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Ashton Wylie


Great Kiwi Classic 2015





 

Books and reading change lives. Writers shape our culture. We spread the word.

Our mission is to champion the lifelong engagement of New Zealanders in reading, and to lead the promotion and nurturing of NZ writers, writing and books.





Book Council News

  Young Adult author Des Hunt to tour schools in Southland

  Janet Frame’s Owls Do Cry announced as the 2015 Great Kiwi Classic book

  Bernard Beckett on the National Library’s transformation of its services to schools















OECD findings on why boys are likely to be poorer readers than girls


 

New Zealand Book Council CEO Catriona Ferguson on the recent OECD findings that boys are likely to be poorer readers, and what can you do? On our booklovers' hub, Booknotes Unbound.
 



Bernard Beckett on the National Library’s transformation of its services to schools


 

Bernard Beckett — award-winning author and teacher —ponders the imminent changes to the National Library’s Services to Schools and what these mean for young readers.
 




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