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NEW Let It Go encourages children to explore what emotions feel like in their body and find
a unique way to release them. Join Aroha (Aroha's Way) and her friends as they navigate their way through four emotions: sadness, anger, shame and fear.

The Kuwi and Friends Māori Picture Dictionary (He Papakupu Whakaahua) is a fun, easy-to-use resource for those wanting to discover, learn and use everyday words in te reo Māori (native language of New Zealand).

In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream.

Read to your little ones every day!

100% natural and organic botanical health products, harnessing the healing properties of nature.

New Edition's bespoke sanitising formula, has been created with families in mind so you can rest easy knowing you don’t need nasty chemicals to keep your little ones germ-free!

Little Unicorn create unique, hand-crafted products that accompany you
and your child through the naps, spills, baths, play, and travels that define childhood.

Relax! I'm Cosy. This sums up what Woolbabe is all about. Helping babies sleep better, stay just the right temperature and helping parents relax about their baby's sleep. The combination of merino and organic cotton offers the best of both worlds.

Snuggly, blankie, muzzie, cuddly!

We have a beautiful range of comforters made from natural breathable fibers - cotton and muslin.

Pretty Brave is committed to being there for every step, as our little customers learn to walk.

Catering for ages 0 - 5 years, Pretty Brave work alongside podiatrists to ensure each of its designs suit the growing foot, meaning its shoes not only look amazing, but also perform. 

New Zealand made Lamington Socks, are the best socks you will ever buy!
 Beautiful merino wool will keep feet and legs snuggly warm.

Relax! I'm Cosy. This sums up what Woolbabe is all about. Helping babies sleep better, stay just the right temperature and helping parents relax about their baby's sleep. The combination of merino and organic cotton offers the best of both worlds.

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Diamonds & Toads

Diamonds and Toads

Diamonds and Toads is a bold new treasury of all your favourite fairy tales for children aged 8 to grown up. Featuring a host of diverse new heroes, this book is for every girl and boy - regardless of gender, skin colour or sexual orientation.

A brave daughter proves she is more than capable of using her wits to save her sick father in The Water of Life...

Down in the depths of the ocean, The Little Mermaid makes the ultimate sacrifice in order to win the love of a princess...

With the flick of a wand and a little help from her friends, Cinderella's life changes in the most extraordinary way...

Diversity in literature shows us that everyone matters.
We live in a rich, multi-cultural world with an array of different skin colours and sexual orientations. Children's books need to reflect this. Because when kids see themselves and their families represented in the stories they read, it boosts their self-esteem and creates a sense of belonging. When groups of people are excluded from books, it shows them that they're not important.
It's also important for our kids to read about others who don't look or act like them.  This helps to build empathy, reduce stereotyping and promote tolerance toward those we perceive as different from ourselves. It also teaches them kindness and compassion - values we all want to instil in our little loved ones.
Wouldn’t it be great if all kids could see themselves reflected in the stories they read?

*  Female and male heroes - Girls save the day just as often as the boys, proving once and for all that gender has nothing to do with being a hero.
*  Blossoming heterosexual and same-sex relationships - Love is love. Reading about different types of romance within the same context helps readers acknowledge the normalcy of all relationships.
*  Racial diversity  - Characters of different skin colours show that anyone of any race can be the primary figure in the fairy tale narrative.
*  Modern values - Female characters, once admired merely for the way they look, are now celebrated for being clever, kind and brave.  
*  Absolute acceptance - There is no fanfare when a character is revealed to be outside the fairy tale norm. Race, gender and sexuality is never questioned.


18 of your favourite stories:
* Briar Rose - Sleeping Beauty
* Little Red Riding Hood
* The Frog Prince
* The Golden Bird
* Diamonds and Toads
* The Little Mermaid
* Jorinda and Joringel
* The Elves and the Shoemaker
* Rumpelstiltskin
* The Four Clever Brothers
* The Princess and the Pea
* Jack and the Beanstalk
* Beauty and the Beast
* Cinderella
* Rapunzel
* The Water of Life
* King Thrushbeard
* The Six Swans

Diamonds and Toads remains faithful to the early versions of these fairy tales. Told in the words of The Grimm Brothers, Hans Christian Andersen, Perrault and other master storytellers, these are the same stories that have been delighting children and adults alike for hundreds of years - but with girl heroes alongside boy heroes, burgeoning same-sex relationships alongside heterosexual ones, and a cast of different skin colours - just like we see in the world around us.

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