Booksellers

Bookseller Top Picks: Overcoming Struggles

We’ve canvassed so many amazing bookshops in our From The Shop Floor feature over the years, and it only seemed right to return to some of those bookshops for another check in. But to mix things up, we’re now asking…

The Shop Floor: OPO | Green Dolphin Bookshop

We are pleased to present a regular series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of some of the greatest children’s booksellers of New Zealand. Here’s Green Dolphin Books, a second-hand bookshop in Auckland with a glorious dedicated children’s section. Opo:…

The Shop Floor: Schrödinger’s Books

We are pleased to present a regular series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of some of the greatest children’s booksellers of New Zealand. Here’s Schrödinger’s Books, a vibrant new addition to the Wellington region’s book scene. Schrödinger’s Books was…

From the Shop Floor: The Twizel Bookshop

We are pleased to present a regular series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of some of the greatest children’s booksellers of New Zealand. Here’s The Twizel Bookshop. The Twizel Bookshop is a very very small (12 square metres) shop in…

The Mahy Questionnaire: Gareth Ward

For the third instalment of our shiny new Mahy Questionnaire, we thought we had better select an author who has a career in books in common with Mahy. Gareth Ward aka. The Great Wardini of Wardini Books also has a…

From the Shop Floor: Books for Kids, Hamilton

We are pleased to present a regular series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of some of the greatest children’s booksellers of New Zealand. Here’s Books for Kids in Hamilton. This delightful little independent children’s boutique bookshop humbly began 48…

From the Shop Floor: Marsden Books

We are pleased to present a regular series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of some of the greatest children’s booksellers of New Zealand. Here’s a shop that was born in the same year as The Sapling’s two founding editors:…

From the Shop Floor: McLeods, Rotorua

We are pleased to present a regular monthly series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of some of the greatest children’s booksellers of New Zealand. Here’s McLeods Booksellers of Rotorua, a shop that has existed in various forms since 1896!…

From the Shop Floor: Little Unity, Auckland

We are pleased to present a regular monthly series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of some of the greatest children’s booksellers of New Zealand. Here’s a newborn on the block: Little Unity, a just-for-kids spin-off of the beloved High…

From the Shop Floor: VOLUME, Nelson

We are pleased to present a regular monthly series highlighting the work, expertise and enthusiasm of some of the greatest children’s booksellers of New Zealand. Here’s a relative newcomer, Nelson’s très chic VOLUME, which won the coveted title of Nielsen…