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The Bears Surprise Book Quick shop
The Bears Surprise Book
The Bears Surprise Book
The Bears Surprise Book
Chronicle Books

The Bears Surprise Book

$40.00 NZD

Hibernation is over and Little Bear is ready for another adventure! But where is Papa Bear? Never fear, Little Bear will find him! Follow the curious cub through interactive cutouts on every page of this detail-rich extravaganza: into a bustling forest, deep beneath a mysterious cave, and en route to a rollicking circus in full swing. What will Little Bear discover when he finally locates his high-flying papa? The ultimate showstopping, sweet surprise awaits in this third installment of Benjamin Chaud's acclaimed series that includes the New York Times Notable Book The Bear's Song and The Bear's Sea Escape.

- Hardback

- 9 1/4 x 14 1/8"

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The Bear's Sea Escape Book Quick shop
The Bear's Sea Escape Book
Chronicle Books

The Bear's Sea Escape Book

$40.00 NZD

More adventures await The Bear's Song's Little Bear and Papa Bear. When the bears seek warmth from their chilly perch atop the Paris Opera House, Little Bear is mistaken for a toy bear and whisked away . . . to a tropical island! Papa Bear sets out on a frenzied journey to find Little Bear, travelling to a bustling wharf, beneath a sea brimming with coral and mermaids, onto a busy beach, and all the way to a sun-drenched island. As in The Bear's Song, Little Bear is featured in every spread. Will Papa Bear—and the reader—find him? Children and parents alike will savor Chaud's lush, detail-rich illustrations and the sweet story as well as the book's bonus seek-and-find elements.

- Hardcover

- 9 1/4 x 14 1/8"

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My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag Quick shop
My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag
Jolie Kerr

My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag

$26.00 NZD

The author of the hit column “Ask a Clean Person” offers a hilarious and practical guide to cleaning up life’s little emergencies

Life is filled with spills, odors, and those oh-so embarrassing stains you just can’t tell your parents about. And let’s be honest: no one is going to ask Martha Stewart what to do when your boyfriend barfs in your handbag.

Thankfully, Jolie Kerr has both staggering cleaning knowledge and a sense of humor. With signature sass and straight talk, Jolie takes on questions ranging from the basic—how do I use a mop? —to the esoteric—what should I do when bottles of homebrewed ginger beer explode in my kitchen? My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag proves that even the most nightmarish cleaning conundrums can be solved with a smile, the right supplies, and a little music.

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The Simple Home Quick shop
The Simple Home
Rhonda Hetzel

The Simple Home

$50.00 NZD

'Being in charge of your own life, and making decisions based on what you want to do rather than what you have to do, gives you a rare kind of contentment and shows you that every ordinary day offers magnificent opportunities.'

In The Simple Home, award-winning blogger and author Rhonda Hetzel shares the practical side of a simple life. Encouraging you to make what you need and look after what you own, she lays out a year of simple-living projects, with a set of valuable skills to learn each month. This is an inspiring, indispensable guide if you want to slow down, take stock of your life and find pleasure and satisfaction in your home. 

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Women Of Science - 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed The World
Women Of Science - 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed The World
Women Of Science - 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed The World
Women Of Science - 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed The World
Rachel Ignotofsky

Women Of Science - 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed The World

$35.00 NZD

A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

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Paddle Your Own Canoe
Nick Offerman

Paddle Your Own Canoe

$26.00 NZD

When it comes to growing a robust mustache, masticating red meat, building a chair, or wooing a woman, who better to educate you than the always charming, always manly Nick Offerman, best known as Parks and Recreation

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Everything I Need To Know About Love - I Learned From A Little Golden Book Quick shop
Everything I Need To Know About Love - I Learned From A Little Golden Book
Little Golden Book

Everything I Need To Know About Love - I Learned From A Little Golden Book

$25.00 NZD

Next in the EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW... series comes a book perfect for your valentine, your family, or YOU. Charming and witty as ever, this new treasury of insights reveals that, for all the love-related mystery and confusion we face as adults, those Little Golden Books may have had the answers all along.

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The Secret Diary of Tiddles, Aged 3 & 3/4 Quick shop
The Secret Diary of Tiddles, Aged 3 & 3/4
Gemma Correll

The Secret Diary of Tiddles, Aged 3 & 3/4

$29.00 NZD

Ever questioned what you cat gets up to when you're not at work or where he goes while you're asleep? Well, wonder no more as Tiddles the moggy explains all.

Illustrated by Gemma Correll.

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Counting with Wayne Thiebaud
Chronicle Books

Counting with Wayne Thiebaud

$15.00 NZD

Counting to 10 has never been so sweet! Wayne Thiebaud's delectable paintings, etchings, and drawings make Counting with Wayne Thiebaud as much an introduction to contemporary art as it is a delicious first book of numbers.

