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Aaron Topp: Hucking Cody (2017)

Auckland Writers Festival Schools Programme 2017
Proudly supported by Freemasons Foundation

Writer and former primary school teacher Aaron Topp has enjoyed award-winning success with his young adult sports novels Single Fin and Hucking Cody. The first won an Honour Award in the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2007, and the latter receiving a Storylines Notable Book Award and shortlisted in the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Aaron discusses his journey to becoming a writer and why sport makes for such good storytelling.

YEARS 9-13