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An online bookstore devoted to books for children and teens written and illustrated by New Zealanders

R.L. Stedman author

R.L. Stedman

Hi there! I’m Rachel Stedman. I live in Dunedin, New Zealand, and write tales of fantasy and magic. Here’s what people say about my books:

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Jane Bloomfield

Jane Bloomfield

Queenstown writer, Jane Bloomfield is the author of the much loved Lily Max children’s trilogy, published by Luncheon Sausage Books. Lily Max: Satin, Scissors, Frock

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Free kids colouring pages

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Sarah Prestidge author

Sarah Prestidge

Sarah is a mother of three children (two of whom are dyslexic). She has an eclectic background in education which includes being a deputy principal,

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Karen Cossey author

Karen Cossey

Tauranga author Karen Cossey has been writing stories ever since her primary teacher told her she had a great imagination when she explained that her

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Sue Copsey author

Sue Copsey

Sue Copsey is an award-winning writer of ghost and magical adventure stories for children. She was a senior editor at Dorling Kindersley in London before

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Fiona McQueen author

F. M. McQueen

Fiona McQueen is a medical doctor and university professor who changed career direction seven years ago and moved away from the city to live with

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Jeanette Goode author

Jeanette Goode

Artist and writer Jeanette Goode lives on the West Coast of the South Island, next to a penguin colony where the kororā, little blue penguins,

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Free unicorn colouring pages

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Helen Vivienne Fletcher author

Helen Vivienne Fletcher

Helen Vivienne Fletcher is a children’s and young adult author, playwright and spoken word poet. She has won and been shortlisted for numerous writing competitions

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Eleanor Kit author

Eleanor Kit

Eleanor Kit is the pen name of Michelle Wade. A pen name inspired by two hardworking business minded grandmothers, who provided an exemplar for my

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Book Review – Trainsurfer

This book sang to my heart the moment I began reading it. Quite simply I could not put it down. Set in South Africa, it brought memories to the fore of my travels prior to Nelson Mandela’s election

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Jon Tucker

Jon Tucker

Jon married the girl next door and together Jon and Barbara began building their floating home – a traditional ketch – while they were still

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Katrina McIntyre author

Katrina McIntyre

Katrina was born in the Waikato.  She spent 20 years living everywhere from a 200 year-old English cottage, an old silk road house in an

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Maureen Sudlow

Christchurch born and bred, but now resident in Whanganui, Maureen Sudlow has lived and travelled extensively throughout New Zealand. A former member of the New

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Sharon Holt

Sharon Holt

Sharon Holt is a children’s author and creator of books and resources in te reo Māori. Several of her books have won or been shortlisted

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Marie Langley

Marie Langley

Marie Langley is a freelance writer, working from her home in Golden Bay, in the top northwest corner of the South Island. Previously, she spent

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Susannah Whaley

Susannah Whaley is studying towards her PhD in Art History in Auckland and works at a book shop. She never stops returning to her hometown

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Jo van Dam

Jo is the librarian at two central Auckland Primary schools and an author of books for small people… with an animal theme to date. She

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C. V. Aramakutu

Claire lives in Christchurch with her husband, three children, and a dog and cat who closely supervise Claire while she writes. She has worked in

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Rodney Strong

Rodney Strong

Rodney Strong is a Porirua based author of children’s books and cozy mysteries. After spending many years practicing to be a writer, he decided to

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Adele Gaddes

Adele Gaddes is a well travelled, proud New Zealander. She loves detail, learning, and being outdoors – always appreciating the little things. She has grown

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