Books by David Hill
Awards & recognition
New Zealand Order of Merit
Awarded • 2005 • Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit
Read the story being discussed on Jesse Mulligan’s show on Radio New Zealand on 17 May 2018
A monarch by monarch account of Australia’s British heads of state.
Seven royal visits that had Australians spilling their tea.
The co-creators of Hero of the Sea interview each other about writing, illustrating and their latest collaboration.
Use the key to unlock the secret message!
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!
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.
Our Kiwi legends series has delved into the stories of many New Zealanders of note: Edmund Hillary, Burt Munro, Jean Batten and Peter Blake.
Give the gift of time to your little one and choose one of these gorgeous picture books to read together and treasure this Christmas.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand is famous for her empathy and leadership skills.
Download our Taking the Lead word search here!
Sometimes a story is best told alongside a beautiful picture, Here's a small selection of some of our favourite 2020 picture books from local creators.
Figuring out how to talk to children about difficult emotions can sometimes feel impossible. Books can offer a good gateway to starting these conversations. Here are some books that might help you to navigate those tricky topics.