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The Other Sister

The Other Sister

Pipi Press, 2021ISBN 9780473579579 This book is a sequel to The Telegram (Pipi Press, 2019) –  but you can also read it on its own. It is set in the same town and contains many of the same characters, as well as lots of new ones.  January 1920 heralds the start of a new decade,…

Enemy at the Gate

Enemy at the Gate

Pipi Press, 2020ISBN 978-0-473-52170-7 A deadly disease is sweeping the world and nobody knows how to stop it. Movie theatres and swimming pools are shut and schools are closed. People are discouraged from gathering in large groups at the beach. Twelve-year-old Tom Mitchell can’t even see his best friend Charlie. He wonders when the lockdown…

The Great Chocolate Cake Bake Off

The Great Chocolate Cake Bake Off

Pipi Press, 2020ISBN: 978-0-473-52171-4 Nicholas wants to find one thing that he’s really good at. His friends are all good at something. His annoying next-door neighbour Ruby claims to be good at lots of things. And then there’s Oliver Billington, who always wins everything. Perhaps he’s good at baking. Nicholas discovers he can bake delicious…

The Telegram

The Telegram

Pipi Press, 2019ISBN 978047346282Shortlisted for the Children’s and Young Adults Book Awards 2019Fiction Special Mention, NZ Heritage Book Awards 2019Storylines list of notable books for 2020 Fourteen-year-old Beatrice Thomas lives with her widowed mother and younger sister, Tilly, in a small New Zealand town overshadowed by the events of World War One. Many of the…

What is Pipi Press?

What is Pipi Press?

Pipi Press is the name of my own imprint, for books I publish myself, and the logo was designed by my daughter Charlotte. When I was choosing a name to publish under, I was learning te reo through Te Ataarangi, and Pipi was my te reo name for those classes. I also like the connection…

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