Author and Publisher: Julie Folkers 

Welcome to the website for Julie Folkers, One of New Zealand's favourite children's Authors. Julie has published a number of children’s books over the last decade with great success over the world. She has been described as a gifted storyteller, with a great talent for creating memorable characters and places. More recently Julie has moved into the fantasy for adults as she broadens her range. 

The Realm of Hopplescotch

Julie’s beginnings as an Author are inexorably intertwined with the realm of Hopplescotch. This is the setting for the majority of her children’s novels after it was introduced in her very first work Abby and the Hopplescotch Realm. In this piece Julie has ingeniously created various phrases, iconography and settings within the genre of children’s fantasy. Her books have had great success in New Zealand and abroad.

Moving Forward

Julie has recently completed her first two novels for an older audience. The new releases are written in a genre called Faction, truth woven with fiction, for older readers, based in the Body, Mind and Spirit genre They are about self healing and a mystery or two!. 

Ooky Spooky Publications 

Christchurch-based publishing company Ooky Spooky Publications is also the brainchild of Julie Folkers. This is a publishing firm that mostly deals with children’s literature. Julie is available for school visits.Phone or email her to discuss. or ring 021404860
Get in touch to discuss Ooky Spooky Publications or Julie’s latest release on (+64) 2140 4860. 
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