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Vanessa Hatley-Owen

Vanessa Hatley-Owen


Children’s writer and primary school librarian Vanessa Hatley-Owen is the author of When Dad Came Home and Farewell Anahera. Describing herself as ‘a real book-worm’, she also writes book reviews for Kids Books NZ, and is part of the management committee of the Storylines Children's Literature Charitable Trust Te Whare Waituhi Tamariki o Aotearoa organisation.

Instagram: @vhatleyowen_author

Website: vanessahatleyowen.com