The first in a series of 3 adventure-mystery stories set in Aotearoa’s spookiest spots. Will appeal to children ages 8 and up.
“The story is eerie enough to send shivers down the spine, but won’t give you nightmares. Its New Zealand twist makes it a great Kiwi read.” – NZ BookLovers
“A gripping tale you can read with older children (ages 8 and up) or that I would happily recommend to young teenagers.” – NZ Book Council
Meet Kiwi 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 moving to New Zealand, where she now works as a freelance writer and editor.
Her books The Ghosts of Tarawera and Our Children Aotearoa received Notable Book Awards from the Storylines Children’s Literature Trust of New Zealand, and Children Just Like Me won the UK Times Educational Supplement award for best children’s non-fiction.
Sue also writes adult fiction under the pseudonym Olivia Hayfield. Her novels are published internationally by Hachette and Penguin Random House. She has two children and lives in Auckland.
Find out more about Sue on her author page.