The drawing of a tokotoko, the walking–talking stick held by speakers on the marae, depicts the versions of the creation myth that tells of Tāne separating Ranginui and Papatūānuku.
A list of children’s books which are all about celebrating mum! Perfect to share with your little one, this Mother’s Day, or any day.
Choosing a book for your children can be a daunting task and sometimes it’s nice to have a recommendation from someone in the know. Who better than the people who spend all day every day helping children find the perfect read? School librarians!
Dancing the Charleston, the new book from the legendary Jacqueline Wilson, publishes this month. Wilson has been writing books for children since 1985 and quite a few of us here at Penguin HQ grew up reading and loving everything she wrote!
With over 100 books under her belt, Jacqueline Wilson truly has something for all types for readers.
Meg Bignell, author of The Sparkle Pages, shares her ten tips for being your best sparkly self.
What’s this!? A superhero based on kindness and friendship? It can only be… AMAZING GUY!
Match your sign to a compatible (if most likely unavailable) literary crush.
Each story in the Showtym Adventures series is inspired by a true event from the Wilson sisters’ childhood, so every pony featured in the series has a real-life counterpart! We talked to Kelly Wilson to find out more about the real-life Showtym ponies.
We asked young Kiwi readers all over NZ to read and review Sam Copeland’s side-splitting debut junior fiction novel – here’s what they had to say:
We asked young Kiwi readers all over NZ to read and review Greg Howard’s magical and mysterious middle grade novel – here’s what they had to say!
To celebrate Puffin’s upcoming 80th Anniversary, Penguin Random House New Zealand are awarding $20,000 in grants to local booksellers who are passionate about encouraging young readers in their community.
After honing the art of tidying since the age of 15, Marie Kondo turned her attention to sharing her unique method with the world through her consultancy, two bestselling books and Netflix series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Here are Marie's six rules of tidying.
I started writing this novel in August 2017, but the original idea came to me a few years before when someone I was working with passed on a rumour to me.
Our foodie authors share their top tips for planning a festive feast.
International bestselling author Dr. Jordan B Peterson will bring his 12 Rules for Life Tour to NZ in February, with special guest Dave Rubin. New shows added!
Five facts the book has taught us about one of the most inspirational women of our time.
Suzanne Dean, creative director at Vintage, shares the creative process for designing the cover for Haruki Murakami’s latest novel.
In Babies & Toddlers, Kaz Cooke explains there will be days that your toddler will not be interested in much food, the next they’ll be ‘on the fang’. Keeping up with this can be frustrating, and patience is key. In Babies & Toddlers there are tips to get even the fussiest toddlers eating.
In Babies & Toddlers, Kaz Cooke helps parents understand a child’s physical, emotional and communication development milestones, from six-week-old babies through to three-year-olds. Including hints on fun ways to encourage development, and when (or whether) to see a doctor, Babies & Toddlers has it covered.