Welcome to the website of Lesley Dowding, Storyteller.

The 35th IBBY International Congress

18 - 21 August 2016, Auckland

Lesley Dowding will be presenting a poster at this congress in Auckland and performing on Sunday at the family day out - all are welcome for a fun day!  You can click on the image for further details.


Tip Tap Toe by Lesley Dowding, Graphics by Nicky Verhoef.

Tip Tap Toe is a magical interactive children’s story that delights all the senses and imagination of the young and the young at heart. The perfect tale for bedtime.

To view further information or order this book click on the image below:


Northland Storylines Festival

20 - 28 August 2016

Over 50 Authors, Illustrators, Storytellers and Performers from all over New Zealand will enthral and entertain children and families at the nationwide Storylines Festival Family Days.  So come along! - Free Entry.

Click here to download the flyer for this event.

Click here to download the information for the family day.