Gavin Bishop: WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival

WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival kicks off on 27 August. We’ve asked three quick questions of festival guests:

Gavin Bishop – award-winning children’s picture book writer and illustrator

Cover of I am JulietWhat (or who) are you most looking forward to at WORD Christchurch?

 I am looking forward to meeting Jackie French, the current Australian Children’s Laureate. I would like see a children’s laureate being established in New Zealand.

What do you think about libraries?

 Without them a town or suburb would have no soul.

Share a surprising fact about yourself.

A surprising fact about myself? I still like marmite and raspberry jam sandwiches.

Cover of Bruiser and the big snow  Cover of Counting the stars

One thought on “Gavin Bishop: WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival

  1. Gallivanta 15 August 2014 / 6:37 pm

    Yes, why don’t we have a Children’s Laureate in NZ?

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