A special visit from Uk author Liz Pichon of Tom Gates fame

Wow! What a day we had at school today. Not only did we all get to get dressed up in our favourite bookish costumes but we had a very special visit from UK author and illustrator Liz Pichon. Liz is famous for her wonderfully funny Tom Gates books.

Liz was on her way to another school for her only talk in Christchurch but we were incredibly lucky to have her stop by on her way from the airport to her talk. Our Kapa Haka team gave her a very animated welcome. They are, as always, a wonder to watch.

Liz took time to sign books for some of her Tom Gates fans. It was a very special opportunity for these children and such a brilliant thing to happen during our book week. A special thanks to Scholastic for making this happen.




Kapa Haka

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Receiving her kete.


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Liz inside our library after signing her books for some of her fans.


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We all fell in love with her shoes. They are awesome.

If you want to know more about Liz and her Tom Gates books check out her very cool website here.


Internationally famous author Liz Pichon of Tom Gates fame, will be in Christchurch on Thursday

We are super excited that author Liz Pichon will be coming to Christchurch this week. Liz is the world famous author of the Tom Gates books which are very funny. Unfortunately Liz will not be talking at our school but she will be at The Children’s Bookshop on Thursday afternoon.
Liz Pichon
12 May
The Original Children’s Bookshop,
227 Blenheim Road
4.15 – 4.45pm
There are lots of fun things to check out and do on her website. It is also very cool to have this opportunity during our book week.