CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Page Two.


  • Chugga Tugga Tugboat
  • Ten Little Penguins
  • Mr Clownfish, Miss Anemone and the Hermit Crab
  • Run Pups Run
  • The Not So Brave Penguin
  • The Not So Perfect Penguin
  • A Boy, his Dog and the Sea
  • Mrs. Peanuckle's Ocean Alphabet
  • Bark Ship Bonnie
  • What Dwells in the Deep
  • Great White Shark
  • Manfish
  • The Deep
  • Freaky Funky Fish
  • Peekaboo Ocean Crinkle Book
  • Seas. Lift the Flap
  • The Happy Snappy Shark
  • Sea. World Beneath the Waves
  • 199 Ships and Boats
  • 199 Things Under the Sea
  • My First Book of Sea Creatures
  • Peep Inside The Deep Ocean
  • Peep Inside The Seashore
  • My First Seas and Oceans Book
  • RYA Go Cruising
  • The Sailor Dog
  • Scuffy the Tugboat
  • Let's Build a Boat
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    CHUGGA TUGGA TUGBOAT
    By Sally Sutton & Sarah Wilkins. Paperback, 0.23kg, 235mm x 305mm, Full colour illustrations. Published 2024.

    Chugga tugga Tugboat,
    chugging out to sea,
    can't you,
    won't you,
    play with me?
    Spend the day at the port with a very busy tugboat in this colourful picture book, perfect for children fascinated with boats and ships.

    NZ$22.00 + Delivery

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    TEN LITTLE PENGUINS
    By Mike Brownlow & Simon Rickerty. Hardback, 0.31kg, 187mm x 170mm, Full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    Ten little penguins waddling through the snow.

    They're looking for some gifts for Gran,

    Peep! Let's go!
    Join the frosty fun and count from ten to one and back again with these adorable penguins.

    NZ$20.00 + Delivery

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    MR CLOWNFISH, MISS ANEMONE AND THE HERMIT CRAB
    By Sean E Avery. Hardback, 0.39kg, 255mm x 267mm, Full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    Mr Clownfish and Miss Anemone are the best of friends>

    She uses her stinging tentacles to protect him from big fish and he brings her small, delicious sea morsels to snack on. All is well in their underwater world until the day Miss Anemone is kidnapped.

    But never fear!
    Brave Mr Clownfish vows to leave no ocean stone unturned in his quest to save his special friend.

    An aquatic and quirky tale for the young ones

    NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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    RUN PUPS RUN
    By Kerri Day & Nicky Johnston. Hardback, 0.31kg, 267mm x 217mm, Full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    When a family heads to the beach with their dogs and adventurous summer day unfolds.

    A rollicking, rhyming story to read aloud and share with the whole family.

    NZ$32.00 + Delivery

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    THE NOT SO BRAVE PENGUIN
    By Steve Smallman. Softback, 0.16kg, 252mm x 276mm, Full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    Posy the penguin is scared of many things - snowstorms, loud noises, the dark... But when her adventurous friend Percy goes missing, Posy sets off on an intrepid adventure to find him. Will Posy realise just how brave she can be?

    Beautifully illustrated, this book introduces young children to the pleasures of reading and sharing stories. Discussion points for parents and teachers are also included.

    NZ$15.00 + Delivery

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    THE NOT SO PERFECT PENGUIN
    By Steve Smallman. Softback, 0.16kg, 252mm x 276mm, Full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    All of the penguins are smart and sensible. All except Percy, who is … well… not so perfect. But when Percy leaves, things just aren’t the same without him. The penguins soon realize there’s more to life than being perfect.

    Beautifully illustrated, this book introduces young children to the pleasures of reading and sharing stories. Discussion points for parents and teachers are also included.

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    A BOY, HIS DOG AND THE SEA
    By Anthony Browne. Hardback, 0.4kg, 277mm x 237mm, Full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    Danny doesn’t want to take scruff for a walk. Danny wants to play with his brother Mick instead. But when he sets off along the beach, he can hardly believe what he sees or the drama he stumbles upon.

    This powerful story is about looking and seeing from one of the world’s most popular and acclaimed picture book makers.

    NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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    MRS. PEANUCKLE'S OCEAN ALPHABET
    By Jessie Ford. Hardback, 0.32kg, 176mm x 176mm, Full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    An alphabet pictorial with aquatic pictures and descriptive text.

    Have a Whale of a time learning the ABCs !.

    NZ$25.00 + Delivery

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    BARK SHIP BONNIE
    By Stephanie Staib. Hardback, 0.38kg, 225m x 275mm, Full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    A sailing adventure featuring a girl, her dog, and their boat, complete with a “Ship Slang” glossary and diagram of a real bark ship.

