September 4, 2019

Three years ago, give or take, Jane Arthur and Sarah Forster dreamed up The Sapling. One of the...

August 9, 2019

Paula Green is one of New Zealand’s most (probably the most) energetic and passionate ambassado...

August 1, 2019

Board books including English and Te Reo Māori for basic concepts are being welcomed with open...

April 16, 2019

Jane Arthur reviews an enlightening new book celebrating eight New Zealand writers. Here We Are...

November 29, 2018

Hardcover non-fiction or poetry can be a great choice of gift for the special or hard-to-buy-fo...

November 12, 2018

What fictional death have you never got over? That's the question asked of our editor Jane Arth...

October 28, 2018

Our editor, Jane Arthur, looks into what goes into designing a picture book, and talks with the...

August 27, 2018

Here are reviews of two new picture books that couldn't be more different! One's a whimsical st...

July 10, 2018

As part of our coverage of this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we asked t...

June 3, 2018

Stories for Boys Who Dare To Be Different (Quercus) is the latest in the worldwide publishing p...

December 6, 2017

Founding Sapling editor, Jane, has been away from The Sapling for the past three months due to...

August 8, 2017

As part of our coverage of this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we asked t...

July 24, 2017

As part of our coverage of this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we asked t...

July 9, 2017

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

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