Reading All Stars: Nathan Nukunuku tells the incredible story of one of the most successful softballers the world has ever seen. Award winning writer and teacher David Riley wrote Nathan Nukunuku to show young people that the road to achievement has many obstacles. But you will get there with determination and passion.
David Riley is an award-winning children's writer and high school teacher based in South Auckland. He attended the University of Auckland where he graduated with a Masters in Social Anthropology, majoring in Maori and Pacific studies. He has over 20 years' experience as a high school Drama and English teacher. He's also worked as a researcher and journalist and writes books and reading resources for teachers, parents and young people. David lives in Manukau with his wife Debbie, who is Samoan and also a teacher, and their two daughters.