Best of the year – Tamariki

Best of the Year - Tamariki

Here is a selection of the best new titles for kids and young adults added to our collection each year. You will find something here to excite, enthuse, enthral and inform.

Best of the Year 2023

Most Popular 2023

Most Popular 2023: Tamariki - Kids

Here are the most popular pukapuka for tamariki in 2023!

Most Popular 2023: Rangatahi - Teens

The Heartstoppers series by Alice Oseman took out the top FOUR spots! See what other books were popular with teens.

Most Popular 2023

Find out what was popular this year - fiction, non-fiction, books for tamariki and rangatahi, and more!

Best of the Year 2022

Best eBooks for Children 2022

A selection of award winners, bestsellers and well-reviewed eBooks from 2022 for toddlers to 12 year olds.

Ka Mau Te Wehi Ngā Pukapuka o Ngā Pakiwaitara 21/22

To mark the end of the Matariki period we have created Ka Mau Te Wehi Ngā Pukapuka O Ngā Pakiwaitara 21/22 - The Best Story Books of 21/22.

More Staff Picks of the Best of 2022

Rachael's Best books of 2022

These are Rachael's favourite reads of the year! Mostly fiction and YA.

Amy's Best YA of 2022

In no particular order, here are some of Amy's favourite Young Adult novels from this year.

Claire's Best Manga of 2022

It's awards season! Someone who reads far too much manga hands out arbitrary genre awards to the series that they enjoyed reading the most.

Best of the Year 2021

Best of the Year 2020

Best of the Year 2019

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