    Bonnie lass, bark sailor on a bark ship cast off, set sail, chase sea tales, befriend whales, scope islands, outwit squalls, and make it home in time to slip back into the slip and sleep, in this delightfully salty tale of a girl, her dog, and a boat.

    NZ$35.00 + Delivery

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    WHAT DWELLS IN THE DEEP
    By Kelly Ward-Willis. Board Book, 0.40kg, 215m x 215mm, 12 Pages. Full colour illustrations. Published 2022.

    In the deepest depths there live the most mysterious creatures on earth. Some make light by themselves, some are toothless, and some have more limbs than this book has pages!

    This book brings these rarely seen creatures to full-colour life for little eyes and little hands so that deep-sea exploration can begin at even the earliest age.
    Full of short, simple facts that will inform and delight babies, kids, and even parents!
    From the vampire squid to the flying spagetti monster, this beautifully illustrated, full-color non-fiction board book reveals the hidden world in the deepest depths.

    A perfect first book to spark a curiosity for the wonderful animals we share our planet with.

    NZ$25.00 + Delivery

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    GREAT WHITE SHARK
    By Claire Saxby. Paperback, 0.15kg, 230m x 250mm, 32 Pages. Full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    In Great White Shark we follow a female shark on her way to warmer waters to give her pups the best chance of survival.

    Set in a stunning underwater world, Claire Saxby's signature poetic prose and Cindy Lane's sublime illustrations showcase the grace, majesty and power of one of the ocean's top predators.

    NZ$20.00 + Delivery

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    MANFISH
    By Jennifer Berne. Softback, 0.23kg, 255mm x 245mm, 32 Pages. Published 2015.

    Once upon a time in France, a baby was born under the summer sun. His parents named him Jacques. As he grew, Jacques fell in love with the sea. He dreamed of breathing beneath the waves and swimming as gracefully as a fish. In fact, he longed to become a manfish.

    Jacques Cousteau grew up to become a champion of the seas and one of the best-known oceanographers in the world.
    In this lovely biography, poetic text and gorgeous paintings come together to create a portrait of Cousteau that is as magical as it is inspiring.

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    THE DEEP
    By Laura Cowan. Hardback with flaps, 0.61kg, 225mm x 285mm, 7 pages, Published 2023.

    Usborne Extreme Planet series featuring strange and unusual creatures of the deep.

    Visit the deepest place on the planet, with no light and miles of sea above you.
    Are you brave enough to delve into the chilling darkness?

    NZ$25.00 + 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.

    NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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    PEEKABOO OCEAN CRINKLE BOOKCLOTH BOOK
    By Wee gallery. 0.13kg, 150mm x 150mm. 100% Organic Cotton Cloth Book. Published 2022.

    Open out the soft pages of this beautiful, sensory-rich organic cloth book to explore the world of the sea, and play peekaboo with Whale, Oyster and Ray Fish.

    Move Whales tail, open Oysters shell and look under Ray Fish's fin to see who or what is hiding behind each!
    Presented in a sweet gift box, the pages are made with extra padding for an ultra-soft feel, making them ideal for the pram or play mat - and they're machine washable.

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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.

    NZ$20.00 + Delivery

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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!

    NZ$22.00 + Delivery

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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.

    NZ$20.00 + Delivery

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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.

    NZ$17.00 + Delivery

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    199 THINGS UNDER THE SEA
    By Usborne. 16 Pages , 0.24kg, 140mm x 250mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2016.

    This beautifully illustrated book is full of fascinating things found under the sea.

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    MY FIRST BOOK OF SEA CREATURES
    By Zoe Ingram. 46 Pages , 0.23kg, 230mm x 230mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    From life-giving coral to the enormous blue whale, this stylish guide to sea creatures is an ideal introduction to nature for the very young.

    Learn to recognize twenty of the most common marina animals and find out all about where they live, what they like to eat and some surprising facts, too.

    NZ$25.00 + Delivery

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    PEEP INSIDE THE DEEP OCEAN
    By Usborne. 6 Pages , 0.27kg, 195mm x 165mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2023.

    Follow a little submersible deeper and deeper into the ocean, and discover some strange and wonderful creatures that live there.

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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.

    NZ$25.00 + Delivery

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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

    NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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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.

    NZ$8.00 + Delivery

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    SCUFFY THE TUGBOAT
    By Gertrude Crampton. Little Golden Book. Hardback, 0.10kg, 165mm x 200mm. First Published 1946.

    His adventures down the river

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    LET'S BUILD A BOAT
    By Jane Godwin. Hardback, 0.33kg, 250mm x 250mm. 24 pages. Published 2023.

    Let’s build a boat with wood and nails. ‘What colour?’ ‘Blue! With bright red sails.’

    The story of five children building a boat together.

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