hether you're looking for something educational, creative or fantastical, our latest Kids' Books newsletter has titles that will excite young minds and foster a love of reading. Be first in the know: subscribe to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox. Titles this month include: For more great reads for kids, check out our Kids' Books and…
"I am equally fond of my magician’s top hat and my bowler hat. Next, I think I would quite like a steampunk version of Boba Fett’s helmet": Interview with Gareth Ward
A Lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy celebrates the 50th anniversary of its publication in 2019. Join us in celebrating this New Zealand classic.
We chat to Kimberly Andrews, author and illustrator of Puffin the Architect, about her work on Joy Cowley's book Song of the river and growing up in Canada.
Be in to WIN a family pass to see the magical Royal New Zealand Ballet stage production of Hansel and Gretel! The prize is a ticket for two adults and two children to attend The Royal New Zealand Ballet production of Hansel and Gretel on Saturday 24 November, 1.30pm at the Isaac Theatre Royal. Get your hands dirty with flour and water, paint and glue! MAKE or BAKE a gingerbread house, inspired by the story of Hansel & Gretel. Work together with your friends or family on this fun and creative challenge – just in time for the school holidays.
The winners for this year’s New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults will be announced at a ceremony at Te Papa next week (Wednesday 7 August 6.30pm). They are curious and want to know What New Zealand children's book changed you growing up?