Robin Klein (Author)

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Robin Klein

Born in Kempsey, New South Wales, Robin Klein has now had more than forty books published. Many have been shortlisted for the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award, including People Might Hear You (1984), Seeing Things (1984), Hating Alison Ashley (1985), Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left (1986).

Came Back to Show You I Could Fly won a Human Rights Award for Literature in 1989. It also won the 1990 Australian Children's Book of the Year Award, Older Readers, and was shortlisted for the 1990 Victorian Premier's Literary Award and the 1990 NSW Premier's Literary Award. This outstanding novel was named a White Raven book at the 1990 Bologna Children's Book Fair.

Her novel for older readers, The Listmaker, won the 1990 South Australian Festival Award for Literature.

In 1991 Robin Klein was awarded the Dromkeen Medal for her significant contribution to the appreciation and development of children's literature in Australia. Robin was the recipient of an honorary Doctorate (Doctor of Letters - Honoris Causa), from the University of Newcastle in 2004.

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Book Cover:  Came Back to Show you I Could Fly
Published: 01/03/1991
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742283784
Price: $12.99
Book Cover:  Hating Alison Ashley
'Utter loathing and hatred,' I said. 'I wouldn't even be on the same bus as you . . . If I could have caught a virus in time.'

Erica Yurken knew she was destined for great things. Never in any doubt about her own genius, she felt superior to everyone at notorious Barringa East . . . that is, until Alison Ashley turned up.

'Utter loathing and hatred,' I said. 'I wouldn't even be on the same bus as you . . . If I could have caught a virus in time.'

Erica Yurken knew she was destined for great things. Never in any doubt about...

Published: 01/05/1984
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140316728
RRP: $17.99
Book Cover:  Hating Alison Ashley
Published: 01/05/1984
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742282978
Price: $12.99
Book Cover:  Hating Alison Ashley: A Play
Richard Tulloch has many plays to his credit and more than fifteen years experience in theatre, film and television. Here is his extremely funny play adapted from the highly successful novel.
Richard Tulloch has many plays to his credit and more than fifteen years experience in theatre, film and television. Here is his extremely funny play adapted from the highly successful novel.
Published: 02/05/1988
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140327496
RRP: $19.95
Book Cover:  Hating Alison Ashley: Australian Children's Classics
Classic children's fiction in a beautiful book package. Inbetween dealing with her embarrasing family and focusing on her on-screen destiny the arrival of perfect Alison Ashley at Barringa East turns Erica Yurken's world upside down and Erica becomes determined to hate her.
Classic children's fiction in a beautiful book package. Inbetween dealing with her embarrasing family and focusing on her on-screen destiny the arrival of perfect Alison Ashley at Barringa East turns Erica Yurken's world upside down and Erica becomes determined to hate her.
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742538167
Price: $12.99

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