CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Page Two.


  • Fantastic Origami Sea Creatures

  • Tintin - Red Rackham's Treasure
  • Tintin - The Black Island
  • Tintin - The Secret of the Unicorn
  • Tintin - The Red Sea Sharks
  • The Fate of Fausto
  • Sea Lights
  • Freaky Funky Fish
  • Seas. Lift the Flap
  • The Happy Snappy Shark
  • Emile
  • Sea. World Beneath the Waves
  • 199 Ships and Boats
  • Peep Inside The Seashore
  • My First Seas and Oceans Book
  • RYA Go Cruising
  • Little Toot
  • Little Red Lighthouse
  • The Sailor Dog
  • Under the Sea
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    FANTASTIC ORIGAMI SEA CREATURES
    By Hisao Fukui. Hardback, 0.87kg, 225mm x 285mm, 112 pages, Published 2020.

    Japanese expert Hisao Fukui shows you how to create incredibly detailed and realistic aquatic models – including a giant squid, a prehistoric undersea dinosaur and even a massive blue whale calf...

    Step-by-step folding instructions and photos in the book present 20 amazingly lifelike models – from intermediate to complex in terms of difficulty.

    NZ$33.00 + Delivery

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    TINTIN - RED RACKHAM'S TREASURE
    By Herge. Paperback, 0.28kg, 220mm x 294mm, 62 pages, Published 2012.

    The Tintin series first appeared in French on 10 January 1929, in Le Petit Vingtième (The Little Twentieth), a youth supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle (The Twentieth Century). Translated into Eglish they have become classics.

    For people who do not know about Tintin, he is a young Belgian reporter and adventurer who becomes involved in dangerous cases in which he takes heroic action to save the day. The Adventures may feature Tintin hard at work in his investigative journalism, but seldom is he seen actually turning in a story.

    Not just for the young but also for the young at heart!

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    TINTIN - THE BLACK ISLAND
    By Herge. Paperback, 0.28kg, 220mm x 294mm, 62 pages, Published 2012.

    The Tintin series first appeared in French on 10 January 1929, in Le Petit Vingtième (The Little Twentieth), a youth supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle (The Twentieth Century). Translated into Eglish they have become classics.

    For people who do not know about Tintin, he is a young Belgian reporter and adventurer who becomes involved in dangerous cases in which he takes heroic action to save the day. The Adventures may feature Tintin hard at work in his investigative journalism, but seldom is he seen actually turning in a story.

    Not just for the young but also for the young at heart!

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    TINTIN - THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN
    By Herge. Paperback, 0.28kg, 220mm x 294mm, 62 pages, Published 2012.

    The Tintin series first appeared in French on 10 January 1929, in Le Petit Vingtième (The Little Twentieth), a youth supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle (The Twentieth Century). Translated into Eglish they have become classics.

    For people who do not know about Tintin, he is a young Belgian reporter and adventurer who becomes involved in dangerous cases in which he takes heroic action to save the day. The Adventures may feature Tintin hard at work in his investigative journalism, but seldom is he seen actually turning in a story.

    Not just for the young but also for the young at heart!

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    TINTIN - THE RED SEA SHARKS
    By Herge. Paperback, 0.28kg, 220mm x 294mm, 62 pages, Published 2012.

    The Tintin series first appeared in French on 10 January 1929, in Le Petit Vingtième (The Little Twentieth), a youth supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle (The Twentieth Century). Translated into Eglish they have become classics.

    For people who do not know about Tintin, he is a young Belgian reporter and adventurer who becomes involved in dangerous cases in which he takes heroic action to save the day. The Adventures may feature Tintin hard at work in his investigative journalism, but seldom is he seen actually turning in a story.

    Not just for the young but also for the young at heart!

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    THE FATE OF FAUSTO
    By Oliver Jeffers. 0.52kg, 190mm x 260mm, full colour illustrations. Hardback. Published 2019.

    There was once a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his.

    "You are mine,” Fausto said to the flower, the sheep, and the mountain, and they all bowed before him. But they were not enough for Fausto, so he conquered a boat and set out to sea . . .

    Combining bold art and powerful prose, and working in traditional lithographic printmaking techniques, Oliver Jeffers has created a poignant modern-day fable to touch the hearts of adults and children alike.

    NZ$38.00 + Delivery

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    SEA LIGHTS
    By Ruth Symons & Carolina Rabei. 0.52kg, 220mm x 265mm, 14 pages. Full colour illustrations. Hardback. Published 2019.

    A magical seaside storybook, where the pictures move as you turn the pages.

    Follow one little girl and her father on a twinkling night-time journey home. Watch the moonlight dance on the water, turn the wheel to make the lighhouse work.

    NZ$35.00 + Delivery

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    FREAKY FUNKY FISH Odd Facts About Fascinating Fish
    By Debra Shumaker & Claire Powell. 0.46kg, 285mm x 225mm. Full colour illustrations. Hardback. Published 2021.

    From zapping, stinging, even singing, to playing dead or having a see-through head, discover the interesting things different fish do to survive in this delightful non-fiction picture book.

    Fish have fins and gills and tails. All fish swim and most have scales. But not all fish act or look the same.
    Freaky, Funky Fish is an adorable picture book with a scientific—and child-friendly—underpinning.
    With examples of different fish for each description, as well as extensive backmatter explaining the fascinating science behind these variety of fish, this funky book captures the wonder of our ecosystem.

