"Delightfully horrifying."--Popular Science One of Mental Floss's Best Books of 2018 One of Science Friday's Best Science Books of 2018 A mysterious epidemic of dental explosions... A teenage boy who got hi... read more

The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth and Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine

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 Funny/Quirky

For the first time here are your favourite Fairy Tales, hilariously retold for a Millennial audience. Inside its pages you'll find Red Riding hood critiquing the wolf for his cynical appropriation of Granny culture only to be the victim of woodcuttersplaining; Jack... read more

Fairy Tales for Millennials

Which Haruki Murakami novel shares its title with a Beatles song? In Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, what is Charlie's surname? What is heavy-drinking Rachel Watson known as in the title of a 21st-century bestsel... read more

The Penguin Book Quiz: From the Very Hungry Caterpillar to Ulysses

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 Funny/Quirky

Who are the People of New Zealand in the 21st Century? This diverse bunch of characters is easily recognisable and hilariously familiar.

People of New Zealand

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 Funny/Quirky

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

A Ladybird Book about Donald Trump- A charming introduction to the President of the United States, the important jobs he has to do, and the friends he's made all over the world. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have bee... read more

A Ladybird Book about Donald Trump

Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. What would happen to an astronaut's body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die? Can Grandma have a Viki... read more

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions from Tiny Mortals about Death
$37.99(NZD) inc GST

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 Funny/Quirky

'Do you need a human in the first place? If you do, do not adopt a human on impulse. You may not get the right one for your lifestyle.'
George the Cat is the feline world's favourite agony aunt. Now he brings us his irresistible, hilarious A-Z guide for f... read more

A Cat's Guide to Humans - From A-Z

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 Funny/Quirky

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

Katherine Rundell - Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and prize-winning author of five novels for children - explores how children's books ignite, and can re-ignite, the imagination; how children's fiction, with its un... read more

Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise

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 Funny/Quirky

Adam Mansbach famously gave voice to two of parenting's primal struggles in Go the F**k to Sleepand You Have to F**king Eat-the unrivalled pair of New York Times best sellers that ushered in a new era of radical honesty in humour books for parents. But what could p... read more

F**k, Now There Are Two of You
$23.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Funny/Quirky

Scandinavians are cooler, sexier, and more stylish than the rest of us. They have a higher standard of living, greater economic opportunity and equality, the world's best restaurants, and moody TV dramas involvi... read more

Cows on Ice and Owls in the Bog: The Weird and Wonderful World of Scandinavian Sayings

Embrace your inner canine andBe More Dog! From finding your wag to barking loudly and making friends, this book will show you how to say 'woof, woof, woof' to life. Whether it's a mad dash around the local park or sneaking an errant sausage off the... read more

Be More Dog: Life Lessons from Man's Best Friend

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 Funny/Quirky

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling What If? and Thing Explainer
For any task you might want to do, there's a right w... read more

How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems