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Children & Young Adult Books

The Adventures of Mittens
by Silvio Bruinsma ~ Paperback / softback

Meet Mittens, Wellington's world-famous cat-about-town. He has thousands of followers, a hit song, an exhibition of fan art, and with his exploring paws he brings joy to everyone he meets! Join Mittens, Wellington's pawsome celebrity cat, on his real-life adventures in this feline-fabulous picture ...

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$16.00
The Rainbow in My Heart
by Jessica Urlichs ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 2

*** #1 Bestselling title **** We all have lots of feelings, it's OK to let them show. They all live in our heart as our very own rainbow. What does your body do when you're sad or angry? How do you show someone you are proud? For children, experiencing new emotions and understanding the...

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$17.00
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The Invisible String
by Patrice Karst ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 5

This accessible, bestselling picture book phenomenon about the unbreakable connections between loved ones has healed a generation of readers–children and adults alike–and has been updated with new illustrations and an afterword from the author. Now available in paperback for the first time! Parents...

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$17.00
Shadow and Bone: Ruin and Rising
by Leigh Bardugo ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 3

Enter the GRISHAVERSE with book three of THE SAHODW AND BONE TRILOGY by number one New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo. Perfect for fans of Laini Taylor and Sarah J. Maas. Now with a stunning new cover and exclusive bonus material: THE DEMON IN THE WOOD (a DARKLING prequel story) and...

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$20.00
Six of Crows
by Leigh Bardugo ~ Paperback / softback
(4.9) 18

*The Grishaverse will be coming to Netflix soon with SHADOW AND BONE, an original series!* Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017, this fantasy epic from the No. 1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the Grisha trilogy is gripping, sweeping and memorable - perfect for fans of George R. R. M...

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$20.00
Shadow and Bone: Now a Netflix Original Series
by Leigh Bardugo ~ Paperback / softback
(4.9) 7

Enter the Grishaverse with book one of the SHADOW AND BONE TRILOGY by number one New York Times-bestselling author, Leigh Bardugo. Perfect for fans of Laini Taylor and Sarah J. Maas. Now with a stunning new cover and exclusive bonus material: A lost letter from Mal, The Tailor (a Genya story) an...

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$20.00
Flit The Fantail And The Matariki Map
by Kat Quin ~ Paperback / softback

Join Flit the fantail and his forest friends on a nighttime adventure, this time to capture a star shining brightly on the horizon. It is one of a cluster of nine stars and Flit is determined to explore! But when he gets lost, wise Ruru swoops down and Flit learns about Matariki stars and navigation...

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$20.00
Shadow and Bone: Siege and Storm
by Leigh Bardugo ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 7

See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. Enter the Grishaverse with book two of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by number one New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo. Perfect for fans of Laini Taylor and Sarah J. Maas. Now with a stunn...

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$20.00
Rocks, Gems, & Geodes
Novelty book
(4.3) 10

The colorful rocks you explore with this kit will open up the world of earth science and geology! Kick-start your very own rock collection with the included stones. Then use the included crystal powder and mold to grow a geode formation. Collect rocks and conduct experiments, such as a scratch test ...

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$30.00
Maori Made Fun
by Stacey Morrison ~ Paperback / softback
(4.7) 11

A fun new way for everyday learners to practise te reo Maori. A brand-new way to have fun with te reo Maori. Maori Made Fun contains over 200 word games, puzzles and activities - a jam-packed box of te reo tricks for everyone. Whether you're already a confident speaker of Maori or just getting...

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$20.00
Monster Phonics (Blaze and the Monster Machines)
by Jennifer Liberts ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 2

This Step into Reading boxed set includes 12 full-color phonics readers starring Nickelodeon's Blaze and the Monster Machines. Each book features a specific phonics concept that will give boys and girls ages 3 to 7 the tools they need to begin reading on their own.Author BiographyJennifer Liberts gr...

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$26.00
Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs
by Matthew Reinhart ~ Hardback
(5.0) 2

A spectacular new pop-up masterpiece about dinosaurs from two best-selling creators! Featuring more than 35 stunning pop-ups and including fascinating, up-to-the-minute information about more than 50 different species, this is an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most celebrated extinct animals a...

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$46.00
The Official Pokemon Colour and Draw
by Pokemon ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 2

Gotta colour 'em all! Packed with Pokemon for you to catch, colour and learn to draw in this beautiful book. Get creative and dive into the world of Pokemon! This fantastic book will teach you how to draw favourite Pokemon from every region, including Pikachu, Squirtle, Litten, Rowlet and mor...

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$19.00
The Ultimate Star Wars Collection
by DK ~ Hardback
(4.9) 14

Learn about your favorite STAR WARS characters, creatures, locations, technology and vehicles with this amazing book collection. Contains 3 ultimate Star Wars books plus a giant poster and stickers!