Hardback board book.

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Cat Zodiac Book Quick shop
Cat Zodiac Book
Chronicle Books

Cat Zodiac Book

$35.00 NZD

Brand-new cat owners or those who have lived with a feline companion or two for years need only look to the stars to demystify cat behaviours. This zodiac collection delves into the inner lives of cats, exploring each sun sign and offering character traits, lifestyle insights, and relationship inclinations to help cat owners learn to live in harmony with their unique pets.

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All Black Cats Are Not Alike Quick shop
All Black Cats Are Not Alike
Chronicle Books

All Black Cats Are Not Alike

$35.00 NZD

Every cat owner knows that no two cats are alike. This pitch-perfect illustrated book proves this simple fact by diving whiskers first into the unique personality, charisma, and character of 50 real all-black cats. From Alfie, who "has no tolerance for wet humans or being ignored," to Sashi, who "enjoys freeze-dried chicken by candlelight and full-on body rubs," each cat comes to life through a lovingly hand-drawn portrait and quick-witted profile.

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How It Works: The Student Quick shop
How It Works: The Student
How It Works: The Student
How It Works: The Student
Ladybird

How It Works: The Student

$23.00 NZD

The student, enter the mind of the student. We have all been there, still are there and may be there in the future. Perfect for the young the old and everyone in between.

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Bee Journal - Sean Borodale
Timorous Beasties

Bee Journal - Sean Borodale

$30.00 NZD

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I Like You, I Love You Quick shop
I Like You, I Love You
I Like You, I Love You
I Like You, I Love You
I Like You, I Love You
I Like You, I Love You
I Like You, I Love You
Other

I Like You, I Love You

$28.00 NZD

Like an extended valentine, I Like You, I Love You is an illustrated ode to the feelings of seeking, finding, and falling in love.

Knowing drawings by artist Carissa Potter pop off each page in striking neon and metallic inks, illustrating all the moments between meeting that special someone ("I like you"), falling for them ("I like-like you"), and finding the comfort of devotion ("I love you").

Seeming to say it all with a knowing nod, this charming little love letter of a book is an ideal gift for romantics who are crushing, committed, or anywhere in between.

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How It Works: The Dad Quick shop
How It Works: The Dad
Ladybird

How It Works: The Dad

$23.00 NZD

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

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Little Women - Louisa May Alcott Quick shop
Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
Rifle Paper Co.

Little Women - Louisa May Alcott

$26.00 NZD

Little Women: Puffin in Bloom

Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But with their father away at war, and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another. Whether they're putting on a play, forming a secret society, or celebrating Christmas, there's one thing they can't help wondering: Will Father return home safely?

Gorgeous new illustrated cover by Anna Riffle Bond

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A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett Quick shop
A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett
A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett
A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett
Rifle Paper Co.

A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett

$26.00 NZD

A Little Princess: Puffin in Bloom

Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to settle in and make friends at boarding school. But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father gain, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for hard work and a room in the attic. Will she find that kindness and generosity are all the riches she truly needs?

Gorgeous new illustrated cover by Anna Riffle Bond

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Heidi - Johanna Spyri Quick shop
Heidi - Johanna Spyri
Heidi - Johanna Spyri
Heidi - Johanna Spyri
Rifle Paper Co.

Heidi - Johanna Spyri

$26.00 NZD

Heidi: Puffin in Bloom

At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone in the village is afraid of him, but Heidi is fascinated by his long beard and bushy grey eyebrows. She loves her life in the mountains, playing in the sunshine and growing up amongst the goats and birds. But one terrible day, Heidi is collected by her aunt and is made to live with a new family in town. Heidi can't bear to be away from her grandfather; can she find a way back up the mountain, where she belongs?

Gorgeous new illustrated cover by Anna Riffle Bond

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Anne Of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery
Anne Of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery
Anne Of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery
Rifle Paper Co.

Anne Of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery

$26.00 NZD

Anne of Green Gables: Puffin in Bloom

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

Gorgeous new illustrated cover by Anna Riffle Bond

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Botanical Style Quick shop
Botanical Style
Botanical Style
Botanical Style
Botanical Style
Botanical Style
Selina Lake

Botanical Style

$50.00 NZD

In her latest book, Botanical Style, popular stylist and bestselling author Selina Lake brings her signature romantic vintage style to the current trend for all things botanical.

The first chapter, Botanical Inspirations, takes a look at the ingredients of the look - antique botanical prints and artworks, flower stalls, potting sheds and houseplants and draws upon these sources for fresh ideas to transform your home into a leafy haven.

