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Awards:Shortlisted for British Book Industry Awards Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2016.

"Every man looks at his wood-pile with a kind of affection" Henry David Thoreau Chopping and stacking wood is a pastime where the world makes sense once more. Because our relationship to fire is so ancient, so universal, i... read more

Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way

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The Book That Made Me is a celebration of the books that influenced some of the most acclaimed authors from Australia and the world. Inspirational. Affecting. A book for book lovers!

The Book That Made Me

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A lively anthology of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, celebrating the birds of New Zealand. On the skyline a hawk languidly typing a hunting poem with its wings. - Hone Tuwhare New Zealand birds have inspired mythology, song, whimsical stories, detailed observation, humour and poe... read more

Bird Words

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Series:I Used to Know That

If memories of learning algebra bring you out in a cold sweat and thoughts of quadratic equations cause you feelings of fear and dread, I Used to Know That: Maths can help. A light-hearted and informative reminder of the things that we learnt in school but have since become relegated to the backs of o... read more

Maths (I Used to Know That)

Earth worship has replaced Christianity as the new religion in many Western countries. People now worry about their carbon footprint in the same way previous generations worried about their immortal souls. And like anything else that encourage... read more

How to Save the World by Recycling Your Sex Toys

In colour, and packed with fascinating features on language, Collins New Zealand Compact Dictionary is the ideal handy reference for people who love language. With extended word histories, surprising folk etymologies, notes on words borrowed from ot... read more

Collins New Zealand Compact Dictionary

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A beautiful, practical book offering advice on self-perception, self-respect, the importance of relationships, simplifying your life, creativity through motherhood and making use of community resources. This book is also a workbook containing numerous reflection questions, quotes and thoughts to stimulate change.

You Sexy Mother : The journal

Parenting advice from "French Children Don't Throw Food", now distilled into 100 short and easy tips. In response to the enthusiastic reception of her bestselling parenting memoir "French Children Don't Throw F... read more

French Parents Don't Give in: Practical Tips for Raising Your Child the French Way

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This is a magnificent version of Freud's masterwork, presented in a lavish illustrated style. It includes Freud's groundbreaking text plus an introduction and 16 essays by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson. Exquisite art from Dali, Rousseau, Francis Bacon and many other ... read more

The Interpretation of Dreams

50 years of home for heroes and still going strong! And now you...yes, can advance shoulder to shoulder with the bravest and the best through six of the finest Commandostories ever brought together in this battling book for all fans out there! When the... read more

Commando 50 Years: A Home for Heroes

The first book -- personal, practical and ethical -- to deal with death and dying well by a popular Radio 4 Today presenter alongside a high-profile GP

The Welcome Visitor: Living Well, Dying Well