Kate De Goldi





Kate De Goldi

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Kate De Goldi is a full-time writer who grew up in Christchurch and now lives in Wellington. Her first book was for adults: called like you, really, it was published under the name Kate Flannery, and gave a series of interlinked short stories about the women in a Catholic family. Since then she has won numerous awards and accolades for her fiction, including the American Express and Katherine Mansfield Awards for short stories, and the overall Children’s Book Award in 1997 for her young adult novel Sanctuary.

In 2000, her novel about adoption, Closed, Stranger won an Honour Award in the New Zealand Post Children and Young Adults' Book Awards, and in 2001, Kate was made an Arts Foundation Laureate. Her book Clubs, illustrated by Jacqui Colley
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Average rating: 3.81 · 1,832 ratings · 341 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
The 10 PM Question
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 1,488 ratings — published 2008 — 33 editions
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The ACB with Honora Lee
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 217 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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Clubs: A Lolly Leopold Story
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Sanctuary
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Closed, Stranger
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2004
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Love, Charlie Mike
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1997
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Billy: A Lolly Leopold Story
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2008
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 122 ratings — published 1968 — 8 editions
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Stories for 7 Year Olds
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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“I wanted to write about the complexity and hilarity in the everyday business of being human.”
Kate De Goldi, The 10 PM Question

“He was a funny guy, and a smart one- and the smartest thing about him, in Frankie's view, was that he never, ever, ever worried.”
Kate De Goldi, The 10 PM Question

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Kate De Goldi, The 10 PM Question

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