Yearly Archives: 2021


New picture book honours a whānau’s love for koro

Out today: Blimmin’ Koro Kātahi rā, e Koro e! by Jill Bevan-Brown, illustrated by Trish Bowles, te reo Māori translation by Māhaki Bevan-Brown. This bilingual story honours a whānau's love for their koro/grandpa, who has dementia.

2021-09-07T10:34:38+12:00September 7th, 2021|Children's books, Māori|

Oratia Books proud to publish international LGBTQI books banned in Hungary

Two board books for pre-school readers that have provoked a storm in Europe are now available in New Zealand and Australia. Bedtime, Not Playtime! and Early One Morning feature rainbow families in stories that simply show them living their daily lives.

2021-08-16T16:54:42+12:00August 16th, 2021|Children's books, Diversity|