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Leilong's Too Long!

Julia Liu, Bei Lynn

6/7/2022

Paperback

In this expressively illustrated picture book about acknowledging differences and strengths, an overeager dinosaur school bus causes problems for the city’s transportation system—so the children find a place where oversize is perfect.

Who's Hiding?

Satoru Onishi

6/7/2022

Board Book

Look carefully! It’s a game of hide and seek on every page in this mental workout for toddlers

Ko Wai e Huna ana?

Satoru Onishi

6/7/2022

Board Book

A fun, interactive te reo Maori edition of bestselling Who’s Hiding? – a looking searching puzzle book with many layers, as 18 colourful animals do something new on every page.

Lionel Poops

Éric Veillé

1/6/2022

Board Book

A positive and practical board book that encourages potty training with humour and affirmation. Featuring a mischievous little lion called Lionel.

Lionel Eats All By Himself

Éric Veillé

1/6/2022

Board Book

A positive and practical board book that encourages children to love food as much as you! Featuring a mischievous little lion called Lionel.

Leilong's Too Long!

Julia Liu, Bei Lynn

1/4/2022

Hardcover

In this expressively illustrated picture book about acknowledging differences and strengths, an overeager dinosaur school bus causes problems for the city’s transportation system—so the children find a place where oversize is perfect.

The Uprising

Eirlys Hunter, Kirsten Slade

3/11/2021

Paperback

In this follow-up to the internationally successful The Mapmakers’ Race, the Santander children are drawn into a community’s rebellion against a despot and use their mapping skills to avert an environmental scam.

Bumblebee Grumblebee

David Elliot

3/11/2021

Board Book

A delightful board book for toddlers and adults to have fun experimenting with words to create funny new ones.

Koro

Gavin Bishop

8/9/2021

Board Book

A day with grandad showing in simple, beautiful images the bond between grandfather and child: a small hand in a big one, big gumboots and little, kai, korero and a snooze to finish

Pops

Gavin Bishop

8/9/2021

Board Book

A warm and comforting board book about the bond between grandfather and child, from award-winning author and illustrator.

The Inkberg Enigma

Jonathan King

1/8/2020

Paperback

A graphic-novel mystery adventure for eight- to twelve-year-olds in which a girl and boy uncover the secret that has corrupted their seaside town

Mihi

Gavin Bishop

1/8/2020

Board Book

This beautiful baby book introduces ideas of me and my place in the world in the shape of a simple mihi or pepeha

My Mama

Annemarie van Haeringen

1/4/2020

Paperback

A naughty elephant tells all about his mother in this lovingly drawn story. Parents and children will both delight in and recognize this gorgeous mother–child relationship—if not for the same reasons.

Hattie

1/3/2020

Paperback

A funny, lively, sympathetic illustrated chapter book about a street-smart country girl in her first year of school, from internationally award-winning Frida Nilsson.

I Am So Clever

Mario Ramos, Linda Burgess

1/8/2019

Paperback

In this retelling of a classic fairytale, the big bad wolf is back, all dressed up in Grandma’s nightie—but it’s not having quite the effect he was hoping for

Zanzibar

Catharina Valckx

1/8/2019

Paperback

An uplifting, warmhearted early chapter book about a crow, who proves you can move mountains (or even dromedaries) and perform truly heroic deeds if you believe in yourself

Monkey On the Run

Leo Timmers

1/7/2019

Paperback

A traffic jam becomes the ultimate playground for Monkey as he leaps from one vehicle to another, finding stories within stories

Jump!

Tatsuhide Matsuoka

1/5/2019

Board Book

A joyful board book to share with young children that will have them jumping with glee.

Nits

Stephanie Blake

1/5/2019

Paperback

Simon discovers girls—and nits—in the new story in this bestselling series

Cook's Cook

Gavin Bishop

1/2/2019

Hardcover

The 1768 journey of James Cook’s Endeavour to the South Pacific told through the eyes of the ship’s cook, by award-wining author Gavin Bishop.

Inside the Villains

Clotilde Perrin

1/11/2018

Hardcover

Internationally bestselling, oversized lift-the-flap book that reveals the secrets of the most famous fairytale villains.

Aleph

Janik Coat

1/10/2018

Hardcover

A modern and beautiful large-format first book of words and pictures to share with the very young.

I'm the Biggest

Stephanie Blake

14/6/2018

Paperback

A story about who’s the biggest—and being a good brother —in the best-selling series about Simon, the cheeky rabbit

Nits

Stephanie Blake

19/5/2018

Hardcover

Simon discovers girls—and nits—in the new story in this bestselling series

Poor Little Rabbit!

Jörg Mühle

1/2/2018

Board Book

From the author of the worldwide bestseller Tickle My Ears, comes a companion, interactive boardbook about a child helping their rabbit feel better.

