A fun, practical book of 100 craft ideas for kids to do when they’ve got nothing else to do. Ideal for the upcoming long Christmas holiday break from school.
Browsing: Books & Literature
The year is 1914 and the First World War has just begun. In Vienna, a young boy studying to be a doctor volunteers to be a doctor’s assistant to gain experience but finds himself thrown into the war.
An historical biography of two 18th Century female writers, Frances (Fanny) Burney and Anne Louise Germaine Necker, also known as Mme de Staël.
A young rabbit tries desperately to stave off bedtime. The clever rabbit traps the dark and gives it an identity and personality who describes the reasons for the inevitability of darkness and bedtime.
In 1590, a time when Queen Elizabeth I’s rule is on shaky ground and Catholicism is an underground practice, Nicholas Shelby, physician, becomes involved in the case of a young boy who has been murdered, mutilated and thrown into the river.
Torchwood picks up the pieces with a new team and moves on. After all, there’s a whole new set of alien threats to deal with…
This simple, plant-based program to save your health, waistline, and the planet comes out this month and we’ve got 3 great recipes to share from it: “Chicken” Fajitas, a Sun-Dried Tomato and Asparagus Lasagne, and Lemon-Blueberry-Coconut Scones. Yum!
A fun book for ages 2+, teaching them about the purpose of an ambulance and the job of paramedic/ambulance crews.
Kathryn Ellis arrives to take up a post as a housekeeper at Hodder Hall where she meets the aloof Isaac Hodder, who seems more interested in his experiments and his rather peculiar sister, Clarissa.
This is the story of a little girl bravely venturing into the Deep Dark Forest to retrieve her puppy, Tinky, but peril awaits at every turn of the page.
When we discovered that world-renowned cartoonist Tim Whyatt helped some random guy in the US to improve his sex life, we had to share the story…
Comedian Billy Connolly returns to the country of his birth and upbringing, acknowledging what went before and reliving the journey that made him the man we know and love to laugh along with today.
A young girl lives with fear as her constant companion, initially small and easily managed but soon ballooning to proportions she can no longer control until she learns she is not alone.
Under the Southern Cross works on many layers and will appeal to a wide range of ages, from toddlers to teens as it travels around Australia looking at life under the cover of darkness.
A collection of gruesome and sometimes-funny horror stories for teens, written by the man who now writes the new James Bond and Sherlock Holmes stories. Not for the faint-hearted.
In the jungle, the animals love playing games but when they discover Cheetah is always cheating, they set up a race and a wager to get revenge and teach him a lesson.
A horror/comedy about Eleanor who is presented with the opportunity to teach at a school at the foot of the Snowy Mountains where the previous teacher is missing and the town friar believes Eleanor needs an exorcism.
A fundraising cookbook from the NZ Rugby Foundation with royalties going to support catastrophically injured players and their families. The wide variety of recipes have been provided by players and other rugby personalities.
An interactive board book for 1-3 year olds, highlighting six dance styles with colourful interactions and short bursts of matching music that the child can play with the push of a button on each page.
A fun, appealing book for three to six year olds who following directions, looking for a young racoon baddie who is literally tearing through the pages, stealing items, and running from the owners.