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Penguin Random House NZ announces new scholarship in partnership with Whitireia!

In partnership with the Graduate Diploma in Publishing at Whitireia Community Polytechnic Ltd, Penguin Random House New Zealand is delighted to announce a new publishing scholarship for Māori and Pasifika students.

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A Promised Land, by Barack Obama, to be published in New Zealand on 18 November

The presidential memoirs of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, will be published in two volumes.

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NEW CHELSEA WINTER BOOK COMING 29 SEPTEMBER 2020

Epic plant-based comfort food for everyone...with gluten-free options for just about everything.

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Michelle Obama documentary, Becoming, released on 6 May

Netflix have announced a new documentary following Michelle Obama during the publication of her bestselling memoir, Becoming, which will be released on Wednesday 6 May.

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Penguin Random House New Zealand open licence: online story time and read-aloud videos and live events

Penguin Random House New Zealand believes that all children should have access to books and stories and be encouraged to develop a love of reading.

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Atwood, Evaristo: joint Booker winners

Penguin Random House authors Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share the 2019 Booker Prize.

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Gavin Bishop wins 2019 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement

Multi-talented illustrator and children’s writer, Gavin Bishop (Ngāti Pukeko, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Mahuta, Tainui) has will be honoured for non-fiction and his outstanding contribution to New Zealand literature. 

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Announcing the 2019 Booker shortlist

Winners to be announced Monday 14 October.

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The Chestnut Man to become Netflix Original series

We were thrilled to hear Netflix announce its second Danish original series, The Chestnut Man, at Copenhagen TV Festival this week.

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Vale Toni Morrison

February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019

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Cover and publication details for Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth revealed

Further details about the publication of Philip Pullman’s highly-anticipated new book, The Secret Commonwealth, are revealed today. 

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Puffin grants – recipients announced!

Earlier this year, as part of Puffin’s upcoming 80th Anniversary Celebrations, Penguin Random House NZ offered to fund bookseller initiatives to get kids reading, to the value of $5000 each.

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This Mortal Boy wins Ockham New Zealand Book Award

Dame Fiona Kidman has won this year’s $53,000 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards for her novel, This Mortal Boy.

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Explosive new autobiography from Hayden Paddon

We're excited to announce the August release of Driven, from New Zealand’s most successful rally driver, Hayden Paddon.

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The Handmaid’s Tale audiobook read by Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss, star of the hit TV show The Handmaid’s Tale, has narrated the audiobook edition of Margaret Atwood’s classic novel. 

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The Beautiful Ones by Prince coming this October

This extraodinary memoir, from American artisitc visionary Prince, will be released worldwide on 29 October, 2019.

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Philip Pullman announces new book The Secret Commonwealth

Volume Two of The Book of Dust is set to arrive on 3rd October 2019, jumping 20 years forward from Volume One, La Belle Sauvage. 

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Malcolm Gladwell announces his first book in six years

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know will be published in September 2019. 

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The Mister, a new novel from E L James, to be published in April

E L James, whose Fifty Shades of Grey series has broken sales records for contemporary adult publishing (150 million copies sold worldwide), has written a new novel, The Mister, which will be published on 16 April 2019. 

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A new novel from E.L James

Your first look at The Mister, the new book from Fifty Shades author E L James.

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Announcing a new novel from Thomas Harris

From the creator of Hannibal Lecter and The Silence of the Lambs comes a new story of evil, greed and the consequences of dark obsession.

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Announcing a new novel by John le Carré

Agent Running in the Field will be published in October 2019.

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New Jackson Brodie novel by Kate Atkinson

Big Sky will be published on 18th June 2019.

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Margaret Atwood writing Handmaid’s Tale sequel

The Testaments is to be published September 2019.

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A Promised Land

I began writing this book shortly after the end of my presidency—after Michelle and I had boarded Air Force One for the last time and traveled west for a long-deferred break.

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The Truths We Hold

Most morning, my husband, Doug, wakes up before me and reads the news in bed.

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The Magpie Society: One for Sorrow

The night she died, all our phones were turned off.

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Landmarks

Twenty-Five years ago, Sam Neill wrote the introduction to this book’s predecessor, Timeless Land.

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Navigating the Stars

Some believe that at the beginning there was nothing.

