GO GIRL is a collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things. They strove for their goals. They weren't afraid to step up or speak out. They blazed a trail for others to follow. This book was written to show ... read more

General Fields
: 9780143771609
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Puffin Books
: 257mm X 196mm X 24mm
: New Zealand
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: Barbara Else
: Hardback
: 208
: books
Go Girl: A Storybook of Epic NZ Women
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 8

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 Picture

Have you ever seen a picture book with two titles and two covers, that can be read from back to front? Follow Firefly in his search for a flashing light and turn back at the end of the book to find the second storyline about Rabbit's escape.

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: 9780994109828
: Book Island Ltd
: Book Island Ltd
: 265mm X 220mm
: New Zealand
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: Bernardo Carvalho
: Paperback
: 869.35
: 32
: colour illustrations
: books
Follow the Firefly / Run, Rabbit, Run
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

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 Picture

Tiny Mr Miniscule longs to see a big blue whale - the biggest animal ever. A wee man, a whale of a time, and a whopping big surprise! This timeless Polish children's classic is finally available in English.

General Fields
: 9780987669681
: Book Island Ltd
: Book Island Ltd
: 199mm X 300mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Julian Tuwim
: Hardback
: Bohdan Butenko
: 891.5172
: 24
: Colour illustrations
: books
Mr Miniscule and the Whale (H/B)
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

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 Senior Fiction

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, riv... read more

Meet the Santander family - explorers and mapmakers. When Ma misses the train, Sal, the twins Joe and Francie, along with young Humphrey, are on their own, making their way to Grand Prospect as entrants in the Great Mapmakers' Race, a competition to map a railway route throug... read more

General Fields
: 9781776572038
: Gecko Press
: Gecko Press
Special Fields
: Eirlys Hunter
: Paperback
: Kirsten Slade
: 823.92
: 248
: books
The Mapmakers' Race
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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 Children's Non-Fiction

Find out all about Ancient Egypt in this beautifully illustrated and innovative Lift The Flap book. Learn what Ancient Egyptians wore, what's inside a pyramid, how a mummy is made and much much more by lifting the flaps and discovering the secrets hiding underneath!

General Fields
: 9781786270900
: Laurence King Publishing
: Laurence King Publishing
: 396mm X 280mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Emma Giuliani & Carole Saturno
: Hardback
: 1
: English
: 900
: 24
: books
Egyptomania
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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 Picture

Reading Level:From 5

This beautiful new book by award-winning illustrator Julie Morstad capture's a child's imaginative delight in the ordinariness of the world, from getting dressed, to having breakfast, to choosing ways to get to school. This is a modern version of classic books like Oh, What a Busy Day by Gyo Fuj... read more

Every day is full of possibilities. It’s the simple things that make each moment precious and enjoyable. From getting up to going back to bed, Julie Morstad takes us on a journey through a day filled with joy, inquisitiveness and, best of all: choices! Open the book and begin. “What should I do ... read more

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: 9781927018682
: Simply Read Books
: Simply Read Books
: 279mm X 228mm X 10mm
: Canada
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: Julie Morstad
: Hardback
: en
: 813.6
: 40
: 40
: books
Today
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 Children's Non-Fiction

Travel the world without leaving your living room.
This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis. It features not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historical and ... read more

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: 9781760065416
: Bonnier Publishing Australia
: Big Picture Press
: 375mm X mm
: Australia
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: Aleksandra Mizielinska; Daniel Mizielinski
: Hardback
: 1014
: en
: 912
: 112
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Maps
$42.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 Senior Fiction

Series:Iremonger Trilogy

'Roald Dahl by way of Charles Dickens' - Vox.com The Iremongers have taken up what was not wanted and wanted it. Clod is an Iremonger. He lives in the Heaps, a vast sea of lost and discarded items collected from all over London. At the centre is Heap House, a puzzle of houses, castle... read more

After hearing Edward Carey at the Auckland Writer’s Festival in May, I was fascinated by his description of the world of the Iremongers, and this has been the find of the year for intriguing and excellent children’s writing. The third in the trilogy, Lungdon, has just been published,... read more

General Fields
: 9781471401596
: Hot Key Books
: Hot Key Books
: 192mm X 26mm X 130mm
: United Kingdom
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: Edward Carey
: Paperback
: 813.6
: 416
: illustrations (black and white)
: books
Heap House
$19.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 Junior Fiction

The final story in this big-hearted series takes on the most important case ever investigated in Detective Gordons forestwhere is Buffys mother? Gordon faces his old nemesis, the fox, in an investigation that leads to the edges of the forest.

General Fields
: 9781776571796
: Gecko Press
: Gecko Press
Special Fields
: Ulf Nilsson; Gitte Spee (Illustrator)
: Paperback
: 839.738
: 112
: books
Detective Gordon: A Case for Buffy
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 Senior Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction

A dramatic and emotional story about one girl's determination to stand by her beloved animals--and her refusal to give up, even in the face of impossible odds.

General Fields
: 9780008257002
: HarperCollins Publishers
: HarperCollins
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Stacy Gregg
: Paperback
: 2018
: English
: 823.92
: 256
: books
The Thunderbolt Pony (PB)
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

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 Picture

On a windy day a little dog finds an discarded umbrella in the garden. The moment the dog picks up the umbrella, it catches the wind and pulls the dog skywards, taking them both on an exciting journey around the world, from desert to sea, and jungle to North Pole. A wordless picture book that tells a thousand stories.

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: 9780994109859
: Book Island Ltd
: Book Island Ltd
: 295mm X 240mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Ingrid & Dieter Schubert
: Paperback
: Ingrid Schubert
: 839.3137
: 40
: colour illustrations
: books
The Umbrella
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 Children & YA


Annual 2 contains all-new material for 9 to 13-year-olds. The result is a highly original, contemporary take on the much-loved annuals of the past – all in one beautiful package.  
Alongside familiar names publishing for children –  Gavin Mouldey, Sarah ... read more

General Fields
: 9780473395230
: Annual Ink
: Annual Ink
Special Fields
: Edited by Kate De Goldi and Susan Paris
: Hardback
: books
Annual 2
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3