An extraordinary pop-up book that reveals the secrets of the most famous fairy-tale villains--the giant, the wolf and the witch--with interactive flaps, a twist on well-known tales, and personality cards for each villain. Lift the flaps to see the diabolical thoughts inside the vil... read more
|Reading Level:||8 Kids Middle Readers|
'An amazing adventure story, told with sparkling style and sleight of hand' JACQUELINE WILSON
'Vita set her jaw, and nodded at New York City in greeting, as a boxer greets an opponent before a fight.'
Fresh off the boat from England, Vita Marlowe has a job to do. He... read more
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.
Why do grannies always tell us to speak up? Why do they have creases on their faces? Are grannies flexible? How do you cheer up a sad granny? How old are grannies, actually?
Eric Veillé explains it all in this offbeat book for the extended family to chuckle over--... read more
Here’s a book for every babushka, yaya, farmor, lola and kuia (respectively Russian, Greek, Danish, Filipino and Maori). Go to page five and you’ll find an assortment of other names for grandmothers. Touted as the first of its kind, Eric Veillé’s Encyclopedia of Grannies is a ... read more
A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists ... read more
|Author:||Edited by Maria Popova and Claudia Bedrick|
In these pages, some of today's most wonderful culture-makers--writers, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers--reflect on the joys of reading, how books broaden and deepen human experience, and the ways in which the written word has formed t... read more
Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events on board and the places the ship travelled to on its way to th... read more
There are many kinds of hero! OH BOY is a striking collection of true stories about amazing New Zealand men who busted stereotypes and broke through obstacles to follow their passion.
Heroes can wear rugby boots or ballet shoes. They can go on adv... read more
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.
|Author:||Good Wives and Good Warriors Staff|
You might have heard of the unicorn and the griffin, but what about the unifin? This fantastical flipbook collects together magical and mythical creatures from all over the world, then lets you mix and match their fronts and backs to create eve... read more
"Tell me three good night stories, please, please, please," says Little Bear. "Three ?" says her mother. "Yes--I said please three times " First, Little Bear hears the story of the Night Guardian, who lives in the woods and makes sure all animals go to bed. But who tells t... read more
Six-year-old Hazel tends her colony of shoebox snails while observing, with varying degrees of understanding, her father's illness and final decline.
Nan Blanchard's assured eye is a rare quality in a new writer; seldom has the world of a young child been so delicatel... read more
The first book off the press for Annual Ink under the umbrella of Massey University Press is a gentle and thoughtful story about a young girl, her love of her snails, and mortality. Hazel is collecting snails, ten of them to be precise. They are friends who aren’t sulking l... read more