Libby Gleeson

Libby Gleeson

  • 5 stars across 21 books
Libby Gleeson AO is a popular and highly acclaimed writer who has published over twenty books for children and teenagers, including Eleanor, Elizabeth, I Am Susannah, Dodger, Love Me, Love Me Not and the Hannah series.She has been shortlisted for the CBCA Awards thirteen times and won an award three times: in 1997 for Hannah and the Tomorrow Room; in 2002, with illustrator Armin Greder, for An Ordinary Day; and in 2007, with illustrator Freya Blackwood, for Amy and Louis. The Great Bear (with Armin Greder) won the Bologna Ragazzi in 2000, the first time an Australian title has won this prestigious award. Her most recent publication with Allen & Unwin is I Am Thomas (with Armin Greder), published in 2011.Libby has been a teacher and lecturer and is active in writers' organisations, chairing the Australian Society of Authors 1999-2001. She is currently a director of the Public Education Foundation and of The Copyright Agency Limited, and chair of WestWords, the Western Sydney Children's and Youth Literature project. In 2007, Libby was awarded membership to the Order of Australia for her services to literature. See also Libby's website: www.libbygleeson.com.au
2nd July 2007

Happy Birthday x3

Birthday surprises are in store for the triplets in this enjoyable family story.The triplets' sixth birthday is coming u... MoreHappy Birthday x3

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1st August 2017

Mum Goes to Work

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28th September 2022

Charlie's Whale

Charlie loves the sea. He loves the seashells and the seahorses, the sharks and the stingrays, the crabs and the crayfis... MoreCharlie's Whale

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1st May 2010

The Great Bear

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24th September 2014

The Cleo Stories 1: The Necklace and the Present

WINNER: CBCA Book of the Year, Younger Readers, 2015Cleo desperately wants a necklace. Her parents say special presents ... MoreThe Cleo Stories 1: The Necklace and the Present

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1st May 2008

Mahtab's Story

Mahtab was empty. She felt hungry.for water, for her father, for her grandmother, her aunts and uncles, for the trees in... MoreMahtab's Story

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25th March 2013

Red

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1st February 2011

Look! A Book!

Look! A book! A hook! A cowboy cook! Weird and kooky things that go! Some go fast and some go slow! Can you find ... MoreLook! A Book!

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22nd July 2022

Cuddle Time

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1st February 2016

The Cleo Stories: A Friend and a Pet

Cleo's best friend is away, her parents are busy, and there's nothing to do but count raindrops - or tidy her room. Just... MoreThe Cleo Stories: A Friend and a Pet

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