The latest addition to our growing collection of Margaret Mahy Questionnaire responses comes from the amazing Tim Tipene! Tim has written a deeply thought-provoking Reckoning for us in the past – as well as an ever-growing number of his own books, of course. And now, you can read on to find his answers to our beloved set of questions. 1. Describe yourself in three words Warrior and Master. 2. During the height of adolescence, was it good changeover?
No, it was a very rough an
How many children's books have you read that tell stories of family violence and abuse? Today author, speaker and survivor of family violence, Tim Tipene, argues for more books that show the reality of life for far too many children in Aotearoa and beyond. Content note: this essay contains descriptions of child abuse and family violence. As a child I grew up in two worlds. In the first, I had to deal with the anger and misplaced hurt of the adults in my family. I was beaten a