Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
FESTIVAL CHILD'S PLAY - AWF
FESTIVAL CHILD'S PLAY
Do your Ears Hang Low? Or is there a Hole in Your Bucket? Hold onto your hats, The Topp Twins are coming to the Auckland Writers Festival! You can expect Extra Special Treats, too, asTom Gates’ creator Liz Pichon is also along for the ride! We’ve oodles of literary laughter and acres of activities with authors for children at this year’s Festival.
For older children, master of dystopian and military fiction Michael Grant is here; so is the gloriously inventive writer-illustrator, Edward Carey; and for budding scientists, US cosmologist Janna Levin has flown in from Columbia. How children and young adults can Read the World... In addition to our three-day schools' programme, there are twelve events in the public programme just for kids! Many of them are FREE for under 12s! You can browse our family-friendly line-up here.