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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.
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