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Writer’s CV

Rosie Boom writes books with adventure and humour for families to enjoy together. She also writes to encourage parents in the challenging and rewarding task of raising their children to love the Lord.


Picture Book, The Happy Prince, (book and CD), published 2000, Emmaus Publishing.

Parenting/devotional series, The Gift of Values ~ a resource for family devotions. HSM Publishing. Volume One published 2007. Volume Two published 2009. Volume Three and Four in the pipeline.

Family read-aloud chapter book series, The Barn Chronicles, HSM Publishing. Book One, Where Lions Roar at Night published 2008. Book Two, Where Arrows Fly published Sept 2010. Book Three and Book Four in the pipeline.

Short Stories

Are You Talking to Me? Published Sept 2005 Guide Magazine

A Nose for Trouble published 2006  Guide Magazine

Emily’s Hens published 2006 NZ School Journal Magazine

Dusty published 2006 NZ School Journal Magazine

Hard Choices published 2006 Guide Magazine

Moonlight Revenge published Jan 2006 Guide Magazine

A Foolish Dare published 2007 Guide Magazine

Moonlight Revenge published in Guide’s Greatest Mystery Stories 2007

The All For God Club  published 2008 Guide Magazine

Night of Miracles, published Nov 2008 Guideposts Magazine

Night of Miracles published Dec 2010  Pacific Press Publishing USA


The Magic of Pokhara, published 2006 Merge Magazine

The Softest Pillow published June 2006, Parents Inc Magazine

Homeschool, published Nov 2006, Daystar Magazine

Don’t Jump to Conclusions, published Sept 2006 Parents Inc Magazine

Training a Champion,  published Feb 2006 Above Rubies Magazine

Beauty for Ashes, published March 2006 Joy Magazine

Never Too Old, published March 2006, Joy Magazine

Don’t Forget to Honk ~ The Power of Encouragement, published June 2007 Parents Inc Magazine

Love is a Four Letter Word Spelt TIME, published Sept 2007 Parents Inc Magazine

Perseverance, published April 2007 Parents Inc Magazine

Heart for Home Schooling, published 2007, Joy Magazine

Stone Upon Stone, published Jan 2007, Joy Magazine

Brown Paper Packages Tied up with String ~ The Joy of Giving, published Feb 2008 Parents Inc Magazine

She’s a Champion, published Dec 2010, Living for The Whole Family USA

Prizes and Awards for Writing

Winner, Children’s Books, Where Lions Roar at Night, CALEB Prize 2010

Winner, Children’s Books, Where Arrows Fly, CALEB Prize 2011

Winner 2013 Christian Small Publishers International Book of the Year Award Children’s Category (8-12 years), Where the Crickets Sing

Finalist, Children’s Books, Where the Crickets Sing, CALEB Prize 2013

Winner 2014 Christian Small Publishers International Book of the Year Award Children’s Category (8-12 years), Where the River Rises

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