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Jack Lasenby

New Zealand (b.1931)

Jack Lasenby is one of New Zealands most important childrens book authors. His novels and short stories have earned numerous honours, including key awards and fellowships. Since publishing his first novel, The Lake, he has written dozens of books for children and young adults. His writing is characterised by a portrayal of childhood as full of hard lessons, adventure and the search for self determination.