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.
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.
It is so easy to overestimate the importance of one defining moment and underestimate the value of making small improvements on a daily basis.
He stepped onto the beach, the sand warm beneath his feet, his board tucked under his arm, and the memory came back to him.
‘Tie them up,’ Baron Lassigny ordered. ‘They’re under arrest.’
A word of warning...
I pull into Doncaster Park ’n’ Ride, in north-eastern Melbourne.
Breathing covers a spectrum of needs, and it is important to know the best way to breathe in order to meet our needs at any moment, and how best we can move through sleep, rest, activity, exercise, sport, play, work, stress, ill health and recovery.
The second it happens, I know my life is over.
Inside Laura's head, Deidre spoke. The trouble with you, Laura, she said, is that you make bad choices.
Running. They had to keep running. The night was dark, the cold so bitter that it pierced straight through to their bones, but still, they couldn’t stop. Not when death itself chased their heels.
I was born Phillip William Mawson on 9 February 1945 in Fairfield, a western suburb of Sydney.
In her mind and heart, Jessica found herself at the bottom of an abyss.
From his height only a hundred feet above the trees, the pilot could see two people running over the ground below – one coming out of a wood, another through a gate in the lane, clinging on to his hat as he ran.
I WASN’T PRESENT at the courthouse in Erva, Alabama, on that morning in June, when events unfolded that would suck me into the undertow of Douglas County.
Sylvia Finch wonders how much longer she can do this.
Kristen trotted to the patio’s edge and crouched, long arm outstretched.
If you had told me thirty years ago that I would be moved to write a book in my fifty-fifth year about farming, I would have said you were barking mad.
On Friday afternoons Flo Honeywood, wife of the eminent master builder Burley Honeywood, was required to go forth
The October wind twirled coffee-coloured willy-willies south across the Queensland border.
Standing on the edge of the cliff, Grace Elliott turned her face to the sky.
For a squire of noted charm and alleged cleverness, Reeve of Norwood is displaying neither of those traits today.
‘So, why true crime?’
There are many expensive houses here in Brecken Hill, an enclave on the edge of Aylesford, in the Hudson Valley.
In 2009 – 4 years after it was published – I read Ray Kurzweil’s The Singularity Is Near.
In a waiting room at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, George Cleverley sits quietly, looking at his five-year-old son
The shortlist for the 2021 Booker Prize has been announced, with four Penguin Random House novels named.
Hugh van Cuylenburg was being interviewed on a national radio station when he surprised himself with an admission.
Light-emitting Mushrooms and the High Priestess of Soul; The song behind The What On Earth Institute of Wonder.
Two authors — who are also dads — share their tips on how fathers can get a moment to themselves.
Reading offers us entertainment and a quick escape from reality, but did you know about these other hidden health benefits?
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Penguin Classics with a quiz to test your knowledge!
Take our quiz to discover which books match your dad's personality so you can buy the perfect Father's Day gift.
Show them you know them by picking a book that perfectly matches your dad.
The top tips for sprucing your bookshelf during the annual spring clean.
There is one act that will help lift your mood in just minutes as we prepare to enter the new spring season.
Get Book Week ready with Zoë Foster Blake
The most popular fantasy books on TikTok right now.
Download a colouring page, watch a read aloud video or discover a new favourite book.
Picture books read aloud by Matt Preston, Zoë Foster Blake and more!
One of Australia's most high-profile landscape designers offers advice on creating a successful colour scheme for plantings.
Get reading before these titles hit the big (or small) screen.
Bluey masks, Roald Dahl favourites, Friday Barnes, Ginger Meggs and more.
Considered the 'Oscars' of the comic book industry, here's our 2021 nominees.
Karen Ginnane on the fun facts she learnt while writing When Days Tilt.
The Leading Edge author on embracing the art of play and leading with curiosity.
The bestselling author of The Life Plan on the importance of noticing the little things that you accomplish each day.
Karen Ginnane on the inspiration for her debut YA novel, When Days Tilt.
Startling figures from Mary Ann Sieghart revealing the unseen bias at work in our everyday lives.
Victoria Devine's top five tips to help you reach your savings goals sooner.
Freeform galettes are one of the easiest types of tart you can make – the dough is wonderfully forgiving.
Learn to make the famous scrolls of Bistro Morgan Bakehouse.
A simple pasta dish that you can whip up in minutes from Claudia Roden's Med.
Enjoy this aromatic Arabian rice as a side dish for a delicious dinner.
With cocktail sauce, avo, tomatoes & crispy pancetta crumbs.
A pleasure to make, this cake is joyous served with a cup of tea.
A colourful and bold dish that unleashes another side to this tender vegetable.
Morgan Hipworth's best brownies ever.
A beautiful Black Forest-inspired babka that's sure to impress.
Quick to make and even quicker to eat!
A delicious wonton recipe from Kylie Kwong to try at home.
People have requested this recipe the most after hearing about it in the Ed Sheeran episode.
Cookie dough, but it's healthy? Yep. We play to win the game.
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.
Bursting full of children’s curiosity Everything Under the Sun is a glorious celebration of life on earth.
'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.
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.
A curious question for every day of the year.
Download activities for school and home.
illustrated by Jason Chatfield
Encourage adventurous children to get creative and learn about the outdoors in this fun activity pack.
How do little kids become sporting superstars? Find out in this inspiring activity pack featuring three Olympic legends.
Pre-schoolers will love to play hide-and-seek with Magoo, the fun and loveable red dog from We Love You Magoo!
A sweet and funny picture book for anyone who loves dinosaur fossils, friends and cheese sandwiches.
Step outside and discover the science that surrounds you
Step outside and discover the science that surrounds you.
Take an awe-inspiring journey through space history!
Find joy inside on a rainy day with Milly and her classmates.
Zoë Foster Blake's beloved character Fart is back. Together with his new friend Burp, they're off on an adventure to use their bad pongs for good!
Download the poster by Abigail Balfe.
And other great ideas for indoor days.
Meet Coco, Poppy and Rusty!
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?
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.
This heart-stopping thriller set on the rugged coast of Tasmania is an excellent choice for book club.
An award-winning pick for your next book club meeting.
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.