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Birdie Lights up the World

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Due for release June 2023 !


In Birdie Lights Up the World, Birdie the penguin believes she is the chosen one who lights up the world every night with her song. When the sky lights up without her one evening, she is left feeling lost and confused. Birdie tries to learn the work of other zoo animals, without much success — until her friends help her realize her true purpose.


SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Harriet’s Hungry Worms

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Due for release May 2023 


Packed with worm facts, Harriet’s Hungry Worms is the ideal companion for worm warriors and curious composters keen to roll up their sleeves and put their kitchen food scraps to good use. Before they know it, young readers become equipped with the basic information they need to start putting their own kitchen food scraps to good use!

 


SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Mama’s Chickens

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Due for release March 2023 !


Award winning author uses backyard chickens to give us a child’s-eye view of early-onset dementia. As Mama loves and cares for her chickens, her kids learn lessons about disability and acceptance. Children will relate to the endearing chickens, while the author uses her own experience to depict early-onset dementia in a realistic but age-appropriate way. Dementia doesn’t only affect the elderly; this story shines a supportive, much-needed light on a reality many families face.

 


SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Anchored

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Due for release April 2023 !


In this sensitive tale, Tug and Ship are connected by bonds of love despite being oceans apart. In a world where so many parents are separated from their children for periods of time due to work and/or living arrangements, sometimes the sense of attachment can feel a little vulnerable. Anchored is a reassuring book, reminding children that their attachment with their parents/caregivers can sustain time apart: they are firmly anchored in each other’s hearts.

 


SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Easy Peasy

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Due for release February 2023 !


Easy Peasy follows Ruby, who has just received sparkly roller skates as a present from her dad. Ruby is convinced it will be easy to learn how to roller skate and dismisses her dad when he offers to help her. But after a few tumbles, Ruby realizes it isn’t as easy as she thinks and that she might need his help after all! Embracing themes of independence, perseverance, and family relationships, Easy Peasy is a fun, engaging story for children learning how to do something for the first time.

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SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Grub

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Far below the rain forest canopy, a grub feels that his body is about to change. Wondering what he will turn into, he looks to his insect friends for answers. With lush illustrations full of realistic detail, Grub immerses us in the world of the forest floor as we take a journey of discovery on the way to the final, surprising, metamorphosis.
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SPECIFICATIONS: 9781922539267  | 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

One Book Was All it Took

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Violet longs for a library full of exciting books she’s never read before, but on this particular rainy day, the only unfamiliar book she can find is the one propping up the kitchen table. With a CLATTER and a CRASH, Violet’s actions set in motion an unstoppable chain of events that soon has the whole town in chaos! Young readers will delight at the playful, colourful illustrations, while learning an important lesson about how actions lead to consequences, and just how valuable libraries are.

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SPECIFICATIONS: 9781922539137 | 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Milly and Mulberry Tree

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Milly and the Mulberry Tree is  a simple yet heartfelt story about growing up, family and home. Inspired by the 100-year-old mulberry tree that grows in the author’s own childhood garden, it highlights the importance of exploring new worlds as we grow, while keeping home close to our hearts. Any young readers who like playing outdoors or have their own special hideaway will delight in the vibrant illustrations, the playful prose, and the memories Milly makes under her beloved mulberry tree.

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SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Freddy the Not -Teddy

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Freddy is Jonah’s favourite stuffed toy, but no one knows quite what Freddy is – a funky duck, a peculiar platypus, a punk rock penguin? He’s certainly not a Teddy, but that won’t stop him from being the star of the Teddy Bears’ Picnic in this inspiring story about inclusion, friendship and staying true to yourself.

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SPECIFICATIONS:  245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Get Ready, Mama!

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Getting Mama ready for the day can be a challenge… you’d better watch out that she doesn’t sneak back into bed, try to distract you with cuddles, or… wait, is Mama watching TV?! Even the most reluctant risers will find the fun in the morning routine with this playful role-reversal story about a mama who just doesn’t want to get ready!
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SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Violin and Cello

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For ALL NZ ORDERs we are currently experiencing a 1 month delay with delivery.

For every child practicing their new instrument and the parents and teachers helping them along the way, this book celebrates the joy of unexpected friendship through music. Young readers will love the appealing characters and carefully drawn settings. Two cultures, two instruments, one piece of music; the inclusion of a playable tune is a bonus!

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Listen to Adagio, one of the original songs from Violin and Cello:

 


SPECIFICATIONS:280mm x 245mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Jørn’s Magnificent Imagination

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Celebrating new ideas that can make a world of difference, Jørn’s Magnificent Imagination is the true story of Jørn Utzon, the architect of the world-renowned Sydney Opera House. In this gorgeously illustrated book, we follow Jørn through his life as he discovers his love of building and creating, gathering ideas from everything around himself.
Along the way, young readers will be reminded of the importance of taking the time to dream and create, and of the incredible power of the imagination.