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Aroha

Aroha mai, aroha atu.

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Love Your Life

As I reach for the doorbell, my phone bleeps with a text and my head instantly fills with a roll call of possibilities.

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Deadly Cross

DEVON MONROE TORE HIS EYES off the two dead bodies in the powder-blue Bentley convertible, top down, idling not twenty yards away, and glanced at his best friend.

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Breathless

I open my eyes and I am tangled in the sheets, books upside down on the floor.

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The Champagne War

As the new year of 1910 moved closer to its second month, the world marvelled that there had been so few deaths in Paris when the River Seine rose more than eight metres and flooded the city.

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Ranger's Apprentice The Royal Ranger 4: The Missing Prince

The sickle moon had just slipped below the western horizon when the file of mounted men emerged from the trees.

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Wild Horses of the World

The decision to begin my world trip in Australia was an easy one.

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Burnt Sugar

I would be lying if I said my mother’s misery has never given me pleasure.

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Ghosts

On the day I was born, 3rd August 1986, ‘The Edge of Heaven’ by Wham! was number one.

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The Coast-to-Coast Murders

Where will you be when your life ends?

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Because of You

Try to imagine two more different couples than these. You can’t.

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A Life on Our Planet

Pripyat in the Ukraine is a place unlike anywhere else I have been. It is a place of utter despair.

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Mallory, Mallory: The Revenge of the Tooth Fairy

It all began with Mallory’s tooth.

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The Silence of Snow

There was no peace, even in the loo. Rory’s pager and phone were going simultaneously.

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A Deadly Education

I decided that Orion needed to die after the second time he saved my life.

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The Godmothers

By the time Eliza Maxine Olivia Miller was eleven, she had lived in eight different country towns.

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The Gift

In the spring of 1944, I was sixteen, living with my parents and two older sisters in Kassa, Hungary.

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More Than a Woman

I am in the spare room, which doubles as my office, and I have just finished my day’s work.

Articles

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What you should read next based on your fave Netflix shows

Done binging the latest TV sensation? Pick up a book and keep the good times rolling. 

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A Promised Land: key events

From inauguration through to Operation Neptune’s Spear, take a look at the milestones covered in Barack Obama's riveting memoir.

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Themes from A Promised Land

From the influence of family to his political rise and the world events that shaped his presidency, Barack Obama covers enormous ground in his Presidential Memoirs, Volume 1: A Promised Land. Here we break down some of the key themes and turning points.

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Children's books loved by the Obamas

Here's a selection of children's stories that have received a big thumbs up from Barack and Michelle Obama. 

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A Champagne sojourn

Fiona McIntosh shares five surprising facts she learned while researching The Champagne War.

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Meet Slinky Malinki and friends!

Ever wanted to know a bit more about Slinky Malinki's friends? 

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Meet Hairy Maclary and his friends!

Meet the characters from the beloved children's series. 

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Where to start with Rick Riordan's books

Rick Riordan's books are perfect for 12+ readers who love action, adventure, and a good dose of humour from their books. We've outlined some of Rick Riordan’s most impressive, imaginative worlds so you can decide which adventure to go on first. 

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Twenty insights: twenty years as an author

2020 marks Monica McInerney’s 20th year as a published author. Here she offers 20 memories and observations on her writing career.

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Real readers review: Breathless

What do NZ YA fans really think of Jennifer Niven's latest book?

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Researching and writing The Godmothers

Monica McInerney on the family secrets, overseas trips and strange times that shaped her heartwarming new novel.

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Self-care Suggestions with Anxiety NZ

Inspired by DOT, Anxiety NZ asked their supporters to share some self-care tips that help them manage stress.

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Smart reads to talk about with your book club in spring 2020

Book club ideas and notes for the top three books we’re talking about in the office right now!

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2020

Kōrerotia te reo! Wherever you may be on your learning journey, we have a book to help you.

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori catalogue 2020

Kōrerotia te reo with the help of Penguin Books! 

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Into the Unknown: The people in this book (extract)

Alick’s spelling of some names may be incorrect, especially those of Belgians, French and Germans. Sometimes people are addressed by their nicknames or first names only. Where known, in this list I also include their official enlisting number.

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5 escapist reads!

