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Go Girl Barbara Else

A stunning illustrated storybook for the girls of New Zealand with a powerful can-do message!

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Oh Boy Stuart Lipshaw

OH BOY is the perfect book to accompany our best-selling GO GIRL. Chock-full of stories about brilliant Kiwi men who followed their dreams and made the world a better place, it's an inspiring and essential storybook for children of all ages – grown-ups included!

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Showtym Adventures Annual Kelly Wilson

This very special annual featuring Vicki, Kelly and Amanda Wilson and their horses and ponies will delight fans of the Showtym Adventures series - and even the most horse-mad!

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Brilliant books for the young readers in your life.

Go Girl and Oh Boy 

This good-looking duo were two of our publishing highlights of 2018. A collection of true stories about epic New Zealanders who followed their dreams and did extraordinary things. These books deserve a place on the shelf of every kiwi kid!

Showtym Adventures Annual 

Packed full of games, puzzles, trivia, and activities, this is the perfect Christmas gift for any fan of Kelly Wilson and Showtym Adventures (and if the horse-mad child in your life hasn’t picked up the Showtym series yet . . . what are you waiting for? Find out more [here]). 

Finding

Master storyteller David Hill traces the fortunes of two New Zealand families over seven generations, in this exciting novel for intermediate readers.  Follow the fortunes of two families — their triumphs and disasters, losses and discoveries — in this enthralling novel by a bestselling author

Max Einstein 

Meet twelve-year-old Max Einstein . . . she’s not your typical genius. James Patterson has teamed up with the world’s most famous genius, and the outcome is this thrilling adventure, perfect for young readers with an interest in science (or just a great a story!).

Wimpy Kid 13: The Meltdown

Of course, Wimpy Kid needs no introduction. This year we welcomed Jeff Kinney to NZ and he left us even more excited for book 13 in his bestselling series. Needless to say, The Meltdown did not disappoint. Diary of a Wimpy Kid remains as funny and readable as ever. A fail-safe gift.

  • A stunning illustrated storybook for the girls of New Zealand with a powerful can-do message!

  • OH BOY is the perfect book to accompany our best-selling GO GIRL. Chock-full of stories about brilliant Kiwi men who followed their dreams and made the world a better place, it's an inspiring and essential storybook for children of all ages – grown-ups included!

  • This very special annual featuring Vicki, Kelly and Amanda Wilson and their horses and ponies will delight fans of the Showtym Adventures series - and even the most horse-mad!

  • Master storyteller David Hill traces the fortunes of two New Zealand families over seven generations, through wars, depressions, disasters, protest and social change in this exciting novel for intermediate readers.

  • James Patterson has teamed up with the world's most famous genius to entertain and inspire a generation of children – with the first and only children's adventure series officially approved by the Albert Einstein Archives.

  • Book 13 in the phenomenal, best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney.

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