August 4, 2020

The latest curiously good Aotearoa title from Gecko Press is packed with mystery, evocative ill...

July 7, 2020

It seems only right that the review for the picture book finalists for NZ Book Awards for Child...

June 29, 2020

Amy Haarhoff won the 2019 Storylines Gavin Bishop Award, and The Midnight Adventures of Ruru an...

June 25, 2020

Giselle has visited the theme of anthropomorphism in her comics in the past⁠—remember birds wit...

June 8, 2020

Hannah Benbow is the comics and cartoons librarian at the Alexander  Turnbull Library in Wellin...

April 19, 2020

Today is editor Sarah's birthday, and she's going to shelter in one of her favourite books. Wou...

February 13, 2020

Today is apparently the day for romance, and what can be more romantic than working on a pictur...

December 18, 2019

The editors of The Sapling all love a good kids' Christmas book. This comic celebrates the book...

October 20, 2019

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

August 18, 2019

Giselle Clarkson wrestles with imposter syndrome in her most recent comic. Giselle has also ill...

June 20, 2019

Penguins have appeared in famed picture books with relative frequency over the years – and not...

April 22, 2019

Many of the awards for children's literature in New Zealand (bestowed by either Storylines or t...

April 14, 2019

Illustrating a picture book is not a simple A-to-B process. Minky Stapleton (the illustrator of...

March 14, 2019

This is a momentous occasion: it's the second anniversary of Giselle Clarkson Comics on The Sap...

February 13, 2019

Do you recognise the name Avis Acres? Giselle Clarkson fills us in on the importance of this ea...

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