracked into doing some other chore, until finally he has to have some help. Then what does he do? Can you guess?
Winner of New Zealand Children's Book Foundation's Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-Loved Book 2000.
Grandpa's slippers are old and falling to bits. A delightful story about how he gets new ones. Winner of the Gaelyn Gordon Award for a much-loved book.
Greedy Cat has the sneezes and Katie is upset that he is unwell. She keeps feeding him, in the hope that it will make him strong, much to Greedy Cat's delight. In the end, Katie's dad tells her she's making a mistake, and when Greedy Cat coughs up a fur ball it's obvious that it is overeating that is causing the problem.
A single volume, containing:
Schnitzel von Krumm's Basketwork
Hairy Maclary, Sit
Schnitzel von Krumm Forget-me-not
Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack
Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Children's Choice 2000. Shortlisted for Book Data New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2000.
Zachary Quack, a small and very determined duckling, sets out to make friends with Hairy Maclary - whether he wants to or not.
|Series:||Hairy Maclary HB|
Hairy Maclary Favourites contains six much-loved Hairy Maclary classics. With rollicking, frolicking rhythm and rhyme and stories of mischief and mayhem, these are essentials for any young booklover. Includes Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy, Hairy Maclary Hat Tricks, Hairy Maclary's Bone, Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at the Ve... read more