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, November 17, 2016
BEST (AND WORST) CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF 2016
BEST (AND WORST)
CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF 2016
This is a Christchurch literary tradition. Come and listen
and laugh as we celebrate the best (and worst) of children’s books of 2016
WHEN?23 November, at 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
FORMAT?Panel discussion and guest speaker; Christchurch City Libraries
Holiday Reading List launch and book bundle raffles
AUDIENCE?All welcome – anyone who is interested in children’s literature is
invited to attend. WHERE?at the Sydenham room, South Library, 66 Colombo Street, Cashmere,
Free – but gold coin donation for refreshments and Christmas cake
Hosted by the Christchurch City Libraries and the Canterbury Literacy