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12 lucky animals : a bilingual baby book

by Vickie Lee

Using the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, this bright and appealing board book introduces the youngest of readers to the names of animals in both English and Chinese, using Chinese characters alongside their pinyin 

  

 

febcfBIGFOOTBigfoot goes back in time

by D.L. Miller

Shy and reclusive, BigFoot spends his days in the deep dark woods, rarely spotted by humankind. But every now and then he leaves his remote retreat and travels through time! Sharpen your search & find skills by locating him at his favourite moment in history. It won't be easy. Try to discover BigFoot in 10 different historical epochs.

 

febcfpeteTime for bed, Pete the Kitty

by James Dean

Mom tries to get Pete the Kitty ready for bed, but Pete is not ready to go to sleep yet.

 

 

febcfzacZac power's biggest ever hits!

by H.I. Larry.

Zac Power is a boy spy who has twenty-four hours to save the world and do his homework. A haunted house, sabotage in space, vanishing tombs and undead dinosaurs - Zac's biggest ever adventures are action-packed. But can he outsmart an evil genius and save the world, yet again?

 

  

febcficemonsterThe ice monster

by David Walliams

London 1899. When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster – a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole – she’s determined to discover more. A chance encounter brings Elsie face to face with the creature, and sparks the adventure of a lifetime – from London to the heart of the Arctic! Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes in David Walliams’ biggest and most epic adventure yet!

 

  

 

Non-Fiction

febcnfohboyOh boy : a storybook of epic NZ men

by Stuart Lipshaw

Stories about Kiwi men who followed their dreams and made the world a better place. An inspiring and essential storybook for children of all ages, grown-ups included. Stories featured in this book are of Billy T. James, Bret McKenzie, Bruce McLaren, Edmund Hillary, Ernest Rutherford, Fred Hollows, Jemaine Clement, Jonah Lomu, Kelly Tarlton, Liam Malone, Neil Finn, Peter Jackson, Richie McCaw, Steven Adams, Taika Waititi, Willie Apiata, Witi Ihimaera and others 

 

febcnfwhere is antarcticaWhere is Antarctica?

by Sarah Fabiny

Explore Antarctica--the coldest, driest, and windiest continent on Earth--in this adventure-filled title in the Who HQ series. Antarctica, the earth's southernmost continent, was virtually untouched by humans until the nineteenth century. Many famous explorers journeyed (and often died) there in the hope of discovering a land that always seemed out of reach. This book introduces readers to this desert--yes, desert!--continent that holds about 90 percent of the world's ice and showcases some of the 200 species that call Antarctica home.  

 

febcnfLIZARDSLizards

by James Maclaine

This brilliant reference book reveals the world's many varieties of lizards, from tiny geckos that could fit on your fingertips to fearsome Komodo dragons. Discover which lizards swim in the sea, why some lizards change the colour of their skin and how one type of lizard uses its extraordinary blue tongue to stay safe. 

 

 

febcnfSTAR STORIESStar stories

by Anita Ganeri

For thousands of years people have looked up to the night sky and told stories about the stars. These epic tales tell of vengeful gods and goddesses, of monsters and heroes. Others try to make sense of the natural world, or unravel the mysterious forces of the universe. This brings together a selection of these legends from all over the world - from Ancient Greece to North America, Egypt, China, India and the South Pacific.

 

 

febcnfFAMILIESWhy do families change? : our first talk about separation and divorce

by Jillian Roberts

A nonfiction picture book that introduces very young children to the concept of separation and divorce in a resassuring and straightforward way

 

Updated 04/02/2019