November 6, 2019

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

October 24, 2019

Australian author and editor Davina Bell is an exceptional storyteller for kids aged 2 to 12. H...

October 15, 2019

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

September 24, 2019

One of the titles released in the wake of the 250th anniversary commemorations of Cook's arriva...

Amanda Noblett (Tainui, Waikato, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Pākehā) plays the kuia in Te Kuia me te...

September 8, 2019

In celebration of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, our 2019 guest editor Kura Rutherford spoke to actor,...

August 13, 2019

Sāmoan illustrator Michel Mulipola recently sat down with Tokelauan/Sāmoan artist Moses Viliamu...

August 9, 2019

Paula Green is one of New Zealand’s most (probably the most) energetic and passionate ambassado...

July 25, 2019

The Sapling has asked two first-time middle-grade authors, Felicity Williams and Weng Wai Chan,...

July 8, 2019

As the next instalment in our coverage of this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adu...

May 29, 2019

Morris Gleitzman, acclaimed author of Toad Rage and many other books, is the 2018–19 Australian...

May 12, 2019

Fossils, e-bikes, sci-fi movies, teenage hoons, an abandoned mine, step-grandparents, a big Lot...

April 29, 2019

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

April 8, 2019

Home Child, based on child migrant Pat Brown’s early life, is such a major change of pace, a po...

April 2, 2019

What connects the mysterious hairy man of the Australian bush, the Japanese author Haruki Murak...

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