Books - Kids' Picture Books

We have a highly commended range of books for Children. From the old classics to the new, soon to be classics.

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  • . Emma’s at Oxford Gift Voucher

    Can't choose or want to give the recipient the fun of choosing their Gift?  Then an Emma's at Oxford Gift Voucher is the way to go!  The vouchers can be spent either on-line or in-store.   Choose from $20, $30, $40, $50, $80 or $100.   However, if there is another denomination you would prefer please let us know and we can make it up for you. We will post or email this Voucher to the Recipient - please let us know which option you would like at Checkout.
    From $20.00
  • David Walliams – First Hippo On The Moon

    Number one bestselling author David Walliams presents this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross and hilariously read by the author himself. Warning: very silly sound-effects included! Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first? 3 ...2 ...1 ...BLAST OFF! Introducing a wonderfully charming and funny new picture book from two superstars!
    $25.00
  • David Walliams – World’s Worst Children 2

    The brilliant follow-up to David Walliams' bestseller The World's Worst Children! Ten more stories about a brand new gang of hilariously horrible kids from everyone's favourite children's author, illustrated in glorious full colour by Tony Ross. If you thought you had read about the World's Worst Children already, you're in for a rather nasty shock. The beastly boys and gruesome girls in this book are even ruder, even more disgusting and WORSE than you could ever imagine! This gorgeous collection of ten stories from the master himself, David Walliams, will make you snort with laughter and thank your lucky stars that you don't know anyone like Gruesome Griselda or Fussy Frankie in real life. It also features a special appearance from fan-favourite Raj! Gloriously illustrated in full colour throughout by artistic genius Tony Ross, The World's Worst Children 2 is a side-splitting companion to David's blockbuster hit, The World's Worst Children, and the perfect gift for kids aged 9 and up.
    $25.00
  • Flip Flap Jungle

    Little readers will adore flipping Axel Scheffler's animals again and again to see what crazy creatures they can create - and to find out what strange noises they make too! What do you get if you cross an monkey with a armodillo? Why, that would be a Monkadillo! And a Leopard with a Frog? That would be a Leopog, of course! With its sturdy, split pages and spiral binding, 121 possible combinations, silly names and animal noises to make you giggle, this hilarious rhyming flip-flap book in a fun format is perfect for pre-schoolers. Little readers will adore flipping Axel Scheffler's animals again and again to see what crazy creatures they can create - and to find out what strange noises they make too! A very silly but absolutely compelling book that will charm the whole family.
    $20.00
  • Go Green Gecko

    The book introduces the Wellington green gecko and explores the challenges it faces as it forages for food in the New Zealand bush. Green Gecko feasts on a range of bush creatures until he too becomes a potential food source and has to make a daring escape from danger. Margaret Tolland’s clever use of texture and layered images captures the cheeky character of the gecko and the rich life of our native bush. Detailed graphic images allows the reader to trace Gecko’s exciting escape. Young readers will enjoy the rhythmic text and the building tension of the plot. This book is bound to become a favourite with children, librarians, and nature lovers, young and old, who delight in understanding our unique environment.
    $22.00
  • Jennifer Somervell – A Very Greedy Tale

    Another great NZ picture book from Jennifer, a must have for your Tales Of The Farm collection.Napoleon is STARVING! When he sees his breakfast arriving on the other side of the electric fence, the anticipation is too much! He decides to charge the fence despite the consequences. But things don’t work out the way Napoleon expected! Find out what happens when Napoleon escapes and leads Josephine astray… Pigs love food and will do anything to get it! They are great escape artists! Learn about pigs, the electric fences that keep them in, and the Kiwi inventors who pioneered them.
    $22.00
  • Jennifer Somervell – The Day Dad Blew Up The Cowshed

    Dramatic and hilarious, this true Kiwi story comes with an educational section on the invention of the first rotary cowshed in New Zealand, developed by a Taranaki dairy farmer.Written by local Oxford author.
    $22.00
  • Jennifer Somervell – The Eel Hunt

    It's summer in the '70s and an idea is hatched to go eel hunting on the Manawatu River. With home-made spears, under the cloak of darkness, the intrepid eelers set off. But everything does not go according to plan. The river is darker and deeper than expected, the eels are slippery and determined not to be caught , and a gruesome discovery is made.... Eeling was common in the 1960s and '70s when eels were large and plentiful in New Zealand. Learn how our unique longfin eel is now threatened and needs our protection. Contains substantial educational material in an 'Eel Facts' section at the back of the book focussing on the New Zealand native longfin eel - its life cycle, 'At Risk - Declining' status and measures to help protect it.Written by local Oxford author.
    $22.00
  • Jennifer Somervell – The NEW Old Truck

    Old Truck graunches gears, backfires, won’t start and often has to be towed. Retired, rejected and shut up in a shed, he feels old and useless. But to the children he is a much loved family member. Is this the end for their beloved Old Truck? This second edition is now enhanced with material about the real Old Truck’s American origin. Educational graphics and old photos show his heritage in a great line of Republics made in Alma, Michigan, USA; his long journey to New Zealand and his remarkable rescue and restoration on Silodale farm. Today the ‘new’ Old Truck spends his time out and about at vintage machinery rallies in New Zealand.Written by local Oxford author.
    $20.00
  • The Day The Crayons Quit

    Debut author Drew Daywalt and international bestseller Oliver Jeffers team up to create a colourful solution to a crayon-based crisis in this playful, imaginative story that will have children laughing and playing with their crayons in a whole new way. Poor Duncan just wants to colour in. But when he opens his box of crayons, he only finds letters, all saying the same thing: We quit! Beige is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown, Blue needs a break from colouring in all that water, while Pink just wants to be used. Green has no complaints, but Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking to each other. The battle lines have been drawn. What is Duncan to do?​ NB Paperback
    $19.00