Everybody tells her how dogs should be, but this girl knows better.
This is a delightfully warm story about a little girl and her unruly, loveable best friend.
Harvey wants to bake a great cake, but doesn't have all the ingredients. That doesn't stop him. Harvey can make cakes from the most amazing things!
Flash is a playful young puppy, as they are. Unfortunately, his play seems to get him in trouble all the time, whether it be chasing the cat, digging a hole in the garden to hide (or find) his bone, or even just bringing a stick to the door! But when all's said and done, he's a much-loved pet.
Big Bouncer is the gruff and tough character from Why Do Dogs Sniff Bottoms? and in this new book from Dawn and Ross he finally has a story of his own.
Still loud and 'boysy', Big Bouncer meets his match in the shape of a perfect woman from the 'posh side of town'. Will he be able to keep to his manly ways or will love... read more
FOUR FAVOURITE LYNLEY DODDS SOTRIES IN ONE BOOK..Slinky Malinki: slinky malinki, open the door:Slinky malinki catflaps"scarface claw.
This collection contains four of Lynley Dodd's favourite cat stories: Slinky Malinki enjoys a life of crime, we learn what sort of mayhem Slinky and Syd the rainbow lorikeet can create, nine cats yowl the night away and we discover what Scarface Claw is afraid of. A must for any child's bookshelf.
A feel-good story about Josh, and his cantankerous pet hen, Semolina. Semolina can talk and in return for prawn crackers and the odd beer, she tells Josh all the animal gossip. The problem is that no one believes she can talk and Josh's warning about a fox on the loose in the chicken house is laughed at - until it is too late... read more
In this beautiful, evocative text, Isaac does his best to explain colour to his blind friend Luke using sensation and touch.
|Author:||Margaret Mahy Illustrated by Polly Dunbar|
When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search. But what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the chair! This lively, eccentric poem is a visual explosion of fun and imagination, featuring dragons, pirates, treasure, lions, ele... read more
|Author:||Kyle Mewburn + Ali Teo and John O'Reilly (illustrator)|
Greedy Duck sticks his head where he shouldn't and gets stuck. Will a rat be able to solve Duck's problem?
Ed was just a normal New Zealand boy who dreamed that one day he would climb the biggest hill of them all. To achieve his goal, Ed met many people and learned many lessons. Follow the inspiring journey of Sir Edmund Hillary from a normal kiwi boy all the way through to conquering the biggest mountain in the world with Ten... read more
|Author:||Joy Watson & Wendy Hodder illus.|
Grandma decides Grandpa needs a new cardigan. Grandpa agrees, so Grandma gives his old one away. Finding just the right new cardigan to replace his favourite old one proves difficult for Grandpa... but when he finds one, Grandma is in for a surprise! Ever popular series about a determined Grandpa with award-winning titles.
Grandpa decides it's time to clean out his garden shed. "Would you like me to help?" asks Grandma. "No thank you, dear. I can manage." But can he? Each day he gets sidetracked into doing some other chore, until finally he has to have some help. Then what does he do? Can you guess?
Grandpa's slippers are old and falling to bits. A delightful story about how he gets new ones. Winner of the Gaelyn Gordon Award for a much-loved book.
Katie brushed Greedy Cat and tied a green bow around his neck but Greedy Cat doesn't want to go to the School Pet Show. Then he smells the sausages and skitter-skat, off he runs.
|Author:||Joy Cowley Illustrated by Robyn Belton|
Greedy Cat has the sneezes and Katie is upset that he is unwell. She keeps feeding him, in the hope that it will make him strong, much to Greedy Cat's delight. In the end, Katie's dad tells her she's making a mistake, and when Greedy Cat coughs up a fur ball it's obvious that it is overeating that is causing the problem.
In this poetic and moving tale, we watch a year in the life of one whânau (family) through the eyes of a little girl. A poetic and moving tale by Tim Tipene, with evocative illustrations by Huhana Smith. HONOUR BOOK AWARD WINNER IN NEW ZEALAND POST BOOK AWARDS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS
A single volume, containing:
Schnitzel von Krumm's Basketwork
Hairy Maclary, Sit
Schnitzel von Krumm Forget-me-not
Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack
Zachary Quack, a small and very determined duckling, sets out to make friends with Hairy Maclary - whether he wants to or not.
|Series:||Hairy Maclary and Friends|
Out of the gate and off for a walk went
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy . . .
Hairy Maclary's friends join him for a walk until, with a sudden yowl, a wail and a howl, they all run off. What could have caused such a scatter of paws?