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Zana Fraillon

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    Zana Fraillon lives in Victoria, Australia with her husband and three sons. She worked as a primary school teacher before having children, and has had picture books and middle grade fiction published in Australia. Follow Zana on Twitter @ZanaFraillon
    12th January 2017

    The Bone Sparrow

    Winner of the CILIP Amnesty Honour 2017. Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the CILI... More

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    14th July 2016

    The Bone Sparrow: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017

    Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction prize and nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017. Perfect for fans... More

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    27th June 2017

    The Ones That Disappeared

    Beautiful, magical and moving, this is a SKELLIG for a new generation, from the author of THE BONE SPARROW, shortlis... More

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    4th October 2018

    Wisp: A Story of Hope

    Idris is a child refugee, born into a world of tents and fences. He has known no other life than this. He has no mem... More

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    10th September 2015

    No Stars to Wish on

    Each kid only has one pair of shoes here. Number 49's shoes are a pretty good fit for me and I know they're new because ... More

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    23rd April 2014

    No Stars to Wish on

    Each kid only has one pair of shoes here. Number 49's shoes are a pretty good fit for me and I know they're new because ... More

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    • Wisp: A Story of Hope

      Wisp: A Story of Hope

      This is a beautifully illustrated text. I've even taken an image from the book to inspire childrens' story writing! It's so moving and emotional and e...

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      The Bone Sparrow: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017

      by Kelz

      I read this book to my children. It was a very powerful and thought provoking book that led to many discussions in our house regarding refugees. We fo...

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      The Bone Sparrow

      by Reebs

      Omg. I have just finished this moving book by Zana Fraillon & I want to cry forever . It was so full of sadness, scared & hurt but also full of love,...