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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Little Learning Library Boxed Set
by Eric Carle ~ Board book
(4.6) 122

Introducing first concepts, this wonderful board book collection makes a perfect first library. Each book is filled with Eric Carle's much-loved collage art and large, simple text. Ideal for little hands to hold the sturdy board pages are durable enough to withstand the rough and tumble of toddlers....

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Peter Rabbit My First Little Library Boxed Set
by Beatrix Potter ~ Board book
(4.4) 5

My First Learning Library contains four chunky board books that introduce the youngest children to early concepts. The titles are: Words, Numbers, Shapes and Colours. The palette is soft and illustrations are in the classic Potter style. Each double page contains a single illustration and just one ...

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$14.99
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The Baby Animal Book
by Jennifer Cossins ~ Paperback
(5.0) 1

An adorable and informative picture book from the 2017 CBCA shortlisted author/illustrator Jennifer Cossins, author of A-Z of Endangered Animals and 101 Collective Nouns. What do you call a baby penguin? Or a baby owl? Or a baby platypus? Come along on an illustrated journey through the animal kin...

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Colours for Kiwi Babies
by Fraser Williamson ~ Board book

From the rich red of the pohutukawa to the cool blue of the little blue penguin, pictures from vibrant Aotearoa are the perfect introduction to colours for Kiwi babies. This simple and eye-catching book, with essential words in English and Maori, will delight our littlest learners.

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Counting for Kiwi Babies
by Fraser Williamson ~ Board book

Beautiful pictures of New Zealand birds are the perfect introduction to numbers and counting for Kiwi babies. This simple and eye-catching board book, with numbers in English and Maori, will delight our littlest learners. It is the ideal companion to Colours for Kiwi Babies.

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Amazing Machines: Truckload of Fun Boxed Set (10 books)
by Tony Mitton ~ Hardback
(4.9) 15

The bestselling Amazing Machines series is now available in a charming box set. With ten mini editions inside, this collection is the perfect gift for any preschooler who loves machines. From airplanes to rockets to tractors, these critically acclaimed picture books are full of fun rhyming text, br...

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$33.99
Alphabet Flash Cards
Hardback
(4.7) 3

Alphabet Flash Cards Alphabet Flash Cards for preschoolers and kindergartners bring skills such as memory, listening, and movement into each fun-filled lesson. Children will get to know phonics and learn to connect letter sounds with objects: K is for Kite, for example. These ABC flash cards will a...

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Kei te Pehea Koe? How do you feel?
by Tracy Duncan ~ Paperback
(4.4) 13

A delightful, easy introduction to saying how you feel using te reo. Young and old alike will be able to describe whether they are feeling hoha (bored), makariri (cold), matekai (hungry) or simply tinopai rawe (fantastic)! A pronunciation guide in the back of the book gives new learners to te reo a...

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$12.99
$17.99
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings
by Jo Witek ~ Hardback

Starring the same little girl in the same charming illustration style as Hello In There!, In My Heart explores emotions--happiness, sadness, bravery, anger, shyness and more. Unlike other feelings books that tend to oversimplify, In My Heart lyrically explains what an emotion feels like, physically,...

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$25.99
Old MacDonald's Farm
by Donovan Bixley ~ Board book
(5.0) 20

Old Macdonald had a farm e-i-e-i-o Everyone knows the song. But now the farm and animals are in New Zealand and old Macdonald has a Swanndri and gumboots. Donovan Bixley s illustrations depict the beautiful New Zealand landscape with farm animals! But what are those crazy animals up to?For pre-schoo...

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Find Me a Tiger
by Lynley Dodd ~ Paperback

Children will love searching for the creatures camouflaged in the jungle in this classic rhyming story from beloved author Lynley Dodd. Deep in the jungle, cool and green, find me a tiger, long and lean. See if you can spot a tiger in the jungle, a lizard in the desert, a crocodile in the river,...

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Trains
by Catherine Foreman ~ Paperback

Children love machines! The Machines and Me series of four simple, well written stories has a bold, clean illustration style perfect for the target age group, by the award-winning author/ illustrator Catherine Foreman.Author BiographyCatherine Foreman completed a Bachelor of Graphic Design majoring ...

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School Zone Beginning Sight Words Flash Cards
Board book
(5.0) 1

Cute illustrations make learning fun with these educational flash cards.

