Story: Childhood

Fictional accounts of childhood

Fictional accounts of childhood

Writers Elsie Locke, Kate De Goldi, Alison Drummond, Elizabeth Knox and Witi Ihimaera have explored childhood in New Zealand in their fiction. These novels all have children as their main characters. 

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Childhood - Defining childhood', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2023)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 12 Dec 2018