The new addition is an important opportunity to show respect for Traditional Owners.
Busy Betty features a creative, curious, and exuberant young girl who has big plans.
Imagine a story.
Fourteen Penguin and Puffin books have been selected for the CBCA Book Awards Notables list.
The movie based on Thomas Savage's dark poetic tale has received 12 Academy Award nominations.
Hey champions, Nat's What I Reckon has won the Booktopia award for the second year in a row.
Benjamin Stevenson's new book Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone is set to become a limited series.
We're excited to announce four of our authors have made it to the shortlist.
To celebrate 40 years of Tim Winton's publishing career, we are re-releasing 18 of his titles with all new book covers.
Congratulations to our five authors who have been longlisted for the awards.
A huge congratulations to Wiradjuri writer Tara June Winch on her recent achievement.
We're thrilled to have 14 books featured on the longlist.
Candice Fox reveals secrets to success after latest Ned Kelly shortlisting.
In stores July 2021, until stocks run out.
And the winner is... James McKenzie Watson!
Penguin Random House authors and publisher Julie Watts recognised in this year's list.
We're delighted to announce the recipients of the 2021 Write It Fellowship.
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We are thrilled to share The Bass Rock by Evie Wyld has won the 2021 Stella Prize!
Scintillate your senses with the latest scent-sation in publishing.
We're thrilled to reveal the shortlist for the 2021 Penguin Literary Prize.
Acclaimed Memoir by Former First Lady of the U.S. Michelle Obama Has Sold More Than 15 Million Copies Worldwide
We are thrilled to announce that submissions for the annual Penguin Literary Prize are now open.
We’re thrilled to announce that the 2021 Penguin Random House Australia (PRHA) Write It Fellowship is open for submissions.
‘You genuinely want to send me to a remote island to marry myself?’
The pool is located deep underground, in a large cavernous chamber many feet beneath the streets of our town.
The day she turned eleven was the day Zadie Ma discovered her superpower.
They chose Valentine’s Day 2005 as the date to release the engagement news and Camilla’s new title of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall bestowed by the Queen.
My face is pressed into the ground. The dirt tastes like blood.
Cindy Thomas was working at the dining table she’d bought at a tag sale down the block.
Samantha watched the girls as they filed into the event hall, tilting their heads back to stare at the ornate vaulted ceiling with its oversized chandeliers dripping silver and blue crystals.
The woman was crying. Tears ran like rivers down her face, dripping off her chin and soaking her tunic. She had to stay silent. No one could learn of her sorrow. Because no one would understand.
Malcolm ran. One hand curled against his chest, the wrist swollen and aching, the fingers numb and almost black in the sickly yellow streetlight.
When books are your life – or in my case, your job – you get pretty good at guessing where a story is going.
We find ourselves at a time in history when, in Western democracies, what was seen as the natural order is being challenged in a way it never has been before.
The art of staying young while growing old
To avoid being seen by their teachers or anyone in the frum community who might dob Yonatan in, they ignored the tram stop outside the 7-Eleven on the corner of Hotham and Balaclava and opted for one further down the road.
The beginning of the end
The probability of you: It’s close to a miracle in every sense of the word that you are holding this book in your hands.
Reduce, let go, leave behind
The second he walks in the door I know something is wrong.
Nineteen seventy-six was the year we covered up the death of a twelve-year-old boy, hiding his body from his family and the world forever.
This happened back in March of 2010, when the Philadelphia train station still had the kind of information board that clickety-clacked as the various gate assignments rolled up.
Could a building sweat? If someone were to ask him, Walter O’Brien would say no.
Lightning flashed, and Athena Strange began counting.
It is the middle of a hot and clammy afternoon at Police Headquarters in Algiers.
She stood before us, without notes, books or nerves. The lectern was occupied by her handbag.
The thirty-year-old mother of Madeline Zott rose before dawn every morning and felt certain of just one thing: her life was over.
Bill Gates, the billionaire founder of Microsoft, credits his hefty reading list for his success.
Lynette Noni, bestselling author of YA fantasy The Prison Healer trilogy shares how she creates unforgettable characters that feel like real people.
If you love dessert but hate the sugar crash that follows, this trick is for you. Jessie Inchauspé – AKA The Glucose Goddess – shares her top tip for enjoying sweets, so you can have your cake and eat it too!
