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Voices of World War II

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(Due for release 3rd November in ANZ)


New Zealanders Share Their Stories

In this collection of memories sent in by families across New Zealand, you will find a rare insight into wartime life across generations and vocations. Fascinating and genuine, it is both a tribute to the resilience and bravery of those who served in WWII, and a historical account which will teach younger generations about the lives of their ancestors.

Descriptions are given by a solider lying in his tent, hearing bombs land close by; young school children explain what it was like to have bomb shelter practices at school; a Land Girl meets the farmer she would work with for the first time.

This book is a visually captivating compendium of photographs and written accounts, it provides a snapshot of what life was like during WWII, from the point of view of those who lived through it.


SPECIFICATIONS 280mm x 210mm | Hardback PLC | Illustrated | 296 pages | 9781775594314

Moo

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(Due for release 3rd November in AU/NZ and 9th November UK, US & CA)


A book of happiness for cow lovers

Cows are one of the most common farm animals on earth, but what many people don’t realise is that they are also gentle creatures with a uniquely inquisitive nature.

Moo is a collection of quotes from the famous and not-so famous, paired with charming photographs that celebrate the humble cow.

With photos of around 50 of the world’s most popular cattle breeds, this is the perfect gift for anyone from bovine experts to folks who happen to find cows cute. a

(You’ll be surprised by how many famous names agree!).


SPECIFICATIONS 225mm x 203mm | Hardback | 160 pages | 9781922539052

Dancing With Your Muse

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(Due for release 3rd November in AU/NZ and 9th November UK, US & CA)


Release fear and embrace creativity

Have you ever had a dream, but let it go because you were too afraid of failure to try?
Dancing with Your Muse is a heartfelt, motivational guide to understanding this fear, realising that you are not alone in it, and working past it to achieve your goals without inhibition.

Written in a gentle, contemplative tone, this book will encourage you to determine and strive for success on your own terms. Performers, business people, students, and everyday dreamers alike will learn to courageously choose the most direct pathways to creative success and, more importantly, personal fulfilment, holding only a desire to contribute fully to their own life.


SPECIFICATIONS: 210mm x 135mm | Hardback with jacket | 224 pages | 9781922539069

The Cat Thief

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Out now in ANZ! Due for release 8th February 2022 in UK/US/CAN – pre-order your copy now!

Olive would love to own a pet cat but her plan to steal one doesn’t seem to be working. Olive has another idea. Will she finally find the cat of her dreams?

A humorous picture book for young children up to eight years. The book includes some intertextuality which will amuse adults reading the book out loud. Cheeky, fun illustrations encapsulate Olive’s unfortunate efforts as a cat thief.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648964018 | Hardback | 251 x 251mm / 9.9 x 9.9in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

The Turning Point

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Moments that changed lives

Due for release 6th October in ANZ / 12th October in UK/US/CAN. Pre-order your copy now!

The Turning Point is a rare glimpse into the most important and fascinating moments of people’s lives. A collection of extraordinary entries received in an international writing competition, it contains stories about everyday people, from all over the world. Find out about the moment when love came along in a note under a windscreen wiper, when the death of a new friend inspired a teenager to live life to its fullest, and more, in this captivating insight into the human condition.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9781922539021 | Hardback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6in | 256 Pages

Clare Reilly (Limited Leather-Bound Edition)

Eye of the Calm

Exclusive to ANZ and due for release 6th October. Pre-order your copy now!

Clare Reilly: Eye of the Calm is a celebration of artist Clare Reilly’s life and work. Reilly’s passions for coastal New Zealand and the country’s wildlife are brought to life in this beautiful collection, which explores themes of habitat destruction and renewal, grief, finding new paths, and the joyful movement of birds in flight. Experience a sense of calm and hope with this story of a fascinating life told through both words and imagery. A beautiful, meditative exploration of a life’s work.

This limited leather-bound edition is the perfect gift for art lovers and anyone who appreciates New Zealand’s stunning landscape.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9781775594307 | Leather-Bound Hardback | 254 x 254mm | 10 x 10in | 144 Pages | Full Colour

Clare Reilly

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Eye of the Calm

Due for release 6th October in ANZ / 12th October in UK/US/CAN. Pre-order your copy now!

Clare Reilly: Eye of the Calm is a celebration of artist Clare Reilly’s life and work. Reilly’s passions for coastal New Zealand and the country’s wildlife are brought to life in this beautiful collection, which explores themes of habitat destruction and renewal, grief, finding new paths, and the joyful movement of birds in flight. Experience a sense of calm and hope with this story of a fascinating life told through both words and imagery. A beautiful, meditative exploration of a life’s work.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9781775594291 | Hardback | 254 x 254mm | 10 x 10in | 144 Pages | Full Colour

Toy Mountain

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Due for release 6th October in ANZ / 12th October in UK/US/CAN. Pre-order your copy now!

