Learn the Maori names for all your favourite animals!

Gillian Fein, founder of the LaLa Lunchbox app and mom of three shares her go-to list of kids books that make amazing birthday party gifts.

In the Night Kitchen

Celebrate Banned Book Week by reading In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak

A stunning novel for adults written entirely in Maori

Ngā Waituhi o Rēhua by Sam Bunny, via Behance

The Red Poppy

Young soldier Jim McLeod waits in the trenches of World War I for the order to attack the enemy. With him are his friends, and Nipper, the messenger dog. When they charge across no-man's-land, Jim is shot . and finds himself face to face with an enemy

Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. "Notice how the illustrations envelop the page- even the PRINT gets pushed off the page during the Wild Rumpus! And, as Max leaves the Wild Things, on his boat, the illustrations shrink back- back to reality.