September 15, 2020

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori continues with this installment of The Reckoning from University of Waikato senior lecturer Nicol...

September 10, 2020

If you paid attention to our NZCYA Awards coverage, you would have seen one book appear more than any other! Santa's Wor...

September 6, 2020

Filmmaker and writer Miro Bilbrough reflects on a childhood backdrop of whimsical watercolour illustrations and the allu...

September 3, 2020

Way back in 2017, Cathy-Ellen Paul did a great list of Queer Books for School Libraries, and we thought it was about tim...

September 2, 2020

If you are as committed to children's books as Giselle and The Sapling team are, no doubt you've found yourself ponderin...

August 24, 2020

Here's a new instalment of The Reckoning from writer and teacher Tania Roxborogh. She considers the use of Māori in clas...

August 23, 2020

Nā Tania Roxborogh tēnei arokatenga i tuhi. Hei tāna, te whakamahi o te reo Māori ki roto o ngā akomanga me ngā pakiwait...

August 20, 2020

We're always interested to see what David Hill has to say – whether it's his novels, his picture books, or his reviews....

August 12, 2020

Fresh off an online ceremony (which you can watch here!) the results are in and your New Zealand Book Awards for Childre...

Here's a fresh and delicious selection of top bookseller picks, straight from the team at The Children's Bookshop in Chr...

July 23, 2020

As part of our coverage for the NZ Book Awards, we asked the publishers of the junior fiction finalists what it was abou...

July 20, 2020

The final announcement of the 2020 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults is less than a month away, and...

July 16, 2020

Bob Darroch is known New Zealand-wide for his depiction of bedtime favourite The Little Kiwi, but for this book he has t...

July 12, 2020

As part of our coverage of this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we've asked the authors of the youn...

July 7, 2020

It seems only right that the review for the picture book finalists for NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults shou...

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