Spring Gift Fair 2021 : Childrens Books (109)

The Chameleon

ISBN: 9780764357718

Author: Miyauni    Publisher: Schiffer Books

A chameleon is hidden in every page, and it's up to you to find it. Use the viewfinder against the large, colorful patterned images until you find the model at ...


A chameleon is hidden in every page, and it's up to you to find it. Use the viewfinder against the large, colorful patterned images until you find the model at the bottom of the page. An original ""seek and find"" to awaken the curiosity and develop the sense of observation while having fun. A book to play and share with family!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 36


Dimensions: 274 x 274 mm


Publication Date: 25-10-2019


$38.00
Children's Picture Atlas

ISBN: 9781782703907

Author: Neil Morris    Publisher: Award Publications

Designed to introduce young children to the world in which we live, this is a fun and informative introduction to the countries of the world. Twenty-one pictori...


Designed to introduce young children to the world in which we live, this is a fun and informative introduction to the countries of the world. Twenty-one pictorial maps, each accompanied by fact-packed accessible text, show landforms and cultural, industrial and agricultural features for each country. Children will love poring over these busy maps and searching the detailed pictures to discover more about each country.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 250 x 303 mm


Publication Date: 21-02-2020


$19.99
A Dragon on the Roof

ISBN: 9783791373911

Author: Cecile Alix    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

A brave young girl, a whimsical house, and a ticklish dragon help young readers see the world through Gaudí’s eyes. Set in Casa Batlló, one of Antoni Gaudí...


A brave young girl, a whimsical house, and a ticklish dragon help young readers see the world through Gaudí’s eyes. Set in Casa Batlló, one of Antoni Gaudí’s most renowned buildings, this joyful story introduces young readers to the architect’s work, inciting their curiosity and imagination along the way. While her nanny is sleeping, young Paloma hears a noise. She climbs the stairs of her house until she reaches the roof, where a dragon is perched. Unafraid, Paloma reaches out to pet the dragon—but he is ticklish, and as he laughs, he spews a myriad of sea animals that he had unwittingly swallowed. The house is transformed into a dreamy aquarium and the dragon settles into a deep sleep on the roof. Cécile Alix’s playful story and Fred Sochard’s boldly graphic illustrations are the perfect accompaniment to Gaudí’s exuberant vision. As readers make their way through Paloma’s home, they are introduced to its fabulous elements—columns shaped like elephant legs; marine-inspired tiles, glass, and ironwork; and of course the spectacularly undulating, iridescent roof, which resembles a sleeping dragon. The end of the book includes a brief history of Gaudí’s career and provides helpful background to Paloma’s story. Kids will want to linger over the pictures and imagine what their own house would be like if a dragon were living on their roof.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 240 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 10-09-2019


$32.00
Easy Peasy - Gardening With Kids

ISBN: 9783899558241

Author: Kirsten Bradley    Publisher: Gestalten

An introduction to easy gardening so you can grow everywhere and anywhere. Whether you live in the city or the countryside, there are plenty of places you can p...


An introduction to easy gardening so you can grow everywhere and anywhere. Whether you live in the city or the countryside, there are plenty of places you can plant and grow. For a new generation of green fingers there are different ways to bring nature into the home. Make your own pots, build balcony boxes, create your own bird feeders and even get friendly with worms! Each activity has been carefully chosen to create living, renewable and sustainable environments for kids and their families. Each activity has been carefully written by Kirsten Bradley, a leading practitioner in permaculture for kids and co-founder of Milkwood permaculture farm in Australia. The simple steps and beautiful spot illustrations make activities fun and easy to follow. The book will also feature non-activity spreads explaining the importance of why and how nature works. Illustrated by Aitch, a Romanian artist whose folkloric illustrations pay homage to vintage botanical books while giving each page a sense of modern magic.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 56


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 25-03-2019


$39.99
Explore The World

ISBN: 9783967047035

Author: Anton Hallmann    Publisher: Gestalten

Every explorer is a true adventurer: they all have in common a curiosity for the unknown. Across hundreds of years, they drew maps and gathered expansive knowle...


Every explorer is a true adventurer: they all have in common a curiosity for the unknown. Across hundreds of years, they drew maps and gathered expansive knowledge of geography, climate, flora and fauna. The expeditions that shaped the world we are living in are gathered in this illustrated compendium. Explorers (working title) features a variety of explorers, from Europeans searching for new trade routes to Polynesians exploring the many islands in the South Pacific. Sail with the vikings, meet the sherpas climbing up Mount Everest, and get to know the astronauts who dared to fly into space. Explorers (working title) shines a light on the people that made these adventures possible with their knowledge of land and language, and tells the stories of teamwork, bravery and curiosity.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 56


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 26-01-2021


$49.99
The Fairy Tales of Brothers Grimm & Andersen: 2 in 1 40th Anniversary Edition

ISBN: 9783836583275

Authors: The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen    Publisher: Taschen

More than 200 years ago, two brothers from Kassel, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, published the first volume of their collection of German folktales. Over time the st...


