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2024 PANZ Book Design Award Finalists: Children’s Books

The Mahy Questionnaire: Mandy Hager

2024 NZCYA Best First Book Finalists

2024 NZCYA Te Kura Pounamu Award Finalists

2024 NZCYA Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction Finalists

From the Shop Floor: Page & Blackmore

2024 NZCYA Young Adult Finalists: Why I Wrote This Book

2024 NZCYA Russell Clark Illustration Finalists

2024 NZCYA Picture Book Award Finalists

Day in the Life: Graci Kim

‘O, let my books be then the eloquence…’—Seven Aotearoa creatives respond to the new English curriculum

The Finalists of the 2024 NZ Kids’ Books Awards Are…

The Reckoning: Antiquating the NZ English Curriculum

The Sampling: The Te Papa Activity Book

Festival Review: Pukapuka Adventures at AWF

Interviews

Interview: Jane Arthur on Brown Bird

Interview: Bringing the shadow of Tūmatauenga into the light

Pasifika Book Hub: Connecting to tagata o le moana stories

Q&A: Pukapuka Adventures at Auckland Writers Festival

Interview: Steph Matuku and Zak Ātea

Interview: Gavin Bishop on Patu

Not An Interview with Linda Jane Keegan

Burning Bright: An Interview with SF Said

Interview: Giselle Clarkson, Arts Laureate

Interview: Catherine Robertson

Q&A: Linda Tuhiwai Smith on the Whatumanawa Collection

Young Authors Interview: Arlo Kelly and Arush Gupta

Kiwi Author Pen Pals: What is it all about?

The Reckoning: Deaf Culture and our Stories

The Sparrow: Q&A with Tessa Duder

Reviews

Reviews: Two Middle-Grade Historic Narratives

Review: New YA from Mandy Hager—Gracehopper

Reviews: Pasifika Picture Books

Review: Aotearoa YA that rivals The Hunger Games

Reviews: Five Fresh Picture Books

Reviews: Two New Junior Fiction Titles

Reviews: Four Picture Books

Reviews: New Matariki Books

Ngā Arotakenga: Pukapuka Matariki

Reviews: Three reo Māori pukapuka

Ngā Arotakenga: Toru reo Māori pukapuka

Review: Te Ata o Tū |The Shadow of Tūmatauenga

Reviews: Three More For Middle Grade

Reviews: Two New Books for Middle Readers

Reviews: Three New Non-Fiction


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