Authors & Illustrators

Michael Bassett

An Aucklander by birth, Michael Bassett grew up in Mt Albert, graduated from the University of Auckland, and taught there in the 1960s and 1970s. He served on the Auckland City Council and spent five terms in Parliament where h...

Joy Cowley

Joy Cowley is one of the world’s most loved writers and has written many books for both adults and children.

Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper is New Zealand’s most acclaimed wine writer, with 40 books and several major literary awards to his credit, including the Montana Medal for the supreme work of non-fiction at the 2003 Montana New Zealand Book A...