We're delighted to announce the recipients of the 2021 Write It Fellowship.
ERIC CARLE, 1929 – 2021
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.
The presidential memoirs of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, will be published in two volumes.
Celebrate 80 years of Puffin in 2020.
We’re thrilled to share that Wiradjuri author Tara June Winch’s The Yield has won the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award.
June 18, 2020 — Penguin Random House announced today that one million copies of Bluey books have sold in Australia.
Winner to be announced on 16 July 2020.
And the winner is... Sophie Overett!
We’re delighted to announce the publication of Richard Flanagan’s new novel, The Living Sea of Waking Dreams, in October 2020.
Smiling Mind is Australia's #1 mindfulness app.
In 2020, our favourite lovable puppy celebrates his 40th birthday and we're celebrating!
For the first time, a children’s picture book has won the Australian Book Industry Awards prestigious Book of the Year prize.
Winners to be announced on Wednesday 13 May.
Netflix have announced a new documentary following Michelle Obama during the publication of her bestselling memoir, Becoming, which will be released on Wednesday 6 May.
Tara June Winch has won the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and the Book of the Year.
Penguin Random House Australia believes that all children should have access to books and stories and be encouraged to develop a love of reading.
We are thrilled to announce the shortlist for the 2020 instalment of the $20,000 Penguin Literary Prize.
Penguin Random House authors Caro Llewellyn and Tara June Winch have been shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.
They gave him the gun in New York, he was pretty certain, and he thought some money too.
The stranger got into position under the streetlight at eleven p.m., as agreed.
MY NOVEL TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN was published in October of 2017, and after spending that month on tour for the book, I came home to Indianapolis and blazed a trail between my children’s tree house and the little room where my wife and I often work
Voices seep into my consciousness, gentle as osmosis. They heave me slowly out of darkness like dragging a buoy from unfathomable depths.
Before there were books, there were stories. at first the stories weren’t written down.
How’s your birth order knowledge? Pretty good I suspect.
As Marie prepared to break into her father’s bedroom, she felt a little pool of guilt well up inside her for betraying him.
It would be easy not to notice him. Just a small thing. Dappled with dried bracken and dirt.
A board a Night Stalkers Special Operations MH-60M Black Hawk helicopter code-named Spear One, Navy chief Nick Zeppos of SEAL Team Six checks his watch.
For generations, my family has made its living cutting down forests. Our survival has depended on this humble trade.
The first time I saw him, I pitied him terribly.
Happenstance had me born on 30 September 1946 – the very day of the judgment at Nuremberg
You have arrived for a better life at the New House in the New Land.
The inner journey through an uncharted landscape can be fraught with contradictions of thought, emotion, experience, and action.
In late 2010, Nish Acharya arrived in Washington, DC, ready to work. President Barack Obama had appointed Acharya to be his director of innovation and entrepreneurship
Freya was sleeping.
I was born to be a wanderer.
Like many people, I had sought a solution for my anxiety in therapy and medication.
Like almost all scientists, we also struggled with the concept of nutritional treatment of mental disorders when we first began our research, but once we engaged with the science, we realized that this kind of approach has amazing potential.
It’s an unusual feeling to be interviewed about your darkest secret, unusual but also freeing.
The king of Persia looked across the heart of Athens.
Her bag was packed but still she resisted leaving.
“What’s two plus two?”
The sound of a twig snapping from somewhere behind made the girls freeze.
Overcoming the dreaded book slump is easy with these rad reads.
Read the rainbow with new stories from Becky Albertalli, Tobias Madden, Krystal Sutherland, Alicia Jasinska and more.
Port Arthur convicts turned to cannibalism in an attempt to survive in the harsh Australian bush.
Set yourself up for good health with a whole-food plant-based diet.
Tips from Stay at Home Mum on how to blog for a profit.
Vivian Pham and Penguin Random House honoured in Australian Book Industry Awards.
Video chats are here to stay. Make them fun with a Penguin backdrop.