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$40.00
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Touch and Feel Book
by Lynley Dodd ~ Board book
(4.6) 23

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy finally appears in an interactive touch and feel book. This attractive production has different textures on every page spread. Children can now explore the textures of Bitzer Maloney all skinny and Bony, Muffin McLay like a bundle of hay, Hairy Maclary from Donal...

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Where is the Green Sheep?
by Mem; Horacek, Judy Fox ~ Board book
(4.6) 18

There are red sheep and blue sheep, wind sheep and wave sheep, scared sheep and brave sheep, but where is the green sheep? The search is on in this cozy, sheep-filled story from beloved author Mem Fox and popular Australian cartoonist Judy Horacek. Complete with sleepy rhymes and bright illustrat...

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$16.00
Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story
by Gavin Bishop ~ Hardback
(4.7) 38

Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud.Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining moments of our history, captured by celebrated c...

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$33.00
$40.00
Giraffes Can't Dance
by Giles Andreae ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 3

"Hey, look at clumsy Gerald," The animals all laughed, "Giraffes can't dance you silly fool Oh Gerald, don't be daft!" Gerald the giraffe longs to dance, but his legs are too skinny and his neck is too long. His knees buckle whenever he tries to twirl. At the Jungle Dance, the...

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$18.00
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What's Happening To Me?
by Peter Mayle ~ Paperback / softback
(4.7) 3

For more than twenty years What's Happening to Me? has helped parents explain puberty to their children who are experiencing growing pains'. To date, more than one million children and young adults have enjoyed the humour and honesty of this book, while learning what really happens to their bodies a...

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$23.00
Dear Zoo
by Rod Campbell ~ Board book
(4.9) 10

Dear Zoo is twenty-five years old -- and still as popular as ever! And with an updated look, this classic children's storybook about a youngster loooking for a perfect pet is sure to delight a new generation of readers!Author BiographyRod Campbell makes books for babies and toddlers, the best known ...

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$18.00
Bad Guys Episode 13: Cut to the Chase
by Aaron Blabey ~ Paperback / softback

A MYSTERIOUS DOORWAY! (Sure, it's in a restaurant that serves poop, but that doesn't make it any less mysterious. OK?) Behold! What lies beyond?! An evil centipede? An alternate universe? A few decent explanations? VRRRING! NING! NING! NING! Hey, was that a CHAINSAW?! Let's see if you can read and ...

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$15.00
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Realm Breaker
by Victoria Aveyard ~ Paperback / softback
(4.0) 1

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF RED QUEEN COMES A BRAND NEW SERIES SAVE THE WORLD OR END IT... A strange darkness is growing in the Ward. Even Corayne an-Amarat can feel it, tucked away in her small town at the edge of the sea. Fate knocks on her door, in the form of a mythical immortal and ...

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$21.00
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Night Night Peter Rabbit Cloth Book
by Beatrix Potter ~ Rag book
(5.0) 3

“Night Night Peter Rabbit” is the softest cosiest bedtime treat for sleepy babies. This delightful cloth book, based on some of Beatrix Potter's best-loved characters, includes two enticingly rustly pages that are sure to hold the attention of every wriggly baby! Get ready to crunch some lettuce wi...

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$25.00
Hairy Maclary, Hide and Seek
by Lynley Dodd ~ Board book
(5.0) 4

This sturdy lift-the-flap board book stars the lovable rascal Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. Greywacke Jones was hunting a bee. But where was Hairy Maclary? Hairy Maclary is playing hide and seek. Can you find him? In this lift-the-flap board book the loveable and mischievous Hairy Maclary ...

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Midnight Sun
by Stephenie Meyer ~ Paperback / softback
(4.8) 74

Midnight Sun is the long-anticipated retelling of Twilight from Edward Cullen’s point of view. When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born. But until now, fans have heard only Bella’s side of the story. At last, readers can experience Edward’s version in the lon...

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: MinaLima Edition
by J.K. Rowling ~ Hardback
(5.0) 18

An irresistible new edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone created with ultra-talented designers MinaLima, the design magicians behind the gorgeous visual graphic style of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. J.K. Rowling's complete and unabridged text is accompanied by MinaLima...

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$55.00
Bluey: The Beach: Winner of the 2020 ABIA Book of the Year
by Bluey ~ Board book
(5.0) 7

Based on the hit ABC KIDS TV show! Join Bluey for a fun day at the beach. What will you discover along the way? While Mum is off for a walk along the beach, Bluey discovers a beautiful shell. She runs to show Mum and has a series of encounters that will both excite and test her in unexpected ways....

