Charismatic dog trainer Doggy Dan shares his insights and tips into how working with dogs has helped him bring up his children. What can a dog trainer teach us about parenting? Quite a lot it seems. Dan Abdelnoor, or Doggy Dan as he loves to be known, is a highly successful and much sought-after dog trainer, and dog whisperer. He gets amazing results and many people attest to how effective his programmes are u life-changing in fact. Dan now has two young children and he has realised that the principles that he uses in his dog train... read more
Molly and Sunita are playgroup friends who spend time together every day, playing, talking, and learning about getting on with each other. Their relationship is generally good but even the best of friends sometimes fall out or feel grumpy! Molly is learning that Sunita has moods and feelings, but these will not get in the way of true friendship. The Dealing with Feelings series teaches positive behaviour and promotes personal, social, emotional skills. Developed and written by experts and supported by research, each book includes a... read more
This story celebrates the many things that a young child can do independently. Natasha is very proud of her self-help skills. She can pour her own drink, wash her hands, dress herself, and even get her own breakfast.
Billy Graham says he would have been born on the wrong side of the tracks in Naenae "but my mates had already stolen them." Billy's new book, written with Phil Gifford, will give parents and people organising youth groups, a practical, detailed blueprint to turn around the lives of boys struggling with life. Based on lessons learned the hard way it will reveal the secrets behind one of the most remarkable success stories in New Zealand youth work, the Naenae Boxing Academy. A national boxing champion, and then a globally recognised... read more
Ted's parents are divorced, but that doesn't mean he's weird. Now, the fact that he's named his elbows and he keeps soap in his hair--that's weird. This book offers a lighthearted yet heartfelt way of addressing divorce. Full color.
Beth doesn't understand why she always seems to have a lung infection, and is upset that being unwell is taking over her life and most especially when she has to miss her very best friend's birthday party. Luckily the Medikidz are on the case and whisk Beth on a trip to Mediland in order to teach her all the facts about Cystic Fibrosis - what causes the condition and how she can cope with it so that she can get on with what she likes. Join the Medikidz on an edu-taining trip to the lungs and pancreas, and find out all the fac... read more
Disasters happen quickly and without compassion, disrupting thousands of lives every year. During a disaster emergency services may not be able to respond to every call immediately, and this means you must be ready to provide your own shelter, food, first-aid, water and sanitation for at least three days. Are you ready? This is your complete guide to what to do before, during and after disaster strikes, covering all possible situations and eventualities including: what to do in specific emergencies such as an earthquake or t... read more
The Medikidz are a group of five larger-than-life cartoon super heroes who live on Mediland - a planet shaped just like the human body. The Medikidz will guide you on a journey through Mediland, explaining complex medical issues in a humorous and engagung way.
New in paperback! Our story begins with the rumble of war as Sam, a young germ, is conscripted to fight in the Germ Army. Their ultimate goal? To attack the boy who comes into the bathroom each day and doesn't wash his hands. When the boy fails to wash his hands one day, they seize their opportunity to attack, only to be met with the friendly Antibody Army. A great battle ensues, but which side is Sam really on? An hilarious look at the germs that live with us every day and their battle to take control of our bodies; with ... read more
This title explores the jobs within the healthcare and social work sectors, including doctors, nurses and midwives. It also explores the jobs of counsellors, therapists and pharmacists and covers social workers, mental health and youth workers, careers in residential care and working with children and young people in education and welfare. IN THE WORKPLACE is a new and informative series aimed at giving KS4 students an opportunity to explore different areas of work that may be of interest to them after leaving school. It includes... read more
If you are thinking about leaving home or have already moved out, it's here that you will find everything to start you on your way to independence. Topics include: real estate, renting advice, sharing with friends, money saving tips, credit card debt, economic shopping ideas, how not to be conned or 'ripped off' and much, much more.