Do you want to be sure you're getting top-shelf books for your favourite people this Christmas - or on any gift-giving occasion? We are making it easy for you! Here is our selection of the very best New Zealand picture books of 2017. The Longest Breakfast
by Jenny Bornholdt, illustrated by Sarah Wilkins
Published by Gecko Press
RRP $30.00 In this delightful story Jenny Bornholdt shows us a family getting up and making breakfast, through fun little flashes of conversation.
Robyn Kahukiwa is one of the legends of New Zealand Picture Book illustration. She recently published Nga Atua: Māori Gods (Oratia Books) and The Boy and his Dolphin (Little Island Press). We got Kelly Ana Morey to profile Kahukiwa and her legacy. Ruaumoko, pages 28-29, Ngā Atua The dedication in Ngā Atua: Māori Gods by Robyn Kahukiwa reads, ‘Kia ora Kahu, I made you a book for your sixth birthday. It’s all about Ngā Atua, the supernatural beings who are important to the Māor