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Kind
by Alison Green ~ Paperback / softback

Imagine a world where everyone is kind-how can we make that come true? With gorgeous pictures by a host of top illustrators, Kind is a timely, inspiring picture book about the many ways children can be kind, from sharing their toys and games to helping those from other countries feel welcome.

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$20.00
I am the Universe
by Vasanti Unka ~ Hardback
(5.0) 1

A gorgeous, award-winning illustrated story about our place in the Universe - it comes with a billion star rating! From glittering galaxies to busy city streets, this stunning picture book takes you on a tour around the Universe. I am the Universe, an infinite space of glittering galaxies. It's ...

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Look Inside How Things Work
by Rob Lloyd Jones ~ Board book
(4.8) 4

A fascinating flap book packed withinteresting information about how lots of things work. Discover the innerworkings of cars and boats, farm and building site machines, everyday householditems including vacuum cleaners, computers and fridges, and much more. Illustrations: Full colourthroughout

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Colour & Sticker Book Avengers - Crayola
(5.0) 8

Colour and sticker with your favourite Avengers! Includes 48 colouring pages and over 75 stickers. Ages 3 and up

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$8.00
Paw Patrol Phonics Box Set (Paw Patrol)
by Jennifer Liberts ~ Paperback / softback
(4.6) 14

This Step into Reading boxed set includes 12 full-color phonics readers featuring the pups of Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol! Each book features a specific phonics concept that will give boys and girls ages 3 to 7 the tools they need to begin reading on their own.Author BiographyJennifer Liberts grew up i...

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$26.00
The Stolen Stars of Matariki
by Miriama Kamo ~ Paperback / softback
(4.6) 5

Behind dusty orange hills, where the sky stretches down to the sea, theres a magical, wild, windy place called Te Mata Hapuku. Sam and Te Rerehua love to visit their Grandma and Poua at Te Mata Hapuku (aka Birdlings Flat). They like to collect agate from the stories, with a backdrop of whipping win...

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$15.00
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Baby's Very First Black and White Little Library Boxed Set
Hardback
(4.6) 46

This is a mini box set containing four titles from the beautiful, high-contrast “Baby's Very First Black & White” series; “Animals”, “Going Out”, “Babies” and “Faces”. The high-contrast illustrations, with splashes of spot colour are specially designed for the very young to focus on. It is an id...

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar
by Eric Carle ~ Paperback / softback
(4.4) 11

A much-loved classic, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" has won over millions of readers with its vivid and colourful collage illustrations and its deceptively simply, hopeful story. With its die-cut pages and finger-sized holes to explore, this is a richly satisfying book for children. Au...

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Toe by Toe: Highly Structured Multi-Sensory Reading Manual for...
by Harry Cowling ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 2

The name Toe by Toe was chosen to signify that a student makes progress by the tiniest steps - one toe at a time. However, even though the steps taken are small, the student can clearly measure his or her progress right from the first page. The student's confidence and self-esteem are boosted as a r...

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$91.00
Where's the Poo? A Pooptastic Search and Find Book
Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

A group of poos has been flushed away and embarks on an epic, fun-filled adventure round the world! Search for six very special poos in every scene. From a trip to the aquarium and a day at the theme park, to a rainforest trek and a roller disco, there's so much to spot and find! Search and fi...

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$16.00
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Pokemon: Super Deluxe Essential Handbook
by Scholastic ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 16

Revised and updated stats for over 800 Pokemon - EVERYTHING you ever wanted to know! This revised and updated handbook has all the stats and facts you need to know about over 800 Pokemon - essential information jam-packed into 496 illustrated, full-colour pages. With ...

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David Attenborough
(4.5) 2

Little David grew up in Leicester on the campus of a university, where his father was a professor. As a child, he spent hours in the science library, collating his own specimens and creating a mini animal museum. When he was old enough to go to university, he studied science and zoology - but what h...

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Here We Are
by Oliver Jeffers ~ Hardback
(4.8) 10

#1 New York Times Bestseller and #1 TIME Best Book of the Year for 2017! The exquisite and thought-provoking new book from the multi award-winning, internationally best-selling picture book creator of Lost and Found, Oliver Jeffers. Well, hello. And welcome to this Planet. We call it Earth. O...

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$24.00
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Welcome to Mighty Ape's Children & Young Adult Bookstore, where you'll discover a huge range of incredible books for kids. From the best YA books including Harry PotterTwilig­htHunger Games to educational and language books, you'll discover the perfect book for every young reader.

We understand how important it is to foster creativity at an early age and carry a wide range of titles by top-selling authors from J.K. Rowling, David Walliams, Dr SeussCassandra Clare and Roald Dahl to Philip PullmanEric CarleLynley Dodd and everyone in between.

For the little ones taking their first steps into the magical world of reading, check out our adorable picture books for bedtime and fun activity books to encourage your budding bookworm!