Showtime! 30 New Zealand Stories For Children

Author(s): Barbara Else

NZ Middle Fiction 8-12-year-olds

School fairs, birthdays, rodeo, picnics, musicians and the country show - 30 stories about NZ children showing what they're made of at home, at school, in parades and anywhere! Roll up and join the fun! This collection is all about children having a go at something or being involved in a celebration or unusual event. Often, there is a twist in the tale. There are pieces about being on stage - poor Jacob and his jitters, lively Ophelia, keen Balu. There is a story about a wedding, and one about a baby party. There are stories about circuses (fleas! elephants!), and tales about magic - a mysterious dancing partner. There are new writers and lots of old favourites.

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Barbara Else has edited seven children's anthologies plus seven novels for adults and two books for children. Philip Webb is an award-winning illustrator of numerous children's books.

General Fields

  • : 9781869790028
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : October 2008
  • : 241mm X 156mm X 18mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Barbara Else
  • : illustrations
  • : 160
  • : Philip Webb
  • : Hardback