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  • Save 100% Photo of pen

    FREE miniRAINBOWs Reading Pen when you are buying 5 others

    $125.00 $0.00
    Save 100% $125.00 $0.00

    We have a current promotion: ‘Buy 5 pens, get 1 FREE’ – select this for your 6th pen for no charge.
    Please only select this if you are buying and paying for 5 other miniRAINBOW pens (including in kits which come with one in each).
    -If selected, this 6th pen will be included in your order free of charge (when buying five others).
    Cannot be mixed with other pen-types (New Heights or Lingomagic).

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    FREE Reading Pen when you are buying 5 others

    $125.00 $0.00
    Save 100% $125.00 $0.00

    We have a current promotion: ‘Buy 5 pens, get 1 FREE’ – select this for your 6th pen for no charge.
    Please only select this if you are buying and paying for 5 other New Heights pens (including in kits which come with two in each).
    -If selected, this 6th pen will be included in your order free of charge (when buying five others).
    Cannot be mixed with other pen-types (miniRAINBOW or Lingomagic).

    Add to cart
  • Photo of pen

    miniRAINBOWs reading pen

    $125.00
    $125.00

    miniRAINBOWs audio pen … a magical audio pen that reads the words both fluently and one by one AND makes sounds when illustrations are touched.

    Also included in the box is a charger and headphones.

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  • The Reading Pen with 384 audio-book files

    $125.00
    $125.00

    The magical audio pen; comes with USB cable and earphones (for independent learning) – reads the pages from our series:

    • New Heights
    • Original Rainbow Reading
    • Selections
    • Speak Out – Reader’s Theatre
    • ToXic & Totally ToXic
    • Choose a Path Books
    • Marathon Books NZ
    • Arahia – Te Reo Maori

    NOTE: Some series require (free) stickers added to pages

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  • Save 100% Lingomagic English Reading pen

    FREE Lingomagic English Reading Pen when you are buying 5 others

    $125.00 $0.00
    Save 100% $125.00 $0.00

    We have a current promotion: ‘Buy 5 pens, get 1 FREE’ – select this for your 6th pen for no charge.
    Please only select this if you are buying and paying for 5 other Lingomagic pens (including in kits which come with one in each).
    -If selected, this 6th pen will be included in your order free of charge (when buying five others).
    Cannot be mixed with other pen-types (New Heights or miniRainbows).

    Add to cart
  • Lingomagic English Reading pen

    Lingomagic English Reading pen

    $125.00
    $125.00

    This resource enables language learners of all ages and reading levels to learn and practise their English using the Lingomagic English books.

    The reading pen comes with USB cable and earphones:

    • real voices for support & modeling
    • recording function for self-monitoring
    • long life battery for ease of use, anywhere
    • earphones for independent learning
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  • Animals in Action

    Animals in Action BIG BOOK (word by word)

    $40.00
    $40.00

    Animals in Action BIG Book (35 x 42cm)
    Informational | Reads whole page fluently plus word by word

    Some animals can run, swim or fly really fast.
    Which animal runs the fastest?
    Which fish swims the fastest, and which bird flies the fastest?

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  • Nana Nap book

    Nana Nap BIG BOOK (word by word)

    $40.00
    $40.00

    ISBN 978-1-927188-38-5
    Nana Nap BIG Book (35 x 42cm)
    Fiction | Reads whole page fluently plus word by word

    When Nana was tired she decided to have a nap.
    Wat kept her awake?
    Did she have a nap?

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    E tipu e rea (As we grow) – Resource Pack

    $190.00 $79.99
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    In this bilingual story, we meet Iraia, the new baby. We then go through the ages and stages of education with Matiu at kohanga, Fatima at primary school, Vijay at intermediate school, Mei-Li at secondary school, Hone at university and Soti at work. Finally, we meet Mandy in hospital – with her new baby Iraia.

    Simple sentence structures introduce the people in the story, including their ages and levels of schooling.

    Each resource pack includes:

    • A big book for sharing.
    • 10 small book versions of the story, for guided and independent reading.
    • A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.
    • A mini-book template of the story and illustrations, for students to take home and read with whānau.
    • Teachers’ notes for the story, including user-friendly assessment rubrics and ideas for second language learning activities.
    • A digital link containing an audio file and a digital file of the story, for the big screen.
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    Ngā kākahu o Ana (Anna’s clothes) – Resource Pack

    $190.00 $79.99
    Save 58% $190.00 $79.99

    In this bilingual story, Ana has a busy week with different physical activities and clothing each day. The story includes the words for the days of the week, clothing and physical activities.

