Stories & Pop-ups Ages 3–6
Meet Tyrone T. rex, Stan stegosaurs and the rest of the Dino Diggers – the best builders in Dino Town, who will never let you down!
Today the Dino Diggers are building a car factory, but disaster strikes when Tyrone T. rex hits a water pipe. OH NO! Time for the Dino Diggers to do what they do best! Incluldes a fantastic free slot-together novelty.
Recommended for ages 3+.$12.99
The old milk bar on the corner is coming down to make way for something new. Little Davey Durak is gathering scrap – a short piece of wood here, a long piece there.
But what's Davey building? Bruce the builder wants to know, but Davey won't tell ...
Bestselling author Andrew Daddo and award-winning illustrator Stephen Michael King come together for the first time to bring you this very special picture book.
Recommended for ages 3+.$24.99
For the grown-ups: Okay, Big Wig, we have a challenge for you. It's your job to convince the nearest kid that everything in this book is actually red. And we mean everything. It will not be easy! They will try to persuade you that things are not as red as you say, but you will stay strong!
And the kids will love it!
Recommended for ages 4+.$19.99
From clucking hens in the hen house to apples and pears in the orchard and lots of farm scenes in between, this look-and-say book for little ones is a great way to start learning about nature on a farm.The spot-and-find aspect is perfect for the youngest of readers to become absorbed in the fascinating nature details. What can you see in the pig sty? Can you find the rake in the tool shed? There’s so much to recognise in each landscape in this beautiful interactive book for toddlers.$14.99
From the creative minds behind the The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home comes a colourful board book introducing young readers to colours.
It's Duncan's birthday, and the crayons all want to make him a card! With their fun and quirky illustrations of fire engines, dragons, even wheat, the creative crayons each have something special to contribute. But when they come together, they can create a truly spectacular celebration!
Recommended for ages 3+.$14.99
If this dog is always called 'NoMax!' by Dad, why does his bowl have a different name on it?
Max is a dog who lives life to the full, which is why his master is so often calling out to him 'No Max!' A very funny book about life – as Max the dog sees it.
Recommended for ages 3+.$24.99
Where can imagination take you? Georgie's dream is to have a horse.
Dad won't buy the real thing, so she teams up with an imaginary horse. Together, they ride in famous races, visit distant lands and famous people from past eras – as they experience every form of work, competition and pleasure riding. For children who dream!$9.95$3.99
This delightful introduction to the world of food is gloriously illustrated, taking children on a journey from the paddock, the orchard and the garden to their own kitchen.
Recommended for ages 3+.$24.99$12.99
With over 330 resuable stickers and 18 large-scale drawings to colour in, All Around the World: Sports and Games represents hours of play.
Children will love choosing where to place the stickers within the eight fold-out landscapes which take them to the adventure playground, the sports stadium, swimming at the water park, to an acrobatic circus performance, horse trekking, on rides at the fun park, the zoo, and even up the ski slope. Stickers can be endlessly positioned and re-positioned allowing children to bring each setting to life, making new scenes and stories of their very own.
Recommended for ages 4+.$21.99
When a girl receives a beautiful porcelain box from her grandmother, she immediately wants something special to put inside it. But what could it be? What does she love best? As it turns out, life's most precious treasures cannot be contained in a box!
With a gentle message about the immateriality of happiness, this story reminds us to take pleasure in everyday moments. The book is beautifully packaged with a sparkly die-cut star on the cover, and flaps throughout reveal hidden surprises. It explores facets of emotional maturity for toddlers – from expecting a sibling to dealing with childhood fears.
Recommended for ages 3+.$21.99
Darkness is falling, and weary children everywhere are snuggling under their sheets. A small boy lays his head against his pillow and wakes to find himself rocking and rolling along through the night, onwards towards the morning. Soar with him beneath the stars in a magical journey on the midnight express.$24.95$9.99
Kind Kiwis Kiss Kangaroos; Lazy Lions Lick Lollipops; Plump Penguins Play Ping Pong ... There is no end to the things animals get up to in this quirkily alliterative alphabet book.
Anushka Ravishankar's text plays with words: their sounds, rhythms, and meanings, combining into sentences that are syntactically precise, yet managing to conjure up the kind of absurd goings-on guaranteed to tickle every child's imagination. Christiane Pieper's joyful art brings these curious and happy scenes to life – every page in the book is a story in itself.
Recommended for ages 3+.$14.99
Exquisitely illustrated by award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this irresistible board book gloriously brings the alphabet to life.
From Astronaut to Zeppelin, this is no ordinary alphabet... Boldly colourful, funny and specially adapted from Oliver Jeffers' highly-acclaimed Once Upon an Alphabet, this new edition is perfect for younger readers.$19.99
Features numbers small and large, and animals both exotic and commonplace. Count 2 gorgeous parrots or 8 salamander, and be dazzled by spreads of 80 ladybirds or 90 penguins.
