Category Archives: Junior Ficton

Cup Magic Book Review (3)

Shaun Hawthorne, Deputy Principal at Auckland’s Western Springs College  and former Head of English at Mt Roskill Grammar School writes: Cup Magic: Auckland/San Diego 1995 by Susan Battye “Cup Magic” is one of three new titles in Scholastic N.Z.’s popular … Continue reading

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Cup Magic FreeTeaching Notes

You can download a Free Copy of the Teaching Notes for Susan Battye’s latest novel, Cup Magic, here.

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Booksellers New Zealand Lists Cup Magic

My NZ Story: Cup Magic by Susan Battye ISBN 9781775430285 Mike Lucas wants to know why he’s being sent to live with his grandparents. There’s some big secret that no one’s telling him. At least Poppa is teaching him and … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (2)

My New Zealand  Story: Cup Magic by Susan Battye. Scholastic NZ, 2013. Reviewer Bob Docherty June 10 2013 The high standards made by this series are maintained in this insightful look at the America’s Cup at San Diego in 1995 … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (1)

Cup Magic Book Reviewer – Mary Wadsworth Cup Magic By Susan Battye (Scholastic) The latest title in Scholastics’s My New Zealand Story series, this fictionalised tale is based on the America’s Cup campaign of 1995. The diary is written by … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Launch

Point Chevalier resident Susan Battye’s newest title in Scholastic New Zealand’s popular My New Zealand Story series, Cup Magic, was launched at an event at Pt Chev Bookshop and Resource Room on Thursday 6 June at 7pm. On the 13th … Continue reading

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Cup Magic

Scholastic has done a wonderful job of publishing Susan Battye’s second novel in the popular My Story New Zealand series called Cup Magic.  As we gear up for another America’s Cup challenge, children will relish reading about Team NZ’s first win. Mike’s … Continue reading

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