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Sally Sutton

Sally Sutton-2016Sally Sutton loves writing for different age groups, and experimenting with different styles: from the noisy, rambunctious rhymes in picture books such as Roadworks and Demolition, all the way to the humour and drama of her junior novels. She also enjoys writing plays.
Sally holds an MA (Hons) in German and has a keen interest in European languages. She lives in Auckland with her husband and two daughters.

Selected bibliography:
  • Crazy Kiwi Tops and Tails illustrated by Dave Gunson (Puffin 2006).
  • A is for All Black illustrated by Scott Pearson (Reed 2006).
  • Charlotte Frisbee and the Slime Attack illustrated by Philip Webb [Kiwi Bites] (Puffin 2007).
  • Roadworks illustrated by Brian Lovelock (Walker Books 2008). 
  • Diary of a Pukeko illustrated by Dave Gunson (Scholastic 2011).
  • Demolition illustrated by Brian Lovelock (Walker Books 2012).
  • Farmer John's Tractor illustrated by Robyn Belton (Walker Books 2012).
  • Diary of a Bat illustrated by Dave Gunson (Scholastic 2012).
  • Diary of a Frog illustrated by Dave Gunson (Scholastic 2013).
  • Diary of a Sea Lion illustrated by Dave Gunson (Scholastic 2013).
  • Ben and the Icky-Ooky-Sticky-Smick illustrated by Gary Venn (Walker Books 2013)
  • Catch That Plane! illustrated by Sylvie Currin Korankova (Walker Books 2014)
  • Construction illustrated by Brian Lovelock (Walker Books 2014)
  • Zoo Train illustrated by Daron Parton (Walker Books 2015)
Awards:
  • New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2009 Picture Book Winner for Roadworks
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2009 Picture Books List for Roadworks
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2013 Picture Books List for Farmer John's Tractor
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2013 Picture Books List for Demolition
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2015, Picture Books List for Construction
  • New Zealand Children's Book Awards 2015, Picture Book Finalist for Construction.
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