September 23, 2019

The Sapling's own co-editor Thalia Kehoe Rowden has just had her first picture book published b...

April 10, 2019

Thalia Kehoe Rowden reviews three new mainly factual picture books: two historical stories told...

March 28, 2019

In the wake of the horrific attacks against Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, many parents an...

February 19, 2019

Hearing the wonderful news that six more towns are going to be Refugee Resettlement centres, we...

July 26, 2018

Thalia reviews four new picture books from Aotearoa: a whimsical gumshoe story, two books intro...

June 28, 2018

As World Cup Fever sweeps, well, some of the nation, how well do you know your Aotearoa sporty...

June 1, 2018

Since Beatrix Potter and before, animals have been a staple subject of children's literature. H...

April 26, 2018

Today we're delighted to introduce Graci Goldhart, a Young Adult writer, diplomat, and one of t...

January 29, 2018

We were fascinated to discover recently that the Australian Association of Family Therapy annou...

November 26, 2017

Of the hundreds of children's books featuring our national bird, here are some all-stars that w...

October 12, 2017

The superb New Zealand writer and illustrator team, Gillian Candler and Ned Barraud, have recen...

July 6, 2017

We asked Thalia Kehoe Rowden to put together a list of picture books showing a range of family...

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