There’s nothing better than curling up on the couch with a good book and a cosy blanket, especially when it’s a bit chilly outside.Here are some great escapist reading suggestions that’ll have you staying up well past your bedtime and saying “just one more chapter…” 

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Find the perfect gift for dad this Father's Day!

Are you looking for the perfect book to help send your dad on an adventure this Father’s Day? We’ve got a great list of suggestions.

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What I do in a day: Project Editor

Hint: no it doesn’t involve reading books all day!

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Curl up with a Penguin: digital chapter sampler

Not sure which book you should pick up first? We've compiled the first chapter of each of the below titles so that you can give the ones you're interested in a go! 

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Spotify playlists for your reading adventures

We’ve all been there. . . reading the perfect book, completely invested in a fictional world, only to be disturbed by a neighbour mowing their lawns or the distant sound of dogs barking. Suddenly you’re pulled back to reality wondering what on earth happened.

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The people’s choice

In Women and Leadership, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reflects on the importance of role-modelling in shattering gender stereotypes.

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Real readers review: The Unadoptables

We asked young Kiwi readers all over NZ to read and review Hana Tooke's debut novel, The Unadoptables. To a person, every reader adored this book. Out in all good bookstores from 2nd July 2020. Read on for more! 

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FABOStory winner

This week's story starter came from NZ author Kathy White. Congratulations to Ysabelle Casimiro and William Kelly on their winning entries. Read on for the story and Kathy's judging report. 

Recipes

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Snausage Rolls

Sausage rolls will always be über-cool, no matter what anyone says. They're always the first to be nabbed at morning tea, classily dressed-up with a generous splurt of store-bought tomato sauce... crispy, juicy little taste bombs. 

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Berry platter with sheep’s labneh and orange oil

A fruity dish from Ottolenghi Flavour by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage.

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Portobello steaks and butter bean mash

A vegetarian recipe that is simply as good as any steak (with mash), if not better.

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Easiest broccoli quiche

With red pesto-layered filo, Cheddar and cottage cheese.

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My kinda butter chicken

With fragrant spices, tomatoes, cashew butter and yoghurt.

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Crispy salmon tacos

With cajun spice, mango, sweet cherry tomatoes and lime.

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Autumnal vegetable soup with basil, garlic & olive oil

One of the rather pathetic realities of the fact that so many of the restaurants in France are disappointing these days is the almost tearful joy in finding one that’s everything you would have hoped for, often from your childhood or teenage memories. Such a place is Le Bistro du Paradou near Arles.

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Spicy sprout and mushroom noodles with five-spice

Sprouts (and the whole brassica family) go fantastically with Asian flavours. Out of season, use a mix of the rest of the brassicas – broccoli, cauliflower, kale, cabbage, spring greens etc. You could also make a spring version with asparagus and peas.

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Tuscan chicken casserole

We ate many dishes similar to this while spending time in Italy and they were all different depending on the part of Tuscany that we were in. This is our version of a Tuscan chicken casserole and it’s very moreish and flavoursome. I love it in the winter and any leftovers get tossed through some pasta the next day.

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Allotment cottage pie

With root veg, porcini mushrooms, marmite & crispy rosemary.

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CWA tomato relish

Try this free recipe from Country Women’s Association Preserves.

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Lemon shortbread slice

This is a great Nordic recipe — the tartness of the citrus cuts through what would otherwise be the overbearing sweetness of the shortbread. The flavours complement each other brilliantly . . . it’s definitely a combination made in Valhalla. We’ve decorated it with preserved lemon slices, which you can buy from any good gourmet or speciality food store.

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Risotto cakes: pea, mascarpone and mint

Being a huge fan of cabinet food, we were looking for a good gluten-free, vegetarian alternative to potato cakes to serve for lunch straight out of the cabinet. 

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Chicken musakhan

One of Palestine’s national dishes, where chicken is cooked and served with layers of olive-oil-drenched flatbread.

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Roasted cod with a coriander crust

A fish dish that can be on the table less than fifteen minutes after you’ve started making it.

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Labneh cheesecake with roasted apricots, honey and cardamom

A cheesecake recipe that is sweet, of course, but at the same time punchy and totally distinct.

