July 2, 2020
Gem Wilder with Kōwhai Herangi
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...