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.
Congratulations to all our designers longlisted for Australian Book Design Awards in 2020.
WILD SYMPHONY will thrill both children and adults with a beautiful story, illustrations and music through augmented reality.
Coming this November, a landmark collection from one of contemporary literature’s biggest names.
Following on from the success of the first three Bluey books, your favourite Heeler family is back with more must-have books for Easter and beyond!
Winners will be revealed on 23 March 2020.
Australian authors band together to support the Country Fire Authority.
Tim Winton has won the 2019 Voss Literary Prize for his novel The Shepherd's Hut.
Winners to be announced 23 March 2020.
The sickle moon had just slipped below the western horizon when the file of mounted men emerged from the trees.
My first ever race could have been a complete disaster.
I always thought the moment you met the great love of your life would be like the movies.
I would be lying if I said my mother’s misery has never given me pleasure.
Of all the things I’d imagined might stop us from reaching Rennart Castle by nightfall, goats had not even made the top fifty.
In the spring of 1944, I was sixteen, living with my parents and two older sisters in Kassa, Hungary.
Melbourne, 1912: on the busy corner of Collins and Swanston streets stood an attractive woman of middle age.
I am in the spare room, which doubles as my office, and I have just finished my day’s work.
LINDA WAS INSIDE, ON HER PHONE—TO WHO, THIS EARLY?
I heard him before I saw him.
Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.
I heard them long before I saw them, the throaty rumble of their Second World War engines reverberating in my hearing aids as I sat outside on the morning of my 100th birthday.
The hot touch of the city still on her, Rosalind unfastens her stockings and drops them in the bathroom sink with a handful of washing soda.
On a Saturday morning in late November 1944, in a railway shed in the Dutch seaside resort of Scheveningen, three ballistic missiles, each nearly fifteen metres long...
Robin Hood is dead, long live Robin Hood.
DEACON CUFFY LAMBKIN OF FIVE ENDS BAPTIST CHURCH became a walking dead man on a cloudy September afternoon in 1969.
The place looked like something out of Amityville: all paint-chipped walls, dusty windows, and menacing shadows cast by moonlight.
If you had visited the quaint English village of Great Rollright in 1945, you might have spotted a thin, dark-haired and unusually elegant woman emerging from a stone farmhouse called The Firs and climbing onto her bicycle.
“Remember dunker training at Pendleton?”
It wasn’t until I did that test that I really thought about how aspects of my personality and my strengths could affect my mental health, through my reactions and approaches to things.
Killing someone is easy. Hiding the body, now that’s usually the hard part. That’s how you get caught.
In that crowded city, she had worked for a haberdasher and presided over the slow death of her mother, after which she’d discovered in herself an unexpected yearning to leave Ireland and see the world.
Let us imagine you possess a perfect personal dictionary.
A bank robbery. A hostage drama. A stairwell full of police o¬fficers on their way to storm an apartment.
Notebooks ready! From You’ve Got This, Bec Brown runs an exercise in evaluating what matters most.
Turia Pitt on how to make early starts work for you.
Jacqueline Kent on the inspiration behind her book about an extraordinary woman, Vida.
Advocate for women's rights, campaigner for peace and genuine trailblazer for equality.
Bec Brown on the quarter-life crisis that changed her career path and what she learned along the way.
Browse the extensive list of books for high school students.
The bestselling author on how a trip to Cape Town inspired her fascinating historical fiction novel.
This month we revisit the bachelor’s paradise of the decadent, enigmatic millionaire Jay Gatsby.
In Eley Williams’ The Liar’s Dictionary, we’re forced to interrogate the very foundations of ‘truth’.
From The Space Between: 29 things we wish we could have told ourselves on the final day of university.
How a little cartoon bird became the icon of stories for kids.
Commissioning Editor for Young Readers, Jess Owen, speaks about her experience working with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.
Be inspired by DK's range of entertaining books in our updated 2020 catalogue.
Three rising stars of crime fiction are teaming up for a series of virtual events in 2020.
Nick Bryant reveals the unlikely start-point of Donald Trump’s first ‘semi-serious’ presidential bid.
Paul Verhoeven reveals a strange coping mechanism introduced to his father by ‘a wise, weird and wizened mentor’.
Join wine merchant John Baker on a treasure-hunting adventure of a lifetime, in search of Stalin’s secret multimillion-dollar wine cellar.
Some bookstores are working a little differently at the moment in Victoria.
Keep the classroom engaged with these new books for teens.
James Nestor explores the lost art of breathing properly.
Aussie authors and fathers read picture books for Father's Day 2020.
The Sister's Gift author on finding the 'emotional core' of her latest novel.
Charlotte McConaghy reveals how a quest to write about the natural world ultimately led to a climate change story.
Dogs are an author’s best friend.
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.
With cajun spice, mango, sweet cherry tomatoes and lime.
With pink pickled onions.
With peanuts, marshmallows and chocolate.
With chilli, lemon and garlic beans.
A mash of ripe bananas is delicious baked in this sweet, bread-like cake, while spices and nuts add flavour and crunch.
Use up those ripes bananas in this easy, delicious recipe. And it's completely animal product free!
A divine recipe from How to be a Domestic Goddess.
An innovative way to bake banana bread from Food Hacker.
These creative margarita recipes from Let's Get Tropical put a delicious twist on a refreshing classic.