An intro to the bourgeoning genre of outback noir.
Have a big decision to make? Don’t know which direction to go in your life? Now might be the perfect opportunity to tap in to your inner knowing.
‘That memory will stay with me for a long time, it was really touching and something I will always remember.’
... and more (including $1000 cash and $500 worth of books)!
Five-star-rated audiobooks to get you started.
If your mum was a cop and your dad was a criminal who needed your help to commit a crime, would you do it to save him?
Bessel Van der Kolk provides some key guidance on how to reclaim your life after trauma in his insightful book, The Body Keeps the Score.
Gripping new stories for ages 8–12.
If you're a fan of contemporary romance with humour and wit, you've probably heard of Emily Henry - find out which of her novels you should pick up with this handy quiz!
The Last Station introduces us to a once-prosperous family facing ruin and a paddle-steamer captain clinging to a dying world.
Celebrate the anniversary of The Great Gatsby by putting your knowledge to the test with our newest quiz!
Four friends experience something supernatural, something terrifying, in the wood one summer.
International bestselling author Karen M. McManus is known for her high school thrillers
For most of us, energy peaks and troughs throughout the day are something we accept as part of life – but what if it didn’t have to be that way?
The Cunninghams don't really get along, and every one of them has killed someone. Meet the family to help you find the culprit.
Matt Preston and Alyce Alexandra reveal their go-to Easter recipes and tips for a stress-free long weekend.
Adrian Beck shares his favourite moment with family every Easter.
Looking to escape into a book this Easter long weekend? Here are our recommendations to truly help you unwind.
Find out more about our books that are behind this year's British Academy Film Award winners.
Embrace your happiness with a list of books that will give you hope in a world facing unprecedented challenges.
A simple, positive, practical toolkit for better mental health, from clinical psychologist and TikTok star Dr Julie Smith.
This flavourful salsa makes an excellent topping for a huge variety of meat and vegetable dishes – a true all-rounder.
Fried cheese is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and having experienced many of them, I feel confident saying so.
I developed a habit of eating the entire shrimp when I was a kid.
This delightful recipe from Maggie Beer's Summer Harvest Recipes is sure to delight your guests.
I just can’t cook without a good stock, and a chook stock is the one I use most of all.
A scrumptious winter favourite, perfect for the whole family.
I get these intense cravings for stir-fries. Whether it’s the hottest humid night or a blistering cold day, a stir-fry energizes me in a way that few dishes can. This one is on regular rotation in my home kitchen.
Both fresh and substantial, this burrito bowl is packed with fresh herbs which elevate the rice to something special.
A quick and easy favourite from the Healthy Keto Air Fryer Cookbook.
Try your hand at this delicious vegan cookie recipe.
An attractively smokey salad from Thai Food.
A delicious and easy dish that's full of flavour.
A panaeng curry is perhaps one of the most popular in the Thai repertoire.
A fun treat to make with the kids.
This cake is a must for speculoos biscuit lovers.
These cheesecake bars are thick, chocolatey and ultra-indulgent.
I confess that I was seduced by the man who made this dish for me.
I love rhubarb and used to grow it outside my window in east London.
One-pot cooking at its very best.
A favourite fish recipe from Joshua Weissman.
Don't deprive yourself of this Easter favourite.
Try your hand at this simple yet delicious dish from Joshua Weissman.
A perfect dish to post to Instagram.
If you're into TimTams, this recipe is for you.
Steve Toltz shares his inspiration for the afterlife, how he freed his characters from technology, and how he envisioned a near-future world in his new novel, Here Goes Nothing.
Ashley Goldberg talks favourite scenes, lived experience, and the real-life events that inspired his debut novel, Abomination.
Bonnie Garmus was seething when she got back to her desk after a work meeting. It was then she began writing Lessons in Chemistry.
'For me, horror is inextricably linked to comedy, so I loved writing the icky replantation scene.'
Benjamin Stevenson talks to us about his new must-have mystery and his friend's odd act that inspired his book.
Troy Bramston brings us the real story of Bob Hawke, revealing his stunning triumphs and shocking failures.
Rockstar Detectives is out now at your local bookshop.
Debut author Lizzie Pook talks about the years-long process of writing her novel and the real-life stories behind the characters.
