Jenny Powell
The City of Literature produced this exquisite book. the extraordinary thing here is that each child got to take one of these home. It's a dream for me Jenny Powell
South Dunedin Poet Lorikeet champions our City of Literature


responding to the big issues and the little things too

As a UNESCO City of Literature Ōtepoti Dunedin celebrates and shares a diverse and inclusive literature that connects people and place. City of Literature South D Poet Lorikeet Jenny Powell worked with South Dunedin new entrants to create a book of teddy bear poems.

The poems were sent to all participating schools and other UNESCO Cities of Literature around the world. It’s one of many programmes produced in partnership with local writers, poets, and community organisations, to inspire a love of words and books in children.

As we go into next year and then into developing our 10 Year Plan, we’d like to know what matters to you.What do you think about projects like this?


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