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.
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.
BLUMP. This is the sound of a book sitting.
I was a forty-three-year-old mother of two when I lost my orgasm.
Like all prisoners, I feel the presence of my captor like tentacles reaching down to where I’m cowering at the bottom of the stairs.
The car hits my sixteen-year-old son at 35 miles per hour.
A slap. A cry. Distress, which seems a poor enough start to things.
Your house glows at night like everything inside is on fire.
Twig dolls peculiar to the small Sussex village of Chapel Croft.
When I was born my insides lay outside my body for twenty-one days.
How many of us know our neighbours? Interact with our greengrocer? Know the names of the people who make our clothing?
I’m late for dinner again, but this time it’s not my fault. There’s a mansplainer in my way.
April in Melbourne is always glorious but through most of the autumn of 2020, between the hours of five and six, there was an exquisite clarity to the rose-gold sheen of the sky
This book tells the story of a connected wave of revolution across Asia from its beginnings in the first years of the twentieth century to a crescendo of protest, rebellion and war between 1925 and 1927.
I began writing this book shortly after the end of my presidency—after Michelle and I had boarded Air Force One for the last time and traveled west for a long-deferred break.
How Kamala Harris felt the morning Donald Trump won in 2016
You never get used to poisoning a child.
Captain Omar Rahal tracked the small boat racing across the placid waters of the narrow strait.
One hundred and thirty-five metres above London, with one of the most spectacular city views in the world as your backdrop, who could say no?
IT TOOK BOBBY a week to decide where to park. It had to be close to the wedding, but not too close.
The Universe is everything around you, beyond you, and IT IS ALSO YOU . . .
Her daughter had just fallen back asleep in the crook of her elbow when Mariam noticed the man on the bench in the courtyard below.
The night she died, all our phones were turned off.
Hidden in the shadows of the forest, Bo peeked under the low-hanging branches of a tree and watched the village children play a game.
I open my eyes and I am tangled in the sheets, books upside down on the floor.
Most people don’t expect cats and dogs to get along.
(and You Will Too!)
Books for first timers, experienced students or parents at home.
Here are some of the best selling books of the year.
Be inspired by DK's vast array of wonderful books in our 2021 Catalogue.
One art form that has always celebrated Australiana is picture books.
In Breakup Bootcamp, Amy Chan walks readers through the first steps of dealing with heartbreak.
Brita Fernandez Schmidt offers three tips for harnessing inspiration.
In Financially Literate Youth, Marlies and Jai Hobbs offer practical advice for managing your finances.
Make a date with a book this Valentine's Day.
Tips to help you pick a reading goal and achieve it.
True works of art.
Done binging the latest TV sensation? Pick up a book and keep the good times rolling.
The author of City of Lies discusses revisiting Silasta and exploring the traumas and triumphs of her characters in the sequel.
Meet Maggie, unofficially the world’s oldest dog – and officially dairy farmer Brian McLaren’s best mate for nearly thirty years.
In Right-brain Workout 2 you’ll find 70 fresh exercises to stimulate your mind.
Bestselling author, rocket scientist, medical doctor and mother Anita Vandyke offers her top five tips for becoming a zero waste family.
This December we found exquisite rays of light amongst the dark verse of an American maestro.
In What’s it Like to be Chased by a Cassowary? you can get on-trend with your wine speak.
Inspire an eternal love of reading with these accessible series for new readers, featuring large print, fun images, simple vocabulary, and best of all, captivating stories!
It's been a bumper year for books, read on to hear about some of our favourites.
Including fun craft projects, incredible facts and stories of real children changing the world!
Twelve predictions of Christmas-time bestsellers for preschoolers, juniors and teens.
From inauguration through to Operation Neptune’s Spear, take a look at the milestones covered in Barack Obama's riveting memoir.
From the influence of family to his political rise and the world events that shaped his presidency, Barack Obama covers enormous ground in his Presidential Memoirs, Volume 1: A Promised Land. Here we break down some of the key themes and turning points.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Beware, the Witches are here. And we have the perfect activity pack to keep you prepared.
Practising gratitude is scientifically proven to make you happier. Use the prompts in this download to help you fill out the table of all the things you are grateful for.
From the hilarious new picture book from Zoe Foster Blake, comes the fun activity pack.
Test your creativity and brush up your building skills in this Halloween-themed LEGO activity pack.
You can join Arty and be a hero too!
Celebrating the launch of book two, Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips.
Write your own thank-you letters!
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!
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.
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.