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  • Strangers on Country – CBCA Shortlist 2021

    Fri 26 Mar, 2021

    ‘Strangers on Country’ is on this year’s CBCA Short List for the Eve Pownall Award for children’s information book (non-fiction). ‘Strangers on Country’ is one of the most important books that I’ve ever worked on and I’m so proud to have collaborated with the super talented Dave Hartley and Dub Leffler in bringing these true…

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  • Woof! Prizes for Billy.

    Thu 12 Nov, 2020

    Billy was so thrilled that ‘When Billy was a Dog’ was selected as an Honour Book by the CBCA in the Early Childhood Category. You can read the full list of Winners and Honour Books here:

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  • When Billy was a Dog – Shortlisted!

    Thu 9 Apr, 2020

    When Billy was a Dog is on the shortlist of the CBCA Book of the Year Award in the Early Childhood Category. So thrilled that even more readers will share in Billy’s adventures. You can find all the shortlisted titles here:

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

“Every adult was once a child and the child inside them never disappears.”

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