Nana-Gaye's Little Books

Gaye Hemsley's delightful books will have your children wanting you to read them again and again, and school-aged children will delight in reading them themselves.

To order these books print off this form, then post back to us with your cheque (NZ$ only) or credit card details. Or if you wish you may email your order through.

All prices are for NZ orders, and include GST and P&P. Contact us for p&p costs for overseas orders. A 5% discount applies to orders in excess of NZ$100.

Journey of a Dance Teacher

The journey started when I was ten years old.

My mother, a ballroom dance teacher, took me to see the ballet ‘Giselle’. It was presented by the English company ‘Ballet  Rambert’  From start to finish I was utterly inspired.

Dance a poem CD



Hi Diddle Diddle

Family Cat story told by girl's brother:

Hi Diddle Diddle
the cat did a piddle
on my sister's new dress.
Mum said don't worry daughter
we'll wash it water
that will clean up the mess ..................l

Pussy Cat at Dancing

Based on a true story about a cat that came to dance classes each Saturday morning. 

All Nanas are Different

A delightful little book in rhyme showing

how all Nanas are different in their hobbies.

Nana's Gayes Little Book of Limericks

Delightful little Limericks for the young & young at  heart.

nana gayes little books

two Books & CD  $25 

three books & CD $30

Four books (full set) & CD $40

Fun songs from yesteryear

Fun Songs for Children by Children    Price CD is $15

A revival of songs from yesteryear now featuring children's voices

I want to be a Dancer

For the budding ballerina.

Nine Days to Christmas

A modern story in rhyme depicting

a typical New Zealand Christmas.
First page in Book:

'Nine Days to Christmas
So much to do
Mum has decided
We'll have a barbecue'

Three Little Spacemen.

A little girl is woken up in the middle of the night by three little visitors from outer space. She is invited to dance to the light of the moon.

‘We’ll dance to the light of the silvery moon & the cat with a fiddle will play us a tune.’

Sheryl the Spider


After being blown out of her home

on a windy wet morning,

Little spider 'Sheryl' needs to find a new home quickly.  

Action Books

Ideal for Pre-Schoolers and early childhood teachers: