Storylines Festival and Family Day
The Storylines Festival of New Zealand Children’s Writers and Illustrators gives children a chance to meet their literary heroes — authors, illustrators, storytellers or book characters.
- Anna MacKenzie
- David Hill
- Fifi Colston
- Gavin Bishop
- Greg O’Connell
- Julie Wylie
- Mark Sommerset
- Melinda Szymanik
- Rachel Stedman
- Nickie Wellbourn
Competitions for kids
There were two great competitions:
“What My Dragon Likes” Illustration Competition
Test your imagination and create an illustration for this poem by guest poet Greg O’Connell!
Gotcha! Writing Competition
How do our authors capture the attention of their audience and convince them to read on?
Create the best introductory paragraph to your own story and be in to win some fabulous book prizes!
Age Groups and Limits: 4-6 years (max 25 words); 7-9 years (max 50 words); 10-12 years (max 75-100 words).