I Am Jellyfish
This captivating, award-winning bedtime story follows a little jellyfish as she is chased into the dark depths of the ocean by a mean, knife-nosed swordfish. When Swordfish finds himself in danger, will the jellyfish he taunted come to his aide? (PS- the cover glows in the dark!)
Is there a bigger bully in literature than Miss Trunchbull? Possibly Roald Dahl’s most beloved story, Matilda has been giving children everywhere the courage to stand up to bullies for over 30 years!
Middle School 4
At summer camp, Rafe Katachadorian makes friends with his troublemaking cabin mates and bunkmate, a boy nicknamed Booger-Eater, who puts up with endless teasing from the other kids. Rafe soon realizes there’s more to a person than a nickname, though, and Booger-Eater might be the kind of friend you want on your side.
Wonder is the story of Auggie, a ten-year-old boy who is born with a rare facial deformity. Attending school for the first time, Auggie finds himself enduring name calling and bullying, but he quickly emerges as someone who can be brave and spirited even in the face of unkindness. This bestseller serves as a lasting reminder to always choose kind.
The River Runs
What can you do to stop a bully who’s twice your size and a champion wrestler? Set in 1960’s rural New Zealand, this novel from award-winning author David Hill will have young readers on the edge of their seats right to the gripping climax.
A captivating and award-winning bedtime story by picture book creator Ruth Paul, with luminous illustrations, language evocative of the deep blue sea - and a big surprise when you turn out the lights.
Matilda Wormwood's father thinks she's a little scab. Matilda's mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda's headmistress Miss Trunchbull?
The top ten bestselling series goes to summer camp!
A celebration of a truly extraordinary book and author, this very special edition brings together Wonder and its companion book, Auggie & Me, together for the first time.
What can you do to stop a bully who's twice your size and a champion wrestler? This novel from an award-winning author has readers on the edge of their seats right to the gripping finish.
Fill up Dad's bookshelf with the best books this Fathers Day, because no-one really wants socks... Here are our top picks for your Dad!
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.
Learn Te Reo Maori with help from the mischievous Hairy Maclary and his rollicking gang of friends!
Cosy up with these fantastic new books, available now from your local bookseller.
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 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.