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An (almost) all-Australian gala

International ballet star Mary Li reflects on a long-awaited opportunity to dance for the Australian Ballet.

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Read-aloud from afar this Christmas

A step-by-step guide to creating a virtual storytime for the kids you’re missing this holiday season.

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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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On facing our fears

Award-winning YA author Shivaun Plozza shares the inspiration behind her latest book, The Boy, The Wolf and the Stars.

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Put yourself in someone else's shoes (or fur)

Bestselling author Elliot Perlman shares the inspiration behind his second children's book, Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips.

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Book trailers for kids

Find your new favourite book by checking out the book trailer first! 

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Let us tell you a story

Australian authors and personalities read some of our favourite picture books.

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Witchy YA reads for your Halloween TBR

Halloween’s almost here, and the witching hour is upon us! We’re stacking our TBR pile high with spooky, scary reads to get us into the Halloween mood before the 31st.

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Great Diaries: The diary of Frida Kahlo

Travel back in time and witness both everyday life and great moments in history in this fascinating compliation of diaries through the ages. 

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DK Education Catalogue 2020-2021

Our books cover a huge variety of topics to stimulate a child’s mind, and that’s why teachers, parents and caregivers across the world look to us to support children’s learning.

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Classic of the month: The Woman in Black

In the spirit of Halloween, this October we revisited Susan Hill’s classic horror.

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Writing Pure Narco

Jesse Fink reveals the machinations of writing a book with one of the biggest drug traffickers the world has ever known.

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Spaced out

‘Space Gandalf’ Greg Quicke puts the magnitude of our solar system into mind-boggling focus.

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Ten commandments of tech

How to Raise Happy and Successful Children author Esther Wojcicki outlines how your kids can write their own rules around screen time.

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Tall stories

Garry Linnell reveals how a childhood fascination led to his exploration of the life, and love, of an oft-forgotten bushranger.

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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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Taking Time Out to Be

Jane Martino shares her inspiration behind the Smiling Mind picture book series.

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Bluey books read aloud

Read along with Julia Gillard, Sam Thaiday, Jamila Rizvi and John Wood.

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