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Cup Magic and The Mine’s Afire! at Point Chevalier School

Last Thursday Students  from three years 5 and 6 classes at Auckland’s Point Chevalier School, listened attentively,  and asked intelligent questions  as author, Susan Battye, read them extracts from her books Cup Magic and The Mine’s Afire! (co-written with Thelma Eakin).  The presentation … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Review (8)

Writing in the Weekend Herald Canvas Magazine Teen Reads column (September 7 2013) about Cup Magic by  Susan Battye, reviewers Sue Baxelle & Isobel Marriner  commented: “A timely read for intermediate age or younger teen, Cup Magic unveils a wealth … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Review (7)

On the goodreads website Lorraine Orman writes: An extremely informative story about the inside experience of New Zealand winning the 1995 America’s Cup. Written from the point of view of Mike, an 11-year-old New Zealander whose parents are involved in … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (6)

Book Yak  – Discussion Blog for Young Adults and Children’s Literature – University of Auckland Top Six Books 11 July 2013 Cup Magic: Auckland/San Diego 1995 by Susan Battye (Junior Fiction) Yes, it’s all about lucky red socks and Team New Zealand’s … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (5)

Waikato Times Your Weekend Magazine on  Saturday 27 July 2013. Elizabeth Gardner wrote: Cup Magic By Susan Battye Scholastic ISBN 9781775430285 Pull out your lucky red socks and relive New Zealand history in this tale set around the 1995 America’s … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (4)

NZ Book Reviewer and contributor to the Australian Book Trade magazine, The Source, Trevor Agnew, writes: Man, did I feel proud to be a Kiwi. The latest volume in the My New Zealand Story series is a boy’s-eye-view of New … 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

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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