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Jo van Dam

  author  |  poet  |  librarian  |  speaker  

Jo is an NZ Book Award finalist.  She was born in England and emigrated to New Zealand when she was11years old.  Now happily living near the sea in Auckland with her handsome husband, she is the mother of two amazing grown ups. 


Neighbourhood tamariki know and love Jo as the librarian at two local primary schools.  


Jo loves dancing, walking, canoeing and cooking.  She loves her job, the husband, the offspring and, of course, writing a book or two.  


Jo met a dingo puppy in Australia a couple of years ago... so cute. Maybe 'D' in Doggy Ditties should have been for Dingo...

Contact Jo

Jo loves to hear from readers.  Say hello, let her know what you love about her books, or send a poem that you've written. You can also contact her directly to purchase her books.

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