Frances Plumpton

Frances Plumpton

Frances Plumpton cannot remember a life without books. As a child her family lived in Northland and books were always eagerly anticipated birthday and Christmas

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Donovan Bixley

Donovan Bixley

Taupo based author and illustrator Donovan Bixley has illustrated more than 120 books, published in 31 countries, translated into 19 languages. He’s been awarded as

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Tales from the Farm

Tales from the Farm is a collaboration between sisters Jennifer Somervell and Margery Fern. It all started when Jennifer) began reading the story about the

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Ned Barraud

Ned Barraud

Ned Barraud has been illustrating children’s books since 2000, after studying art at Victoria University. He has illustrated seven books in the highly successful ‘Explore

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Gillian Candler

Gillian Candler

Gillian was a secondary-school teacher before moving into educational publishing with Learning Media in Wellington, where she worked on a wide range of publications for

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Tansy Boggon

Tansy Boggon

Tansy Boggon is a university qualified nutritionist, food writer and recipe developer who incorporates intuitive and mindful eating, eating psychology and a non-diet approach into

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Jennifer Beck

Jennifer Beck was born in Auckland and attended Waipu District High School before going on to Auckland Teachers’ College and graduating with an MA (Hons)

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Sonya Wilson Kiwi author

Sonya Wilson

Sonya Wilson has been a broadcast journalist for many years, reporting, producing and presenting for TV news and current affairs shows such as One News,

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Kat Quin

Kat Quin

Kat Quin is an author, illustrator, and designer based in the Waikato. She is the director of Illustrated Publishing, specialising in the development of educational

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lisa-allen

Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen is an illustrator and designer based in Auckland. Her work is based mainly around children’s books and she’s worked with numerous Kiwi authors

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Anne Kayes

Anne Kayes

Auckland-based author Anne Kayes originally taught English and Drama in secondary schools. In 2014, she completed a Master of Creative Writing at AUT. She won

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Becs Bartells

Becs Bartells

Becs Bartells is a designer, illustrator and innovator who was born in Putaruru, on New Zealand’s North Island. She spent part of her youth growing

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Marion Day

Marion Day

Marion lives in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds. She has been writing for fourteen years and has thirteen published books across different age groups and genres.

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Siubhan-Green-author

Siubhan Green

Siubhan Green grew up in Scotland and emigrated to New Zealand in 1974. As an only child with extremely hard working parents, she learned to

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Elizabeth Kirkby-McLeod

Elizabeth Kirkby-McLeod

Along with the Eugene’s Island book series, Elizabeth is the author of children’s book World Folk Tales (published by Giltedge), poetry collection Family Instructions Upon

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Katie Pye author

Katie Pye

Katie Pye is a Kiwi author with a daft sense of humor and an uncanny ability to make anything rhyme. She started writing her Fairytale

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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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