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Lael Chisholm
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Lael Chisholm

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Lael Chisholm lives in Palmerston North, New Zealand, and has loved drawing ever since she was old enough to hold a pencil. After winning the Storylines Gavin Bishop Award in 2017 at the age of 19, Lael has been illustrating picture books in her free time, and has since worked on several award-winning books, most notably the Granny McFlitter series with author Heather Haylock.

Books by Lael Chisholm

Granny McFlitter: The Knit Before Christmas

Fast-knitting Granny McFlitter is CRAFTIER THAN EVER in this very special Christmas story by Heather Haylock and Lael Chisholm.

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Granny McFlitter: A Country Yarn

Granny McFlitter, the champion . . . bull fighter?

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Granny McFlitter, the Champion Knitter

Based on true events, a lively picture book about a sprightly granny who knits warm jumpers for little blue penguins after the oil spill following the wrecking of the Rena, with illustrations by the winner of the Storylines Gavin Bishop Award.

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