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Collection by Jane Oldershaw

Jane Oldershaw
Vasanti Unka's The Boring Book wins the New Zealand Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Margaret Mahy, Children's Book Awards, Habits Of Mind, Get Reading, Mentor Texts, Day Book, Street Signs, Library Books, Read Aloud

The Boring Book | Vasanti Unka

When the words in a tedious tome decide that life is just too dull, they escape. The world will never be the same again. The words jump into street signs, they leap onto shop signs, they decorate pathways and roadways and ponds. But one day they go too far . . .Award-winning illustrator Vasanti Unka has created a picture book complete with miniature book inserts which is as ingenious as it is delightful. The Boring Book explores the importance of books and words in a fun and imaginative way…

Mess: The Manual of Accidents and Mistakes: Keri Smith: Books… Art Wall Kids, Art For Kids, Wall Art, You Are My Life, Romance Quotes, Wreck This Journal, Junk Journal, Book Crafts, Paperback Books

Mess: The Manual of Accidents | Keri Smith | SALE

In Mess, Keri Smith, creator of Wreck This Journal, asks readers to explore what it feels like to throw themselves off balance -- on purpose.Smith dares readers to drop some kind of coloured liquid (ink, tea, coffee) onto a page from a good height (at least five feet); draw in the dark (or with eyes closed); creatively misspell words; paint a picture in a water-based medium (pen, marker, watercolour, etc) and leave it out during a rain or snowstorm; and bury this book, then dig it up.This…

In the Bush: explore and discover New Zealand's native forests by Gillian Candler, illustrated by Ned Barraud. The fourth book in our explore and discover series looking at ecosystems in New Zealand for young children (and their parents and grandparents). Nonfiction Books For Kids, Forest Ecosystem, Book Illustration, Natural World, The Great Outdoors, New Zealand, Childrens Books, Nativity, Wildlife

In The Bush | Explore & Discover New Zealand's Native Forests | Ned Barraud & Gillian Candler

In the Bush is the fourth title in the popular and award-winning ‘explore & discover’ series. The successful author and illustrator combination of Gillian Candler and Ned Barraud, turn their attention to the New Zealand bush and its iconic animals and plants. Young readers will be fascinated to learn more about familiar creatures as well as discover other intriguing plants and animals and see how they relate to each other in the forest ecosystem. Learn about pests and other dangers to our…

  Happy Pharrell, Pharrell Williams Happy, Behance, Happy Kids, One Pic, How To Memorize Things, Childhood, Songs, Graphics

Happy | Pharrell Williams | SALE

Nominated for an Academy Award in 2014, “Happy” hit number one on Billboard’s Hot 100 list, and has topped the charts in more than seventy-five countries worldwide. Now Pharrell Williams brings his beloved song to the youngest of readers in photographs of children across cultures celebrating what it means to be happy. All the exuberance of the song pulses from these vibrant photographs of excited, happy kids. This is a picture book full of memorable, precious childhood moments that will move…