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Fridge-raid frittata

The beauty of a frittata is that anything goes – really, it does! In this case, broccoli is the star, but let whatever is in your fridge take the lead. Always aim for some green as it’s often the green veg that most of us could do with more of.

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Summer breeze salad

I absolutely love the flavour and texture combination of this salad. Halloumi is not often used in my kitchen, but it is underrated, and magically adds the squeak to this dish.

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Lemony lamb meatballs with asparagus and green bean salad

These little meatballs have a great flavour to them and can also be served as a canapé with the yoghurt dressing – just serve on a platter with toothpicks and the dressing in a little dipping bowl to the side. The meatballs can also be frozen once rolled, so it’s great to make up plenty of them and have some in the freezer to call on for an easy week-night dinner.

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Ginger and apricot slice

This moreish slice is fabulous with a cup of tea to give you an energy boost mid-afternoon or as a decadent after-dinner treat. 

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Mediterranean vegetable rice

With bombs of green pesto, olive tapenade, creamy mozzarella, and basil. 

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Brilliant bhaji burger

With coriander yoghurt, mango chutney, and crunchy poppadom sprinkle. 

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Bouncing bubbles from The Kitchen Science Cookbook

Everybody loves bubbles, but they usually burst when you try to catch them. This experiment uses sugar and gloves to help you bounce bubbles and catch them with your hands!

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Jamie's cherry chocolate mousse

5 Ingredients Quick & Easy Food focuses on genius combinations of just five ingredients that work together to deliver an utterly delicious result, giving maximum flavour, with minimum fuss, just like this delicious Cherry Chocolate Mousse.

Q&A
Q&A with Dame Lynley Dodd

Dame Lynley Dodd on what comes first, the stories or the illustrations, where her ideas come from and more! 

Q&A
Richard Flanagan Q&A

The Booker Prize winning author answers our questions about his strangely beautiful story about hope and love and orange-bellied parrots: The Living Sea of Waking Dreams.

Q&A
Lisa Jewell Q&A

The bestselling author on thrilling reads and the things that scare her.

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Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Q&A

The Women and Leadership co-authors answer our questions on gender equality and finding the inspiration to lead.

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Rachel Joyce Q&A

The international bestselling author on cryptozoology, life in the 1950s and writing the ending early.

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Falastin Q&A

Falastin authors Tara Wigley and Sami Tamimi lift the lid on Palestinian cooking.

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Sam Lloyd Q&A

Debut author Sam Lloyd on the chess tournament that inspired his thrilling novel, The Memory Wood, 

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Charlie Mackesy Q&A

The artist on his inspiration for The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse​.

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Ann Napolitano Q&A

The author of Dear Edward on the real plane crash and sole survivor who inspired her novel.

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Lee Child and George R.R. Martin Q&A

An in-depth discussion between Lee Child and George Martin in Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 2018.

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Margaret Atwood Q&A

Margaret Atwood discusses her return to Gilead.

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The Brilliance of Birds author Q&A

 Wondrous and wild, The Brilliance of Birds gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of some of New Zealand’s feathered friends. We the extraordinary minds behind this beautiful book Skye Wishart and Edin Whitehead all about this New Zealand Birdventure!

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Unearthing Dinosaur Hunter with David Hill and Phoebe Morris

We sat down for a chat with David Hill and Phoebe Morris, the great minds behind the latest story in the Kiwi Heroes series: Dinosaur Hunter. 

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Eleanor Ozich - Q&A

We sat down with best-selling author - Eleanor Ozich, to find out about her latest book, Homemade. 

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Minnie Darke Q&A

The Star-crossed author takes on our rapid-fire questions.

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Jonathan Kellerman Q&A

The bestselling master of suspense reveals why he swapped psychology for crime writing.

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Sophie Kinsella Q&A

Bestselling author Sophie Kinsella on her new book, I Owe You One. 

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A conversation with Catherine Robertson

Questions and answers with the witty and wonderful Catherine Robertson about her latest novel; What You Wish For - A Gabriel's Bay Story.

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A conversation with Christopher Paolini

Questions and answers from Christopher Paolini, author of the Inheritance Cycle series and creator of the magical world of Alagaësia.

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A conversation with Michelle Obama

Questions and answers with the former First Lady.

