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Books for Christmas

Books for Christmas, beats novelty socks! Take a look at our picks for the perfect Christmas gift, there's something for everyone on this list.

Home and Lifesyle

Thought-provoking, beautiful, and full of ideas. This collection of books will inspire you to make changes in your home and lifestyle.

Kiwi Legends!

This acclaimed series of true stories about the lives of famous Kiwis is written by David Hill and magnificently illustrated by Phoebe Morris!

Books That Make You Go Hmmm...

Brainy books that will make you think! Here are some titles that will enhance your world view, question your perspectives and teach you a thing or two.

Maori Language Week 2019

Te Wiki o te Reo Maori. Upsize your Reo this Maori Language Week 2019 with our selection of Maori Language books.

#LoveLocal

Get excited! Take a look at our list of upcoming local books from incredible New Zealand authors.

Fill Up Dad's Bookshelf

Fill up Dad's bookshelf with the best books this Father's Day, because no-one really wants socks... Here are our top picks for your Dad!

Going West Writers Festival 2019

The Going West Books & Writers Festival happens every September in Auckland. Based in Titirangi, it encompasses events in other parts of the West as well. Here's a list of books from the amazing Penguin authors who are participating in this years Going West Books & Writers Festival.

Hairy Maclary (Te Reo)

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

Hot Reads For Cold Nights

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.

Book Mum Some Time Out

Mums are always busy. Always working hard. Always putting others first. Book mum some time out with one (or two) of these books this Mother's Day!

Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival

You've read the book, now read the writer. This is a list of just some of the books from our incredible Penguin authors who are participating in the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival!

Auckland Writers Festival

A list of books from our incredible Penguin authors who are participating in the 19th Auckland Writers Festival Waituhi o Tāmaki! For more information and the full list of authors please visit: http://www.writersfestival.co.nz/

Storylines Notable Books List 2019

We are delighted to have seven titles named on the 2019 Storylines Children’s Literature Notable Book List!

Girl Power

Children's books to read this International Women's Day.

The NZ BookLovers Awards 2019

We're Penguin proud to share the results of the first ever NZ Booklovers Awards!

World Read Aloud Day

The perfect stories to read aloud for the tenth annual World Read Aloud Day!

The bestselling Penguin books in 2018

How many have you read and loved? 

Children's books we're excited about in 2019!

The biggest and most exciting children's books coming this year!

The big books we're excited about in 2019

The biggest books coming this year.