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Ant Sang is one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed cartoonists and graphic novelists. His books have been published in New Zealand, North America, the United Kingdom, France and Taiwan. His bestselling graphic novel Shaolin Burning won an Honour Award at the 2012 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards, and was in the Top Ten of the Nielsen BookScan charts for ten weeks. His cult comic series The Dharma Punks was released in 2014 in graphic novel format after a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign, hitting its target goal after five days. Ant has also been a featured speaker at Taipei International Book Exhibition, and his work has featured in exhibitions. One of the original key creatives of the acclaimed television series bro'Town, Ant won Achievement in Production Design awards for his work on the show. He lives and works in Auckland, New Zealand.


Awards & Recognition

  • White Ravens International Youth Library

    Awarded • 2019 • White Raven Award for Helen and the Go-Go Ninjas

  • New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

    Finalist • 2019 • Russell Clark Award for Illustration


Helen and the Go-Go Ninjas Ant Sang, Michael Bennett

Eco-warrior Helen holds the keys to save the world in this multi-layered, award-winning dystopian graphic novel.

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