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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

Matilda Wormwood's father thinks she's a little scab. Matilda's mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda's headmistress Miss Trunchbull?

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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!

More Book Lists

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!

The NZ BookLovers Awards 2019

We're Penguin proud to share the results of the first ever NZ Booklovers Awards!

World Read Aloud Day

The perfect stories to read aloud for the tenth annual World Read Aloud Day!

The bestselling Penguin books in 2018

How many have you read and loved?