was Burt Munro, and he became a Kiwi legend. How did he do it? His
amazing true story is now a stunning picture book.
For further information contact: Hannah de Valda265 66 55
About the author:
David Hill is one of New Zealands’s most highly regarded authors for children and young people. His books have been published in eight countries and his short stories and plays for young people have been broadcast here and overseas. David was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2004; he was awarded the Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal in 2005 for his signifi cant contribution to children’s literature; and with more than
forty published titles to his name he has won a variety of major national and international awards.
Though perhaps best known for his junior fiction novels, David has also written acclaimed picture books, the most recent being First to the Top (Puffin, 2015).
of the Frankie Potts junior fi ction series byJuliet Jacka. Find out more about Phoebe at
Footnote: This very special book is not published until 1 August but put your name down for it now at your bookseller or library as I'm picking demand is going to be high.