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Find great gift and present ideas for family members Рfor Birthday, Christmas, or other special occasions -: buy for mums and dads, baby, boys & girls Рage 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12. Explore an excellent selection of cool gifts, popular books,  games and fun toys.

We’ve spent hours and hours trawling through our associated gift links to find a great selection of excellent birthday presents for adults, babies, toddlers and young children in NZ. Click through to check the RRP (Recommended Retail Price) on each item and also any possible discount.

   

Crafty Girls’ Road Trip – New Zealand’s Best Craft Places, Plus 10 Craft Projects by Ann Packer

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A brilliant guide to the many places in New Zealand where you can buy everything you need to make your own textile-based crafts. Aimed at those who get warm fuzzies just walking into a wool shop, simply have to stroke the fabric at the quilt store, and long to touch the textiles at museums, this roundup of New Zealand’s craftiest places will go down a treat. The book lists treasure troves for fabric lovers, embroiderers, patchworkers, knitters, spinners and other crafty types to find not only materials but inspiration on the road.

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The Big Blue Book of Beginner Books – by P.D. Eastman, R. Lopshire, M. McClintock

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A fantastic omnibus collection of 6 famous stories, including¬†“Go Dog Go!”, “Are You My Mother?”, “The Best Nest”, “Put Me in the Zoo”, and “A¬†Fly Went By”. Hardback, illustrated, 367 page edition.

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The Elephant Keeper’s Children by Peter Hoeg

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The Elephant Keeper’s Children is the hilarious story of Peter and Tilte (and Basker) and their excellent adventure as they race to find their parents before they create havoc.  Part adventure story, part study of human nature, this is a delightful and thought-provoking novel from the prizewinning Danish author Peter Hoeg.

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A Bear Called Paddington – by Michael Bond

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This exquisite hardback, 50th anniversary unabridged edition has Paddington the Bear illustrated in spectacular full-colour throughout this original story. 

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A Dragon in a Wagon – by Lynley Dodd

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An imaginative rhyming picture book, from a famous NZ children’s author, about Susie Fogg who dreams of having a more exciting pet than a dog, something like a dragon. Spiral bound, 32 page, with colour illustrations.

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A Kiss Like This – by Catherine & Laurence Anholt

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A delightful tale about¬†love, trust, and affection between¬†“Little Cub” and “Big¬†Golden Lion”. Paperback, full colour illustrated, 32 page edition.

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A Lion in the Meadow – by Margaret Mahy

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A wonderful, classic tale by NZ’s¬†outstanding children’s story writer. Spiral bound, 32 page edition, with lovely colour illustrations by Jenny Williams.

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A Series of Unfortunate Events – by Lemony Snicket

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“The Complete Wreck”¬†— All 13 books in this international bestselling series. Hardback, with illustrations.

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A Wife on Gorge River by Catherine Stewart

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The Stewarts live on the wild West Coast – more than two days walk to the nearest road.¬† What lessons are there for the rest of us from Catherine Stewart’s experiences raising her family in such splendid isolation? With dry humour and fascinating insights, Catherine paints a vivid picture of her life at Gorge River and beyond.

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Alice in Wonderland – by Lewis Carroll

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Two classic novels in one book — “Alice in Wonderland” and the sequel “Through the Looking Glass”.¬†¬†Paperback, illustrated, 272 page edition.

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