November 19, 2019

Have you read many comics with Deaf characters using sign language? How about queer characters...

November 14, 2019

Verse novels have been around for a number of years now and while they may never flood the mark...

November 12, 2019

Rachel Moore has read and reviewed three new books for the middle grade space – two excellent c...

November 12, 2019

Here's a fresh instalment of the Margaret Mahy Questionnaire, featuring author, playwright, poe...

November 10, 2019

Alex still stands out in editor Sarah's mind as one of the best flawed, real female characters...

November 6, 2019

Ross Kinnaird has been a children's book illustrator for 15 years, and his first and most recen...

November 5, 2019

How's your reo Māori looking? Can you pick which is MEKA (true) and which is TEKA (false) when...

November 3, 2019

Some mysterious middle-grade reading for you today, in the form of a new Sampling! Here's the p...

October 29, 2019

Earlier this year, Hachette New Zealand ran a unique competition: seeking new illustration conc...

October 28, 2019

The latest addition to our growing collection of Margaret Mahy Questionnaire responses comes fr...

October 24, 2019

Australian author and editor Davina Bell is an exceptional storyteller for kids aged 2 to 12. H...

October 20, 2019

We love comics, and we love the artists behind them! So for this month's Giselle Clarkson comic...

October 16, 2019

Love it or hate it, social media is a part of our life. But does an author really need it? Elis...

October 15, 2019

Chapter books and novels are order of the day in our reviewing neighbourhood, with three new bo...

October 15, 2019

We are pleased to present a regular series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of s...

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