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Have You Seen Elephant?

Have You Seen Elephant? By David Barrow Gecko Press Paperback $19.99 Hardback $29.99 A boy and Elephant decide to play hide-and-seek, which Elephant warns he is very good at. And so it would seem…he’s the “elephant in the room” in every situation, apparently unseen by …

How to be Famous

How to be Famous By Michal Shalev Gecko Press, $20 Pb/$30 Hb There is a laugh on every page as a self-centred pigeon teaches us how to be famous. The illustrations are marvellously loose, with scribbles of crayon and pencil over washes of colour, conveying …

Big Book of Love

Big Book of Love By Catherine & Laurence Anholt Orchard Books $20 paperback/$30 hardback The brightly-coloured pages are full of the many diversions of a young child’s life: the beach, a tree-house, a train ride, the dog and other animals, friends, the busy city, bright …

Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild

Words by Katie Cotton Illustrated by Stephen Walton Introduction by Virginia McKenna (Born Free) Frances Lincoln Hardback $30 Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild: In this magnificent large format book, counting is perhaps the least important aspect, filled as it is with meticulously executed charcoal …

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Finding Monkey Moon

Finding Monkey Moon By Elizabeth Pulford Illustrated by Kate Wilkinson Walker Books Hardback $24.95 Monkey Moon is missing and Michael’s not going to sleep without it. They search the house but no luck, so Michael and his dad set off for the park. Michael doesn’t …

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Home

Home By Carson Ellis Walker Books Hardback $28 There are all kinds of homes and those depicted here are many and varied, some real and others imagined; from a simple house in the country to an ornate palace for a Norse god. It ends with …