Meet some of the authors in The Curioseum. Hear them reading their amazing stories and poems, and talking about the objects that inspired them.
‘Things from Other Places’, Jo Randerson
Jo Randerson talks about a boring briefcase – and its weird insides!
‘The Flyaway Hat’, Barbara Else
A shipwrecked suit running off with an opera singer's hat.
‘Soldiers’, Dave Armstrong
Will Grandpa’s rifle or his bugle knock your block off?
‘Te Papa Bike Makeover’, James Brown
A super-fast bike, a cool crashing poem, and a punk haircut.
‘Magnitude’, Bill Manhire
What’s a giant magnitudifying glass?
‘The Fold-away Boy’, Kyle Mewburn
Unpicked and folded flat - will this boy get himself together again?
‘Monster Fish’, Frances Samuel
‘Get this boat off my back!’ snarls a fish.
‘Kiore Whispers’, Paora Tibble
Rats versus two-legs on a moving island – who’s the smartest?