Tim Winton and his publisher Nikki Christer reflect on 30 years of Cloudstreet.
The Emporium of Imagination author on the power of magical realism.
The First Lady of the United States pens a letter to her younger self.
New stories from bestselling authors Lynette Noni, Becky Albertali, Karen M. McManus, Rick Riordan, and more.
Author Krystal Sutherland shares her favourite stories.
Boost your Easter spirit by hiding books, chocolate and toys in eggs.
The abundant benefits of books.
Australia’s leading animal behaviourists on raising a calm, confident puppy.
A behind-the-scenes look at the cover design process for Yumiko Kadota’s memoir.
The best books for educators to share on International Women’s Day 2021
Use the two-minute rule from Atomic Habits to get motivated.
The bestselling author and cartoonist on how to feel more confident.
Wisdom from foodie, father and author of the Nelson series, Andrew Levins.
Girl detective extraordinaire!
Let's take a closer look at the impact of those irresistibly cheap T-shirts.
Here's a guide to the art of buying houseplants.
Simple steps from Mums Who Clean for getting on top of a messy house.
An epic celebration cake topped with decadent marshmallow icing.
A comforting lamb dish with potatoes, wine and passata.
The perfect pizza for chilli lovers.
This is toad in the hole, Asian style!
A sweet, oaty, hazelnutty base filled with a banana ice cream ‘cheesecake’ layer, then topped with blueberry compote. Yum!
Try it fresh or toasted, this Easter treat is utterly delicious.
A delicious, boozy dinner party dish that's sure to impress.
It’s so moreish and delicious everyone will want a slice.
Delight your book club with these delicious cookies from The Moroccan Daughter.
A slightly sweet ricotta spread livens up toast and pairs wonderfully with a pear and banana topping in this delicious morning starter.
“Pound” cake comes from using a pound each of four ingredients, but Aaron Day shows how to get the same buttery-rich texture without the sugar and extra carbs in this delicious keto air fryer recipe.
This recipe has been a fan favourite for over a decade. Cut it into slices for the kids or into tiny squares as a treat with your cuppa. It also freezes well, so you can stash a few squares away for when no one is looking.
This hearty soup is a proper hug in a mug. The ricotta and Parmesan topping really fulfills the 'lasagne' promise, but if you don’t want to bother you can just top it with grated cheese and it’ll still be a winner. The super-cheesy garlicky toasties are a good addition to any tomatoey soup — or just eat them on their own!
So-named because it contains prunes, this is a classic Christmas dish, here using butter instead of the traditional beef suet.
The fruit mince in this recipe is quick to prepare and needs no time to mature, making these an easy festive treat to bake.
This is not exactly the same as perhaps the most precious recipe in my repertoire, My Mother’s Praised Chicken, which found a home in my eighth book, Kitchen, but it owes a lot to it. A family favourite, it’s a simple one-pot dish which brings comfort and joy, and it is my pleasure to share that with you.
I have been making a banana bread with chocolate and tahini on repeat for a while now, and every time I’ve eaten it over the last year or so, I couldn’t help thinking that the particular combination of intense chocolatiness, sweet, texture-softening banana and the rich earthiness of tahini would make the perfect warm pudding.
Learn how to make your own sourdough starter with James Strawbridge.
So easy to whip together, this one-pan meal has dinner on the table in 30 minutes!
A fruity dish from Ottolenghi Flavour by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage.
A vegetarian recipe that is simply as good as any steak (with mash), if not better.
A satisfying aubergine and lentil dish from Ottolenghi Flavour by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage.
With red pesto-layered filo, Cheddar and cottage cheese.
With fragrant spices, tomatoes, cashew butter and yoghurt.
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.
The Emotional Female author on writing, toxic workplaces and what's next.
The Welcome To Nowhere River author on the art of noticing, the importance of community and finding time to write.
The Tour author on royalty, research and writing historical fiction.
The Silent Listener author on the best and hardest things about finishing her debut novel.
The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman author on grief, happiness and her favourite comedy legend.
The Lioness author shares a message of love, determination and hope.
