December 18, 2018

Angela Keoghan kicked off her international children’s book career by visiting Bologna Book Fai...

March 12, 2018

How many children's books have you read that tell stories of family violence and abuse? Today a...

February 1, 2018

Babies don't come with manuals, or book lists. Today journalist and broadcaster Guyon Espiner r...

January 28, 2018

Should children be exposed to books about slavery, racism and violence? Today Sisilia Eteuati,...

November 7, 2017

How do we raise the profile of New Zealand Children's books? Donovan Bixley has been asking aro...

November 2, 2017

When is it okay for creative people to draw on cultural traditions they're not part of? Illustr...

October 16, 2017

Non-fiction writer Maria Gill ponders the nature of a creative non-fiction story for children a...

September 13, 2017

In the fourth of our features in celebration of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, award-winning writer St...

August 11, 2017

In the current Anglo-Saxon book market, there is much that is the same. If one book is successf...

July 4, 2017

Novelist Anna Mackenzie reveals a few truths about teaching, teens and the failings of the scho...

June 20, 2017

David Hill explains the pain required to gain in the wild world of book reviewing, and offers h...

May 9, 2017

Gillian Candler argues for more recognition of the importance of New Zealand non-fiction books...

April 12, 2017

There's a book for every reader, and a time for every book. Mandy Hager explains why sometimes...

March 5, 2017

Kyle Mewburn tells us why our children’s writers are so special, and opens a discussion about w...

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