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Richard Wolfe

Richard_Wolfe.jpgRichard Wolfe, a former museum curator, is known as an author of social history books on New Zealand icons and kiwiana. He is now a freelance curator of exhibitions and collaborates with his wife Pamela Wolfe on their picture books. Their first book together, Midnight at the Museum, drew on his years as a display artist and curator at Canterbury and Auckland museums.

Selected bibliography:
  • Midnight at the Museum illustrated by Pamela Wolfe (Scholastic 1997).
  • Mouse Opera illustrated by Pamela Wolfe (Scholastic 1999).
  • Mouse Hotel illustrated by Pamela Wolfe (Random House 2000).
  • Walter's Planet illustrated by Pamela Wolfe (Random House 2001).
  • Mouse on the Moon illustrated by Pamela Wolfe (Scholastic 2003).
  • White Ravens List 2001 for Mouse Hotel.


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