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  • 2014-04-14 15.53.14

    Out of the Blue

    Tue 8 Apr, 2014

    I wasn’t in Canberra on Saturday night to receive the Aurealis Award for Best Children’s Book. Many things kept me from going but not lack of desire. The Aurealis Award is a fabulous prize – an important award for fantasy, science fiction and speculative fiction that thinks outside the boundaries of space and time. This year’s…

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    Lucy & the Aurealis Prize Shortlist

    Tue 18 Mar, 2014

    The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie  has been shortlisted in the 2013 Aurealis Awards in the Best Children’s Book category. A full list of all the finalists can be found on the Aurealis website: http://www.aurealisawards.com    

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    Topsy-Turvy World CBCA Honour Book 2013

    Fri 16 Aug, 2013

    Topsy-Turvy World has been chosen as an Honour Book in the Eve Pownall Information Book Award Category in this year’s Children’s Book Council of Australia Book Awards. I’m so pleased it received such high praise. Congratulations to the National Library of Australia for publishing such a beautiful volume.

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Kirsty is an Australian author of books for children and young adults. Her readership also includes many adventurous adult readers.

"Not everyone lives to a ripe old age but everyone was once a child and the child inside us never disappears."

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