Elsie McCondach

Great Kiwi Bookathon

I'm fundraising for...

The Great Kiwi Bookathon is a first for Blind Low Vision NZ.

Throughout the month of June I will be joining 3000+ Kiwi schoolkids and reading as many books as I possibly can.

I’ll be raising money for those who are blind, deafblind or have low vision so please support me in this.

I've read 35 books

I had a Favourite Hat

by Bonni Ashburn

The Little Kowhai Tree

by Witi Ihimaera

Edwina the Emu

by Sheena Knowles

What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday

by Julia Donaldson

Pig the Fibber

by Aaron Blabey

Pig the Pug

by Aaron Blabey

Baby Animals at Night

by Macmillan Books

Big Day Out

by Barbi Sido

Giant Pandas

by Annette Smith

Come on, Tim

by Jenny Giles

The Little Ant and the White Bird

by Debbie Croft

Baby Bonobos Alone

by Jill Eggleton

Tiger Runs Away

by Annette Smith

The Big Trampoline

by Debbie Croft

Lettice The Flying Rabbit

by Mandy Stanley

The Three-Legged Cat

by Margaret Mahy

Jeni's Lettuce

by Dawn McMillan

Minty, My Pet Rabbit

by Sally Cowan

At the Dragon Parade

by Annette Smith

Magpie's Baking Day

by Beverley Randell

Peck Peck Peck

by Lucy Cousins

That’s not my Princess

by Fiona Watt & Rachel Wells

That’s not my Cow

by Fiona Watt & Rachel Wells

Polly's Pink Pyjamas

by Vivian French

The Emperor's Egg

by Martin Jenkins

Big Bull

by Jill Eggleton

The King's Ride

by Jill Eggleton

Greedy Rabbit

by Jill Eggleton

Where is the Green Sheep?

by Mem Fox

This is London

by Miroslav Sasek

The Singing Mermaid

by Julia Donaldson

Sharing a Shell

by Julia Donaldson

A Little Green Monster

by Jeanne Willis

At the Dentist

by Emma Lynch

Living Together

by Jo Windsor

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Thank you to my Sponsors


Mummy & Daddy Mcc

Ka Pai Elsie! We hope you enjoy your fundraiser to help others to enjoy reading as much as you do! Lots of love from Mummy & Daddy xxx


Bobbie Doughty

Fabulous idea Elsie, proud of you. Books should be able to be enjoyed by everyone. Love your work darling girl xxx


Nana And Pa

Well done Elsie you are a star 🥰


Andrew Hay


The Jamiports

Well done Elsie! This get you to your target!



Given most of us are involved in construction I think one of the books you should read is "The Little Yellow Digger'. Kindest regards Matt & Simon


Matched Donation

From a very special and generous Blind Low Vision NZ supporter


Millie & Harrison D

Awesome initiative Elise, we love the idea. Thank you for being so kind and thoughtful xx





What an excellent choice Elsie! Very happy to donate 😘😘😘