Eruption! Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes
Finalist for LIANZA Non Fiction Award – Elsie Locke Medal 2013
Shortlisted for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Elsie Locke Medal for Non-Fiction 2013.
Maria Gill writes children's non-fiction often with an environmental message. She has had seven books published, including New Zealand Hall of Fame (shortlisted for the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards) and The Call of the Kokako with New Holland. Both books feature on the Storylines Notable Books List 2012. Maria writes full-time from her lifestyle block in Matakana and regularly visits schools and libraries around the country promoting New Zealand Books. She has her own website: www.mariagill.co.nz, which provides teacher's notes and other valuable resources.