Karen and Chrissy – Author Talk – Sat 10th Nov

Karen and I would love to see you down at the Pt Chevalier Library - Auckland on Sat 10 Nov, 11am! We will answer all your awesome questions and sign books too :)


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Book Launch: Elastic Island – Port Mugaloo

You are invited! Come on down to The Dorothy Butler Children's Bookshop on 8th of Sep at 3.30pm! Don't forget to RSVP :)


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EDUCATION: The importance of the ‘middle reader’ years for creating lifelong readers

Karen the very talented Author of Elastic Island has written a brilliant article about books for our middle readers. An extract is below but you can check out the fill link here.​I was ten years old when I first fell in love with books, and I remember the excitement of reading a novel that I couldn’t put down, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, and then the entire Narnia series. I read, and reread these books, before going on to discover other authors and worlds of escape. It created a lifelong love of reading which has led to me being a published author of fourteen books. I’m best known where I live in New Zealand,...


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Getting ready for an Elastic Island Adventure!

Its been an exciting week as the First in this exciting series Elastic Island books are ready! We have a special Launch that you are invited to! At the very special Dorothy Butlers Children shop on the 13th May. RSVP to shop@dorothybutler.co.nz.Hope to see you there!


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