In her new poetry collection How I Get Ready, Ashleigh Young fails to learn to drive, vanishes from the fossil record, and finally finishes writing a book.
This book is the first to represent the full extent of Brian Turner's achievement as a poet, from his Commonwealth Poetry Prize-winning debut, Ladders of Rain, to poems written in 2018. One of New Zealand's most acclaimed and widely read contemporary poets, Turner is a pr... read more
Hadassah's book deals with themes of love, sex and depression and she describes it as: Politically it's about leaning in to the negative stereotypes projected onto women, and exploring what it means to embrace and humanize them. Personally it's about me working through the ... read more
Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American writer and poet. Even though Gibran was considered a literary and political rebel, his works are still celebrated throughout the world. Gibran's most famous work is The Prophet.Includes the following:The Broken WingsSpirits RebelliousThe ForerunnerThe MadmanA Tear and a Smile
Poetry New Zealand, this country's longest-running poetry magazine, showcasesnew writing from New Zealand and overseas. It presents the work of talented newcomers as well as that of established voices. Issue #53 features 130 new poems (including work by this year's f... read more
|Author:||Skila Brown; Jamey Christoph (Illustrator)|
Queue up for a whistle-stop tour of trains of all kinds, narrated in lively verse and featuring dynamic retro artwork. Rows of grooves, cables, and bars.Graffiti rockin' out the cars.A badge of rust. A proud oil stain.There's nothin' plain about a train. Trains of a... read more
Fleur Adcock's Collected Poems is a landmark publication in the career of one of New Zealand's most significant writers, combining Poems 1960 - 2000 and four subsequent collections in one beautifully produced hardcover volume. Collected Poems will be published in Februar... read more
Are you in the mood? I am. Let's put the kids down. Have a light dinner. Shower. Maybe not drink so much. And do that thing I would rather do with you than with anyone else. Lie in bed and look at our iPhones. Written with brilliant wit, sharp observation and a big dose... read more
|Author:||Jane McMorland Hunter (Compiled by)|
Celebrate nature every day of the year with 365 of the most beautiful poems ever written. From William Wordsworth's springtime daffodils and Christina Rossetti's birdsong to John Keats's autumnal odes and Longfellow's "Woods in Winter," these poems pay tribu... read more
From 'They're Digging up my School Today' to 'The Giant African Land Snail's Rap', this book is full of brilliant, photocopiable scripts and poems to get children aged 7 to 11 confidently rhyming, moving and imagining. Let's Perform! ... read more
Eccentric and charming, Mutzig the Clown Cat is the first ever book by Peter Wells. In 1981 he made 30 copies of this book by hand to celebrate a stray cat that wandered into his life and took over his heart. A small art book, tactile and inviting, with drawings by the author.
From the very start of his writing career Louis de Bernières has loved poetry. Here the author of the much-loved Captain Corelli's Mandolin returns to this first love with his third collection. Writing on a variety of subjects, including the dream that inspired the... read more