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Jackie French

  • 5 stars across 53 books
    Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator and was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014-2015 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a Member of the Order of Australia for her contribution to children's literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia's most popular children's authors, and writes across all genres - from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction. 'Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate. jackiefrench.com.au facebook.com/authorjackiefrench
    3rd January 2006

    Diary of a Wombat

    A wombat's work is never done... Take a trip with a wombat, and discover the ins and outs of her day in ... More

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    22nd January 2008

    A Day to Remember

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    2nd December 2002

    Dark Wind Blowing

    A boy is pushed too far by his peers, resulting in dramatic and life-threatening consequences as he threatens to relea... More

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    4th February 2008

    Josephine Wants To Dance

    Josephine loves to dance. She adores nothing more than bouncing with the brolgas, leaping with the lyrebirds and swayi... More

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    26th May 2004

    My Dad the Dragon

    HORACE'S DAD HAS SILVER WINGS AND A GREEN AND ORANGE tAIL. His mum hasn't been able to cast a spell right yet, and his s... More

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    24th September 2003

    Phredde and the Purple Pyramid

    Phredde, Pru and Bruce are back and this time they're in ancient Egypt. Will the pyramids survive Instead of just roarin... More

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    1st April 2006

    Macbeth And Son

    A modern tale of truth and lies woven with a story from the past. Luke lives in modern-day Australia with his mother an... More

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    1st January 2009

    Wonderfully Wacky Families

    A collection of four more favourites from the Wacky Families series. So you think your family is wacky? Wait till you r... More

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    11th March 1996

    Dancing With Ben Hall

    A wonderful collection of stories by one of our most successful authors. All of Jackie French's books are in demand and ... More

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    1st June 2010

    Queen Victoria's Underpants

    A very funny story about the most famous underwear in the British Empire. Ages: 4+ Meet Lizzy, whose family are in the... More

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