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A STAGE FULL OF SHAKESPEARE STORIES A STAGE FULL OF SHAKESPEARE STORIES
$28.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781786031143
This lavish follow-up to A Year Full of Stories and A World Full of Animal Stories is the perfect gift for book lovers young and old. Step on to a stage full of stories with this beautiful anthology of 12 stories from Shakespeare, rewritten to be accessible to children . Including favourites such as The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Othello, each story is stunningly illustrated by collage artist Alice Lindstrom. Age 7+.
AND THE OCEAN WAS OUR SKY AND THE OCEAN WAS OUR SKY
$28.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781406383560
From the multi-award-winning author of Chaos Walking trilogy and A Monster Calls comes a haunting tale of power and obsession that turns the story of Moby Dick upside down. "Call me Bathsheba." The whales of Bathsheba's pod live for the hunt. Led by the formidable Captain Alexandra, they fight a never-ending war against men. Then the whales attack a man ship, and instead of easy prey they find the trail of a myth, a monster, perhaps the devil himself... With their relentless Captain leading the chase, they embark on the final hunt, one that will forever change the worlds of whales and men. Age 11+

GO GIRL: A Storybook of Epic New Zealand Women GO GIRL: A Storybook of Epic New Zealand Women
$45.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780143771609
This superb collection of true stories about New Zealand women, who strove for their goals and weren’t afraid to step up or speak out – blazing a trail for others to follow, was written to show that YOU can join them! Some of the amazing women whose stories you will find are Dame Whina Cooper, Janet Frame, Farah Palmer, Lucy Lawless, Kate Sheppard, Nancy Wake, Sophie Pascoe, Margaret Mahy, Lydia Ko, Merata Mita, Lorde, Rita Angus, Te Puea Herangi, and many more.
HEAD KID HEAD KID
$23.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780008200534
From the million copy bestselling author of The Parent Agency and Birthday Boy comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure that asks the question: what would happen if the strictest head teacher swapped bodies with the naughtiest kid in school? Strictest head naughtiest boy = chaos. Bracket Wood is about to be visited by the school inspectors. But there's one big problem: Ryan Ward. The maestro of practical jokes, Ryan has played so many tricks that in the end the Head Teacher just walks out. And then the new Head Teacher, Mr Carter, arrives. A man so strict even the teachers are scared of him. So imagine his surprise - and Ryan's - when they swap bodies. Now Ryan is Head Teacher - and his mortal enemy is one of his pupils. It's every naughty kid's dream! But soon Bracket Wood School is in a total mess - and only its worst ever pupil can fix it...Age 9+

LEAF LEAF
$19.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781911171737
“Crow saw it first. The strange white creature, carried upon the dark waves towards the shore…”When a polar bear arrives unexpectedly in the woods, the other animals fear and avoid him, suspecting him to be dangerous – and his odd habit of collecting leaves only adds to their distrust. Then one day, they watch as he attempts to fly over the water with wings made of colourful leaves...trying to get back home. Perhaps he isn't so different after all? A heart-warming story, with detailed, bright and magical illustrations. about accepting and helping outsiders, touching on the issue of climate change, in particular the destruction of polar bears' habitats due to the melting ice. Age 3+
LITTLE HECTOR AND THE BIG BLUE WHALE LITTLE HECTOR AND THE BIG BLUE WHALE
$19.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780143771524
From award-winning picture book creator Ruth Paul comes a gorgeous new picture book for young children to find out all about the tiny and endangered Hector's dolphin. Introducing . . . Little Hector! A small but daring dolphin, Little Hector swims out into the deep blue ocean. He meets many dangers - and an unlikely friend - and proves you are never too small to have BIG adventures. Children will love meeting Little Hector and his friends, and will also learn how we can help to look after our precious marine environment and its inhabitants. Age 3+