Age range 2 to 4.$14.99
This lovely hardcover features gorgeously detailed, vintage-style illustrations of a menagerie of animals. A book to pore over; and a gift to treasure.
Features an alphabet of animals both exotic and commonplace, so that C is for cheetah, camel, chameleon as well as crab and caterpillars.
Age range 3 to 7.$14.99
The two baby pandas are always fighting and squabbling until one day, while eating some bamboo, they find they have to learn to share. From the popular series about baby animals whose situations mirror those of young children.$12.95$4.99
The tale is as old as time: A man steals a rose from the garden of a beast. His beautiful daughter sacrifices herself to a life in the beast’s castle to protect her father. The beast and the girl fall in love and live happily ever after…
This beloved tale is captured with lyrical prose and lavish illustration. This timeless tale is brought to life with sumptuous paintings and ornamental detail in this lush picture book to be cherished at story time again and again.
Recommended for ages 4+.$24.99
Generations of readers have been bewitched by the epic love story of a beautiful young girl imprisoned in the magical castle of a monstrous beast. Now, the classic fairy tale is brought to life in this spectacular illustrated edition.
The book is packed with specially commissioned, full-colour artwork and nine exclusive interactive features, including:
- A fold-out map of the rich French city where the Merchant (Beauty's father) and his family reside
- A fold out that reveals the interior of the Beast's enchanted palace
- A series of flaps (similar to an Advent calendar) that open to reveal different entertainments
- A dial of the ring Beauty turns on her finger to return to the Beast
Imaginative artwork, exquisite detail and engaging design recreate this timeless romantic adventure as never before in a lush unabridged gift edition sure to be cherished for years to come.
Recommended for ages 6+.$39.99
Before the chicken there was an egg. After the chicken there is an egg. What came before and what comes after? Every turn of the page offers a surprise in this beautiful, humorous book of thought-provoking pictures.
With simple, graphic illustrations sure to appeal to even the youngest of children, this smart exploration of the fascinating theme of before and after will please the most discerning adult readers, too.$27.99
Learning is so much more fun when you can do it with Blinky Bill!
R is for rabbit and P is for peekaboo. Discover the alphabet with mischievous Blinky Bill and his adorable Australian bush friends.
Recommended for ages 3+.$9.99
The true story of a little dog who had adventure in his heart and the rattle of the rails in his soul.
In the early days of the railway, when shiny new tracks were opening vast areas of Australia, there was an adventurous dog who was part of it all. As the tracks were being laid he was there on the train – riding in his favourite spot on top of the engine. Everyone knew him. He was Bob the Railway Dog.
Recommended for ages 5+.$24.99
What would YOU do with a box? When four toddlers find some toys in cardboard boxes, they have fun with them for a while. But, before long, the friends' interest in the toys wains and their attention turns to the boxes themselves.
What could they do with SO many boxes, they wonder? An inspiring and charming novelty book celebrating the creative possibilities and limitless joy of the boxes.
Recommended for ages 3+.$19.99
This colourful, illustrated, cautionary tale about a rabbit who eats lots of sugary foods & doesn't take care of his teeth comes with a toothbrush.
The story is clever, rhyming and witty. It invites children to draw muck on Bunny's teeth, then clean his teeth the right way using the brush and do it often. The stains disappear and children learn what not to eat and how to brush to look after their teeth.
Can you keep a straight face? Straight eyebrows? Straight lips? A straight...nose?
These pages are packed with interactive tabs that allow children to pull funny faces with impunity. A pop-up book with flaps to lift, tabs to pull and plenty of surprises!
Recommended for ages 3+.$19.99
Who's the grubbiest pirate on the high seas? Why, it's Captain Beastlie, me hearties! He is EXTREMELY dirty and pretty smelly too, and that is just the way he likes it. But as he eagerly counts down the days to his birthday, little does he know that his smart and shiny crew have a huge – and very soapy surprise – lined up for the big day.
One grey and grimsome Monday, Captain Beastlie rolled out of his bunk. Three rotten cabbages and a bacon sandwich rolled out with him. "Only five days left till my birthday!" he roared, picking a bogey out of his nose and licking it. "Mmmn! Slimey!"$22.99$12.99
Meet Chu. Chu is a small panda with a very big sneeze. When Chu sneezes, you REALLY don't want to get in the way. But a whole day of adventure will test Chu's sneeze-resisting powers to the limit – there's the library (dusty books!), the diner (pepper!), and then the circus (all those animals!).
How big can a sneeze really be? Just wait and see ...$14.99