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  • Published: 26 December 2011
  • ISBN: 9781869799403
  • Imprint: Random House New Zealand
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 59

The Random Reader

New Zealand Children's Stories Volume One


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Wonderful selection of funny and touching stories written by top New Zealand authors, such as Margaret Mahy, Joy Cowley, Kate de Goldi, David Hill and many other stars of children's literature. It's perfect for children from 5 to 105, with its focus on fun, good writing, cheekiness and word play.

Wonderful selection of funny and touching stories written by top New Zealand authors, such as Margaret Mahy, Joy Cowley, Kate de Goldi, David Hill and many other stars of children's literature.

It's perfect for children from 5 to 105, with its focus on fun, good writing, cheekiness and word play.

These fifteen stories will make you laugh, giggle, snigger and snort. it's the ideal collection of children's stories for dipping into, devouring all in one go, or going back to time after time.

Other writers included are Fleur Beale, James Norcliffe, Barbara Else, Jack Lasenby, Jane Buxton, Roger Hall, Janice Marriott and Pat Quinn.

Previously published in Random House New Zealand's much-loved anthologies edited by Jo Noble and Barbara Else and illustrated by David Elliot and Philip Webb, these stories remind you how good writing for children can be.

  • Pub date: 26 December 2011
  • ISBN: 9781869799403
  • Imprint: Random House New Zealand
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 59