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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

The Reckoning: The Reasons Why

A Day in the Life: Feana Tu‘akoi

Librarians of Aotearoa: Coming in from the cold—a school library as a source of warmth, inspiration and resilience-building

The Mahy Questionnaire: Elena de Roo

The Giselle Clarkson Comic: Number 42

Opening New Worlds: Enhancing Access to Multilingual Picture Books

Pasifika Book Hub: Connecting to tagata o le moana stories

Q&A: Pukapuka Adventures at Auckland Writers Festival

Interviews

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

Q&A with Isobel Joy Te Aho-White

Reviews

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

Reviews: Two Illustrated Histories

Reviews: How do I Colour Thee? Let Me Count the Ways

Reviews: Two Stellar Middle Grade Titles

Reviews: Five New Picture Books

Reviews: Easter Round Up

Reviews: Two New Junior-Middle Grade Novels

Reviews: Five Fun Picture Books

Reviews: Two Captivating STEM Books

Reviews: Four New Picture Book Releases

Reviews: Two Aotearoa History Books

Reviews: Four New Rhyming Christmas Books


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