The international ballet star on dance, deafness and discipline.
The Future Women team reflect on the themes of Untold Resilience and extraordinary women interviewed for the book.
Lee Child and younger brother Andrew have collaborated for the first time on The Sentinel and Jack Reacher fans are in for a treat.
The Australian actress on the daunting task of narrating The Living Sea of Waking Dreams audiobook for Booker Prize winning author (and family friend) Richard Flanagan.
The Booker Prize winning author answers our questions about his strangely beautiful story about hope and love and orange-bellied parrots: The Living Sea of Waking Dreams.
The inspirational author on gratefulness, savouring, self-love and getting through tough times.
The Either Side of Midnight author on comedy vs crime, writing advice and pointy things near eyeballs.
The English Pastoral author reveals some lessons learned on and from the land.
The bestselling author on thrilling reads and the things that scare her.
The Night Swim author shares her thoughts on heroes, villains and toilet paper (?!).
One of Australia's best-loved actors looks back on his lifetime in the spotlight.
Meet Coco, the Fish with Hands!
Jelly flubber! Wobbly gong!
Make your own Stand Up! Speak Up! mini-book.
Help Ginger and Mike find these 16 hidden items in his messy bedroom.
Cut out wild animals to play hide and seek around the house!
Dig a little deeper to find a hidden world!
A fun and inspiring practical guide on how young people can make a real difference.
Everything you need to know about what we’re doing to our environment, good and bad.
A gorgeously illustrated book all about oceans for young animal and conservation enthusiasts.
How do you communicate your feelings?
In what part of the world could you find an Orchid Mantis?
Get ready to discover a whole new world of colours.
This Earth Day, help kids learn and engage with the environment around them through these informative and fun activity sheets.
Celebrate 50 years of the wonderful world of Mr Men and Little Miss with this fun party pack
Celebrate Easter with this free printable download.
Maybe being different isn't so bad after all.
Yarma gurra dahn gooramay!
Enter a world of dragons in this free activity pack.
Learn how to add on a patch pocket to any garment.
Colouring pages, word search and a spot-the-difference.
Meet everyone's new favourite witch
Download free mindfulness worksheets for kids.
Join The Secret Explorers on a fact-filled adventure in this free activity pack!
Meet the group of brilliant kids from around the world who come together to fix problems, solve mysteries, and learn new things!
What could drive a mother to do the unthinkable?
A captivating novel about love, sacrifice, secrets and resilience that's perfect for book club.
A pick for book club that's warm, witty and wise.
An exquisite, heartbreakingly beautiful gem of a novel for anyone who loved Wonder, Lenny's Book of Everything, A Monster Calls or When You Reach Me.
Track down your reading group to discuss Candice Fox's latest thriller.
A beautiful and uplifting story to share with your reading group.
Explore themes of motherhood, secrets and family lore with your book club.
With IVF treatments, a family trip on the Ghan and some award winning jam, there's plenty to unpack with your reading group.
Book club discussion questions and teaching resources.
A light-hearted and optimistic pick for book club.
Take your reading group into the dark, gothic heart of rural Australia.
A tale of extraordinary friendship and a lifetime of stories to share with your book club pals.
A must-read for book clubs and fans of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul.
Reading group discussion questions for ages 12+.
Sweep your book club off to Malaysia with this spellbinding novel of war and family betrayal.
A classic whodunit for the most perceptive reading groups.
Settle in for a memorable reading group discussion, with Barack Obama’s long-awaited memoirs: A Promised Land.
Sweep your book club off to the sun-kissed vineyards of rural France.
These friends think they know everything about one another, but time has a way of making us strangers to those we love...
Your reading group will adore this family drama from much-loved author Monica McInerney.
Take your book club on a journey of self-discovery, with Glennon Doyle’s famed Untamed.
Gather your book club and get ready to gossip about the inhabitants of Spinifex.
Reading group discussion questions for ages 12+.
Explore themes of surrogacy, consequences and the redemptive power of love with your reading group.