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SPECIFICATIONS:  245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

This Is My Dad

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This is My Dad, The perfect dad isn’t always a father

Leo lives with his monster-battling, world creating, children’s author mother, and has never known a father figure. So when his teacher announces Tell Us About Your Dad Day, Leo’s tummy flip-flops; he worries that he won’t have anything to present to his class. Then he remembers that he already knows someone cool, courageous and clever – someone who’s not his dad, but is his everything. A heart-warming celebration of families of all shapes and sizes that will resonate with millions of children.

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SPECIFICATIONS: | 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 24 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

The Secret of Sapling Green

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Sapling Green is a gentle, quiet girl with a secret she is scared to show the world. Wynn Farthing is funny and noisy, and the best at climbing high into the branches of the old schoolyard tree. One terrible day, after a storm, the gardener says the tree has to come down. Can Sapling use her secret to save the day?

This beautifully illustrated, heart-warming and relatable story is an important reminder that our differences are our strengths, and we should always accept each other for who we are.

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SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Toy Mountain

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Sam’s dreams seem to have come true when he becomes a toy tester for the Tiny Hands Toy Factory, and his house is filled with plastic toys in all sorts of shapes and colours. But one by one and plonk by plonk, his shiny new toys start to break. Soon enough, Sam has a mountain of broken toys that just won’t stop growing!

This whimsically illustrated story highlights the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by ‘consumer culture’, and empowers children to take sustainability into their own hands.

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SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback |245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Cookie

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Shortlisted The Forevability Awards 2021 – Open Picture Book Category


Cookie loves Girl more than anything – even chasing balls and smelling smells! Sometimes Girl is too sad to play with Cookie, but that’s okay because Cookie is good at sad. You can lick it off, you know.

With beautiful words and playful illustrations, Cookie is both a heart-warming tale about the love between a dog and their person, and a sensitive exploration of depression and anxiety. From dog-lovers to children who share Girl’s feelings, everyone can learn something from this inseparable pair.

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SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

What If … ?

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For Issy, and many more little worriers, ‘what if…’ are two small words that lead to uneasy feelings. But maybe they can be used for something a little more fun…

In this colourful adventure, ‘what ifs’ become springboards for happiness and imagination. Why worry about monsters under the bed when you could wonder what if the clouds were purple and orange and green? Children will delight in this playful exploration of words and their power to change how we feel, turning anxiety into wonder.

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SPECIFICATIONS: 9781925820973 | Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Stephen Hawking

Scientists Who Changed the World

Stephen Hawking advanced our understanding of the universe more than any other scientist of his day. His career was intrinsically tied to his impact on society, and he was a source of inspiration to many people who also fought the odds to achieve their dreams.

This beautifully designed biography will teach young readers what Hawking learned about black holes and time, why he believed that humans must live on other planets, and how his discoveries have changed our understanding of the world!

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The ‘Scientists Who Changed the World’ series looks at some of the world’s greatest scientists and how their work and discoveries changed society. It takes the social and theological forces that affected scientists in each individual era and examines how their discoveries in turn helped shaped the world around them, both at the time and in the future.

 

Specifications: 9781925820720 | Hardback | 235 x 184mm / 9 x 7in | 64 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

A Boy, his Bear and a Bully

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Scott takes his bear, Buttons, to school with him every day to help him feel brave. He has to, because every day, Duncan is mean to him. When Buttons goes missing though, Scott has to look elsewhere to find his brave, and much to his surprise, he does.

A Boy, his Bear and a Bully addresses the global issue of bullying in a hopeful, gentle way. It is an inspiring conversation starter for children, carers, and professionals, providing guidance for anyone who wishes they could be brave.

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SPECIFICATIONS:  Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Yes! No.

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Out now in ANZ! Due for release in UK/US/CAN 10th August 2021 – pre-order your copy now!

Yes! No. is a fun graphic story for animal lovers. Using just 19 words in total (‘Yes’ and ‘No’ repeated), it tells the action-packed tale of a raccoon’s efforts to steal freshly baked pie from a home, and the antics which follow as it alternates between winning and losing, finally being thwarted by the home’s pets and small human.

The story explores themes of persistence, friendship and sharing, and is suitable for fans of books like Jeff Mack’s Mine! and Gillian Rubinstein’s Dog In, Cat Out.

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648256397 | Hardback | 245 x 245mm / 9.5 x 9.5in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books