Saturday 29 September 2018

Oh Boy! Our Book of the Week this week celebrates New Zealand men who have defied stereotypes and followed their dreams and ideals, often in the face of stiff opposition from society-at-large or other obstacles. 
Oh Boy! A storybook of epic New Zealand men by Stuart Lipshaw, illustrated by   Ant Sang, Bob Kerr, Daron Parton, Elliot O'Donnell (a.k.a. Askew One), Fraser Williamson, Michel Mulipola, Neil Bond, Patrick McDonald, Toby Morris and Zak Waipara (Penguin Books NZ)      $45
The 50 boys featured include Apirana Ngata, Archibald Baxter, Archibald McIndoe, Colin McCahon, David Lange, Ernest Rutherford, Frank Sargeson, Frank Worsley, Fred Hollows, Ian Athfield, Jermain Clement and Brett McKenzie, Jon Trimmer, Kupe, Neil Ieremia, Ralph Hotere, Ray Avery, Richard Pearse, Swee Tan, Taika Waititi, William Hamilton, William Pickering and Witi Ihimaera. 
>> The author of the book is a Nayland College alumnus
>>A companion for the equally wonderful Go Girl!

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