• Adventures of Tupaia
    Adventures of Tupaia
    Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tahiti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pacific to Aotearoa. Witness the encounters between tangata whenua and the crew as the ship sails around the coast, and discover the important role Tupaia plays as translator and cultural interpreter.

    Written in dramatic prose and verse by Courtney Sina Meredith and stunningly illustrated in graphic style by Mat Tait, this is an essential book for all New Zealanders.

    ISBN: 9781988547145
    Publication date: 17/09/2019
    Price: $35.00
    Author: Meredith, Courtney Sina
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $35.00
  • Adventures on Earth
    Adventures on Earth
    The wonderful graphic illustrator Simon Tyler is back with a book all about the extremes of our planet - and the people who venture there.

    Following on from the magnificent Adventures in Space, comes a compendium on a topic closer to home - our planet, the Earth. Learn about the highest and deepest, hottest and coldest places on Earth - travel to the extremes of our environment. Discover the world's most wild terrain - deserts, mountains, volcanoes, rivers, jungles, oceans, the polar regions and more - as well as the animals that live there and the people who have explored them. Find out how these regions are under threat from global warming and other issues, and learn what we can do to conserve them.

    Bursting with information and illustrated in bold and colourful graphics, this book will grab the attention of all avid explorers - big and small.

    ISBN: 9781843654278
    Publication date: 19/08/2019
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Tyler, Simon
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The book follows Agatha Christie, who taught herself to read at the age of five, on her journey to becoming the most famous crime writer of all time. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Agatha's life at the back.

    ISBN: 9781847809599
    Publication date: 02/03/2017
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Little People, Big Dreams
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $22.99
  • Amazing Women: Discover Inspiring Life Stories
    Amazing Women: Discover Inspiring Life Stories
    DK Reader Amazing Women is a close-up look at the lives of extraordinary women from the past and present, from Cleopatra to Michelle Obama.

    DK's innovative range of levelled readers combines a highly visual approach with non-fiction narratives that children will love reading. DK Reader Amazing Women is a level 4 reader, Reading Alone, offering a delightful narrative for young children to encourage an interest in and desire to read. Simple sentences are used with an emphasis on frequently used words with strong visual clues and labels introducing and reinforcing vocabulary.

    Explore the world of extraordinary women with DK Reader Amazing Women, packed with facts kids will love reading.

    ISBN: 9780241282694
    Publication date: 30/01/2017
    Price: $15.99
    Author: Jenner, Caryn
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $15.99
  • Anzac Heroes
    Anzac Heroes
    Discover the triumphs and tragedies of 24 heroic Australasians during World War One and Two. Read the biographies of ANZAC soldiers, as well as Air Force and Navy soldiers, medics, a spy, an ambulance driver and a humanitarian, surviving in battles in England, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. ANZAC Heroes includes famous soldiers such as New Zealand's double Victoria Cross recipient Charles Upham, and much-honoured Australian Hughie Edwards. You will also find not-so-well known indigenous soldiers, Albert Knight from Australia and Peter Buck from New Zealand, and brave females Olive King, Joice Loch, and New Zealander, Dr Jessie Scott.

    ISBN: 9781775433637
    Publication date: 01/03/2016
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Gill, Maria
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Boss the Bestseller List Like J. K. Rowling
    Boss the Bestseller List Like J. K. Rowling
    A new series of empowering biographies featuring modern women. When Joanne Rowling was a young woman, she found herself as 'poor as it was possible to be in modern Britain without being homeless'. But, she had a best-selling idea and a tenacious spirit. If only she could find someone who wanted to publish it...
    Discover how J.K. Rowling became a best-selling author and publishing sensation in this true story of her life. Then, learn 10 key lessons from her work you can apply to your own life. Featuring inspiring quotes and mantras, this is a book for all kids wanting to forge their own career path.

    ISBN: 9781786037381
    Publication date: 04/03/2019
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Work It, Girl
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $22.99
  • Boy oh Boy
    Boy oh Boy
    Meet 30 positive male role models from throughout history. From people of peace like Gandhi, to artists like David Hockney, musicians like Prince, poets like Kit Yan, and fashion icons like Edward Enninful - all are talented and diverse. These men have fought conventional stereotypes to prove that modern day masculinity can be cool - and defined freely. Role models hand-picked to inspire a modern generation of boys.

    ISBN: 9781786033291
    Publication date: 01/04/2019
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Leek, Cliff
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $32.99
  • Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
    Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
    When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore science books in his village library, looking for a solution. There, he came up with the idea that would change his family's life forever- he could build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William's windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land.

    Retold for a younger audience, this exciting memoir shows how, even in a desperate situation, one boy's brilliant idea can light up the world. Complete with photographs, illustrations, and an epilogue that will bring readers up to date on William's story, this is the perfect edition to read and share with the whole family.

    ISBN: 9781984816122
    Publication date: 02/04/2019
    Price: $17.99
    Author: Kamkwamba, William/Mealer, Bryan
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $17.99
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Born in San Francisco but raised in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was the child star of Hong Kong cinema. But, after getting into trouble as a teenager, his father sent him to live in America. Starring roles were hard to come by for Asian-American actors in Hollywood, but Bruce went on to act in blockbuster hits, featuring his skill as a martial artist. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the great actor's life.

    Little People, Big Dreams is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

    This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

    Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, Big Dreams!

    ISBN: 9781786033352
    Publication date: 05/08/2019
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Little People, BIG DREAMS
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $22.99
  • Bruce Wants to Go Faster
    Bruce Wants to Go Faster
    An inspirational story for children about New Zealand motor racing legend and founder of the McLaren Racing Team, Bruce McLaren.

    ISBN: 9780473360627
    Publication date: 27/10/2016
    Price: $25.00
    Author: Sobanja, Dreydon
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $25.00
  • Children Who Changed the World
    Children Who Changed the World
    Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rights of the Child and the amazing children who have stood up for them all over the world.

    From the heroes familiar to everyone, such as Malala Yousafzai, to the amazing activists you might not have heard of, like Baruani Ndume, the teenager who gave a voice to fellow refugee children in Tanzania, discover the incredible true stories of child activists. An inspirational and moving book from beloved author-illustrator Marcia Williams, providing the perfect introduction to an important subject and marking 30 years since the Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed by the United Nations General Assembly.

    ISBN: 9781406384109
    Publication date: 01/09/2019
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Williams, Marcia
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Chinese Cinderella
    Chinese Cinderella
    Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel andher father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any love and kindness. The story is of survival in the light of the mental and physical cruelty of her stepmother and the disloyalty of her siblings. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything and the story ends as her father agrees to let her study in England.

    ISBN: 9780141304878
    Price: $26.00
    Author: Mah, Adeline Yen
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $26.00
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