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Welcome to Pixiehaven, a world bursting with magic!

Oona Blu has always known she isn’t your average boring pixie.  She wears flowers in her shoes and paintbrushes in her hair, and has a serious love of stripes.  Even her companion, Hattie, isn’t the usual pixie cat – she’s a rainbow-coloured hedgehog.

Oona wants nothing more than to care for one of the flower families.  But she’s worried that being different means she won’t be chosen.  Have the bullies been right about her all along?  Or will Oona’s pixie dream come true.

Paperback edition
19.8cm x 12.8cm
56 pages




Written and illustrated by Katrina McIntyre

Pixiehaven is a chapter book for age 6+.  Professionally edited and designed, it is entirely made in New Zealand.

There is an underlying theme of bullying with ideas on what to do if you are being bullied.  In a nutshell ‘If you have the courage to accept who you are despite what other’s think of you, magical things can happen’.

Kids’ Reviews

“I really enjoyed your book, Pixiehaven.  It was very interesting and I couldn’t put it down.  I loved it and it was very adventurous.” ~ Lilah, age 9yrs

“It’s amazing and I really, really, really enjoyed it.” ~ Caitlin, age 8yrs

“Really creative storyline and cool fun characters.” ~ Isla, age 11yrs

Katrina McIntyre author Meet Kiwi 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 UNESCO world heritage site, an ex-Soviet Union KGB building and a colonial villa within the Bermuda Triangle.

As an only child her best friends were books.  Not much has changed, other than she now loves to write them as well as read them!

Find out more about Katrina and how to contact her on her author page. She loves doing school visits in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty!


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