The much-loved author chats to us about researching The Spy's Wife on the cusp of the pandemic starting, studying 1930s German history and baking cherry cakes.
Author shares story behind Australia’s longest-running comic strip
Bestselling author of DEADLY, UNNA? on his latest coming-of-age YA novel, THE BREAK.
Bursting full of children’s curiosity Everything Under the Sun is a glorious celebration of life on earth.
Five minutes with one of Australia’s most beloved children’s authors
'I want reading my novels to feel like walking through a forest or swimming in the ocean, to offer a breath of fresh air and remind readers of the beauty that still remains in the world.'
The debut author of the YA novel soon to hit Netflix on discipline, working with Daniel Kaluuya, and the complications of writing about time travel.
The Penguin Literary Prize winner on inspiration, advice and what's next.
Meet the author-illustrator and autism advocate behind A Different Sort of Normal.
The bestselling author discusses tapping back into Jack's world, twisty-turny stories and her favourite crime dramas.
Meet Anna Zobel, author and illustrator of Little Gem.
A Glasshouse of Stars author on second-person narration, immigration and childhood fears.
The Great Circle author on inspiring travel, research and spending seven years on her latest novel.
Vintage Creative Director Suzanne Dean and artist Lena Peters on circles, Murakami and monkeys.
The Jam Queens author on the joy of writing foodie fiction.
House of Hollow author on ghost doors, googling corpses and advice to aspiring YA authors.
Take some time for your mental health and wellness with this free activity pack.
Explore world science topics with Princess Olivia!
Colour in Snickers, Bluey and Winton!
Colouring in with Alfie the Brave!
Design a LEGO dream home with this fun activity pack!
Organise your desk with a LEGO stationary holder!
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How well do you know the Bluey: Easter book and episode?
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Colour in THAT CAT!
Find out how you can make a difference in this fun activity pack!
Embark on an adventure with fisherman Finn and his dog, Skip!
Decorate some Easter biscuits with Bluey and Bingo
Test your grammar with this fun DK activity pack!
Download these free activity sheets for the holidays.
Feel prepared for the school year with this maths activity pack!
Join Bluey and Bingo on their trip to Hammerbarn!
Join the Penguin Teen read-a-thon this summer.
Bluey and Bingo need the help of your colouring pencils!
Happy holidays from Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli Heeler.
Let's go camping with the Heelers!
Based on the book and episode, Christmas Swim.
Build some fun Christmas decorations using your LEGO blocks with this activity pack! Download your free activity pack here.
Play these fun games using LEGO bricks with friends and family, at home or over video call! Download your free activity pack here.
There’s so much to talk about in this big-hearted story starring sisters and storytellers Peijing and Biju, a lost family finding their way, a Little World made of paper, a Jade Rabbit, and the ever-changing but constant moon . . .
Discuss the biggest YA thriller of 2022 with your reading group.
A delightful, Australian-bush style romantic comedy that will keep your book club enthralled with hilarity and delight.
Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone is a fiendishly clever mystery that will keep your book club guessing and introduces a family of characters brilliant for discussion.
An unputdownable Australian novel to read with your book club.
Public radio co-hosts navigate mixed signals in Rachel Lynn Solomon's sparkling romantic comedy debut.
A standout book club novel. Unputdownable and thought-provoking.
A compelling and inventive novel in five parts to share with your book club.
Much loved author Fiona McIntosh is back with an historical adventure to enjoy with your book club.
Two friends. Ten summer trips. Their last chance to fall in love.
A fun rock 'n' roll story that's perfect for book club.
Take your book club on an enthralling journey over oceans and continents.
A glitteringly dark and unsettling debut that's perfect for book club.
Let Judy Nunn take you on a scintillating journey through the golden age of Australian show business.
An uplifting Australian drama from rural midwife and bestselling author Fiona McArthur.
Get your very own book club off the ground with these tips from The Wattle Island Book Club author.
A story filled with courage, passion and hope to share with your reading group.
An exciting new thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train to discuss with your book club.
A magnificent literary pick for book club.
A desert highway. A remote town. A murder that won’t stay hidden.
A timely and uplifting story about the importance of community and connection from much-loved author Barbara Hannay.
Part thriller, part redemptive love story, and sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next book club meeting.
Ponder whether one life is worth more than another with Fiona McIntosh's latest thriller.
A (Penguin Literary Prize) winning pick for book club.