Love these pics taken by Paul Beavis at the launch last night!

Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, to everyone who came last night to show their support. We had so much fun!! It was amazing having you there - you really made it magical for us!!

And of course a huge thank you to The Children´s Bookshop in Wellington for hosting us - you guys were fab!! 


Book launch time!!

Book launch time!!

In the heart of the marble lab.

In the heart of the marble lab.

Winston the sheep! (A.K.A Josh Morgan)

Winston the sheep! (A.K.A Josh Morgan)

Huia Featured Author

If you´d like to read a bit about me and my new book The Marble Maker, then click here to go to the full interview.

Kawata Teepa & 'Ngā Kī' at the IBBY International Congress 2016


Last week the 35th IBBY Congress was held in Auckland, celebrating the amazing range of worldwide books available for young people. Every year they compile an honours list, and this year, 'Ngā Kī' was on it!

Here is Kawata Teepa, the very talented translator of 'Ngā Kī', surrounded by other great books in languages from all around the world!

We are so proud of Kawata and 'Ngā Kī'!

To find about more about IBBY

Or get your copy of 'Ngā Kī'

Kawata Teepa at IBBY International Congress 2016 in Auckland

Kawata Teepa at IBBY International Congress 2016 in Auckland

Goldilocks and the Three Polar Bears

So pleased to share the very talented Ross Murray´s beautiful new picture book - ´Goldilocks and the Three Polar Bears´ - a story about the dangers of drilling for oil in Arctic environments and a connection developed between a young girl and a group of polar bears.

Find more information here.

IBBY Honour List 2016

Awesome news! To recognise Kawata Teepa´s brilliant translation, Ngā Kī has been chosen to be part of the 2016 IBBY Honour List, an international selection of outstanding, recently published books. Well done Kawata!!

To read the full IBBY Honour List click here.

Storylines Family Days

We had the BEST time at the Storylines Family Days in the weekend!! Saturday was spent at the Mangare Arts Centre in South Auckland and Sunday at the Aotea Centre in Central Auckland. Here´s a bunch of photos of us making cats and keys with the kids. But we did HEAPS more stuff too!! Was so much fun hanging with the kids and families - if anyone ever has the chance to go to a Storylines Family Day make sure you do - we totally recommend it (: