A Kiwi Christmas Carol (Kiwi Corkers PB)
The story of Dickens’ A Christmas carol’ retold with a New Zealand twist.
Chris Gurney is the author of thirteen Scholastic New Zealand picture books, a large number of them part of the popular Kiwi Corkers series, which retells wellknown tales with a New Zealand flavour. Her stories are told with a faultless sense of rhyme and rhythm and show great humorous talent. Chris lives in East Auckland with her family. Philip Webb is a Wellington-based illustrator who has previously teamed up with Joy Cowley to produce the picture book Fly Pie, but might be best known for his illustrations in Diana Neild's Piggity- Wiggity Jiggity Jig series. Two titles he illustrated for Scholastic have received Honour Awards at the NZ Post Children's Book Awards - Dragor and Piggity-Wiggity Jiggity Jig.