Burrell, Paul

Burrell, Paul

In Brief

Paul Burrell is a children's writer, poet and short story writer, and former Auckland Table Tennis representative. His books for children include numerous collections of poetry, and a series of children's learning aid books. His poetry has appeared in several anthologies and on the Cancer Society's website.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Burrell, Paul (1939 –) is a children's writer, poet and short story writer, and former Auckland Table Tennis representative.

He is a popular visitor in schools, demonstrated by this report from Pinehurst School: ‘Students, teachers and parents were, for a few magical moments, swept into a world of verse, rhythm and rhyme...’

Burrell's books for children include numerous collections of poetry, and a story in verse imaginatively titled Hermie Wormie O.W.E (1998). His poetry titles include a three book series — Ye –Been There volumes 1, 2 and 3.

Other titles include four volumes of The Sea –The Other, four volumes of Rhyme Time, and a series of children's learning aid books.

His poetry has appeared in Angus Inn Pub Poets 3 (1995), Sketching In The Space (1997), Kiwi Kids Collection (2001) and on the Cancer Society's wesite.

Burrell has been a winner of the NZ Weekly News Short Story of the Month Competition.

Rhyme Time: Volume V, A collection of 50 Poems for Children and 2 Short Stories was published in 2002.

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Updated January 2017.