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Hilary Bell Hilary Bell i(A30379 works by)
Born: Established: 1966 ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Hilary Bell is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), and the Julliard Playwrights' Program (New York). Best known for writing stage drama, Bell has also written for radio, opera, television, and film.

Among her work for television are scripts for short-lived soap opera Echo Point (1995), children's puppet show The Ferals (1995), and Australian-New Zealand co-production Mirror, Mirror (1995): her novel based on the latter series won the Aurealis Award (young adult division) in 1996.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Summer Time Kensington : NewSouth Publishing , 2019 17270897 2019 single work picture book children's

'A stunning tribute to the places and rituals of an Australian summer.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year
2020 shortlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children's Non-Fiction Illustrated Book designed by Antonia Pesenti.
y separately published work icon Numerical Street Sydney : NewSouth Publishing , 2015 9187993 2015 single work picture book children's

'Count as you walk up Numerical Street.

Every page has a numerical treat.

Get your pants altered, get your keys cut,

Open the book before the shops shut.

'From the creators of bestselling Alphabetical Sydney comes a walk up busy Numerical Street, past its laundromats, cake shops, panel beaters and hair salons. A fresh look at familiar shops and businesses, the vibrant illustrations and playful verse of Numerical Street celebrate the jostle and chaos of suburban streetscapes.' (Publication summary)

2016 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year
2016 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
y separately published work icon The Red Balloon 2015 10275000 2015 single work drama children's

'On his way to school, a young boy finds a red balloon tangled around a lamp post. Soon after rescuing it, the boy discovers the balloon has a mind of its own! Together, the boy and his balloon wander the streets, exploring the neighbourhood and searching for adventure.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2016 joint winner AWGIE Awards Theatre For Young People Award
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