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    David Cox grew up in outback Queensland. At age twenty-one, David went to St Martins School of Art in England. While in his first year at the school, he was offered his first book illustration commission. When he eventually returned to Australia, he worked as an artist in the newspaper industry. He also wrote articles, book and art reviews and designed theatre sets and costumes. In 1978, he was awarded the Walkley Award for newspaper illustration.David's writing and drawing for children began in the 1960s and some of his books have won awards and citations in Australia and in the USA, including Ayu and the Perfect Moon and The Drover's Dog. His illustration style is characterised by spontaneity and wit, and he has illustrated many books written by other people. In 2007 he was awarded the Dame Isabelle Rankin Award for distinguished services to Children's Literature in Queensland.
    1st February 2013

    The Fair Dinkum War

    That morning, something important happened. It began with a great rumble that came in through our classroom window and r... More

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    1st August 2011

    The Road to Goonong

    The road to Goonong was just a pair of wheel tracks packed down by buggies and drays that had travelled that way over th... More

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    28th January 2015

    Good Enough for a Sheep Station

    As a boy, David Cox lived in the dusty outback on a sheep station. His lessons came in a brown envelope from the Corresp... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 11: Bertie Wiggins' Amazing Ears

    Meet Bertie Wiggins, a champion ear wiggler, in Bertie Wiggins' Amazing Ears. Unfortunately, no one is interested in Ber... More

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    24th September 1998

    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 11: Treetops Playscripts: Bertie Wiggins' Amazing Ears (Pack of 6 Copies)

    Treetops Playscripts are adaptations of popular stories from the Treetops series. All scripts are designed for classroom... More

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    30th June 1995

    Job Hunting Made Easy

    Designed particularly for first-time job seekers, this is a practical guide to the job market, prepared by personnel off... More

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    29th September 2005

    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 11: Treetops Stories: Coming Clean

    This book is part of TreeTops Fiction, a structured reading programme providing juniors with stories they will love to r... More

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    29th September 2005

    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 11: Treetops Stories: Bertha's Secret Battle

    This book is part of TreeTops Fiction, a structured reading programme providing juniors with stories they will love to r... More

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