Good Night Sleep Tight

Kristina Andres

1/10/2017

Hardcover

A beautiful read-aloud story book for all ages featuring 11½ goodnight stories from friends fox and hare who help each other get to sleep.

I Can't Sleep!

Stephanie Blake

1/9/2017

Paperback

A universal story about sleep in the best-selling series about Simon, the cheeky rabbit who knows just what he wants

Super Rabbit

Stephanie Blake

1/10/2016

Paperback

Another classic in the best-selling series about Simon, a cheeky little rabbit who knows just what he wants.

Super Rabbit

Stephanie Blake

1/9/2016

Hardcover

Another classic in the best-selling series about Simon, a cheeky little rabbit who knows just what he wants.

Timeline

Peter Goes

1/2/2016

Hardcover

A big visual introduction to the history of our world for children, young and old.

The Knot Impossible

Barbara Else

1/11/2015

Paperback

A rollicking steampunk sea adventure in which a boy who suffers stage-fright is suddenly centre stage: the only one who can right an ancient wrong and save the kingdom.

Shhh! I'm Sleeping

1/11/2015

Paperback

French illustrator Dorothée de Monfreid is back with a fresh, comical take on sharing a bedroom and trying to sleep, in an unusual tall boardbook format.

Anton can do Magic

Ole Könnecke

9/4/2015

Paperback

Anton has a magic hat. A real one. He wants to make something disappear… A clever, playful picture book.

Dunger

Joy Cowley

1/12/2013

Paperback

A highly readable new pre-teen novel from the beloved New Zealand writer Joy Cowley.

Poo Bum

Stephanie Blake

1/12/2011

Paperback

The international bestselling picture book about a little rabbit who could only say one thing.

Poo Bum

Stephanie Blake

1/11/2011

Hardcover

The international bestselling picture book about a little rabbit who could only say one thing.

Seasons

Blexbolex

1/6/2010

Hardcover

A stunning book exploring the cycle of the seasons, the passage of time, the way people live, play, forget, remember … Through objects, places and actions, the world is revealed as both permanent and ever-changing.

Who's Hiding?

Satoru Onishi

1/8/2009

Paperback

This book is fantastic to read aloud, especially when you get to the final two pages: Who’s who? Children learn the names of animals, to recognise expressions, colours, and how to count.

At the Bach

Joy Cowley, Hilary Jean Tapper

1/11/2023

Hardcover

An evocative and beautiful bedtime book that distils the essence of summer at the bach; creaky old bed, sandy feet, waves hush-hushing and a shell under the pillow.

Good Night, Good Beach

Joy Cowley, Hilary Jean Tapper

1/11/2023

Hardcover

An evocative and beautiful bedtime picture book that distils the essence of summer at the beach—skin sticky with salt, sandy feet, waves hush-hushing and a shell under the pillow.

Look

Gavin Bishop

2/8/2023

Board Book

A concertina board book of big bright faces to place around baby on the floor at tummy time

A Bird Day

Eva Lindström

5/7/2023

Hardcover

A funny and whimsical picture book about an ordinary family day, told through a bird family, from 2022 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award recipient Eva Lindström.

Fodo Dodo Goes Fishing

Édouard Manceau

5/7/2023

Hardcover

A bright and contemporary picture book for young children about the fun of bath time, imaginative play—and fishing for underpants from the bath boat!

Nooo! Not the Dentist!

Stephanie Blake

3/5/2023

Paperback

A funny picture book to help ease toddler fears about visiting the dentist. From the author of the international bestselling picture book Poo Bum, as seen on Netflix.

Kind Crocodile

Leo Timmers

1/2/2023

Board Book

A kind crocodile leaves his pond to see the world, in this fresh and playful new board book from New York Times Illustrated Book Award winning author Leo Timmers.

Who's Driving?

Leo Timmers

16/10/2009

Paperback

A new play on the fable of the hare and the tortoise, this is a picture book for drivers of all ages.

Good Night, Belly Button

Lucie Brunellière

5/6/2024

Board Book

Each page turn of this novelty board book lifts the covers higher—good night toes, little knees, belly button, nose—until the baby is tucked up fast asleep under the book-blanket.

Sounds Good!

Ole Könnecke, Hans Könnecke

6/3/2024

Hardcover

An interactive introduction to musical instruments, light-hearted, engaging and with 50 original compositions to listen to—from the kazoo to the bassoon.

Elephant Island

Leo Timmers

2/3/2022

Hardcover

A shipwrecked elephant makes his tiny island a home for the many friends who come to the rescue, in the new picture book from New York Times Illustrated Book Award winning author.

Elephant Island

Leo Timmers

7/9/2022

Paperback

A shipwrecked elephant makes his tiny island a home for the many friends who come to the rescue, in the new picture book from New York Times Illustrated Book Award winning author.

Wooolf!

