September 3, 2019
Here's a peek at three new non-fiction titles, as reviewed by Esther Kiernan (with a little inp...
May 16, 2019
Helping children deal with obstacles and setbacks is a core part of parenting and teaching. Tod...
November 11, 2018
Early Childhood teacher Sara Croft reviews four New Zealand picture books. Two take us on the s...
June 20, 2018
Disability consultant, activist and blogger Robyn Hunt suggests 21 books, from picture books to...
June 7, 2018
Mandy Hager and David Hill
In this fascinating insight into the minds of two of our best children's literature writers, Ma...
April 11, 2018
We all know books can be faithful companions in hard times. Today Palmerston North Youth Librar...
October 6, 2017
Sarah Forster and Thalia Kehoe Rowden
Look at all these new books! Today we review five new picture books and find that, as usual, th...
August 23, 2017
David Hill and Phoebe Morris have collaborated on a third picture book in their series introduc...
June 20, 2017
David Hill explains the pain required to gain in the wild world of book reviewing, and offers h...
April 24, 2017
Anzac Day brings with it a fever pitch of publishing of war books for both children and adults....
April 6, 2017
An excerpt from David Hill's Flight Path, a YA novel about 18-year-old Jack who wanted to escap...
March 3, 2017
David Hill reviews Torty and the Soldier, a picture book about the true story of a very old tor...