Keep track of all the wines you are tasting this summer! A quality spiral-bound A5 notebook featuring information about the Nelson wineries accompanied by stunning photography. Plenty of space for you to makes lots of wine tasting notes. The perfect Nelson gift for all the wine-lovers in your family!
|Author:||W. B. Gooderham|
Books are amongst the most personal of gifts. The book we choose to give a loved one is informed by our intimate knowledge of their personal histories and their tastes. Often, when we gift books, we love to explain the meaning behind our present by writing an inscription within its pages. Ordinarily, we hope the gift and its ... read more
The letters in this book reflect the thoughts, feelings, questions and complaints that a selection of New Zealand children aged 6 – 11 wanted to express to and about their Mums. Their letters offer an unswerving perspective on how children see their Mums. Like children themselves the letters are poignant, often hilariou... read more
The perfect gift for any bibliophile, the Book Lover taps into a world of endless new chapters, compelling characters and evocative poems with words like desire, epic, inspire, magic, and mystery.
|Author:||Alexander McCall Smith|
Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies' Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old girl she was already solving mysteries. Here in this delightful, new, enchanting tale for children, we see how the young Precious became the crafty and intuitive private investigator we all know and love!
All you need is love? Not according to W. H. Collingridge, the author of this essential guide to finding, wooing, and securing a suitable partner. Originally published in 1855, this brisk, no-nonsense handbook still has much to teach lovers and their suitors today. Love is a perilous business and the task of choosing a partne... read more
Meerkats seem to get everywhere these days. But what to do with all the corpses when they reach the end of their fluffy little lives? Don't just throw them away! Why not turn one upside down and use it as a penholder? Or cut it in half and use it to replace a table leg? Peppered with brilliant, mercilessly dark humour, 101 Us... read more
This book showcases the best and most humorous quotes from George R.R. Martin's favourite character Tyrion Lannister, the worldly, jaded, funny, highly intelligent, cynical, womanizing star of the books. A perfect stocking-filler for every fan of the books, and of HBO's award-winning television series. 'I only need half my wi... read more
Deck the halls with twirling Santas! Rufus Butler Seder's playful, animated Santa will spread Christmas cheer as readers watch him do the unexpected. Forget sliding down chimneys and putting presents under the tree - this Santa runs with presents, blows bubbles, and unicycles his way through the holiday season. Written in the... read more
This visually dazzling exploration of numbers is equal parts playful pop-up book and work of art. From the imaginative designer behind the award-winning alphabet book ABC 3D, this creative twist on the classic counting book reveals how the simplest shapes-just a single line and a circle-become the building blocks for every nu... read more
For more than two thousand years, the fables of Aesop have been enjoyed for the simple, powerful truths they encapsulate so pithily - from the story of the wolf in sheep's clothing to the race of the hare and the tortoise. This charming new compilation with classic illustrations by Arthur Rackham brings together dozens of ... read more
It is exactly like "Isaiah" 11:6: "The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid..." Written by "National Geographic" magazine writer Jennifer Holland, "Unlikely Friendships" documents one heart warming tale after another of animals who, with nothing else in common, bond in the most unex... read more
Treasure the precious moments of your baby's growth with this delightful keepsake book. Illustrated with beautiful photographs throughout, this record book allows you to chart all the details of your baby - from the time and date of birth, through first words and first steps, to the first Christmas and birthday. With space fo... read more
Published for the first time in flipback - the new, portable, stylish format that's taken Europe by storm. 'What have you been judging from...Dearest Miss Morland, what ideas have you been admitting?' Young and impressionable, Catherine Morland has an over-active imagination. After falling for the sophisticated Henry Tilney d... read more
In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times. These hilarious adaptations satirize and sanitize the sexist, racist, nationalist, ageist, sizeist, ethnocentrist, and phallocentrist biases of classic bedtime st... read more
When they tell me I’m too old to do something, I attempt it immediately.’ Pablo Picasso
TIMELY ADVICE FOR A MILESTONE BIRTHDAY
So what if you’re turning 70; after all, with age comes wisdom and more excuses to woop loudly as you cruise past pedestrians on your brand new mobility scooter – ... read more
Clear visual instructions for creating 28 delightful images from a popular 19th-century picture book: goose, deer (with antlers), birds, bunny, dog, elephant, tortoise, and other engaging creatures, along with often hilarious snippets of verse by zany 20th century humorist. Engaging book recalls a pastime that has delighted c... read more
A carefully crafted composition of artistically rendered magnetic word tiles drawn from the voice of the creative mind. This masterful collection has words like surreal, absurd, sculpt, metaphor, silhouette and latex. Kit contains over 200 themed magnetic word tiles.
"I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks." (William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night). Everyone needs a little help from their friends from time to time, and we all know people who deserve a great big 'Thanks!' This collection of heartwarming and thought-provoking quotations is the perfect gift for thos... read more
Ever wondered where noodles came from? How Worcester Sauce was invented? Or even who the 'Cucumber King of Burma' was? Beginning with the hippo soup eaten in Africa in 6000 BC, through to the dangerous blowfish enjoyed in contemporary Japan, A Curious History of Food and Drink reveals the bizarre origins of the food and drink... read more