The Young Adult finalists in the NZCYA Awards encompass a variety of approaches to fantasy, a t...

June 20, 2019

As part of our coverage of this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we've aske...

April 16, 2019

Jane Arthur reviews an enlightening new book celebrating eight New Zealand writers. Here We Are...

September 23, 2018

Whiti Hereaka has combined science fiction and World War I in her new YA title, Legacy. You rea...

July 23, 2018

As part of our coverage for this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we asked...

July 16, 2018

As part of our coverage of this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we've aske...

March 19, 2018

Early concept boardbooks and picture books are essential as a way to both teach children langua...

March 7, 2018

Simie Simpson reviews four books: Dig, Dump, Roll by Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock; Granny Mc...

February 26, 2018

Matariki Williams reviews three books: The Anzac Violin: Alexander Aitken’s Story, by Jennifer...

February 11, 2018

Volume Books in Nelson have a smartly curated range of children's books that catch the eye. The...

February 7, 2018

One summer, so many new books. Briar Lawry reviews three fiction books which serve as a reflect...

December 4, 2017

Tara Ward bravely takes five Kiwi activity books for a spin, and provides photographic evidence...

November 26, 2017

Of the hundreds of children's books featuring our national bird, here are some all-stars that w...

Look at all these new books! Today we review five new picture books and find that, as usual, th...

September 20, 2017

The first Annual (Gecko Press) was one of the highlights of the Christmas offer in 2016. So it...

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