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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

Roald Dahl's greatest heroine, now in Penguin Classics for the first time.

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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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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.

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!