LOOKING FOR YESTERDAY LOOKING FOR YESTERDAY
$19.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781910646403
How can tomorrow ever be as good as today? Afraid of tomorrow, a little boy puts all his scientific knowledge to use in an attempt to turn back time and stay in the wonderful past. Luckily, his grandfather discovers him exploring the wormholes in the garden, trying to find a way back - and by showing him the photos of some of his wonderful past experiences, reassures the boy that there is plenty to look forward to and that every day gives the chance for a new adventure. Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2018. Age 4+
MR PEGG'S POST MR PEGG'S POST
$28.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781925594195
Anna and her parents live in a lighthouse, surrounded by the ocean, far from neighbours and friends.Their only visitor is Mr Pegg, the postman. But when Mr Pegg needs help with his deliveries, Anna comes to the rescue. Maybe she will find some friends after all. AGE : 3 - 6 years

OUTFOXED OUTFOXED
$15.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781849766036
Harold is unlike any other fox. He hates the thought of eating chicken, for one thing, and he wants to be a detective when he grows up. When Harold's father challenges him to catch his first chicken, Harold finds himself faced with a dilemma and his very own mystery to solve. From award-winning illustrator Claudia Boldt, Outfoxed introduces a smart, independent-minded character in Harold the fox and is sure to become a bedtime favourite. Age 3+
PUFFIN THE ARCHITECT PUFFIN THE ARCHITECT
$20.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780143772187
Puffin is an architect who always exceeds her clients' expectations, that is, until she takes on the toughest clients ever - her own pufflings! Puffin takes her tricky new clients on an inspirational tour of her builds. Together they visit all kinds of cleverly designed spaces - Otter's floating home, Pig's toolshed on wheels, Painter Goose's light-filled studio and Platypus's cosy underground bakehouse. The pufflings are unimpressed. Her clients really are a challenge! Will Puffin come up with a puffling-perfect home design? This gorgeous story, with endearing animal characters, intriguing house designs, ingenious mechanisms and storage solutions to pore over on every page, will spark a brand new generation of architects, engineers and interior designers! Age 4+

THE BEAR, THE PIANO, THE DOG AND THE FIDDLE THE BEAR, THE PIANO, THE DOG AND THE FIDDLE
$25.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781847809179
Hector and his dog Hugo have made music together through good times, bad times and even some crazy times. But when Hugo learns to play the fiddle, and gets the chance to play with Bear's Big Band, Hector's jealousy gets the better of him. Can Hector swallow his pride and learn to be for happy for his friend? Set in New Orleans with a new cast of animal musicians, this big-hearted sequel to the best-selling The Bear and the Piano teaches that friendship, like good music, lasts forever. 4+
THE HIPPO AT THE END OF THE HALL THE HIPPO AT THE END OF THE HALL
$19.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781910989760
One morning, a boy called Ben Makepeace finds a small envelope hidden behind the milk bottles. An envelope containing a very special invitation to come and see The Gee museum a dusty old place under threat of closure. However, once inside he discovers all sorts of incredible things like talking owls, dancing bees, magical bottles, witches and of course, a hippo at the end of the hall. But most importantly he discovers a connection to his father and the family he never even knew he had. And now he has something important to fight for the survival of the Gee museum and the promise of finding out who he really is. Age 9+

THE MAPMAKER'S RACE THE MAPMAKER'S RACE
$25.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781776572038
Four children temporarily lose their parents just as they are about to begin the race that offers their last chance of escaping poverty. Their task is to map a rail route through an uncharted wilderness.They overcome the many obstacles posed by nature-bears, bees, bats, river crossings, cliff falls, impossible weather-but can they survive the treachery of their competitors?This is a fast-paced and charming novel. Its children are brave and competent but not always right. Its world is magical enough to be intriguing but close enough to our own to keep the reader on firm ground. Age 10+
YOU CAN'T LET AN ELEPHANT DRIVE A DIGGER YOU CAN'T LET AN ELEPHANT DRIVE A DIGGER
$17.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781408879146
Elephants driving diggers? Gorillas on scooters? A shark in the bath? A kangaroo ... on the loo? Join in with the fun as an array of improbable creatures tries to be helpful (with hilarious consequences) in this laugh-out-loud picture book. Join a whole host of animals in crazy situations in this riotous follow-up to the bestselling You Can't Take an Elephant on the Bus. Everything that you could wish for in a picture book- humorously energetic illustrations, rhyming couplets, ridiculous situations and imagination-stimulating scenarios. Age 2+


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