A beam of moonlight shines right down into the kiwi’s burrow. She wakes, and realises it is time. Behind the hills, the constellation of Matariki rises for the first time, in the northeastern sky.
One Lonely Kakapo has been a classic New Zealand counting book since the early 1990s when it won the Russell Clark Award. Stunningly illustrated, it combines counting with our native fauna and flora.
New Zealand has the world's best summers and the magic of being a kid is still alive in kiwi backyards. This summer, Jacob, Max, Bella and Lucas help Nana grow an amazing summer garden.
12 beautiful huia birds play and sing in the forest. But is that a canoe arriving? A rat sniffling? A ship on the horizon? One by one, the huia start to disappear – what will remain?
Kuwi the Kiwi attempts to find a moment of peace, but everywhere she turns the volume just gets louder. Tap-dancing tomtits, Karate-kicking kokako and other noisy native friends join in the rowdy fun, until Kuwi can't take any more.
Weta and friends, including beetle, centipede, stick insect and huhu, come to school with the kids. But they don't want to stay in the classroom! Can Koro help his mokopuna keep the critters safe?
A playful new singalong in English and Māori. Tamariki holiday at the beach, splash in water fountains, climb trees and toast marshmallows around a campfire all the things we love to do, and share with others.
A retelling of Olive Wadsworth's traditional counting rhyme 'Over in the meadow', featuring New Zealand flora and fauna.
With Noah’s Ark safely grounded, Mrs Noah gives herself the task of making a garden in the bare earth. with her children's help she prepares the ground, plants and waters, until on a magical midsummer's morning, the garden is there in full bloom.
Hamilton Gardens is an award-winning garden on the banks of the Waikato River in Hamilton, New Zealand. Follow Cooper as he discovers the garden's many doors and the hidden wonders behind them.
When spring arrives, Yasmin and her Baba plant a garden but Yasmin's flower seedling keeps wilting until her Nani sits in the sun, revealing to Yasmin what the plant needs.
In a world where real bees are extinct, the quickest, bravest kids climb the fruit trees and pollinate the flowers by hand.
The fictional diary of a teenager employed as the assistant to the Chief Conservator of Dusky Sound at the beginning of the 20th century. The teenager’s diary recounts he and his master’s attempts to save endangered wildlife.
Ashlee is terrified of birds. Everybody in The Citadel is. Birds are blamed for the Plague that destroyed most of their civilisation. Guards now patrol the city to keep it free of birds.
Set in Kerikeri and Waitangi Forest. Kiwi are being killed by dogs. Local pets and pig-hunting dogs are suspects. A boy saves and befriends an injured pig dog in the forest. Immediately the dog becomes a major suspect.
Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.
This book contains all the essential information you need to start a garden plus information on the most popular plants young gardeners might like to cultivate.
Long before humans arrived, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of unique creatures protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration.
Joanna and the kids chronicle the adventures of starting their own family garden. From failed endeavours, obstacles, and lessons learned, the Gaines family shares how they grew a happy, successful garden.
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