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Other publications

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


The Storylines Trust and Foundation together comprise New Zealand's only national organisation working year-round specifically to promote children's and young adult literature through an annual Festival in six regions, author awards, publications, advocacy and other activities ... 



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Storylines welcomes support for all its activities and events. Whether as sponsors or as volunteers for Festival events or task groups, your contribution (large or small) towards helping children grow up to love books and stories will be hugely valued ...