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The golden days of summer are celebrated in this beautiful collection of children’s stories and poems. Dive in to find all sorts of treasures by well-known New Zealand writers and illustrators, including Margaret Mahy, Joy Cowley, Gavin Bishop, Pamela Allen, Gwenda Turner, Fiona Farrell, Elena de Roo, Melanie Drewery, Sandra Morris, Sue Wootton, Brian Turner, Jenny… Read More

Fred Dagg meets Mother Goose in this hilarious, Kiwi-fied version of popular children’s nursery rhymes. Award-winning author Peter Millett and illustrator Scott Tulloch have teamed up to create this clever read. The Grand Old Duke of York becomes The Grand Old Knight Sir Ed, Auckland Bridge, not London Bridge, is falling, and of course, there’s… Read More

  Riffing on truth, lies, and secrets, this collection uses fiction to explore fact, and fact to explore fiction. This collection of essays and short stories are based around the theme of lying and secret histories. These pieces range the world – from America, to Antwerp to Aotearoa – and talk about writers and writing… Read More

A skilfully-written literary novel, The Necessary Angel takes us into the world of books, with a tale peopled by academics, writers and lecturers immersed in literature. Set in 2014, the novel follows the story of Max, an expat Kiwi who ‘had lived in Paris long enough to feel at ease’ who is married to a… Read More

This is a beautifully presented volume about allows the reader to discover 100 wonderful New Zealand Wineries that are open to visit by the public. Author Douglas Renall is a wine expert after completing a Bachelor of Wine Science and Viticulture, and he’s toured the country visiting vineyards and cellars, and he’s talked to people… Read More

Gordon McLauchlan is a well-known journalist, author and social commentator. He is a seasoned media commentator not afraid to speak his mind. His previous books for  include: Great Tales from Rural New Zealand; Great Tales from New Zealand History; The Saltwater Highway: The Story of Ports and Shipping in New Zealand; The Passionless People Revisited… Read More

Big Pacific has been created as a companion book to the TV series of the same name, created by National History NZ . It will be screened on Prime TV early 2018. The Pacific Ocean is big indeed, covering one third of the Earth’s total surface and accounting for nearly half of the planet’s water… Read More

Imagine if you were told that you may never have children, that you’d never hold your own baby in your arms. And yet, what if you could find a way? Mission to Motherhood will inspire anyone facing the possibility of a childless future. Canadian-born Amira Mikhail shares her powerful story about how she tackled and overcame… Read More

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