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The Tally Stick

A compulsive and chilling novel about subjugation, survival and the meaning of family.

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Into the Unknown

World War I (and its aftermath) in the words of a young soldier fresh off a remote New Zealand farm, written with immediacy, emotion and clarity.

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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure

Beloved characters Rowley Jefferson and Greg Heffley are reimagined in an epic quest by internationally bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Jeff Kinney.

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Features

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Tales From a Financial Hot Mess: making sure your KiwiSaver is set up right

With the recent instability in the world and our finances, how would you feel if I told you there was an easy way to get free money to save for your future? That it was tightly regulated for safety, loaded with tax breaks and extra cash, and all you had to do was put some money into it yourself?

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Spotify playlists for your reading adventures

We’ve all been there. . . reading the perfect book, completely invested in a fictional world, only to be disturbed by a neighbour mowing their lawns or the distant sound of dogs barking. Suddenly you’re pulled back to reality wondering what on earth happened.

Chilly winter recipes

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Allotment cottage pie

With root veg, porcini mushrooms, marmite & crispy rosemary.

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Spicy sprout and mushroom noodles with five-spice

Sprouts (and the whole brassica family) go fantastically with Asian flavours. Out of season, use a mix of the rest of the brassicas – broccoli, cauliflower, kale, cabbage, spring greens etc. You could also make a spring version with asparagus and peas.

Activities

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Awesome Friendly activity pack

Everything you need to celebrate the new Jeff Kinney release.

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Abigail and the Restless Raindrop colouring page

Colouring in = an eternally reliable rainy day activity. Download our adorable Abigail and the Restless Raindrop coloring sheet for a few minutes of peace today!

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Mabel and the Mountain: activity sheets

Mabel and the Mountain is a story about believing in yourself and the importance of keeping going even when things get a little tough!

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A new colouring in page every day!

Parents: Click here for 10 minutes of peace. (You're welcome).

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Where does the rain come from?

We delve into the science behind Abigail and the Restless Raindrop with this fact sheet about the rain cycle. 

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Inventors activity pack

Learn about famous inventors and then have a go at designing your own invention!

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What's My Teenager Thinking?

Got a teenager at home? Everything feel heightened during COVID-19? Help is at hand. 

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LEGO activity packs

Share the joy of LEGO bricks with the whole family. 

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Happy birthday, Spot!

Celebrate 40 years of Spot with these fun activity packs.

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Make your own Kiwi Baby bunting!

Kiwi Baby is a beautiful new story from Helen Taylor for all children eagerly awaiting a new sibling! We've created this Kiwi Baby bunting so you can get your little one involved in welcoming their new brother or sister home.

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Activities for World Environment Day

Help kids learn and engage with the environment around them through these informative and fun activity sheets! 

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The Midnight Adventures of Ruru and Kiwi Downloadable Poster

Check out our downloadable poster where you can meet some of the characters invited to Ruru and Kiwi's midnight feast.

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Peppa Pig Mother's Day card

Download this Mother's Day card and colour it in!

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Bluey & Bob Bilby's activity pack

Have fun times with your very own Bob Bilby!

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Greg Heffley's home activities

Wimpy Kid Greg has a few helpful suggestions for activities at home.

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Slinky Malinki's activity sheets

Fun Slinky Malinki activity sheets to download and print! If you love Slinky Malinki you’ll love these too!

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Play with Peppa!

Peppa Pig activity sheets, free to download!

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Kids and coping with coronavirus anxiety

Anxious Kids coauthor Dr Jodi Richardson on how parents can help their kids manage COVID-19 anxiety.

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More fun with Puffin!

We've got Puffin activity packs for all ages! Just pick your age group, download and print, and let the fun begin!

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Puffin the Architect: build Moose's treehouse

Download these Puffin the Architect activity sheets to colour in and build Moose's treehouse or Pig's toolshed!

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Easter fun with Peter Rabbit

Get ready for Easter with this fun Peter Rabbit activity pack, including this step-by-step tutorial to making your very own bunny ears!

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Hairy Maclary activity pack

Out of the gate and off for a walk went Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy...

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Hairy Maclary colouring page

Looking to keep the kids occupied this afternoon? Why not download our Hairy Maclary and Friends colouring sheet?

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Download a Puffin activity pack!

Kids can invent new sweets with Willy Wonka, join the Deepdean Detective Society and dress up as Greg Heffley in our new printable activity pack!