October 15, 2019

Chapter books and novels are order of the day in our reviewing neighbourhood, with three new bo...

September 23, 2019

The Sapling's own co-editor Thalia Kehoe Rowden has just had her first picture book published b...

September 17, 2019

Here's the latest in exciting new picture books here in Aotearoa, reviewed by Nida Fiazi – incl...

July 2, 2019

The Invincibles: Power Up! is the first book in a super-charged new junior fiction series. Regu...

July 29, 2018

Humour authors Scott Tulloch and Myles Lawford interview one another about their careers, and a...

April 15, 2018

This month's batch of picture books has a lot of beauty, and a lot of adventure. Rachel Moore t...

March 13, 2018

Glyn Harper’s and Maria Gill’s latest books are both part of the final year of publishing in co...

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

Award-winning illustrators Ali Teo and John O'Reilly have been working together for over 15 yea...

June 12, 2017

Writing children’s books may seem romantic at remove, but — as with many things — it’s less glo...

May 3, 2017

Penny Scown, the Senior Editor at Scholastic NZ, takes us behind the scenes in the publishing p...

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