login login

Marcia Stenson

Marcia_Stenson.jpgBorn in Wellington, Marcia Stenson has lived in Auckland for most of her life and is a historical non-fiction writer and history teacher. She has published a wide range of books on New Zealand and Pacific history, and her titles are aimed at both children and adults.

Selected bibliography:
  • The Story of New Zealand co-written with Judith Bassett and Keith Sinclair (Reed Methuen 1985).
  • The Treaty of Waitangi (Longman Paul 1990).
  • Illustrated History of New Zealand (Whitcoulls 2003).
  • Illustrated History of the South Pacific (Random House 2006).
  • Illustrated History of Antarctica (Random House 2007).
  • Illustrated History of New Zealanders at War (Random House 2008).
Awards:
  • New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2007 Non-fiction Winner for Illustrated History of the South Pacific.
  • New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2007 Book of the Year Winner for Illustrated History of the South Pacific.
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2007 Non-fiction List for Illustrated History of the South Pacific.
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2008 Non-fiction List for Illustrated History of Antarctica.
Other resources:

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