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NZ Children’s Book Reviews welcomes in 2014

Well, 2013 has been and gone and not one book review from me – sigh! All good intentions were blasted away with a new job, studying for a Graduate Certificate in Children’s Literature and just general busy-ness. But now we … Continue reading

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Some exciting personal news from NZ Children’s Book Reviews

Just recently I put my first children’s book, The Rose and the Daisy, on Amazon as an e-book and I wanted to let you know that it is free here until Wednesday if you would like a copy. The Rose and the … Continue reading

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New Look for NZ Children’s Book Reviews

Yes, you are still at NZ Children’s Book Reviews! Nothing has changed except for the new look. In 2013 I will be focusing on myths, legends, fairytales and fantasy so I thought the site should reflect the new focus. The … Continue reading

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NZ Children’s Book Reviews is still active!

It may look as if I’ve disappeared but what with finishing a batch of study (I now have my National Certificate in Adult Education and Training – phew what a mouthful!) and supervising NCEA exams I haven’t had time to … Continue reading

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NZ Children’s Book Reviews Interviews Joanna Orwin

    Joanna Orwin, photo by Di Menefy How did Sacrifice come about? I’ve always been interested in the cyclical nature of history, the rise and fall of different societies and cultures, and how survivors approach reconstructing their lives. Winning … Continue reading

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Update at NZ Children’s Book Reviews

I may have been quiet over the past two months but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy. The NorthWrite 2012 festival I mentioned in my last posting has consumed most of my time. I am delighted to say, though, … Continue reading

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NorthWrite2012

I am busily reading Sacrifice by Joanna Orwin and will get to my review soon. In the meantime I wanted to tell you about a writing festival being held in Whangarei in September. NorthWrite2012 is being organised by the Northland … Continue reading

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