Read topics

Read articles

New Titles - books at the library

Authors Author links

A selection of authors' web sites.

* Literature Resource Centre
Access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Over 90,000 authors covered, with in-depth coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
* Author Yellow Pages
Find your favourite author's website easily and quickly.
* The Paul Jennings File
Author of uncanny, unbelievable and spooky tales.
* Andy Griffiths
Author of the bum/butt series and more.
* Anne Fine
* Bernard Beckett
Information from the New Zealand Book Council on one of NZ's best writers for teens.
* Meg Cabot
Author of the Princess Diaries, Mediator series and more
* Captain Underpants
Dav Pilkey's site is something to behold. It's just as wicked & crazy as his books.
* Janet Frame 1924 - 2004
Janet Frame was one of New Zealand's most distinguished writers. This page links to information about her life and works.
* John Marsden
Author of the massively popular series that began with Tomorrow, When the War Began.
* New Zealand Book Council
information about NZ authors as well as the NZ Book Trade Directory, information about the Book Council and its events, awards, grants and festivals. Section on How to get published
* New Zealand Children's Authors Interviews
Amusing and informative interviews with NZ children's authors. Find out about some embarrassing moments!
* Philip Pullman
* Stephen Herrick
Australian author who writes poetry and verse-novels for children, young adults, and adults.
* Stories, books and authors from Christchurch City Libraries.
Includes wonderful biographical notes on tons of children/teen authors