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What's the Story December 2015

Storylines Trust Colour-188-948December 2015 enews.

NEW WEBSITE GOES LIVE

The Storylines Trust is pleased to advise that its new website is now live at www.storylines.org.nz. Established popular features such as updates and background on the Storylines Festival,  author and Illustrator profiles, comprehensive information on Storylines’ eight national awards and the online year book The Inside Story are all retained, along with new features and an easy to read and navigate new layout.
 

NEWS ITEMS OF IMMEDIATE INTEREST

For parents, grandparents, whānau:  

An immediately useful website feature is a Christmas Book List for 2015, containing a comprehensive selection of books by New Zealand authors and illustrators, or published by Kiwi publishers.  The list, which includes fiction suitable for children and young adults, non-fiction and anthologies, was compiled by qualified members of Storylines’ Management Committee. Read the full list here.
 

For schools: 

Teachers please note that bookings are now open for the Story Tours held in greater Auckland and Northland as part of the Storylines Festival in August 2016.  Early bookings are essential for these popular and FREE tours by leading authors and illustrators. More information here.
 

For classroom/drama teachers: 

The ‘Books Alive’ drama presentations bringing New Zealand books to life are a popular feature of the Auckland Family Days.  Storylines invites teachers to give their children the thrill of participating in a major festival.  Email us for more information.

ABOUT US

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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