login login

Gary Hebley

Diane_and_Gary_Hebley.jpgGary Hebley was born in Wellington in 1941, graduated with a Diploma in Fine Arts from Canterbury University, and then became a secondary school teacher. He and his wife Diane Hebley have collaborated on many children’s books which celebrate what it is to be a New Zealander. Gary has also illustrated works of other authors.
 
Selected bibliography:
  • The World around the Corner text by Maurice Gee (Oxford University Press 1980).
  • A is for Albatross text by Diane Hebley (Methuen 1981).
  • Mouse in School text by Gloria Gibson (Meuthen 1983).
  • Holiday Time in the Bush text by Ruth Dallas (Methuen 1983).
  • High on a Hilltop text by Diane Hebley (Methuen 1984).
  • The Gully that Gabriel Found: The First Big Gold Rush text by Diane Hebley (HAP 1985).
  • Jock Mackenzie and His Dog text by Diane Hebley (HAP 1986).
  • The Ballad of Young Nick: How He Sailed with Captain Cook from Plymouth to Botany Bay, 1768–70 text by Diane Hebley (HAP 1987).
  • Jessie Jenkin’s Diary: Written on Board the Sailing Ship Lord Auckland on a Voyage from England to New Zealand text by Kathryn Rountree (Longman Paul 1989).
  • Joe’s Ruby text by Elsie Locke (Cape Catley 1995).
Awards:
  • CLA Services to Children’s Literature Award 1997 (now the Storylines Betty Gilderdale Award).
  • LIANZA Young People’s Non-Fiction Award 1988 Shortlist for The Ballad of Young Nick.

ABOUT US

The Storylines Trust and Foundation together comprise New Zealand's only national organisation working year-round specifically to promote children's and young adult literature through an annual Festival in six regions, author awards, publications, advocacy and other activities ... 

READ MORE
 

SIGN UP

for  Storylines e-news and updates
First Name*
Last Name*
Email*
 

SUPPORT US

Storylines welcomes support for all its activities and events. Whether as sponsors or as volunteers for Festival events or task groups, your contribution (large or small) towards helping children grow up to love books and stories will be hugely valued ...  
    
READ MORE