    By the end of the week, Ana has a very messy room, resulting in a lot of washing.

    Each resource pack includes:

    • A big book for sharing.
    • 10 small book versions of the story, for guided and independent reading.
    • A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.
    • A mini-book template of the story and illustrations, for students to take home and read with whānau.
    • Teachers’ notes for the story, including user-friendly assessment rubrics and ideas for second language learning activities.
    • A digital link containing an audio file and a digital file of the story, for the big screen.
    Add to cart
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    Ngā Taputapu Tākaro (Sports Equipment) – Resource Pack

    $190.00 $79.99
    Save 58% $190.00 $79.99

    In this bilingual story, two boys go to the school sports shed to collect some P.E. equipment. Simple sentence structures are used to explain the names for each piece of equipment and what they are used for.

    At the end of the story, the boys find a scary surprise in the shed which sends them running back to the classroom – without any sports gear!

    Each resource pack includes:

    • A big book for sharing.
    • 10 small book versions of the story, for guided and independent reading.
    • A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.
    • A mini-book template of the story and illustrations, for students to take home and read with whānau.
    • Teachers’ notes for the story, including user-friendly assessment rubrics and ideas for second language learning activities.
    • A digital link containing an audio file and a digital file of the story, for the big screen.
    Add to cart
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    Nō hea ēnei kararehe? (Where are these animals from) – Resource Pack

    $190.00 $79.99
    Save 58% $190.00 $79.99

    This bilingual story introduces animals from different countries and continents of the world – including taniwha. The end of the story features a Māori proverb associated with the Tainui people, about a taniwha at each bend of the Waikato River.

    Each resource pack includes:

    • A big book for sharing.
    • 10 small book versions of the story, for guided and independent reading.
    • A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.
    • A mini-book template of the story and illustrations, for students to take home and read with whānau.
    • Teachers’ notes for the story, including user-friendly assessment rubrics and ideas for second language learning activities.
    • A digital link containing an audio file and a digital file of the story, for the big screen.
    Add to cart
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    Te Huarere (The Weather) – Resource Pack

    $190.00 $79.99
    Save 58% $190.00 $79.99

    In this bilingual story, we follow a week of weather in Aotearoa. It’s raining in Auckland, windy in Wellington, cloudy in Taranaki, snowing in Wanaka and frosty in Wakatipu. Turn to the last page to see where the sun is shining every day of the week.

    Simple sentence structures lead us through the days of the week, different kinds of weather and some local placenames.

    Each resource pack includes:

    • A big book for sharing.
    • 10 small book versions of the story, for guided and independent reading.
    • A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.
    • A mini-book template of the story and illustrations, for students to take home and read with whānau.
    • Teachers’ notes for the story, including user-friendly assessment rubrics and ideas for second language learning activities.
    • A digital link containing an audio file and a digital file of the story, for the big screen.
    Add to cart
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    Tōku Pepeha (My Pepeha) – Resource Pack

    $190.00 $79.99
    Save 58% $190.00 $79.99

    In this bilingual story, Rīpeka recites her pepeha, describing the land features around Taranaki – her tūrangawaewae (place of belonging). She also introduces her key family members, through the use of repeated sentence structures.

    It turns out that her younger sister Merenia wants to steal the show!

    Each resource pack includes:

    • A big book for sharing.
    • 10 small book versions of the story, for guided and independent reading.
    • A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.
    • A mini-book template of the story and illustrations, for students to take home and read with whānau.
    • Teachers’ notes for the story, including user-friendly assessment rubrics and ideas for second language learning activities.
    • A digital link containing an audio file and a digital file of the story, for the big screen.
    Add to cart
  • E tipu e rea (As we grow) – Big book (39x28cm) Plus Optional Extras

    $39.99$69.99
    $39.99$69.99

    In this bilingual story, we meet Iraia, the new baby. We then go through the ages and stages of education with Matiu at kohanga, Fatima at primary school, Vijay at intermediate school, Mei-Li at secondary school, Hone at university and Soti at work. Finally, we meet Mandy in hospital – with her new baby Iraia.

