Unlimited [Humor and Comedy Book] ✓ The Haystack - by Jack Lasenby ô


  • Title: The Haystack
  • Author: Jack Lasenby
  • ISBN: 9781869508524
  • Page: 176
  • Format: Paperback

  • A vintage Jack Lasenby tale set in Waharoa, the same town and Depression years as the setting for Old Drumble, and featuring some of the same characters This time the protagonist is Maggie, a young girl being raised by her widowed father, with the help of the whole village.
    Jack Lasenby
    Jack Lasenby is an editor and writer of children s books He is from New Zealand From 1969 to 1975, Lasenby edited the School Journal, which had previously been edited by the poets James K Baxter, Alistair Campbell, and Louis Johnson His work with School Journal brought him into close contact with leading authors and illustrators of children s books Lasenby has been honored many times, receiving the Esther Glen Award for distinguished contribution to New Zealand literature for children and young adults in 1987 for Mangrove Summer He also received the 1993 AIM Children s Book Award Honour Award in Senior Fiction for The Conjuror In 1996, his book, The Waterfall, received the AIM Children s Book Award for Senior Fiction Lasenby also received the New Zealand Post Children s Book Award in 1997, 1998, and 1997 for The Battle of Pook Island, Because We Were the Travelers, and Tour, respectively His latest books, Old Drumble and The Haystack, were, respectively, winner of and finalist for the NZ Post Junior Fiction Award.


    Commentaires:

    Issie Cassidy
    I decided to read this book because I had read another book that the author had written called Old Drumble. Old Drumble was an award winning book so I wanted to read another one of his books because I liked it so much.This book completes the category "A book written by a New Zealander". This book was set in the 1930's in a town in New Zealand called Wahoroa. Not only was this book relatable because of the weather, the farming and the cities and towns mentioned, but I also learned about what it w [...]

    ajaleyah taylor
    I decided to read this book because i got given the book for Christmas a couple of years ago. i have read it a numerous ampnt of times are really enjoyed ite category this book fits into is a book written by a new zealander. i found this category interesting because i think that it is important to read books written by people who are where you come from as this tells us that even someone from nz can make it. my favorite quote from the book is "milly and aggie looked at me. I laid my finger on my [...]

    Sumaiya
    really really good

    Lucy
    tHIS IS A COOL AS BOOK!!!!!!!!!

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