New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults - Hamilton

10:00 am
14:00 pm
Hamilton Library for Primary Schools
Waikato University for Secondary Schools
Hamilton
Finalist events for schools - Hamilton 01 Aug 2018 On Wednesday 1 August, Hamilton will host a selection of the finalists of the 2018 New Zealand Awards for Children & Young Adults, ahead of the awards ceremony in Wellington on 8 August. ALL SCHOOL EVENTS ARE FREE TO ATTEND, BUT BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL. The authors appearing at the primary school events are: Craig Phillips - Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts Heather Haylock - Granny McFlitter the Champion Knitter And for secondary schools: Erin Donohue - Because Everything is Right but Everything is Wrong Eileen Merriman - Pieces of You and Catch Me When You Fall Hayley King (with Malcolm Clarke TBC) - Tu Meke Tūī! Gareth Ward - The Traitor and the Thief PRIMARY SCHOOLS Primary school sessions take place in the Hamilton Central Library, 9 Garden Place, on Wednesday 01 August. In these sessions, Craig Phillips and Heather Haylock will talk about creating their books and will then take questions from students. Session 1 When: 10:45am Duration: 45 minutes Session 2 When: 11:45am Duration: 45 minutes * * * SECONDARY SCHOOLS Secondary school sessions take place in the Waikato University Library, Te Manawa - The Student Centre, Gate 5 Hillcrest Road, on Wednesday 01 August. We recommend bringing students for both sessions, however you do have the option of coming to only one. Session 1 When: 10:30am Duration: 60 minutes Erin Donohue and Eileen Merriman will talk about their writing careers and their books, and will then take questions from students. Session 2 When: 12:00pm Duration: 60 minutes Hayley King (with Malcolm Clarke TBC) and Gareth Ward will talk about their writing careers and their books, and will then take questions from students. The 2018 Author Event Programme is being organised for the New Zealand Book Awards Trust by the expert team at Pirate & Queen. If you have any questions or would like to make a booking for your school group, please contact Emma at [email protected]