Mulit-award winning New Zealand author Mandy Hager is best known as a writer for young adults, though her published work also includes novels for adults, non-fiction resources for youth, scripts and short stories. She has won numerous awards, including being awarded the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year award, and the Best Young Adult fiction Award from the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults for her novel Singing Home the Whale in 2015.
Listen to this wonderful story here.
Mandy supports school libraries and librarians with this cool shelfie. We treasure her!
Reading changed my life
Here is another amazing children's author who is supporting our campaign.
Thank you Swapna Haddow.
Children's author John Carr creates some carrtoons for our campaign
New Zealand author John Carr, who has written a whole mess of children's books, has been kind enough to create some Carrtoons in support of our School Libraries Transform campaign. Thank you John for supporting school libraries. We love authors and the books they write. And their humour!
SLANZA - School Library Association of New Zealand Aotearoa