Bren MacDibble

  • 5 stars across 7 books
Bren MacDibble was raised on farms all over New Zealand, so is an expert about being a kid on the land. She now lives in Melbourne with her family and a cheeky dog, works with gifted children, and teaches writing in further education. She particularly loves science fiction. 'How to Bee' is Bren's first children's novel to be available in the UK.


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3rd May 2018

How to Bee

Set in a future Australia in a time when there are no bees and children are employed to scramble through the fruit trees... MoreHow to Bee

(18 reviews) Review
2nd May 2019

The Dog Runner

That ugly red fungus killed all the wheat for flour, killed all the oat, and sugar cane for sugar and golden syrup, alon... MoreThe Dog Runner

(3 reviews) Review
6th August 2020

Across the Risen Sea

From the multi award-winning Australian author of How to Bee and The Dog Runner, another original and heartfelt middle-g... MoreAcross the Risen Sea

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6th October 2022

The Raven's Song

Honour Book, Australian Children’s Book Council Book of the Year 2023. The Raven’s Song alternates between the stories o... MoreThe Raven's Song

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30th April 2024

The Apprentice Witnesser

That's what my photos are. Little moments. All the good moments, the kind moments, the moments of care and love that, if... MoreThe Apprentice Witnesser

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