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: 9781925820966 | Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Cookie

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Due for release 6th October in ANZ / 12th October in UK/US/CAN. Pre-order your copy now!

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: 9781925820959 | Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

How to Get a Good Job After 50 (2nd edition) (eBook)

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A step-by-step guide to job search success

These days, many people are looking to stay in the workforce longer and are seeking satisfying, fulfilling jobs. How to Get a Good Job After 50 is a step-by-step guide to taking control of your career with expertise and confidence. With age comes experience, reliability and practised skills, and this book explains how to market these qualities to prospective employers in clear, practical chapters. Covering all aspects of the job search, this is a tried and tested recipe for career success!


SPECIFICATIONS: 9781991001054 | eBook | 320 Pages

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Mr Ming & The Mooncake Dragon

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

Colourful lanterns are an important part of the mid-autumn festival celebrations, as are the mooncakes which Mr Ming sells in his shop. Everyone agrees that Mr Ming’s mooncakes are the most delicious they have ever tasted. They all want to know what the secret recipe is, but Mr Ming won’t tell them or even let them peep inside his kitchen. That’s because he has another secret, a secret even bigger than his marvellous mooncake recipe. What can it be?

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648652878 | Hardback | 251 x 251mm / 9.9 x 9.9in | 36 Pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

The Science of Hope

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Eye to eye with our world’s wildlife

Due for release 8th September 2021 in ANZ / 14th September 2021 in UK/US/CAN. Pre-order your copy now!

From polar bears to mountain gorillas, penguins to sea otters, certain animals capture our imagination. These are the animals that are mascots for conservation campaigns. But why these creatures instead of other equally endangered animals? The answer lies in their cuteness or charisma! Illustrated with images by one of the world’s leading wildlife photographers, The Science of Hope informs as it educates, describing the psychology and science behind our desire to connect with these animals.

An introduction to The Science of Hope from author Dr Wiebke Finkler:

SPECIFICATIONS: 9781925820645 | Cased with jacket | 254 x 254mm / 10 x 10in | 160 pages | Full Colour

What If … ?

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Due for release 8th September 2021 in ANZ / 14th September 2021 in UK/US/CAN. Pre-order your copy now!

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.

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

The Cancer Companion (eBook)

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How to Navigate Your Way From Diagnosis to Treatment and Beyond

A cancer diagnosis can cause a torrent of unfamiliar emotions felt by both the patient and those who care for them. The Cancer Companion is a compassionate, down-to-earth guide for those navigating these difficult and complex emotions. Its simple structure and comprehensive approach turns modern psychological research into constructive strategies for dealing with anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance, management of relationships, and many more components of cancer-related distress.

A video from author and Clinical and Health Psychologist, Dr. Toni Lindsay

SPECIFICATIONS: 9781991001030 | eBook | 224 pages

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Grandparenting Grandchildren

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New knowledge and know-how for grandparenting the under 5s

Due for release 4th August in ANZ / 10th August in UK / 14th September in US/CAN. Pre-order your copy now!

Grandparenting Grandchildren is the first guide of its kind written specifically for grandparents, and aims to help you raise well-rounded, ready-to-learn, happy grandchildren. It covers the key influences on healthy development: movement, music, sleep and food, explaining both how they benefit the brain and how to implement them in your grandchild’s life. Learn to build a loving, supportive relationship, while constructing essential life skills for happy, capable, and confident learners.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9781925820799 | Paperback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6in | 224 Pages

Stephen Hawking

Scientists Who Changed the World

Due for release 4th August in ANZ. Pre-order your copy now!

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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Due for release 8th September in ANZ / 14th September in UK and US/CAN. Pre-order your copy now!

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: 9781925820898 | 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

Too Many Ducks

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

One morning, Alexander wakes to find a duck waiting for him. As more ducks arrive, Alexander’s life overflows with fun and affection.  However, as his new feathered friends fill the house, it became clear there are TOO MANY DUCKS for one small boy to handle.

Too Many Ducks is a warm and whimsical tale about appreciating what you have before it’s gone, and working out how to make things right when friendship seems lost.

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780994626998 | Hardback | 251 x 251mm / 10 x 10in | 36 Pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

The Incredibly Busy Mind of Bowen Bartholomew Crisp

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Out now in NZ and UK! Due for release 21st July in AU and 27th July in US/CAN – pre-order your copy now!

Most children would say that the ocean is blue, but when Bowen looks at it he sees white where the waves crash, deep black on the ocean floor, and green when there’s a storm. Bowen sees the world differently and struggles to fit in. When he turns his uniqueness into his greatest strength, however, he finds his place in the world. Young readers, carers, teachers and psychologists alike will be inspired by this story of embracing diversity while also encouraging children to think differently.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9781925820881 | Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 pages | Full Colour | EK Books