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Educational Books

Digging Up a Story: Water Across the Land, Learning Media for McGrath, 2014
Science at Play: Try this at Home, Learning Media for McGrath, 2014
Inventions: Science Meets Fiction, Learning Media for McGrath, 2014
Inventions: Inventions Take Time, Learning Media for McGrath, 2014
The Shape of the Land: Saving the Salmon, Learning Media for McGrath, 2014
Grow & Change: Grasslands, Learning Media for McGrath, 2014
Local Leaders: Pass It On, Learning Media for McGrath, 2014
The Ancient City of Ur, Learning Media for McGrath, 2012
The Inventive Mr Lewis Latimer, Learning Media for McGrath, 2012
Changing Landscapes, Learning Media for McGrath, 2012
A Microscopic World, Learning Media for McGrath, 2012
The Power of a Team, Learning Media for McGrath, 2012
Nature's Sponges, Learning Media for McGrath, 2012
Save this Space, Learning Media for McGrath, 2012
Volcanoes, Lift Education, 2009
Under Your Feet, Lift Education, 2009
Amazing Water, Lift Education, 2009

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Articles for the New Zealand market:

Castaway, School Journal, Level 4, 2015
Dogs on the Scent, Wild things Magazine, Issue 125, Summer 2015
Save the Bullies, Wild things Magazine, Issue 123, Winter 2014
After the Spill, Connected, Level 4, 2014
Six Days, 2012
No More Tea Parties, School Journal, Part 3, Number 1, 2010
Flight of the Albatross, School Journal, Part 3 Number 2, 2009

For American market:

What a Mess, South Pacific Books
The Mpemba Effect, South Pacific Books
When Oil Came from Whales, South Pacific Books

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Short Stories

Cat Attack in Claws & Jaws, an Animal Anthology edited by Barbara Else, published by Random House.
Dog Operation in Claws & Jaws, an Animal Anthology edited by Barbara Else, published by Random House.
'Lost and Found' short story runner up in the Rodney Writes competition in 2007.  READ MORE
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Early Readers

'Clever Camouflage' for children with a reading age of 6 years. A non-fiction early reader about how animals use camouflage to survive. Published by Red Rocket Publishing.
'Making Pancakes' for children with a reading age of 6 years. A non-fiction early reader about how to make pancakes. Published by Red Rocket Publishing.

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Educational Books for Teachers

Curriculum Concepts
The Big Book of School Journal Units, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Essential Resources:

Critical Essay Writing, 2014
Sustainable Living: A Cross Curricular Approach,
Book 1: Ages 7-10
Book 2: Ages 11-14
Talk It Up: Oral Language activities for the Classroom,
Book 1: Ages 7-10
Book 2: Ages 11-14
Non-fiction in the Classroom: Language and Reading Activities to enhance students' ability to engage with Non-fiction,
Book 1: Ages 7-10
Book 2: Ages 11-14

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Articles for Adults

'Betty Brownlie: Writer &' Illustrator of Natural Wildlife' in Magpie Magazine, Volume 29, Issue #5, November 2014
'Following my instincts' in definingNZ, Issue 20, December 2011
'Dancing on the Media: An Interview with Shona McCullagh' in DANZ magazine  READ MORE
'Lorraine Orman' in Magpies Magazine, Volume 21, Issue No. 2, May 2006
'Joe Polaischer - living and breathing sustainable living' in Organic New Zealand  READ MORE
'Healthy Living in Schools' in Kids Life Magazine
'Powering into Homework' in Kids Life Magazine  READ MORE
'New Zealand Literature in Schools' in NZ Education Review  READ MORE
Derek Landy, author of the 'Skulduggery Pleasant' series interview.  READ MORE
Fleur Beale, author of 'Juno of Taris', interview.  READ MORE
Kyle Mewburn, author of 'Old Huhu', interview.  READ MORE
Kate de Goldi, author of the '10 PM Question', interview.  READ MORE
Lorraine Orman, author of 'Haunted', interview.  READ MORE
Michael Morpurgo, author of 'Running Wild' interview.  READ MORE

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