It can be a daunting experience, arriving home with a newborn for the first time. And for many parents, the questions, anxieties, ups and downs will continue well after their children have been fed, clothed, schooled and raised, and have set off on adventures of their own. Luckily there are millions like you, and there’s a good chance your questions have been asked and answered by other parents and experts too. Here are some books full of foolproof parenting advice to guide you through some of the most challenging years of any adult human’s life.
'I want to tell you a story about my daughter, my beautiful failure. Every day of her high school life was a struggle. She woke up in the morning and the thought of going to school was like an enormous mountain to climb.'
Soon enough, every parent will have to discuss online safety with their children. Widely regarded as Australia's first cyber cop, cyber-safety expert Susan McLean shows you how in this revised and updated edition of her bestselling book.
Starting school for the first time is a significant milestone in every child's life. But how do you know when your child is ready?
This book tells parents, in very practical terms, what you can do from birth to twelve to ensure your children have their best chance at coping with life.
Everything you need to know about parenting the school-aged kids of today, by Australia's leading parenting expert and bestselling author Michael Carr-Gregg.
The Pregnancy and Baby Book has a fresh and breezy design with authoritative advice on pregnancy, babies and early childhood. The magazine-style layout makes it a pleasure to read, and full of surprises.
Unlock your children’s potential by helping them build their strengths.
A parenting book for people who don't buy parenting books.
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when your child suffers from anxiety, but there are many things you can do to help.
The 20th anniversary edition of Australia’s top-selling, most respected pregnancy book – fully revised and updated.
From the authors of The Princess Bitchface Syndrome 2.0 and The Prince Boofhead Syndrome comes this essential guide for how to survive (and thrive) while living with your adolescents.
The sequel to Up the Duff – the essential guide to the care of babies and toddlers, from Australia’s most loved and trusted voice for parents and carers.
Be alert but not alarmed ? understanding the digital world that your kids inhabit.
Just discovered you're pregnant? Feeling a little bit lost? From small worries to life-changing decisions, here is the information and guidance you need, from professionals you can depend on.
The vital guide to letting kids reclaim their independence
The phenomenal Australian bestseller – over 100,000 copies sold.
By the author of the phenomenally successful The Princess Bitchface Syndrome comes the highly anticipated and long-awaited companion volume about parenting teenage boys.
A new inclusive and effective approach to parenting, and discipline methods that really work, from trained specialist and clinical therapist Dr Anna Martin.
Thought-provoking, beautiful, and full of ideas. This collection of books will inspire you to make changes in your home and lifestyle.
This acclaimed series of true stories about the lives of famous Kiwis is written by David Hill and magnificently illustrated by Phoebe Morris!
Brainy books that will make you think! Here are some titles that will enhance your world view, question your perspectives and teach you a thing or two.
Te Wiki o te Reo Maori. Upsize your Reo this Maori Language Week 2019 with our selection of Maori Language books.
Get excited! Take a look at our list of upcoming local books from incredible New Zealand authors.