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$3.99
$4.99
Alphabet Match Flash Cards
Hardback
(5.0) 1

Alphabet Match Flash Cards Alphabet Match Flash Cards can help your child learn letters and beginning sounds. Each card presents a letter, colorful picture, and word on one side. On the reverse side is the letter. The Parent Card suggests many games to help your child learn letters and words.

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A Dragon In a Wagon
by Lynley Dodd ~ Paperback

This story by the author of Hairy Maclary and Friends about a girl who wishes she had a more exciting pet has delighted children for generations. 'But just for once it might be fun if you changed from dog,' she said. 'To something HUGE or something FIERCE or something ODD instead.' When Susie Fogg...

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Oi Dog! Board Book
by Kes Gray ~ Board book
(5.0) 1

The hilarious sequel to the bestselling Oi Frog! will have children rolling around with laughter. Winner of the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award. Shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award 2016. Frog's had enough, he's the changing the status quo! Cat insists that there are rules -...

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1000 Animals
by Jessica Greenwell ~ Book

This large board book contains one thousand pictures of animals, with their names. Children need to add lots of words to their spoken vocabularly and this fantastic look-and-talk book will provide them with plenty of opportunities to do so. Each double-page spread shows a wonderful array of birds, f...

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Sniff-Snuff-Snap!
by Lynley Dodd ~ Paperback
(4.0) 1

Children will love counting the animals in this much-loved story from Lynley Dodd. 'EEEEEEEE!' squealed the warthog, 'SNIFF-SNUFF-SNAP!' He chased them away . . . BUT they all sneaked back. It's a hot day and bossy old warthog is thirsty. But so are the other animals. Will there be enough water ...

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PAW Patrol: Wipe-Clean Alphabet
by Scholastic ~ Paperback
(5.0) 1

Get ready for an A, B, C adventure! Children can practise tracing and writing the letters of the alphabet with their favourite PAW Patrol pups. Includes a wipe-clean pen!

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$8.99
$10.99
My First Board Book: Animals
by Donovan Bixley ~ Board book

Author BiographyDonovan Bixley has sold hundreds of thousands of copies of his books in 31 countries and 18 languages, including te reo Maori. He has won awards for both his illustrating and writing and won the Children's Choice award in 2013. Published in over 100 books, his unique style of illustr...

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Peter Rabbit Animation: Secret Treehouse Sticker Activity Book
Paperback

Shhh - this is TOP SECRET! Learn all about how Peter, Lily and Benjamin earned their secret treehouse and what it takes to be a member of the club, as you play the games, colour the pictures and stick the stickers to win your puzzle skills award.Author BiographyBeatrix has created some of the best-l...

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$5.99
Great Kiwi ABC Book
by Donovan Bixley ~ Board book

Here is the ABC like you've never seen it: featuring Donovan Bixley's uniquely Kiwi characters. Look out for the milkshake-making cow, the All Black lambs, the cute pink ski-bunny, the colossal squid, and many more of Donovan's vibrant, amusing illustrations. Fun for the kids--and fun for the adults...

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School Zone Numbers 0-25 Flash Cards
Hardback

Cute illustrations make learning fun with these educational flash cards.

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$4.99
My First Board Book: Colours
by Donovan Bixley ~ Board book
(5.0) 1

Author BiographyDonovan Bixley has sold hundreds of thousands of copies of his books in 31 countries and 18 languages, including te reo Maori. He has won awards for both his illustrating and writing and won the Children's Choice award in 2013. Published in over 100 books, his unique style of illustr...

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Best Little Word Book Ever
by Richard Scarry ~ Hardback
(4.0) 2

Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, and Goldbug guide children on a point-and-learn journey through the words around them. Labeled pictures introduce the members of the Cat family, their good friend Lowly Worm, their house, their food, and their drives downtown, to the airport, and to the harbour.

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Ten Apples Up on Top: Green Back Book
by Seuss ~ Paperback
(5.0) 5

Learning to count is made fun in this crazy tale of a dog, a lion and a tiger all showing off how many apples they can balance on their heads as they skip, walk the tightrope and roller skate their way through the book. This title belongs to the "Beginner Book" series developed by Dr. Seus...

