New Zealand author Gay Hay (centre, sitting) and husband john (second from left standing) with some of their extended family during a book signing at the Shetland Times Bookshop.
Extract from an article in the Shetland Times, 9-6-17.
Mrs Hay’s 2014 publication Watch Out, Snail! won her a New Zealand Picture Book Award.
Her previous books even feature on the bookshelf of Prince George, who received copies during a visit to her country. Mrs Hay, in return, can boast of having received a thank you letter from Buckingham Palace.
Will There Be Puffins? was illustrated by Gavin Bishop Award shortlisted artist Sarah Harman, a New Zealander now based in Glasgow. She was in Shetland last month to launch the book locally.