Storylines Children’s Literature Charitable Trust of New Zealand | Te Whare Waituhi Tamariki o Aotearoa

2020 Storylines Joy Cowley Award winner launches book

Storylines Trust Te Whare Waituhi Tamariki o Aotearoa​ was delighted to work with award sponsor Scholastic New Zealand  to  launch the Storylines Joy Cowley Award winner 2020, Grandpa versus Swing​ by Tania Sickling, with illustrations by Lael Chisholm.

The launch was held in Tania’s “home” territory, at Mahurangi East Library in Snells Beach north of Auckland in August 2021. It was attended by fellow authors, Storylines trustees and committee members, Tania and Lael’s families, friends, and locals keen to see what Tania had achieved

Read more about the Storylines Joy Cowley Award.

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