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Juicy the Peach and the Popcorn Palaver

Written by Anna Theed, Illustrated by Antony Elworthy. Published by Beeswax Books. Hardback Picture Book

New Zealand author Anna Theed brings us Juicy the Peach - the lovable & left-field babysitter extraodinaire. ‘Juicy Peach and the Popcorn Palaver’ takes us on a wild & wacky ride through the day that Juicy first came. With a touch of magic, a sprinkling of sparkle & a plethora of popcorn, Juicy can help even the most anxious or shy child realise that time away from Mum and Dad can be okay - if only they can be brave for a day

This is a great book to read if mum or dad are returning to work, or if a new nanny or babysitter is starting. A fun read that will delight children and adults, alike with his playful rhyme and ridiculous outcome. Beautiful sparkly illustrations by Antony Elworthy help bring the magic alive.

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Grandad's Guitar

Written by Janine McVeagh, Illustrated by Fifi Colston. Published by Makaro Press. Paperback Picture Book

A delightful picture book, telling the story of a much loved, well-travelled guitar. When Kahu is given his Grandfather’s battered old guitar he is unimpressed but soon learns that a treasure is not always something that is shiny and new. Through the tales his Nana tells of the guitar’s travels, Kahu develops a special relationship with the grandfather he never knew.

Northland author Janine McVeagh shares this true story about her late husband and her grandson Kahu. Her enchanting tales of travelling the world with her husband, guitar in hand, transport us to faraway places brought alive by Fifi Colston’s charming illustrations. This is a special book ideal for grandparents and parents alike to share with their children

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