I write children's books, educational resources and freelance articles. Some of my titles include: Anzac Animals, Abel Tasman: Mapping the Southern Lands', and 'Toroa's Journey' plus many other books. Click the 'Books' link above to discover more.

I also give author talks and workshops to students and teachers.

You can read Lorraine Orman and my KidsBooksNZ blog to read reviews on New Zealand children's books or go to my blog MariaGillnz to read the latest news.

Check out two exhibitions I have been organising in New Zealand and Australia:
New Zealand link: whatliesbeneathexhibition.blogspot.co.nz
Australia link: anzacstoriesbehindthepages.blogspot.co.nz

You can buy my books from your local bookstore or purchase them from me.
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Latest News: 'Toroa's Journey' and 'Abel Tasman: Mapping the Southern Lands' are 2018 Storylines Notable Books (non-fiction category)!

Just Released: Anzac Animals, the follow-up to 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults Non-fiction Award and the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award winner - Anzac Heroes.