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Moonlight Sonata Eileen Merriman

Will the truth be revealed?

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Garage Project: The Art of Beer Pete Gillespie, Jos Ruffell

A one-of-a-kind book celebrating the art, the creativity and - of course - the craft of New Zealand’s most popular and experimental brewery, Garage Project.

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Abigail and the Birth of the Sun Matthew Cunningham, Sarah Wilkins

A bright and beautiful exploration of a supernova and the birth of our solar system for young children, all wrapped up in a bedtime story

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The inside word on the next big things in publishing.

Peer through the looking glass and discover the upcoming releases to add to your reading pile. Map the pathways of your future reading self, and get the inside word on the most exciting books on the publishing horizon.

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Hairy Maclary (Te Reo)

Learn Te Reo Maori with help from the mischievous Hairy Maclary and his rollicking gang of friends!

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Cosy up with these fantastic new books, available now from your local bookseller.

New Zealand Book Awards For Children And Young Adults

The New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults awards are a unique celebration of the contribution New Zealand’s children’s authors and illustrators make to building national identity and cultural heritage. Here are the Penguin titles that are shortlisted for the 2019 awards.

World Environment Day Books

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, here are some books to inspire kids to look after our beautiful environment.

Anti-Bullying books to read on Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is a day to celebrate our differences and stand up to bullying. Here are some books to encourage a little kindness, and maybe to help start a conversation about this serious issue which affects one in four children.

Jackson Brodie’s Case History

Get to know Kate Atkinson’s lovable rogue investigator.