Shirley Barber's enchanting stories create a magical world that inspires imaginations. Children will love these exquisitely illustrated timeless tales, together for the first time in Enchanted and Spellbound, volumes one and two of Shirley Barbers Bedtime Stories. Snuggle down for hours of bedtime reading with these classic tales of fairies, unicorns, woodland creatures and magical adventures.
Every child loves their grandparents, and how better to show it than with these gorgeous little gift books? Children's author Susan Akass perfectly sums up how much we all appreciate our grandmothers and grandfathers, with each page giving an example of the ways that they are truly special.
This inspirational and uplifting collection of quotes and stories is a celebration of hugs in all their guises. A hug is one of the most basic ways two (or more) human beings touch. There is power in a hug. A hug can break down barriers that sometimes words cannot do. At times, it can speak more than any words can say. We bond with a hug. We find comfort with a hug. We greet and separate from each other with a hug. We establish human contact and interaction with a hug. The beauty of a hug is in its simplicity. The gesture towards a... read more
With the constant bombardment of news, mobile phone calls, social networking and media, it's easy to forget life's most elementary pleasures. This charming new book by Leigh Crandall is a collection of inspiring quotes, easy ideas for good living and stories from real people about the simple things they do that enrich their lives. The ideas and anecdotes will bring a smile to your face and serve as a reminder that when we stop to admire the beauty of everyday things - particularly the simple ones - our lives inevitably become fulle... read more
The Little Book of Wellbeing is a must for men and women of all ages - a simple little guide to a much better life. Nikki Page is the picture of wellbeing. Having faced serious health problems, Nikki underwent her own personal journey to discover how to improve her health and be more active. A happy side-effect of being forced to develop a healthy lifestyle is that Nikki looks much younger than her 61 years! She believes looking and feeling good is a straightforward lifestyle choice that requires a little determination, but is mu... read more
The perfect Fathers' Day gift, this gorgeous little book is packed full of all the brilliant and funny things that dads do. At the back of the book, there are also some lined pages that older children can fill in to add their own personal reasons why they love their dad. Humorous, touching and original, this book is sure to delight any parent.
Every mum deserves to know how special she is, and there's no better way to show it than with this wonderful gift book. The delightful cover design makes this the perfect addition to any mum's collection and the array of amusing and practical information on being a mum won't fail to delight and charm. It includes: tips and tricks for entertaining a young family; famous quotes on mothering; innovative recipes for sharing culinary fun with the children; top-ten reasons why mums are so fabulous; exciting things to make and do as a fam... read more
Every new parent needs a good collection of lullabies, and Good Night Baby is filled with classic lullabies that have been passed down from generation to generation. The book is accompanied by the stunning newborn photography of Tracy Raver and Kelley Ryden. A timeless gift for parents of newborns and mothers everywhere.
We're going on a bear hunt. We're going to catch a big one. Will you come too? For more than twenty years, readers have been swishy swashing and splash sploshing through this award-winning favourite. Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What a surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest! Now you can join in the fun with this interactive jigsaw book.
This highly-anticipated Hot Wheels handbook includes an exclusive Hot Wheels car for you on the cover! From hard-to-find models to new models and all the high speed racers in between, this 96 page book profiles the more than 100 newest cars in the Hot Wheels lineup. With bright, photo-realistic images of each car, simple stats and facts, and an exclusive car, this will make the perfect gift for the Hot Wheels fan!
The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. They are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, and each animal asks for a ride on the broom. One after the ntex climbs on, until the broom is so heavy that it snaps in two! What will happen next as they tumble into a bog and meet a greedy dragon? This classic picture book is now available in a beautiful, limited edition slipcase.
In this dead-on parody of a children's classic, a very hungry zombie eats his way through a variety of his favorite foods, including clowns, astronauts, rock stars, and brains. With vivid, playful art and amusing text, this book will appeal to picture-book lovers of all ages. Adults will catch its slightly demented humor. Older kids who grew up on classic board books will love the fun of the parody. And because the art leans toward humor rather than truly graphic grossness, a new generation of little ones may just grow up loving a ... read more
The marvellous Margaret Mahy wrote many of New Zealand's most loved children's stories. These are stories of boundless imagination, exuberant characters, magical language and priceless humour. The Margaret Mahy Treasury contains eleven favourite Mahy stories. In this volume you will find such timeless classics as A Lion in the Meadow, The Witch in the Cherry Tree, The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate and many more. These beautifully illustrated stories are childhood essentials. This book contains a CD of Margaret Mahy reading six... read more
Angelina is so excited. She's the lead in the Cinderella Dance Tour!
Angelina and the company travel all over Mouseland, but as the final performance approaches, all the scenery is accidentally ruined! Will Angelina and her friends save the show?
A picture book for all budding ballerinas to treasure with a pop-up finale including a 3D theatre stage, and pull-out characters based on the Cinderella story.
The Hairy Maclary boxed plush toy and book set includes a gorgeous furry toy and a hardback edition of Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. The toy is approx 18cm long x 16cm high and complies to all EU/ANZ/US/Canada safety standards. The toy and book are clearly visible through a clear plastic window in the box.
Wonky's back, and this time you can join him at home! Help Wonky decorate his house with hours of playtime fun! A fold-out book of Wonky's stable, with three rooms and outdoor area, and including die-cut, build-your-own play pieces and reusable stickers for decorating.
This complete and unabridged collection contains all 23 of Beatrix Potter's Tales in one deluxe volume with all their original illustrations. A perfect gift to introduce children to the world of Beatrix Potter, the Complete Tales is also an ideal christening present; traditional and timeless, it's a classic for any nursery shelf. Discover Beatrix's most famous character, Peter Rabbit, and meet his family and friends. There are so many exciting adventures to enjoy, told with such humour and wit it's difficult to believe that Beatrix... read more