Maurice Swift is an aspiring novelist struggling to come up with the story that will make his name, and he doesn't care where that story comes from. Even if he has to beg, borrow, steal or worse, he will make it to the top. Whatever the cost...
From an early age, James Poneke has had to play a role to survive. But what of the real James?
A bumper book of funny stories from a favourite Australian author - THREE BOOKS IN ONE plus a BONUS new story!
An international bestseller and a truly unforgettable and life-changing story.
A Maori elder retreats deep into his past, reflecting on Old New Zealand and the historic trip to visit Queen Victoria.
Fun, user-friendly and relevant to modern readers, Scotty Morrison's Maori Made Easy is the one-stop resource for anyone wanting to learn the basics of the Maori language.
The accessible guide to learning the Maori language, no matter your knowledge level.
OH BOY is the perfect book to accompany our best-selling GO GIRL. Chock-full of stories about brilliant Kiwi men who followed their dreams and made the world a better place, it's an inspiring and essential storybook for children of all ages – grown-ups included!
A magical picture book that was winner of the 2011 NZ Post Children's Book Awards Book of the Year award
Meet filmmaker Barney Kettle, who liked to invent stories but found a real one under his nose.
A New Zealand classic, Let the River Stand won the Montana Book Awards in 1994.
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.
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.