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Looking for your kid's next great read? Let our Puffin Ambassadors tell you why you should pick up Coastwatcher, a thrilling adventure novel for 9+ readers.
Give the gift of time to your little one and choose one of these gorgeous picture books to read together and treasure this Christmas.
Our Kiwi legends series has delved into the stories of many New Zealanders of note: Edmund Hillary, Burt Munro, Jean Batten and Peter Blake.
The highest quality books in five genres published between August 2022 and November 2023.
Be in to win the full set of Gavin Bishop's Aotearoa books!
We've put together this activity pack so you can take a sneak peek and try out a couple of the activities. Use your hunting skills in Wordfind Warrior, crack the Land Loss Labyrinth code and get creative thinking about what your Atua would be as a supernatural being!
Long before waka touched Aotearoa’s shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Take our quiz and see how much you know about Aotearoa's Wildlife.
Here's a fun activity from Gavin Bishop's latest picture book, Wildlife of Aotearoa. A spectacularly illustrated picture book exploring New Zealand’s unique landscapes and its incredible wildlife!
We sat down for a chat with David Hill and Phoebe Morris, the great minds behind the latest story in the Kiwi Heroes series: Dinosaur Hunter.
Meet Joan Wiffen, a super-determined, self-taught palaeontologist, and a Kiwi Hero! Who is your Kiwi Hero? Print off our activity sheet below and draw a picture of them!
Use the key to unlock the secret message!
The co-creators of Hero of the Sea interview each other about writing, illustrating and their latest collaboration.