David Riley's books bring attention to amazing Pasifika people – both those here in Aotearoa an...

June 4, 2020

If there is one thing we can be sure of in New Zealand publishing, it's that there will be at l...

May 5, 2020

Fascinating facts aren't just found in Frank Worsley's famous expedition to Antarctica, but als...

April 8, 2020

Rachel Moore reviews the first two titles in the series for mature junior readers. These books...

March 31, 2020

As a general rule, March is a delightful time in the book industry, New Zealand. New releases a...

March 12, 2020

There are all manner of different YA titles hitting Aotearoa's shelves this autumn, with a focu...

March 1, 2020

From forty years in print and still relevant to kids today to the latest picture books in Aotea...

February 23, 2020

The bilingual Simmonds whānau has reviewed two new picture books. Read on to find out what Shir...

February 20, 2020

He arotakenga pukapuka ēnei, mō ngā pukapuka pikitia hou nā Kurahau rāua ko Renee Chin. Nā Shir...

February 12, 2020

Last year, Gwendoline Smith's The Book of Knowing was a huge hit with teenage readers across th...

December 17, 2019

It has been a tremendous year for children's non-fiction literature from little old Aotearoa. H...

November 26, 2019

From curious noises to sneaky felines to whānau-focused native birds, we've got a cracker of a...

November 12, 2019

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

November 10, 2019

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

October 15, 2019

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

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