July 21, 2019
Stella Weston & Tasmyn Kibblewhite
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
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
Thalia Kehoe Rowden
Of the hundreds of children's books featuring our national bird, here are some all-stars that w...
October 6, 2017
Sarah Forster and Thalia Kehoe Rowden
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...