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Libby Gleeson

  • 4 stars across 17 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 i... More

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    25th March 2013

    Red

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    1st December 2009

    Cuddle Time

    A celebration of cuddling for toddlers by two of Australia's most acclaimed picture-book makers. When the sun slips in ... More

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    1st May 2010

    The Great Bear

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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... More

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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 ... More

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    1st April 2015

    Mum Goes to Work

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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... More

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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 ... More

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