Books

Toby and Terry on Two Sketches


Changing Times – The story of a New Zealand town and its newspaper. Potton and Burton. 2016.

An Animation for this book trailer was made by Ahmad Habash. You can see more of Ahmad’s work Here.  The sound design and the music was made by Andrew Laking. Andrew and I have recently collaborated on his book The empire City – Songs about Wellington.


Terry Teo and the Gunrunners. A new edition by Earths End Publishing, 2015


Best Mates. By Philippa Werry and Bob Kerr. Hew Holland, 2014.


Field punishment No.1 by David Grant with paintings by Bob Kerr. Steele Roberts, 2008.


Waiheathens – Voices From a Mining Town. 2011. Atuanui Press


After the War. Mallinson Rendel, 2000. (Finalist in the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards and winner of the Russel Clark Award for 2001)


Mechanical Harry and the Flying Bicycle. Mallinson Rendel, 1999.


Strange Tales From the Mall. Mallinson Rendel, 1998. (Finalist in the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards)


Mechanical Harry. Mallinson Rendel 1996. (Winner of the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards children’s choice award.)


The Paper War. Mallinson Rendel, 1994


The Day of the Snow. Story by Joy Cowley, illustrations by Bob Kerr, Mallinson Rendel, 1994.


The Day of the Rain. Story by Joy Cowley, illustrations by Bob Kerr. Mallinson Rendel.1993. (Finalist in the Aim Children’s Book Awards)


The Optimist. Mallinson Rendel, 1992. Winner of the best first book award and an honour award in the Aim Children’s Book Awards.


For a Living. A collection of short stories edited by Linda Mitchell and Bob Kerr. Working Life Publications. 1991.


Terry and the Last Moa. Hodder and Stoughton, 1999.


Terry and the Yodelling Bull. Words by Stephen Ballantyne, illustrations by Bob Kerr, Finlayson Hill. 1986


Terry and the Gunrunners. Words by Stephen Ballantyne, illustrations by Bob Kerr. Collins, 1982. Terry and the gunrunners was later adapted into a six part television series by Television New Zealand. you can watch episode one of the TV series here: http://www.nzonscreen.com

Terry Teo and the Gunrunners - book over

Lucy Loops the Loop. Collins, 1978.


Lucy’s Big Plan. Collins, 1977.


Awards

  • AIM Children’s Book Awards 1993 Junior Fiction shortlist for The Optimist.
  • AIM Children’s Book Awards 1993 Best First Book Award for The Optimist.
  • AIM Children’s Book Awards 1994 Picture Book shortlist for The Day of the Rain.
  • New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards 1997 Children’s Choice Winner for Mechanical Harry.
  • New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards 1997 Picture Book shortlist for Mechanical Harry.
  • New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards 1999 Junior Fiction shortlist for Strange Tales from the Mall.
  • Storylines Notable Books List 2000 Picture Book list for Mechanical Harry and the Flying Bicycle.
  • Russell Clark Award 2001 Winner for After the War.
  • Esther Glen Award 2001 shortlist for After the War.
  • New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards 2001 Picture Book shortlist for After the War.
  • PANZ Book Design Awards 2001 Best Use of Illustration Winner for After the War.
  • Storylines Notable Books List 2001 Picture Book list for After the War.
  • Storylines Notable Books List 2016 for Changing Times.
  • New Zealand Children’s Book Awards short list in the illustration and in the non fiction catergories for Changing Times