September 19, 2019
In response to a request The Sapling put out on Twitter, teacher and author Sarina Dickson has...
February 19, 2019
Thalia Kehoe Rowden
Hearing the wonderful news that six more towns are going to be Refugee Resettlement centres, we...
November 7, 2018
The images and the story of Margaret Mahy’s “A Lion in the Meadow” have almost become a part of...
November 6, 2018
Ko ngā pikitia me ngā kōrero o Lion in the Meadow nā Margaret Mahy, he mea tuhi ki te rae o te...
September 19, 2018
Amy Austin, Deputy Principal and PhD student, asks ‘Can children do philosophy?’; ‘What does it...
September 4, 2018
In the 16th of our regular comics from Giselle Clarkson, she ruminates on the unusual history o...
December 19, 2017
Margaret Mahy's The Christmas Tree Tangle was originally published in 1994, and a newly illustr...
December 6, 2017
Founding Sapling editor, Jane, has been away from The Sapling for the past three months due to...
September 20, 2017
Jordan Watson is better known - to millions of YouTube viewers - as How to Dad, giving hilariou...
August 28, 2017
Ahead of Father's Day, four Kiwi Dads let us in on what their family reading lives are like. He...
April 10, 2017
Poet, historian and Green Party candidate Leilani Tamu shares the importance she places on word...
March 23, 2017
Every two weeks we compile, for your browsing pleasure, cool children's book happenings (and pe...
March 20, 2017
Hooray, it's a quiz! Test your children's book knowledge every month – first up is a quiz to ce...