Wednesday, March 30, 2011

News Flash!! Writer Kyle Mewburn, will be visiting our school!

Kyle Mewburn's latest book 'Hill and Hole' is a finalist in the the Picture Book category, in the NZ Post Children's Book Awards this year.
Mr Mewburn also wrote 'Old Hu-hu'
which won the 2010 New Zealand Post Children’s Book of the Year Award, 

and Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck! 
which won both the Picture Book Category and the Children's Choice Award at the 2007 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

Mr Mewburn will be visiting us, as part of the national celebrations of the NZ Post Children's Book Awards, leading up to the Awards Ceremony.  

So we are very excited!  Stay tuned for further details!!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Share Your Writing Magic!

In support of the NZ Post Children's Book Awards, NZ Post is running a children's story writing competition.  The winning 50 entries will be professionally illustrated and published together into a book.

The competition is open to all year 1 - 8 school children and entries close on the 30th of April, 2011.  

For competition terms and conditions, please click on this link below:

Saturday, March 12, 2011

The New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2011

Click on the link below to check out the finalists in the New Zealand Post Children's Book awards for this year.