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Here's information about how one can get copies of Lynley's books:



Exploring The Word Hoard, A History of the English Language - Published by Lynley Dear 2011

Available on request.


The Catlins Collection - Published by Morepork Press 1998


Reach for a Poem - Published by Morepork Press 2008


Both of the above are out of print.


Books for children

The Terribly Tired Try Anything Tuatara - Published by Craigs 2003


Henry the Southern Man Tuatara - Published by Craigs 2005


Both of these are available from either:

               Craig Printing, Invercargill

or           The Southland Museum, Invercargill


Local History books

Invercargills Civic Theatre 1906 - 2005 - Published by I.C.C. for the Southland Sesquicentenary


The Invercargill Book - Published 2005 by Morepork Press


These are available from the Invercargill City Council




Ithaca - Published by LRH, 2009


Kindle edition from


Poppy Boys - Published by Craigs, 2010, republished by Southland Museum, 2015


Available from The Southland Museum (closed), Invercargill


The Hollywood School of Dressmaking - published by Open Book, 2015


Available from The Southland Museum, Invercargill and online at:





or as an epublication on Kindle




A Stitch in Time - published by Open Book, 2017

Available from The Southland Museum, Paper Plus at H.& J. Smith's Invercargill and online at:



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