Ann Neville

Biography

ANN NEVILLE
Ann, born in Hamilton, New Zealand, has in previous lives been a nurse and a secondary school teacher in various towns in New Zealand and the UK. She has produced a number of resources for the education sector. Anti-Bullying Guides for teachers, parents and children are her some of her more recent publications. Her fiction book ‘Batjack’, for 9 to 13 year olds, was short-listed for the Tom Fitzgibbon Award in 2011. 'Suspicion', a Young Adult mystery, is her latest novel.
Currently, Ann is the Managing Director of a small boutique publishing company, CreateBooks. She also facilitates courses for children in writing, illustrating and publishing their own books, and for adults in writing techniques.
Her hobbies include reading, bridge and, in particular, playing with her grandchildren.

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Books

Suspicion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Suspicion A Mystery for Young Adults When Mr Bennett, Head Teacher of Trenwith High School, dies in mysterious circumstances, suspicion falls on 18 year old Joe Mercer. Joe is the epitome of a young hooligan. His friends, Seb and Emily, set out to prove him innocent but the case takes a bizarre twist when Emily's own mother is accused. But who is really to blame for Mr Bennett's death?
Batjack
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Through a series of quirky and humorous dilemmas Tom, Sonny – shoulders spindly as a wire coat hanger, Alice – with more piercings that a sieve, and Grace – nibbling at her fingernails till there are only tiny slivers left, deal with their bullies, Dylan and The Lager Louts, without having to rely on adults.

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