Fabulous Books For Christmas

Nov 26, 2022 | Promos | 0 comments

Santa enjoying a book

Whether it’s a classic novel or a fun children’s book, books make exceptional gifts for people of all ages. Not only are they enjoyable to read, but they also provide a lifetime of pleasure and learning. This Christmas, give the gift of reading to your loved ones. With great selections of books and games available on our site, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Our Top Book Picks that make perfect Christmas Gifts:

A Songbird Dreams of Singing

Beautiful poems about sleeping animals are interspersed with fascinating facts and beautiful illustrations.

Roar Squeak Purr

Trending now and in the bestseller list!

A marvellous menagerie of more than 200 animal poems by Aotearoa’s best writers, ROAR SQUEAK PURR shows just how fun poetry can be, and is sure to inspire a new generation of poets. In between the covers of this book, you will meet creatures large and small. They might pad, or skitter, swoosh or soar. They could be fuzzy, feathery, suckery, scaly or spiky. These animals might ROAR or squeak or Purrrrrrrrrr!

Maui and Other Maori Legends

Peter Gossage’s memorable retellings of Maori oral myths have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations. Their dramatic and distinctive illustrations with minimal yet evocative language form a powerful combination, and each has earned its place among the beloved classics of our literature.

Maui and Other Legends contains eight essential legends. In this volume you will find timeless favourites such as How Maui Found his MotherBattle of the MountainsPania of the Reef and many more.

The treasury includes:
How Maui Found his Mother
How Maui Found his Father and the Magic Jawbone
The Fish of Maui
How Maui Slowed the Sun
How Maui Found the Secret of Fire
How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death
Battle of the Mountains
Pania of the Reef

Perfect gift!

Little Tales of Hedgehog and Goat

Chock-full of adventure and wisdom, tall stories and tiny poems, Little Tales of Hedgehog and Goat is a charming novel about friendship and finding the magic in the every day. It’s the perfect bedtime chapter book that will be enjoyed by child and adult, and all fans of Winnie the Pooh, Wind in the Willows and Snake and Lizard.


Bluey Christmas Swim

Bluey is an award-winning preschool show about Bluey, a blue heeler pup, and her family. Airing on ABC KIDS, the show has amassed legions of dedicated fans and hugely popular ranges of books, toys, clothes, games and more. NOW ON SALE!

Greg the Sausage Roll: Santa’s Little Helper

The Sunday Times No. 1 Bestseller! Developed and written by the social media phenomenon that is LadBaby – the king and queen of Christmas and of sausage rolls. NOW ON SALE!

The Chaos Before Christmas

‘Tis the run up to Christmas and there is so much to do! At Elf School we are learning how we can help too. Elroy McChristmas and his friends are about to sit their final test before Santa decides the best job for each elf. But when it’s time to show off their skills, the classroom erupts into chaos!

Greg the Sausage Roll: The Perfect Present

This Christmas, Greg the Sausage Roll is back and this time he’s swept up in an even bigger festive rollercoaster that takes him all the way to the North Pole. Get ready to meet some brand-new friends and family – Greg is a sausage roll on a mission to make this year the best Christmas EVER!

Developed and written by the social media phenomenon that is LadBaby – the king and queen of Christmas and of sausage rolls – and creators of the hilarious No. 1 bestseller Greg the Sausage Roll: Santa’s Little Helper.

Jim’s Spectacular Christmas

The story of Jim: a very lucky, very special, very grubby dog, who lives, improbably, in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Emma Thompson magically weaves the real-life tale of Jim – beloved dog of Sir Henry Cole who created the first Christmas card – with a fantastically warm and heartfelt Christmas romp, brilliantly illustrated by bestselling illustrator, Axel Scheffler.

A Christmas book to treasure, and an adventure filled with high emotion, guilt, redemption, unexpected presents and a life-changing brush with royalty.


Beautiful selections of DK books celebrating the wonders of our planet Earth and our amazing universe and beyond. Gold Foil cover, stunning illustrations and engaging texts that are perfect for bedtime reading or a book to bring outdoors!

An Anthology of Intriguing Animals

An Anthology of Aquatic Life

Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Life

The Mysteries of the Universe: Discover The Best-Kept Secrets of Space


Perennial Favourites, these books are enjoyed by millions of children across many generations.

To the Moon and Back: Guess How Much I love You and Will You Be MY Friend 

The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit and other Cherished Stories Heirloom Edition

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

The Wonderful World of Oz MinaLima Edition 

Great start with your MinaLima collection. NOW ON SALE!


Amazing Aotearoa Activity Book

Based on Gavin Bishop’s bestselling Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story and Wildlife of Aotearoa, there are 60+ awesome games, puzzles and activities in this fun, creative and high-quality activity book based on Gavin Bishop’s bestselling Aotearoa.

Super-Fun Brain Teasers and Marvelous Mazes

An exciting activity book for kids, 50 Puzzles to Solve in Less Than One Minute will not only engage and entertain; it also adds an extra element of fun with the time challenge. Featuring matching games, mazes, picture groupings, and so much more, every cartoon art-inspired puzzle page promotes problem-solving skills and mental agility – all while the clock is ticking!

Balloon Stickers Unicorn

The unicorns are the best friends in town—and they want to play with you! From scenes to search, to mazes, puzzles and more, there are hours of fun to be had! At the back of the book are cute card press-outs to make and create. With your very own balloon stickers to use in the book or wherever you want!


Create beautiful moments with these fun games. Bring anywhere!

Animal Family Match: Matching Game for Nature Lovers

MATCHING GAME FOR NATURE LOVERS – a more challenging take on the traditional pair-based matching game.
SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS – gameplay options designed to suit children, families and adults.
TEXT BY A ZOOLOGIST – learn about the 15 animal families with text explaining why the animals in each family don’t all look alike.
STUNNING ILLUSTRATIONS – 45 incredibly detailed watercolour illustrations by internationally acclaimed artist Ryuto Miyake. THE PERFECT GIFT – design-led, high-spec illustrated game for hours of fun and maximum gifting potential.
BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED – reunite all 15 animal families held within the attractively designed and finished box. Measuring 235 x 125 x 34mm – perfect for taking anywhere on the go!

Dog Day Out: Sharing Puzzle for Kids and Grownups!

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY – Pieces of two different sizes mean that puzzlers of various abilities can work on the same jigsaw at the same time.

SPOT THE DOGS – In Melissa Lee Johnson’s colourful illustration, dogs are having the best day ever! Whether ripping it up at the skate park, doing yoga, or paddling in a fountain, this is an epic dog day out.


May your holidays be filled with warmth, love, and laughter and nestled among the loving arms of family and good friends.