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A day in the life: Kelly Wilson

When you’re an author/ photographer/ horse tamer/ adventurer is there any such thing as ‘a usual day’? Find out in our interview with Kelly Wilson, author of the Showtym Adventures series.

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Where I work from: Ruth Paul

We love seeing the work spaces of creative folk. Join us as award-winning picture book creator Ruth Paul invites us into her studio for a nosy around!

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Q&A with David Hill and Phoebe Morris

The co-creators of Hero of the Sea interview each other about writing, illustrating and their latest collaboration.

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The doctor will see you now

10 questions with Dr Nic Gill, All Blacks’ strength and conditioning coach and author of Health Your Self. 

Activities

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Make your own Wimpy Kid mask!

Are you more of a Greg or a Rowley? Take your pick then DIY your Wimpy Kid costume with these printable masks. 

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Amazing Aotearoa Competition

Be in to win the full set of Gavin Bishop's Aotearoa books!

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LEGO Halloween Ideas activity pack

Test your creativity and brush up your building skills in this Halloween-themed LEGO activity pack.

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Downloadable Aroha email signatures

Each week on our Facebook page we've been sharing a whakataukī from Aroha by Dr Hinemoa Elder. Now you can download them to share or use as email signatures! 

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Hairy Maclary birthday party pack

You can even download everything you need to throw your own frolicking Hairy Maclary birthday party!

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Amazing Aotearoa activity pack

We've put together this activity pack so you can take a sneak peek and try out a couple of the activities. Use your hunting skills in Wordfind Warrior, crack the Land Loss Labyrinth code and get creative thinking about what your Atua would be as a supernatural being!

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Little Hector's Beach Clean Up Pack!

Organising a beach clean-up is a great way to help keep Little Hector's (and Mini Maui's) home safe. Download our beach clean-up pack to organise your own community clean-up event!

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Roald Dahl Story Day 2020 party pack

Lots of wondrous ideas for how to celebrate at home or in the classroom.

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Father's Day activities

Download this Father's Day activity pack complete with colouring in, a DIY card and a fill-in-the-blanks to show what kids of all ages love about their dad.

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Maori Made Fun crossword: kupu rongonui (well-known words)

For this crossword, you simply need to translate the given word. Don’t forget, though: to enhance your learning, take some time to learn the meanings of the words in English and commit them to memory once you have completed each crossword. 

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Print and colour your own Father’s Day cards

Celebrate dads and father figures everywhere with these make-at-home cards and poster, from their most FANTASTIC moments to their most magnificent WHIZZPOPS!

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Hound the Detective: Spot the difference

Help Hound solve the case! 

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Hound the Detective printable notebook

Download and print this handy notebook and tick off the items on the list as you make your way through Hound the Detective! 

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Awesome Friendly activity pack

Everything you need to celebrate the new Jeff Kinney release.

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Abigail and the Restless Raindrop colouring page

Colouring in = an eternally reliable rainy day activity. Download our adorable Abigail and the Restless Raindrop coloring sheet for a few minutes of peace today!

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Mabel and the Mountain: activity sheets

Mabel and the Mountain is a story about believing in yourself and the importance of keeping going even when things get a little tough!

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A new colouring in page every day!

Parents: Click here for 10 minutes of peace. (You're welcome).

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Where does the rain come from?

We delve into the science behind Abigail and the Restless Raindrop with this fact sheet about the rain cycle. 

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Inventors activity pack

Learn about famous inventors and then have a go at designing your own invention!

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What's My Teenager Thinking?

Got a teenager at home? Everything feel heightened during COVID-19? Help is at hand. 

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LEGO activity packs

Share the joy of LEGO bricks with the whole family. 

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Happy birthday, Spot!

Celebrate 40 years of Spot with these fun activity packs.

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Make your own Kiwi Baby bunting!

Kiwi Baby is a beautiful new story from Helen Taylor for all children eagerly awaiting a new sibling! We've created this Kiwi Baby bunting so you can get your little one involved in welcoming their new brother or sister home.

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Activities for World Environment Day

Help kids learn and engage with the environment around them through these informative and fun activity sheets! 

Book clubs

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Book clubs
A Promised Land book club notes

Settle in for a memorable reading group discussion, with Barack Obama’s long-awaited memoirs: A Promised Land.