Moving on, Selina explores five different facets of the botanical look. Vintage Botanicals celebrates the gentle palette and delicate style of floral watercolours and pressed flowers, while Boho Botanicals has more of a free-spirited 1970s vibe, with jungly potted plants, flower garlands and even a decorated teepee. The varied textures and contemporary appeal of Industrial Botanicals give it a modern edge, utilizing materials such as polished concrete, rusted metal and laboratory glass and combining them with peeling paint and vintage school science posters on the walls. Next, Natural Botanicals is based around antique prints and salvaged museum specimen cases for a nostalgic feel, while Tropical Botanicals features bold leafy prints, spiny cacti and palm trees for a distinctly glamorous retro flavour.

Throughout the book, Selina's imaginative DIY Makes and insightful 'Style Tips' provide a wealth of inspiring suggestions for how to recreate the textures, tones and ambience of Botanical Style in your own home.

 

- Hardcover
- 160 pages

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Succulents Simplified Quick shop
Succulents Simplified
Timber Press

Succulents Simplified

$60.00 NZD

Love yourself some low-water beauties? This book gets our green thumbs up!

Succulents Simplified: Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties.
Succulent plants are easy to grow and design with once you know the basics. And Debra Lee Baldwin, the bestselling author of

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Nib + Ink Calligraphy Book Quick shop
Nib + Ink Calligraphy Book
Nib + Ink Calligraphy Book
Nib + Ink Calligraphy Book
Chiara Perano

Nib + Ink Calligraphy Book

$45.00 NZD

Chiara Perano is an illustrator, designer and calligrapher specialising in modern and decorative styles. She creates bespoke stationery for private and commercial clients including Nike, Cath Kidston and Selfridges.


This beautiful and immersive guide is full of inspiration, shape and letter templates, modern calligraphy basics, creative prompts and exercises. It also features a handful of simple projects - from framed quotes and chalkboards to invitations and birthday cards - complete with plenty of space to practise that will encourage you to discover new, more interesting, more creative, and surprising ways to perk up your correspondence, add a flourish to your stationery and refresh your handwriting.

 

- Paperback: 128 pages

 - Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.7 x 9.1 inches

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Ladybird Book of Mindfulness Quick shop
Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
Ladybird

Ladybird Book of Mindfulness

$23.00 NZD

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Ladybird Book of the Hipster Quick shop
Ladybird Book of the Hipster
Ladybird

Ladybird Book of the Hipster

$23.00 NZD

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Ladybird Book of the Hangover Quick shop
Ladybird Book of the Hangover
Ladybird

Ladybird Book of the Hangover

$23.00 NZD

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How It Works: The Wife Quick shop
How It Works: The Wife
Ladybird

How It Works: The Wife

$23.00 NZD

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How It Works: The Mum Quick shop
How It Works: The Mum
Ladybird

How It Works: The Mum

$23.00 NZD

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How It Works: The Husband Quick shop
How It Works: The Husband
Ladybird

How It Works: The Husband

$23.00 NZD

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Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis Quick shop
Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
Ladybird

Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis

$23.00 NZD

"When we are young, we all dream of doing something wonderful and exciting with our lives

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Ladybird Book of the Shed Quick shop
Ladybird Book of the Shed
Ladybird

Ladybird Book of the Shed

$23.00 NZD

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Ladybird Book of Dating Quick shop
Ladybird Book of Dating
Ladybird

Ladybird Book of Dating

$23.00 NZD

"Dating is a fun way of meeting someone who is as terrified of dying alone as you are."

This delightful hard-cover book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

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The Dress Quick shop

Megan Hess

The Dress

$40.00 NZD

The Dress
Megan Hess

The Dress

$40.00 NZD

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The Worrier's Guide to Life Quick shop
The Worrier's Guide to Life
Gemma Correll

The Worrier's Guide to Life

$29.00 NZD

The Worrier's Guide to Life!
If you're floundering in life, striking out in love, struggling to pay the rent, and worried about it all- you're in luck! World Champion Worrier and Expert Insomniac Gemma Correll is here to assure you that it could be much, much worse with a book that's oh so funny and way too relatable.
Size: 16.5 x 20.5cm

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A Pugs Guide To Etiquette Quick shop
A Pugs Guide To Etiquette
Gemma Correll

A Pugs Guide To Etiquette

$29.00 NZD

Gemma Correll's lovely illustrations of her favourite canine friend are now bundled up in this handy guide to help your pug learn the ropes of a graceful pug life.

The pug is a proud animal, one who lives by a strict code of conduct passed down from pug generation to pug generation. Containing 50 entries concerning acceptable pug behaviour- from the fundamentals of personal grooming through to dinnertime decorum- this manual is an essential guide for any pug wishing to become a sophistacted, civilized citizen of the world.

Size: 13.5 x 19.5cm

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All My Friends Are Still Dead Quick shop
All My Friends Are Still Dead
Chronicle Books

All My Friends Are Still Dead

$25.00 NZD

A sequel to the super rad book 'All my friends are dead'.  You need both of em.  Yes both.

Size: 16 x 12cm

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