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  • Pearl Verses the World

    A moving illustrated verse novel about a girl dealing with isolation at school, and with her grandma’s illness at home.

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  • The Deep: Here Be Dragons

    Most of our world lies unexplored, unexplained. There are things lurking in the seas that have only ever been spoken about in myth. My family are explorers. We have been for generations. We explore…The Deep.

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  • Carpentaria

    The novel’s portrait of life in the precariously settled coastal town of Desperance centres on the powerful Phantom family, leader of the Westend Pricklebush people, and its battles with old Joseph Midnight’s renegade Eastend mob on the one hand, and the white officials of Uptown

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  • Sally Murphy

    Sally Murphy is a mother, wife, teacher, speaker, website manager, reviewer, and author. She was born in Perth and now lives in Dalyellup, Western Australia. In 2001 she decided to dedicate herself to her dream of becoming a children’s author and has now published 28 books. As well as writing for children Sally is also […]

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    Heather Potter

    Heather Potter is an illustrator based in Melbourne. She has co-illustrated several books with her husband, Mark Jackson, and their work has been featured in several exhibitions. Their first Walker Book together was picture book Not Like Georgie by Scott Hatcher, 2008. Heather also illustrated the verse novel Pearl Verses the World in 2009 by […]

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  • Tom Taylor

    Tom Taylor is a multi-award-winning comic book writer, screen writer and playwright. He is well known for his many Star Wars series, including the all-ages Star Wars: Adventures graphic novellas, Luke Skywalker & the Treasure of the Dragonsnakes and The Will of Darth Vader, as well as the long-running Star Wars: Invasion series and the Stan […]

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  • James Brouwer

    Brisbane-based artist James Brouwer has been providing concept design and illustration for animation, games, comics and toys for over a decade. During this time, he’s worked for companies including The Disney Channel, Sega, THQ and Hasbro. As a comics artist, James has worked for DC Comics, and with writer Tom Taylor on the critically acclaimed graphic […]

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  • Alexis Wright

    Alexis Wright is a member of the Waanyi nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Her books include Grog War, a study of alcohol abuse in Tennant Creek, and the novels Plains of Promise, and Carpentaria, which won the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Victorian and Queensland Premiers’ Awards and the ALS […]

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