Known also as the Patientdreamer I am a writer who loves to dream, and is passionate about writing stories for the young so that they may join me in the wonders of adventure in countries and cultures afar, and in special moments to remember.
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Tag Archives: New Zealand
Herbert The Brave Sea Dog A True New Zealand Story Author/Illustrator: Robyn Belton First Published : in 2008 by Molly Paul Books. Ages: 3 – 7 Theme: Faith, belief, devotion, survival, historical fiction, First Lines: Herbert was a small dog … Continue reading
“Brianna Breathes Easy” A story about Asthma by Virginia Knoll and illustrated by Jayoung Cho I am ashamed to say I was meant to post this over 2 weeks ago when we celebrated Asthma awareness week here in New Zealand, … Continue reading
“Grandma meets the Queen” By Helen McKinlay and illustrated by Craig Smith This book is part of a comical series, about a very overactive, highly imaginative, gutsy, and adorable lady, who has your sides hurting from laughing so much. Grandma always … Continue reading
Yes I am on a roll …. so here are two more. “Hill and Hole” by Kyle Newburn and Illustrated by Vasanti Unka. A quote on the back of this book reads “Hill and Hole is a wonderfully original story about a … Continue reading
“The Life cycle of the Pukeko” Written by Betty Brownlie and illustrated with colourful full-page photographs this is a lovely introduction to one of New Zealands native birds. This educational book explains in simple clear text where they originated from, how … Continue reading