Kids love animals. Animals are tangible, loveable, cute and diverse – an excellent place for small children to start categorising the world around. Introducing your toddler to the wonders of the animal kingdom can be as memorable and rewarding for you as it is for them. Here are some books to take your little ones on journeys of discovery.
Pig is BIG. Bug is... not. How will they ever be friends?
A bright, bold and brand new baby board book series
This best-selling classic now comes with an audio CD read by Tom Hollander.
Come eye to eye with some of nature's most impressive creatures as Graeme Base takes you on a richly illustrated journey of imagination and possibility.
Make learning animals an exciting adventure for your baby
A near wordless masterpiece about a cat named Mr Wuffles that could only have been devised by Caldecott Medal winning David Wiesner.
By the author of Ollie and the Wind, shortlisted in the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards
Someone is stealing the beetroots, who could that somebody be? Join us in the garden and we’ll unravel this mystery.
Since you might have rediscovered your love of cooking during lockdown, here are some cookbooks that feature some cosy winter recipes to help warm you up during this chilly time of year!
A fantastic collection of books, from early language learning to books about Māori culture and by Māori authors!
A list of novels and non-fiction by Māori writers, from classic bestsellers to exciting new voices.
How much do you know about the creatures dwelling in New Zealand's waters? Check out our kids book recommendations for World Oceans Day!