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Children's Books - buy at 15% discount and have delivered to your doorstep

Are you looking for low-cost educational and highly attractive books to give to children as leaving presents, birthday or Christmas gifts?

Are you wanting to build up your children's book collection?

Or are you planning a special teaching topic and need a book to read to children that will inspire and inform?  

Take a look at the range of books on offer at the Children's Books NZ website. The website address is www.childrensbooks.co.nz 

These are beautiful, educational, and global books for children! The books are carefully selected to reflect the world's diversity, encourage children's independent spirits, and build enthusiasm for reading, creativity and discovery.

There is a large range of books - here are a few

Books with story CD's

barefoot books 10


Books with sing-along CDs



Life lessons and social issues books



Country and culture books 

Barefoot books 1  

Infant board books



All ChildFoum members receive 15% discount for online purchases.  State that you are a member when making your purchase and use the coupon code (see what the the code is below).

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