Stephanie Blake

6/7/2022

Paperback

From the author of the international bestselling picture book Poo Bum, as seen on Netflix.

Titiro Look

Gavin Bishop

1/8/2024

Board Book

This arresting board book of first words in both Maori and English by award-winning Gavin Bishop pairs whanau and toys to show connections while building vocabulary for shapes, colours, objects—whatu/eye, kikorangi/blue, weri/feelers, pahau/beard.

I'm the Biggest

Stephanie Blake

14/6/2018

Hardcover

A story about who’s the biggest—and being a good brother—in the best-selling series about Simon, the cheeky rabbit

The Volume of Possible Endings

Barbara Else

1/11/2014

Paperback

A rollicking steampunk sea adventure in which a boy who suffers stage-fright is suddenly centre stage: the only one who can right an ancient wrong and save the kingdom.

Who's Hiding?

Satoru Onishi

1/8/2009

Hardcover

This book is fantastic to read aloud, especially when you get to the final two pages: Who’s who? Children learn the names of animals, to recognise expressions, colours, and how to count.

Giraffe Island

Sofia Chanfreau, Amanda Chanfreau

4/9/2024

Paperback

An original mystery adventure, coloured by magical realism, about a girl whose world is peopled with animals no one else can see, has a mystery, a circus and family at its heart.

Bear's Lost Glasses

Leo Timmers

2/10/2024

Hardcover

The nearsighted cheerful Bear finds a parade of remarkable animals when he goes walking to find his glasses in this playful picture book by children’s favorite Leo Timmers that sparks laughter and imagination.

A Rainy Dragon Day

Julie Völk

1/8/2024

Hardcover

In this atmospheric picture book, a rainy day indoors turns into a fantastical journey to dragonland when Fred the elegant dragon arrives in need of a bathroom.

Cake for Everyone

Thé Tjong-Khing

3/7/2024

Hardcover

A wordless look-and-find adventure picture book full of intricate detail and comical storytelling, in which a group of animals chase their stolen picnic—and find some hungry friends to share the cake.

Fodo Dodo Goes Fishing

Édouard Manceau

5/6/2024

Paperback

A cheerful, contemporary picture book about playing make-believe and the fish you hook up from the laundry basket when you’re fishing from the bath boat—underpants!

The Observologist

Giselle Clarkson

4/10/2023

Hardcover

A highly illustrated and creative scientific guide to the small creatures and natural wonders we find when we take time to open our eyes to the world around us—and ode to the power of quiet observation.

A Lot of Silly

Joy Cowley

2/10/2024

Hardcover

World-renowned Joy Cowley brings her silly side to this collection of rhymes and nonsense old and new, illustrated in colour by master of the absurd David Barrow, for families to recite and remember.

Where is the Dragon?

Leo Timmers

3/3/2021

Hardcover

A hide-and-seek picture book from New York Times award-winning author Leo Timmers, about three silly knights and a clever dragon in disguise.

Where is the Dragon?

Leo Timmers

3/3/2021

Paperback

A hide-and-seek picture book from New York Times award-winning author Leo Timmers, about three silly knights and a clever dragon in disguise.

The Stone Giant

Anna Höglund

1/7/2020

Hardcover

A story of cunning, courage and survival, in which a girl sets out to save her father from the giant who turns people to stone

My Mama

Annemarie van Haeringen

1/4/2020

Hardcover

A naughty elephant tells all about his mother in this lovingly drawn story. Parents and children will both delight in and recognize this gorgeous mother–child relationship—if not for the same reasons.

A Bear Named Bjorn

Delphine Perret

1/4/2020

Hardcover

Bjorn lives in a cave. The walls are soft, the ground is comfortable, and just in front there is new grass and a rough tree, perfect for back-scratching.

The Wolf and Fly

Antje Damm

1/2/2020

Board Book

The Wolf and the Fly is a delightful guessing, memory, observation and naming game in which one toy after the next disappears into the mouth of a hungry wolf. From New York Times Illustrated Book recipient Antje Damm.

Oink

David Elliot

1/4/2019

Hardcover

A comical story about a very busy bath from one of New Zealand’s top children’s writers and illustrators

I Am So Clever

1/2/2019

Hardcover

In this retelling of a classic fairytale, the big bad wolf is back, all dressed up in Grandma’s nightie—but it’s not having quite the effect he was hoping for.

Rivers

Peter Goes

1/11/2018

Hardcover

A breathtaking journey along the world’s most important rivers, from the author of international bestseller Timeline

Stories of the Night

Kitty Crowther

1/9/2018

Hardcover

A modern fairytale bedtime book set in the magical illustrated world of Astrid Lindgren Award recipient Kitty Crowther

The Bakehouse

Joy Cowley

1/8/2015

Paperback

An Atonement for children—one of New Zealand’s bestloved children’s writers tells a morally complex story with a powerful ending.