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Sher Foley

Sher_Foley_1.JPGSher Foley was born and grew up in Christchurch. She lived in London for some years and is presently employed as a librarian for a company of consulting engineers. She began writing for children quite recently and has had two picture books published. Sher lives in Mt Eden, Auckland, with her partner, children’s book illustrator Brian Lovelock, and his two children.

Selected bibliography:
  • The Cat with No Name illustrated by Brian Lovelock (Scholastic New Zealand 2009).
  • Three Little Lambs illustrated by Deborah Hinde [Kiwi Corkers Great New Zealand Yarns] (Scholastic 2010).
  • Granny Gorilla illustrated by Jennifer Smith (Pear Jam Books 2012).
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2010 Picture Books List for The Cat with No Name.
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