7 Oct 2014

Children's book author and illustrator, Gavin Bishop

From Nine To Noon, 11:28 am on 7 October 2014

Children's book author and illustrator Gavin Bishop, spent his childhood in the remote railway settlement of Kingston on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. He graduated from the Canterbury University School of Fine Arts with an honours degree in painting. Gavin Bishop taught art at Linwood High School and at Christ's College in Christchurch. He has won many awards for his books, and in 2013 he was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Gavin Bishop's latest book is Teddy One-Eye. It is the autobiography of a teddy bear through the eyes of a New Zealand child, which is in fact a memoir of Gavin Bishop's life. www.gavinbishop.com