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Kate Constable

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    Kate Constable is a Melbourne writer who grew up in Papua New Guinea, where her father worked as a charter pilot. She is the author of the internationally-published fantasy trilogy, The Chanters of Tremaris, as well as The Taste of Lightning. As part of the Girlfriend fiction series she wrote Always Mackenzie and Winter of Grace (joint winner of the Children's Peace Literature Award, 2009) and co-authored Dear Swoosie (with Penni Russon). Her novel Cicada Summer was short-listed for the 2010 Prime Minister's Literary Award. Her most recent novel, Crow Country, won the 2012 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award (younger readers) and the 2012 NSW Premier's Literature Award, Patricia Wrightson Prize, and was shortlisted for the 2012 WA Premier's Literary Award and the Adelaide Festival Award for Children's Literature. Kate lives in West Preston with her husband, two daughters and a bearded dragon.
    1st May 2011

    Winter of Grace (Girlfriend Fiction 10)

    At a peace rally, Bridie and Stella rescue a cute Christian boy. He introduces Bridie to a whole world she never knew ex... More

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    5th April 2009

    Cicada Summer

    Something flickered at the top of the stairs. Eloise heard a voice call, I'm coming!, and a girl in a pale dress and a b... More

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    1st February 2007

    The Taste of Lightning

    A thrilling adventure set within a storm of secrecy.Tansy, Perrin, and Skir could hardly be more different - a laundry-m... More

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    1st September 2011

    Crow Country

    WINNER: CBCA Book of the Year, Younger Readers, 2012'Beginning and ending, always the same, always now. The game, the st... More

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    27th February 2013

    New Guinea Moon

    Julie has grown up not knowing her father, with just the occasional Christmas card and the knowledge that he flies plane... More

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    1st May 2011

    Always Mackenzie

    'I solemnly swear that I will never, ever be friends with Mackenzie Woodrow as long as we both shall live,' said Jem. 'E... More

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    1st March 2005

    The Waterless Sea: Book 2 of the Chanters of Tremaris

    Tremaris is a land divided. From the islands of Firthana, across the deserts of Merithuros to the sinister Black Palace ... More

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    1st March 2005

    The Singer of All Songs: Book 1 of the Chanters of Tremaris

    HONOUR BOOK: CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers, 2003In the world of Tremaris, magic is fading away. From the ice Wall... More

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    1st March 2005

    The Tenth Power: Book 3 of the Chanters of Tremaris

    A dark secret is tearing Tremaris apart. From the frozen Bay of Sardi to the endless winter of Antaris, sickness is spre... More

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