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Storylines occasionally publishes resources, other than its regular enewsletter, booklists and online Year Book.


Joy Cowley's very popular booklists - Reading with Joy and Reading on Up - are out of print but are now available to download.

Out of the Deep and Other Stories from New Zealand and the PacificOut of the Deep-836
Edited by Lorraine Orman and Tessa Duder, illustrated by Bruce Potter.
Reed 2007. 148pgs
ISBN 978-1-86978-015-9
This collection was specially commissioned from leading New Zealand and Pasifika writers by Storylines to mark International Children's Book Day, 2 April 2007.
Out of print, but look online e.g. Amazon or other source. 

Storylines: the Anthology
Edited by Tessa DuderStorylines anthology-5
Scholastic NZ 2003
ISBN 1-86943-568-0
To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Storylines Festival, Storylines and Scholastic NZ published a collection of short stories, chosen by Tessa Duder from writers and illustrators who've appeared in the Storylines Festival over the first ten years.

This is now out of print, but look online, e.g. Amazon or other source.  

Other publications


Storylines Trust Te Whare Waituhi Tamariki and Friends of Storylines Te Pou o Te Whare Waituhi Tamariki together form New Zealand’s only national organisation working year-round to promote New Zealand children’s and young adult literature through activities that include a major national Story Tour to schools, early childhood centres and communities, and awards for writers, illustrators and those who work in the area of New Zealand children’s literature



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