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Take packaging from guilty recycling into planters

Hi, I’m Jess and I’m a guilty recycler. Yep, there was a time last week when washing out the sauce bottle felt as though it was just waaaaaay too much like hard work. Particularly when it didn’t clean itself easily the first time. Then came the dilemma - Option 1:...

Support UNICEF with The Kids Book Company’s newest partnership!

The Kids Book Company is delighted to announce a partnership with UNICEF. Yep, that’s basically the UN for kids. Technically the ‘United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund’ they do heaps of seriously amazing stuff (that often doesn’t get the same press the UN itself...

Book company’s charity bid

From recent article (August 20, 2018) in the Mountain Scene - read the original on their website here! A new children’s book allows readers to personalise its characters – and help local community groups fundraise. Queenstown’s The Kids Book Company published My...

A new easy way to fundraise and not a raffle ticket in sight!

Calling all tired of fundraising parents. The sausage sizzle standers and the ticket sellers. Calling all parental heroes volunteering the last waning ounce of their already miraculous energy to raise money for our communities. Tireless legends that plan their...

My Daughter and her ‘poor Pony-corn’.

My daughter loves her unicorn. A while ago, my oldest daughter Sophia (2) got given a beautiful, big unicorn teddy that can cleverly be worn. As expected, the newly arrived toy got a lot of attention and love. But as most of Sophia’s presents, the love started rapidly...

Are Unicorns Real?

YES. Is the simple answer. Of course they are real. These mystical and majestic animals have been proven to exist, at one stage. And, if they exist in your imagination they can exist anywhere in the world. But we are not just talking about imagination here. For years...

The Value of Children’s Books

The value of children's books is found not only in how they help our kids develop a love and passion for reading from an early age. Giving them access to kid's literature is extremely important for their future success and development. Studies show that reading is...

The Importance of Reading Aloud!

As a parent, you’re constantly concerned with your child’s health and wellbeing. But, this doesn't always mean physical health. What can you do to keep your child developing on the social and academic scale, encourage imagination, and create a safe and loving...

Guilt-free bilingual super parenting… the easy way!

We have all heard that speaking a second language to kids while their brain sponges are developing helps them with language in the future, but did you know that just hearing other languages does a even more for their cognitive development? Studies have shown that...

21st Century Reading: Book or Tablet?

You walk down the street, sit on a train, get on a plane, sit in a restaurant, out shopping, whatever you do these days, you will no doubt see a young child with some form of tablet or electronic device. Electronics have taken over our world, and the take over is only...