October 15, 2019
Chapter books and novels are order of the day in our reviewing neighbourhood, with three new bo...
September 23, 2019
Thalia Kehoe Rowden
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...
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...
July 31, 2017
Ali Teo and John O'Reilly
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...