From the bestselling author Annie Barrows, What John Marco Saw is a captivating tale that celebrates the importance of slowing down. Sometimes the smallest people have the biggest things to say: John Marco is small and everyone around him is big and busy-too busy to stop ... read more
"A stone sat still with the water, grass, and dirt and it was as it was where it was in the world." To some creatures it's a pebble, to others a peak, to some a smell. Each animal that encounters the stone knows it to be something unique, but the stone itself is a const... read more
Gender-creative Riley knows just what to wear for every occasion during a busy week with family and friends in this sweet and timely picture book from Elana K. Arnold and Linda Davick.
Riley wears whatever clothes feel right each day. On Monday, Riley feels shy and w... read more
There's no shortage of stories these days about the impact humans have had on the planet. There's plastic in our oceans and rubbish in our streets. More and more animals and plants are declared vulnerable, threatened or endangered every year and extinctions are occuri... read more
What are you doing, Nanny? we asked. Wait and you will see, she said.
After her welcome return in 2018s Nanny Mihi and the Bellbird, Nanny is back again in the most popular of the original Nanny series featuring Tracy Duncans totally revamped artwork.
S... read more
Based on the original stories by Michael Bond, a new Paddington adventure with real mail to open and enjoy!
This funny interactive picture book explores Paddington's new life in London after travelling all the way from Darkest Peru and meeting Mr and Mrs Brown at P... read more
|Author:||Michelle Robinson; Rosalind Beardshaw (Illustrator)|
The next big commercial picture book series, combining counting and actions for pre-schoolers - perfect for fans of the Ten Little series and Oi Frog! Join in and do the dance moves in this hilarious new rhyming dinosaur story from the bestselling author of the Good... read more
'Got you!' growled a harsh voice. 'You're coming with me!'But I said, 'One moment, please. I have to ask my dad first...Dad! I'm being kidnapped by a big, ugly villain. Is that all right?''Oh, that's fine,' Dad replied. 'Just remember to brush your teeth. Have fun.'One sum... read more
Mum goes out to work and Dad works from home. He's there in the day to do things but he's pretty clumsy and forgetful and his cooking is dreadful. Sometimes the kids laugh, saying that he must be the most hopeless Dad in the world. But of course they know he isn't really. He can be g... read more
"Bottoms there, bottoms here,
there are bottoms everywhere!
So let’s hurrah for bottoms all,
in any colour big or small."
Nikki Slade Robinson has illustrated over sixty children’s books and readers, including several for Duck Creek Pre... read more
|Author:||Janet Lawler; Olivia Chin Mueller (Illustrator)|
When Mirabel's valentines fall out of her bag on the way to school, the shy little mouse panics. But those lost cards brighten some days . . . before making their way back to her. "This sweetly inspiring story of a timid mouse stepping outside her comfort zone is... read more
Displaced by war and conflict, a refugee family sets out on a voyage into the unknown. Told in only a few words (one word per page) this is the powerful story of a family fleeing their war-torn country and making a dangerous trip across the ocean to a new life in a new land. 'Chao... read more