Ged Maybury

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Ged Maybury
Ged Maybury in steampunk outfit, 2011
Ged Maybury in steampunk outfit, 2011
Christchurch, New Zealand
OccupationNovelist, short story author, screenwriter
GenreScience fiction, Children

Ged Maybury is a children's book author. He was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 1953, spent his childhood in Dunedin, and has been based in Australia since 2002. He has been writing books for children and young adults since 1984. He was a finalist in the AIM New Zealand Children's Book Awards 1994 with The Triggerstone, and in the NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2001;[1] with Crab Apples. He writes science fiction, in particular of the steampunk subgenre, and humour.


  • Timetwister, 1986
  • Silicone Stew, 1990
  • StarTroopers, 1991
  • The Triggerstone, 1993
  • The Seventh Robe, 1993
  • The Rebel Masters, 1995
  • Hive of the Starbees, 1995
  • Horse Apples, 1998
  • Crab Apples, 2000
  • I Am Leatherman, 2001
  • Pig Apples, 2002
  • Scuttle and the Zipzaps, 2003
  • Snowcave Inn, 2005
  • Across the Stonewind Sky, 2011
  • Nosebleed, 2013 (published by Blake Education)


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