Radio book review no. 14 – The Caretaker of Imagination

Yes, last week was time for me to talk on the radio again about another fantastic book – this time around I chose The Caretaker of Imagination by ZR Southcombe. The Caretaker of Imagination is a kids chapter book from a wonderfully talented New Zealand author. Have a listen and then go buy the book […]

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Auckland Writers Festival 2015 programme is released

The programme for the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival is out now! And what an amazing line up it is. David Walliams, David Mitchell, Haruki Murakami, Anna Smaill, Phillip Mann, Philip Temple, Tim Winton, Bernard Beckett, Laurence Fearnley, Stephanie Johnson, Steve Braunias… and that’s ONLY THE BEGINNING. Start saving your pennies book lovers! Like this:Like Loading…

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Craig Potton Publishing becomes Potton & Burton

On 6 March 2015 Craig Potton Publishing is changing its name to Potton & Burton, a move designed to reflect the increasingly diverse range of New Zealand books we publish. Publisher and co-owner Robbie Burton commented, “The Craig Potton Publishing imprint has served us brilliantly for over 25 years, but in recent years it has […]

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March picture book roundup part 1

I am enamoured with picture books at the moment. If you want to see amazing design and original, creative stories then picture books are where it’s at (as the kids say [tiny kids because they’re the only kids who think I’m cool anymore]). Note: Age guides given are just suggestions and do not preclude anyone else […]

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Glory Days magazine issue 9

Glory Days issue 9 is here! (Buy now) Glory Days, the excellent New Zealand vintage lifestyle magazine, has had a gentle makeover and looks better than ever (look at that cover! Gorgeous!). Issue 9 is in stores now and in Vanity Fair tradition it’s the “Hollywood issue”. That means Hollywood-related vintage goodness. The contents cover […]

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