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Maisy's Little Library Boxed Set
Board book
(5.0) 2

Bold, lively illustrations accompanied by simple first words will have youngsters chuckling with delight. Have fun with the toys Maisy likes to play with, explore her favourite things to eat, meet her favourite animal friends and enjoy her collection of colourful clothing. Utterly irresisitible. Au...

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Sing and Learn Times Tables Updated
Hardback
(4.7) 7

Learning the times tables is made fun and easy with Stick and Learn Times Tables! Help your child learn number patterns and order, multiplication and division processes and number-word recognition in a fun and interactive way. The sing-along CD helps to teach, reinforce and practise the times tables...

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That's Not My Bear
by Fiona Watt ~ Board book
(4.7) 3

A delightful touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text, featuring bright, colourful illustrations with textures to touch and feel on every page. Helps very young children develop language and sensory skills.

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Peter Rabbit: Nursery Rhyme Time
Board book
(5.0) 1

A new edition of this bestselling book with a lovely new cover. This beautiful book of traditional rhymes is filled with all the songs and verses you will remember from childhood, and will want to pass on to a new generation of children. The book is divided into three sections, classic rhymes, acti...

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Very Hungry Caterpillar's Christmas 123
by Eric Carle ~ Board book
(5.0) 2

Join the Very Hungry Caterpillar for some Christmas counting fun from 1 to 10. This delightfully festive board book features Eric Carle's bright, distinctive artwork of 1 Father Christmas, 2 Christmas trees, 3 Christmas puddings, all the way up to 10 presents. Children will love to spot the Very H...

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Machines and Me: Boats
by Catherine Foreman ~ Paperback
(4.0) 1

Children love machines! The Machines and Me series of four simple, well written stories has a bold, clean illustration style perfect for the target age group, by the award-winning author/ illustrator Catherine Foreman.Author BiographyCatherine Foreman completed a Bachelor of Graphic Design majoring ...

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My Very First Library Box Set
by Eric Carle ~ Board book

Here is the perfect gift for young children learning their colors, shapes, and numbers. All four of Eric Carle's popular new split-page board books are now packaged together in a slipcased library. A game as well as a learning experience, these early concept books are both fun and smart. Children c...

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Oi Cat!
by Kes Gray ~ Paperback

The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and friends ... Don't miss this hilarious follow-up to Oi Frog! and Oi Dog! from the award-winning Kes Gray and Jim Field. A brilliant rhyming read-aloud text, jam-packed with animals and silliness - perfect for children and parents alike. According to Frog ......

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School Zone 1-25 Dot-to-Dot Get Ready Book
Paperback

Distinguished by charming, full colour illustrations, this workbook has easy to read instructions and fun to do exercises for parents and children to enjoy together.

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Learn to Write (Scholastic Early Learners: Write and Wipe)
by Scholastic ~ Hardback

Write and Wipe: Learn to Write is perfect for helping children who are learning to write their letters. The book comes with a wipe-clean pen and the glossy board is easy to clean, so that children can try a page, wipe it clean, and try it again! This interactive book uses dots and arrows to show chi...

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$15.99
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Diggersaurs Explore
by Michael Whaite ~ Paperback

What do you get when you cross a digger and a dinosaur? A Diggersaur (of course!) These mighty beasts are the perfect mixture of two childhood favourite things, and they're off on a wonderful rhythmic, rhyming adventure full of funny details to spot and noisy diggersaur sounds to shout out loud. T...

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School Zone Alphabet Fun Flash Cards
Hardback

Cute illustrations make learning fun with these educational flash cards.

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Freddy Bear and New Faces
Board book

Freddy Bear doesn't like new faces. They scare him. But here is a new face, it's Uncle Bear ...and he's making a paper plane.Freddy Bear books are designed for reading aloud to children 6 months to 3 years. The main character, a little bear living with loving, supportive parents, approximates a 2-3 ...

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Great Kiwi ABC Book
by Donovan Bixley ~ Paperback

Here is the ABC like you've never seen it: featuring Donovan Bixley's most popular characters from his uniquely Kiwi 'Wheels on the Bus' and 'Old MacDonald's Farm'. Look out for the milkshake-making cow, the All Black lambs, the hand-bag carrying old lady tuatara, the cute pink ski-bunny, and the co...

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