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    The Wonderful West

    Tue 1 Nov, 2016

    Tomorrow I head west, flying across Australia to spend two and a half weeks as a guest of The Literature Centre in Fremantle. For many Australian children’s authors, The Literature Centre is a home away from home. I’ve packed my bag and my kit of workshop materials and I’m looking forward to working with hundreds…

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  • ARKIV 1987 - En  leende Astrid Lindgren fotograferad av Jacob Forsell i Astrids sommarhus i Furusund.. Bilden blev senare minnesfrimärke. Bilden publicerad i boken "Bilder som förändrat Sverige" - en berättelse om Expressens bildjournalistik 1944-2004.
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    Fri 21 Oct, 2016

    Astrid Lindgren was one of my childhood heroes. Yesterday, at the Frankfurt Book Fair, nominees for the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award were announced.  I’m very honoured to be on the list, alongside some of my favourite children’s authors and illustrators. http://www.alma.se/Documents/2016/Nominated_Candidates_2017.pdf

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    The Future of Puddle Hunting

    Wed 19 Oct, 2016

    The very talented Karen Blair has agreed to illustrate my first picture book for small children, Puddle Hunters. Inspired by puddle hunting adventures with my granddaughter, Alexandra, the book will be published by Allen & Unwin and released in early 2018.

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Kirsty is an Australian author of books for children and young adults.

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