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    SEAS A lift the flap eco Book
    By Carmen Saldana. 0.37kg, 205mm x 210mm. Hardback. Published 2021.

    This lift-the-flap book uses plant-based inks, glues with minimal plastic content and is made from recycled board.

    Teaching children all about why our oceans and seas are so important and how we can help care for them better, this eco-friendly book is the perfect introduction to an important topic. With flaps to lift and facts to learn, this book also includes a section on how you can help.

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    THE HAPPY SNAPPY SHARK
    By Gareth Lucas. 0.37kg, 198mm x 198mm, full colour illustrations. Hardback. Published 2019.

    Join happy, snappy shark and all his fishy friends in this lively, rhyming pop-up book. With hilarious illustrations from award-winning Gareth Lucas.

    A sturdy Pop-up board book which is perfect for little ones who love sea creatures!

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    EMILE
    By Tomi Ungerer. 32 Pages, 0.33kg, 210mm x 280mm, full colour illustrations. Hardback. This Edition Published 2018.

    The tale of Emile, the fearless eight-legged octopus.

    After rescueing Captain Samofar from a ferocious shark, Emile goes to live with the Captain.
    Working as a Lifeguard by day, and sleeping in the bath at night, Emile has many adventures, but he is not sure the hero life is for him....

    Originally Published on 1960

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    SEA. A WORLD BENEATH THE WAVES
    By Usborne. 12 Pages , 0.33kg, 163mm x 195mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2021.

    Discover a world beneath the waves that is teeming with life, from tiny graceful seahorses to darting tropical fish and from electric eels tohumpback whales.

    A colourful array of sea creatures are brought to life in this peep-through picture board book.

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    199 SHIPS AND BOATS
    By Usborne. 16 Pages , 0.24kg, 140mm x 250mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2021.

    Find out about the amazing array of ships and boats that sail our oceans and waterways from rowing boats and kayaks to huge luxury liners. Themes include famous ships, sailing ships, all kinds of boats, battleships, submarines and lots more. Great for developing vocabulary and language skills.

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    PEEP INSIDE THE SEASHORE
    By Usborne. 14 Pages , 0.26kg, 190mm x 160mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2021.

    Peep under seaweed and waves and into rock pools to discover all the delights of the seashore in this interactive little book.
    What does a limpet look like in its shell? What's inside a pelican's bulging beak? What is a sea otter cuddling as it floats on its back?
    From bugs in the sand dunes to turtles hatching on a moonlit beach, this book explores coastlines from all around the world.

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    MY FIRST SEAS AND OCEANS BOOK
    By Usborne. 15 Pages , 0.58kg, 210mm x 255mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2018.

    An informative picture/ board book for young children that explores the amazing world beneath the waves. Prepare to explore kaleidoscopic coral reefs, frozen Arctic waters and the deepest, darkest parts of the ocean floor.

    Suitable for ages 3 and up.

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    RYA GO CRUISING.
    By RYA. Paperback, 0.44kg, 210mm x 295mm, 111 pages, published 2006.
    For children, going cruising can mean hours of tedium while the grown-ups perform mysterious tasks involving ropes, charts and electronic gadgets. Or,it can provide the chance to learn new skills, the satisfaction of being useful and increase sea confidence... Eight Chapters full of advice, descriptions, seamanship skills, and wonderful illustrations will have you up to speed and cruising before you know it. Be part of the crew and enjoy knowing the ropes.

    ' RYA Go Cruising' is designed to help kids get the most out of being at sea.

    With concise explanations and vibrant illustrations, 'Go Sailing' really brings the theory of sailing to light in a way that kids will love

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    LITTLE TOOT.
    By Hardie Gramatky. Paperback, 0.19kg, 189mm x 197mm, colour illustrations. Published 1997.
    Toot along with the tugboat who has charmed generations!
    "The illustrations are mobile, exciting affairs in nautical blues and greens and stormy blacks, painted in the dashing off-hand manner which exactly matches the bravado of Little Toot...This vividly illustrated book is a minor classic." - The New York Times.

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    LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSE AND THE GREAT GRAY BRIDGE.
    By Hildegarde H. Swift and Lynd Ward. Paperback, 0.15kg, 172mm x 210mm, full colour illustrations. This edition published 2002.
    Built in 1880 of cast iron and steel, the "fat and red and jolly" little lighthouse sits on the bank of the Hudson River in New York City. When the great gray, and powerful George Washington Bridge is built overhead, the little lighthouse feels very very small. But he soon comes to understand that he is still needed to guide boats through dark and stormy weather.
    Lighting up hearts and imaginations since it was first published in 1942, this beloved children's classic has been restored to its original design and - for the first time- includes the recently discovered original watercolour painting by Lynd Ward.

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    THE SAILOR DOG.
    By Margaret Wise Brown. Little Golden Book. Hardback, 0.10kg, 165mm x 200mm. First Published 1953.
    A dog that has always wanted to go to sea realizes his dream.

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    UNDER THE SEA.
    By Little Explorers.BoardBook, 0.50kg, 210mm x 225mm, Published in 2019.

    UNDER THE SEA is a lively introduction to all types of sea creatures, where children can lift the flaps to learn about all types of amazing animals and the environment they live in. Young readers will be amazed as they find out all about the coral reef, open ocean, endangered animals, shipwrecks, and much much more! This book features over 30 sturdy flaps to lift, along with charming, kid-friendly artwork that introduces new concepts and vocabulary in a simple and accessible way.

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