More than 200 years ago, two brothers from Kassel, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, published the first volume of their collection of German folktales. Over time the stories in their collection grew until finally they numbered 200 fairy tales and ten legends. What was initially an attempt to preserve German traditions for posterity is today the most widely read collection of stories after the Bible. From Snow White to Cinderella and Rapunzel to Rumpelstiltskin, the Brothers Grimm left behind a canon of fairy tales that have become classics of children's literature, part of the UNESCO world heritage, and an indispensable piece of our history and culture.Hans Christian Andersen's own life seemed to be out of a fairy tale-Charles Dickens was among his friends and admirers, and European princes held him in high regard. Through determination, talent, many a fortunate coincidence, and an exuberant imagination, he came out of impoverished circumstances to write himself into world literature. A fairytale kingdom without Andersen would be very impoverished itself and would have to do without characters such as the Snow Queen, the Princess and the Pea, Thumbelina or the Little Match Girl, but also many previously inanimate items which Andersen brought to life: silver shillings and darning needles, and especially his Steadfast Tin Soldier. The Grimms' and Andersen's tales have inspired generations of artists, and each fairy tale in this volume is colorfully interpreted by a famous illustrator: legends such as Kay Nielsen (a leading exponent of the Golden Age of Illustration that ended in the 1920s), the Arts and Crafts master Walter Crane, Arthur Rackham, and the Swiss commercial artist Herbert Leupin. Alongside are silhouettes from historical publications as well as new vignettes that were made especially for this edition, which dance across the pages in an intricate shadow play. Introductory essays, on the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm as reflected in art and on Andersen as the heart and soul of the modern fairy tale, complement these flights of fancy, as do the short summaries on each fairy tale and artists' biographies.This double-sided book contains the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm on one side and Hans Christian Andersen's tales on the other, each with its own cover. The following fairy tales are included: The Brothers Grimm:The Frog Prince, The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, The Brave Little Tailor, Cinderella, Mother Holle, Little Red Riding Hood, The Bremen Town Musicians, The Shoemaker and the Elves, Tom Thumb's Travels, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin, The Three Feathers, The Golden Goose, The Goose Girl, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Star Coins, The Hare and the Hedgehog, Puss 'n Boots Hans Christian Andersen:The Princess and the Pea, The Nightingale, The Swineherd, The Emperor's New Clothes, Twelve by Mail Coach, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Snow Queen, Ole Shut-Eye, The Ugly Duckling, Little Ida's Flowers, The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep, The Flying Trunk, The Little Match Girl, The Tinderbox


Bind: hardback


Pages: 512


Dimensions: 156 x 217 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2020


$58.00
The Faraway Tree Collection : 3 book collection

ISBN: 9781444961591

Author: Enid Blyton    Publisher: Hachette

The Enchanted Wood, The Magic Faraway Tree and The Folk of the Faraway Tree are the three magical stories in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved c...


The Enchanted Wood, The Magic Faraway Tree and The Folk of the Faraway Tree are the three magical stories in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton. When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an Enchanted Wood is on their doorstep. And when they discover the Faraway Tree, that is the beginning of many magical adventures! Join them and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come on an amazing adventure - there'll be adventures waiting whatever happens. The Faraway Tree stories have been delighting readers for over 75 years.


Bind: paperback


Dimensions: 142 x 202 mm


$34.99
Five Little Kea

ISBN: 9781869714000

Author: Renee Chin    Publisher: Hachette New Zealand

Five little kea exploring in the shed, one fell over and bumped their head. The cheekiest birds in the world are getting up to mischief in Ranger Tui's shed. Bu...


Five little kea exploring in the shed, one fell over and bumped their head. The cheekiest birds in the world are getting up to mischief in Ranger Tui's shed. But what are they planning? Based on the nursery rhyme Five Little Monkeys, Five Little Kea is a fun counting book that showcases the beauty of New Zealand's flora and fauna.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 24


Dimensions: 280 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 03-05-2021


$19.99
Flower Power

ISBN: 9783791373997

Author: Christine Paxmann    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Take on a magical journey through the world of healing flowers in this children's book by renowned artist Olaf Hajek. Olaf Hajek's fantastical and mesmerizing a...


Take on a magical journey through the world of healing flowers in this children's book by renowned artist Olaf Hajek. Olaf Hajek's fantastical and mesmerizing art is familiar to many adults. Now young readers can enjoy his work while learning about the fascinating health benefits of flowers they encounter every day. Hajek's paintings spring to life, populated by insects, birds, fruit, and fairytales that illustrate the drama of the natural world. Accompanying each painting are engaging texts that explore various cultural and medicinal aspects of the flowers as well as their importance to artists, writers, and healers. As they learn how iris roots were used to alleviate teething pain in babies and how poppy plants led to the invention of the salt shaker, kids will also get to know a garden's worth of blooms--from wild roses to carnations and peonies to marigolds. Kids will look at flowers in a whole new light and will delight in this beautiful keepsake of botanical illustrations by a celebrated artist.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 40


Dimensions: 260 x 350 mm


Publication Date: 16-03-2020


$45.00
Get Ready Goose

ISBN: 9781782700760

Author: Laura Wall    Publisher: Award Publications

Goose is going out today, but there are lots of things he needs to do first to get ready. Let Goose and Sophie teach your little tots important routines in the...


Goose is going out today, but there are lots of things he needs to do first to get ready. Let Goose and Sophie teach your little tots important routines in these short, simple sequence stories. Children can find routines boring, but nothing is dull with Goose around! With their bright, bold colours and favourite characters, these padded board books will delight toddlers, quickly becoming favourite books.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 16


Dimensions: 160 x 160 mm


$11.99
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