The story goes that monks at the Benedictine monastery in Catania invented this cake – while we’ll never know for sure, they certainly had a reputation as true food connoisseurs.
With root veg, porcini mushrooms, marmite & crispy rosemary.
With black bean sauce and tenderstem broccoli.
With poached eggs, spinach & peas.
Try this free recipe from Country Women’s Association Preserves.
A yummy and veggie-packed sandwich alternative or lunchbox addition from Boosting Your Basics.
One of Palestine’s national dishes, where chicken is cooked and served with layers of olive-oil-drenched flatbread.
A fish dish that can be on the table less than fifteen minutes after you’ve started making it.
A cheesecake recipe that is sweet, of course, but at the same time punchy and totally distinct.
Rick Stein's French fig and frangipane tarts feature a buttery shortcrust pastry case filled with sweet almond and verdant fig.
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.
The Women and Leadership co-authors answer our questions on gender equality and finding the inspiration to lead.
Author of AUSSIE KIDS: MEET MIA AT THE JETTY, Janeen Brian, takes us behind the scenes of her work.
The international bestselling author on cryptozoology, life in the 1950s and writing the ending early.
The Bluffs author takes us deep into the Tasmanian wilderness.
The co-host of The High Low and author of How Do We Know We're Doing It Right? discusses modern life, millenials and motherhood.
Learn more about the science of running with physiotherpaist, Chris Napier, as he provides some insights on his book.
The 2019 Penguin Literary Prize winner on her inspiration, writing process and club sandwiches.
Sticks and Stones author and journalist Katherine Firkin on the true crime that’s helped shape her thrilling fiction debut.
We sat down with celebrated comic writer Kathy Lette to talk about throwing her knickers at Tom Jones, the time she met the Queen and more.
Falastin authors Tara Wigley and Sami Tamimi lift the lid on Palestinian cooking.
The international bestselling author on motherhood, the meaning of family and empathising with her main character.
The Adversary author on inspiration and essential reading.
The Sisters Grimm author answers our questions about storytelling, life and inspiration.
Debut author Sam Lloyd on the chess tournament that inspired his thrilling novel, The Memory Wood,
We sat down with the Jane in Love author to chat all things Austen, 1800s England, and artists with disastrous romantic lives.
Melina Marchetta's new series is perfect for beginner readers.
The artist on his inspiration for The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse.
The author of Dear Edward on the real plane crash and sole survivor who inspired her novel.
Discover the lives of incredible people in this free kids activity pack!
Download a word search and colouring page.
So . . . what noise DOES a Puffin make?
Lots of wondrous ideas for how to celebrate at home or in the classroom.
Explore the vastness of the universe in this epic activity pack!
Uncover nature's greatest scientists, engineers, and mathematicians from plants that can count to architect insects in this fun activity pack!
Observe the chemical reaction of making honeycomb at home in National Science Week 2020.
Come and visit Gong Gong – the town so nice, they named it twice.
Celebrate Father's Day with these DAD-TASTIC activities!
Search for clues hidden in the pictures and help Hound to solve the riddle in this delightful return to the world of Puffin the Architect.
Everything you need to celebrate the new Jeff Kinney release.
Parents: Click here for 10 minutes of peace. (You're welcome).
Learn about famous inventors and then have a go at designing your own invention!
A lonely piglet, a heart full of hope and a message in a bottle.
Learn how to become an Earth protector with this educational home project pack!
Got a teenager at home? Everything feel heightened during COVID-19? Help is at hand.
Yoga is a great way to work on your mental and physical wellbeing. Challenge yourself to try the core strengething Boat Pose!
Share the joy of LEGO bricks with the whole family.
Test your Bluey knowledge with this fun quiz.
Humans have felt the need to describe the world around them since the very beginning of our existence.
Celebrate 40 years of Spot with these fun activity packs.
A beautiful activity pack for Melina Marchetta's new series, What Zola Did
Help kids learn and engage with the environment around them through these informative and fun activity sheets!
Find insects, listen for sounds, do some colouring in and receive your very own certificate of completion.
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.
Gather your book club and find out why everyone is talking about The Last Migration.
An electrifying and propulsive pick for your next book club meeting.
Take your literary discussions into new territories – at an appropriate distance.
Travel to ancient times and back again with Mark Haddon’s transcendent, spellbinding novel.
Invite your reading group on a French escapade with a twist.
Treat your reading group to a suspenseful thrill ride like no other.
Challenge your reading group to consider the biggest questions of our times.
Transport your reading group to our not-too-distant future.
Take your reading group on a journey of self-discovery.
Explore the cycles of love, loss and regret, that can follow a family through the years, with your reading group.
Journey to the English Cotswolds with your book club in the latest heartwarming family drama from Josephine Moon.
Kathy Lette’s Husband Replacement Therapy is a perfect spontaneous reading group choice.
Chew over some of life’s big questions with James Bradley’s timely thriller, Ghost Species.
Cut loose like an octogenarian with Lisa Ireland’s heart-warming romp.
Transport your book club to 1860s Australia, with Tom Keneally's The Dickens Boy.
Introducing: The Huddle – an online book club to connect you with authors and fellow readers.
A novel that will pull at the heartstrings of everyone in your book club.
Explore themes of obsession, reconciliation and revenge with your book club.
Delve into the loves and lives of Cassandra and Jane Austen with your reading group.
Escape with your reading group to the sleepy seaside town of Banksia Bay, where all of the inhabitants seem to be hiding something.