Book clubs
The Champagne War book club notes

Sweep your book club off to the sun-kissed vineyards of rural France.

Book clubs
The Silence of Snow book club conversation starters

Eileen Merriman, author of The Silence of Snow, has provided some background information on her latest book along with some discussion points for your book club meeting! 

Book clubs
The Tally Stick book club conversation starters

Carl Nixon shares some discussion points and questions for his new book The Tally Stick in this book club guide.

Book clubs
Shakti book club conversation starters

Rajorshi Chakraborti shares discussion points, ideas and questions for his new book Shakti in this book club guide. Special powers are gifted, but there is a Faustian price to pay in this epic novel, packed with laughter, darkness, pain, dreams, superpowers, love and light.

Book clubs
Scented - book club guide

Laurence Fearnley shares her process for writing Scented along with discussion points, ideas and questions for your next book club meeting. 

Book clubs
Caging Skies - book club guide

Christine Leunens shares discussion points, ideas and questions for her book Caging Skies in this book club guide. Caging Skies is a gripping, atmospheric novel about obsession and love.

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The Secrets We Kept book club notes

Two female spies, a banned masterpiece, a book that changed history... The Secrets We Kept is perfect for book club.

Book clubs
Moonlight Sonata - book club guide

Eileen Merriman shares discussion points, ideas and questions for Moonlight Sonata - Book Club Guide. Moonlight Sonata is Eileen Merriman's first adult book, it is a bitter-sweet novel of forbidden love and family secrets. Some secrets should never be told... will the truth be revealed? 

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Nailing Down The Saint - book club guide

Nailing Down the Saint explores modern movie making, friendship, fatherhood and the limits of the possible by following Duncan Blake on his quest to resurrect his career by scouting locations for the biopic of Saint Joseph of Copertino.

Book clubs
The Bad Seed - book club guide

Award-winning author Charlotte Grimshaw shares discussion points, ideas and questions for The Bad Seed - Book Club Guide. Now combined into a major TV drama, these two connected novels by award-winning writer Charlotte Grimshaw take an unflinching look at politics and power, contemporary New Zealand society and the arid morality of the privileged.

Book clubs
The Unreliable People - book club guide

Auckland-based writer Rosetta Allan's latest novel, The Unreliable People is a compelling, contemporary story where love and loss intersect. We asked Rosetta for questions and discussion points to guide your book club.  

Book clubs
The Cage - book club guide

Lloyd Jones’s fable-like novel The Cage is both profound and unsettling. We asked the multi-award winning Kiwi author to share the story's origins and create book club questions to help guide your discussion.

Book clubs
This Mortal Boy - book club guide

Incredible NZ author and Ockham 2019 Award Winner Dame Fiona Kidman shares some thoughts and questions to get the ball rolling in a book club discussion for This Mortal Boy.

Book clubs
Pearly Gates - book club guide

NZ author and poet Owen Marshall shares with us some questions to get the ball rolling in a book club discussion for his latest Novel, Pearly Gates.

Book clubs
The Gulf Between - book club guide

NZ author Maxine Alterio shares with us her love for book clubs plus questions you can use with your friends and family when you read her new novel, The Gulf Between.

Book clubs
Star-crossed book club notes

The stars have aligned for your next book club hit.

Book clubs
Becoming book club notes

A reading guide for Michelle Obama’s intimate, powerful and inspiring memoir.

Book clubs
Short story club – 29 November 2018

Read the story being discussed on Jesse Mulligan’s show on Radio New Zealand on 29 November 2018.

Book clubs
The Pearl Thief book club notes

A sweeping, epic story of love and betrayal from Fiona McIntosh; The Pearl Thief will leave a lasting impression on your book club.

Book clubs
Short story club – 13 December 2018

Read the story being discussed on Jesse Mulligan’s show on Radio New Zealand on 13 December 2018

Book clubs
Short story club – 18 October 2018

Read the story being discussed on Jesse Mulligan’s show on Radio New Zealand on 18 October 2018

Book clubs
Short story club – 4 October 2018

Read the story being discussed on Jesse Mulligan’s show on Radio New Zealand on 4 October 2018

Book clubs
Short story club – 6 September 2018

Read the story being discussed on Jesse Mulligan’s show on Radio New Zealand on 6 September 2018