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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How to write a book review

Posting a review of a book that’s available from Kiwi Kids Read Kiwi Books that you and/or your children and teens have enjoyed is helpful for other book buyers to see if the book is likely to interest the young readers in their life.

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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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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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James Russell

James Russell

A much-acclaimed children’s book author from Auckland, New Zealand, James has created a wonderful world of adventures that can be experienced through eight books so

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Tom E. Moffatt

Tom E. Moffatt writes stories and jokes to make himself laugh-out-loud. When other people find them funny he considers it a double-bonus. He is an

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Anya Forest

A Kiwi native with a deep love for history and storytelling, Anya Forest has published two Fiordland Fables books – Home from the Homer and

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Kate Lattey

Kate Lattey lives on a six-acre farm in Foxton, New Zealand with a horse, a pony, a dog, a cat, a rooster, two hens, and

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Denika Mead NZ author

Denika Mead

Denika lives in Wellington, New Zealand. A teen author, she has an unrelenting passion for fantasy and dystopian writing. Denika has loved writing ever since

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Deborah Hinde

Deborah Hinde lives with her partner in the small village of Wharepapa South in rural Waikato. She has illustrated more than 80 titles, both fiction

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