May 21, 2020

How well do you know your books of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa? Here's a classic Sapling multiple-choic...

April 9, 2020

Some beautiful new picture books that have hit shelves in recent years have had roots of an old...

February 6, 2020

Aotearoa marked the 180th anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Wait...

December 12, 2019

Here's a fiendishly tricky one: can you match the quote to the 2019 middle reader or YA new rel...

November 5, 2019

How's your reo Māori looking? Can you pick which is MEKA (true) and which is TEKA (false) when...

October 8, 2019

How well do you remember the tasty morsels in the illustrations of your favourite picture books...

June 25, 2019

The ceremony for this year's New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults is creeping...

May 9, 2019

Quiz yourself on eight New Zealand picture books that illustrate Aotearoa’s multiculturalism an...

March 8, 2019

New Zealand schools have been back for a month now. How's your knowledge of fictional schools,...

October 30, 2018

The spookiest night of the year is here again. Before you send your little ghouls, witches and...

August 6, 2018

New Zealand's legends inspire our tamariki to believe that the sky is the limit. How much do yo...

July 13, 2018

This year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults winners will be announced on 8 August....

June 28, 2018

As World Cup Fever sweeps, well, some of the nation, how well do you know your Aotearoa sporty...

June 1, 2018

Since Beatrix Potter and before, animals have been a staple subject of children's literature. H...

May 9, 2018

Here are ten well-known New Zealand children's books. But can you recognise them from just a sm...

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