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These Children's titles tell the stories of inspirational women and female characters.

From the wonderful fictional tales of Matilda, Fern and Nancy Drew to the inspirational stories of Jean Batten, Jane Goodall and many more – fantastic reads for all! 

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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!