    Simple sentence structures introduce the people in the story, including their ages and levels of schooling.

    Downloadable Link (Optional Extra):
    – Audio of the author reading the story.
    – Digital copy of the book for the big screen.
    – Template and instructions for a mini-book for children to take home.

    Flashcards (Optional Extra):
    – A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.

    Select options
  • Ngā kākahu o Ana (Anna’s clothes) – Big book (39x28cm) Plus Optional Extras

    $39.99$69.99
    $39.99$69.99

    In this bilingual story, Ana has a busy week with different physical activities and clothing each day. The story includes the words for the days of the week, clothing and physical activities.

    By the end of the week, Ana has a very messy room, resulting in a lot of washing.

    Downloadable Link (Optional Extra):
    – Audio of the author reading the story.
    – Digital copy of the book for the big screen.
    – Template and instructions for a mini-book for children to take home.

    Flashcards (Optional Extra):
    – A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.

    Select options
  • Ngā Taputapu Tākaro (Sports Equipment) – Big book (39x28cm) Plus Optional Extras

    $39.99$69.99
    $39.99$69.99

    In this bilingual story, two boys go to the school sports shed to collect some P.E. equipment. Simple sentence structures are used to explain the names for each piece of equipment and what they are used for.

    At the end of the story, the boys find a scary surprise in the shed which sends them running back to the classroom – without any sports gear!

    Downloadable Link (Optional Extra):
    – Audio of the author reading the story.
    – Digital copy of the book for the big screen.
    – Template and instructions for a mini-book for children to take home.

    Flashcards (Optional Extra):
    – A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.

    Select options
  • Nō hea ēnei kararehe? (Where are these animals from) – Big book (39x28cm) Plus Optional Extras

    $39.99$69.99
    $39.99$69.99

    This bilingual story introduces animals from different countries and continents of the world – including taniwha. The end of the story features a Māori proverb associated with the Tainui people, about a taniwha at each bend of the Waikato River.

    Downloadable Link (Optional Extra):
    – Audio of the author reading the story.
    – Digital copy of the book for the big screen.
    – Template and instructions for a mini-book for children to take home.

    Flashcards (Optional Extra):
    – A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.

    Select options
  • Te Huarere (The Weather) – Big book (39x28cm) Plus Optional Extras

    $39.99$69.99
    $39.99$69.99

    In this bilingual story, we follow a week of weather in Aotearoa. It’s raining in Auckland, windy in Wellington, cloudy in Taranaki, snowing in Wanaka and frosty in Wakatipu. Turn to the last page to see where the sun is shining every day of the week.

    Simple sentence structures lead us through the days of the week, different kinds of weather and some local placenames.

    Downloadable Link (Optional Extra):
    – Audio of the author reading the story.
    – Digital copy of the book for the big screen.
    – Template and instructions for a mini-book for children to take home.

    Flashcards (Optional Extra):
    – A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.

    Select options
  • Tōku Pepeha (My Pepeha) – Big book (39x28cm) Plus Optional Extras

    $39.99$69.99
    $39.99$69.99

    In this bilingual story, Rīpeka recites her pepeha, describing the land features around Taranaki – her tūrangawaewae (place of belonging). She also introduces her key family members, through the use of repeated sentence structures.

    It turns out that her younger sister Merenia wants to steal the show!

    Downloadable Link (Optional Extra):
    – Audio of the author reading the story.
    – Digital copy of the book for the big screen.
    – Template and instructions for a mini-book for children to take home.

    Flashcards (Optional Extra):
    – A set of flashcards featuring keywords from the story, for vocabulary recognition.

    Select options
  • Counting Rhymes BIG BOOK (page by page)

    $40.00
    $40.00

    8 Classic counting rhymes (including Five Little Monkeys and Five Little Ducks) with options to hear them sung with music or just music.

    Pen sings whole pages.

    ALSO AVAILABLE as a small BOOK FOR $10.95

    Add to cart
  • Nursery Rhymes BIG BOOK (page by page)

    $40.00
    $40.00

    11 Classic nursery rhymes (including Twinkle, Twinkle and Three Blind Mice) with options to hear them sung with music or just music.

    Pen sings whole pages.

    ALSO AVAILABLE as a small BOOK FOR $10.95

    Add to cart
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