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Go Girl Barbara Else

A stunning illustrated storybook for the girls of New Zealand with a powerful can-do message!

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Matilda Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

‘We saw Miss Trunchbull grab a girl by the pigtails and throw her over the playground fence!’

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Sky High David Hill, Phoebe Morris

Meet Jean Batten, the brave, trail-blazing and glamorous aviator, who strove to set new records in death-defying solo flights across the world.

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

Friday 8th March marks International Women’s Day and books are a great way to introduce kids to strong and inspiring female characters. Here are some of our girl power favourites in both fiction and non-fiction.

Let’s hear it for the girls!

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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!