This junior mystery/adventure fiction from a talented children’s writer weaves in NZ history with contemporary themes: A kid dealing with the boredom of school holidays, discovers outdoor adventure, mystery and unexpected friendship.
About the Kiwi author
Elizabeth Pulford was born in Canada to a Ukrainian father and a New Zealand mother. She lives in Dunedin and, after a varied career and raising her own family, she’s now published more than 60 books for children, from early readers through to YA; plus one adult’s novel. Many of her adult short stories have won competitions, while four of her children’s books, The Memory Tree (Scholastic NZ), Call of the Cruins (Scholastic NZ), Tussock (Walker Books Australia) and Finding Monkey Moon (Walker Books Australia & Candlewick USA) reached the finals of the New Zealand Children’s Book Awards. She has always loved books and cannot imagine life without them.