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Kate Constable Kate Constable i(A25364 works by)
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Kate Constable was born in Victoria but spent much of her childhood in Papua New Guinea, without television but within reach of a library where she "inhaled" stories. She studied Arts/Law at Melbourne University before working part-time for a record company while she began her life as a writer. She has had stories published in Meanjin, Island and other literary magazines.'

Source: Allen and Unwin website,
Sighted: 13/02/2008

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The January Stars Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 18508640 2020 single work children's fiction children's

'When fourteen-year-old Tash and her twelve-year old sister Clancy visit their Pa at his aged-care facility, they have no idea that the three of them will soon set out on an intrepid adventure. Along the way there are many challenges for Tash and Clancy to overcome. In the process, they discover their own resourcefulness and resilience; and demonstrate their heartfelt love for their grandfather.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
2021 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book designed by Debra Billson
2021 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Older Readers
y separately published work icon Crow Country Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2011 Z1809112 2011 single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy (taught in 2 units) 'Beginning and ending, always the same, always now. The game, the story, the riddle, hiding and seeking. Crow comes from this place; this place comes from Crow. And Crow has work for you.

'Sadie isn't thrilled when her mother drags her from the city to live in the country town of Boort. But soon she starts making connections - connections with the country, with the past, with two boys, Lachie and Walter, and, most surprisingly, with the ever-present crows.

'When Sadie is tumbled back in time to view a terrible crime, she is pulled into a strange mystery. Can Sadie, Walter and Lachie figure out a way to right old wrongs, or will they be condemned to repeat them?' (From the publisher's website.)
2012 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Books
2012 winner CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Younger Readers
2012 shortlisted Festival Awards for Literature (SA) Children's Literature Award
2011 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Young Adults
y separately published work icon Winter of Grace Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2009 Z1667044 2009 single work novel young adult 'At a peace rally, Bridie and Stella rescue a cute Christian boy. He introduces Bridie to a whole world she never knew existed. The girls' friendship has survived Stella changing schools, both girls being interested in the same boy, and so much more. But what will happen when Bridie's new interests and ideas collide with Stella's?' (From the publisher's website.)
2009 joint winner Children's Peace Literature Award Joint winner with 'Audrey Goes to Town' by Christine Harris and Ann James.
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