When Benedikt Taschen asked the most important portrait photographer working today to collect her pictures in a SUMO-sized book, she was intrigued and challenged. The project took several years to develop and proved to be revelatory. Leibovitz drew from over 40 years of work, starting with the viscerally intimate reportage sh... read more
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Eighty of New Zealand's finest cooks, chefs and bakers let us into their homes and their hearts as they share their favourite recipes they make for people they love. Each recipe is accompanied by stunning original photographs shot entirely on loca... read more
Simple wholefood recipes to feed, nourish and heal your family.
You belong to the world, and the world belongs to you; uplifting words for anyone experiencing a time of change in their life. This beautifully crafted book is an inspiring gift for people of any age and especially graduating students. Stylish, graphic art is paired with a deceptively simple text, making this a book to read o... read more
Sport is the place to discover the best new New Zealand writers. Each annual issue is a superb snapshot of the cutting edge of New Zealand’s literary scene, and Sport 40 is no exception, offering 300 pages of fiction, poetry and essays.
In honour of New Zealand’s turn as country o... read more
Get swept away by Little Master Shakespeare's tale of two star-crossed lovers in Romeo & Juliet: A BabyLit Counting Primer. Count friends, kisses, love letters, and roses in this charming retelling of Shakespeare's famous story of young love. Since parting from such a lovely little book will certainly bring feelings of sw... read more
Ever thought, 'There should be a German word for that'? Well, now there is. From the mind that created Schott's Original Miscellany comes a unique volume exploring the idiosyncrasies of the human condition...auf Deutsch. In which language but German could you construct le mot juste for: a secret love of bad food, the inabilit... read more
Inspired by tradition, informed by modern fusion trends, fun and full of taste - Sachie's Kitchen celebrates Japanese cooking with authentic yet simple to prepare recipes. Based on Sachie's successful cooking school and TV series, this is the perfect guide to contemporary Japanese cuisine. 'My style is about passing on cookin... read more
When Nelson Masndela was nine years old, his father died and he was sent from his village to a school far away from home, to another part of South Africa. In Johannesburg, the country's capital, Mandela saw fellow Africans who were poor and pwerless. he decided then that he would work to protect them. When t... read more