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David Ling was a director of educational and general multinational publishing companies where he worked for nearly twenty years publishing children’s, academic, fiction and non-fiction books before establishing his own company David Ling Publishing in 1992.

In 2010 he created Duck Creek Press, a specialist children’s picture book imprint within the company. As well as selling rights to a number of adult titles, he has recently sold a number of Duck Creek titles to the USA and Canada, China, Australia, UK and Israel.

An active member and former long-time councillor of the Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ), in 2011 he was awarded Honorary Life Membership for his services to the New Zealand book industry.


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