August 4, 2020

The latest curiously good Aotearoa title from Gecko Press is packed with mystery, evocative illustration and all kinds o...

August 2, 2020

This month's instalment of the Mahy Questionnaire features award-winning illustrator Sarah Wilkins! Sarah does editorial...

July 28, 2020

Children's authors Matthew Cunningham and Susan Brocker caught up over email to talk story ideas, inspiration, and wrang...

July 21, 2020

The Sapling's Simie Simpson, a long-time fan girl of award-winning, Australian picture book author and illustrator Bob G...

June 23, 2020

You know it, you love it - it's the Mahy Questionnaire! This month we are featuring award-winning author Melinda Szymani...

June 21, 2020

Another week, another category of NZCYA Award finalists to highlight! Today, it's the Best First Book finalists, answeri...

June 18, 2020

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman made history as the first refugee to be sworn into the New Zealand parliament. She has just pu...

June 11, 2020

Co-founder of The Sapling Jane Arthur has a long-standing interest in educational publishing – so when the opportunity c...

June 2, 2020

Here's a fresh instalment of the Margaret Mahy Questionnaire, featuring author-illustrator Kat Quin. Read on for her tak...

May 20, 2020

Australian author Sandy Fussell has written a wide range of historical junior fiction and even a picture book that has i...

April 26, 2020

Heather Hunt has made a name for herself as a go-to illustrator for evocative illustrations for picture books about nati...

April 15, 2020

You know it, you love it - it's the Mahy Questionnaire! This month's instalment features award-winning author Fleur Beal...

April 14, 2020

Eileen Merriman has published three books for young adults, and one for adults in the past three years, including her Ma...

March 16, 2020

As a nation, we like to think of ourselves as conservation-minded, but that hasn't always been the case. Sarah Ell's new...

March 10, 2020

Your favourite Mahy Questionnaire is back! Our second instalment of the year features author, playwright, poet, columnis...

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