September 21, 2020

Stories and books can be highly effective tools in helping children identify and manage tricky...

September 17, 2020

In the year 1995, Te Kaieke Tohorā was published—the Māori translation of the book The Whale Ri...

September 16, 2020

I te tau 1995, i whakaputahia Te Kaieke Tohorā, he whakamāori o te pukapuka The Whale Rider tēn...

September 15, 2020

Cassie (J.C.) Hart (Kāi Tahu) met Shilo Kino (Ngāpuhi, Tainui) in July of 2018 as part of the T...

August 4, 2020

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

July 28, 2020

Children's authors Matthew Cunningham and Susan Brocker caught up over email to talk story idea...

June 18, 2020

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman made history as the first refugee to be sworn into the New Zealand pa...

June 11, 2020

Co-founder of The Sapling Jane Arthur has a long-standing interest in educational publishing –...

May 20, 2020

Australian author Sandy Fussell has written a wide range of historical junior fiction and even...

April 26, 2020

Heather Hunt has made a name for herself as a go-to illustrator for evocative illustrations for...

January 28, 2020

We are pleased to present a regular series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of s...

December 5, 2019

He Paki Taonga i a Māui and its English companion, Māui’s Taonga Tales, are the first children’...

December 4, 2019

Kāhore anō kia kitea tētahi pukapuka pēnei i te ao. He kohinga kōrero hei whakaoreore i ngā ngā...

December 2, 2019

We are pleased to present a regular series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of s...

November 6, 2019

Ross Kinnaird has been a children's book illustrator for 15 years, and his first and most recen...

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