Sometimes you discover books that you really wish had been available to you as a child. For me, and I imagine, very many others, Gillian Candler’s books about New Zealand’s flora and fauna most certainly fall into that category. “

Bill Nagelkerke, Magpies: talking about books for children Vol 33 Issue 5 November 2018


“For me, these books have it all. They’re beautiful, interactive, thoughtfully written, include respectful use of te reo Māori, and increase children’s scientific skills and knowledge. Get hold of all three.”

From the review of “Whose Home is This?” Thalia Kehoe Rowden, The Sapling 26 July 2018

Book Gillian for a Writing Workshop or Writers in Schools visit

Sparking children's interest in nature and developing readers and writers