Oliver Phommavanh (Author)

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Oliver Phommavanh (Photo credit: Jarod and Liz Productions 2009)

Photo credit: Jarod and Liz Productions 2009

Oliver is a young Thai-Australian writer for children. In 2008 Oliver was published in the Growing Up Asian in Australia anthology and has featured on panels at the Sydney Writers' Festival among many other appearances and blogs. He is a primary school teacher who shares his writing passion with kids and engages them with humour. He's also a stand-up comedian and has appeared on national TV and radio as well as a number of well-known comedy venues such as the Comedy Store in Sydney. His first book, Thai-riffic!, was published in June 2010 to critical acclaim, followed by Con-nerd in 2011. VIsit Oliver at his website: 

http://www.oliverwriter.com

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Book Cover:  Con-nerd
Mama tells me I'm gifted and talented. But I know the truth. I'm just a nerd. Kids call me Con-nerd - half Connor and all nerd. Its one small step for nerds, one giant leap to being cool. Full of the signature laugh-out-loud humour seen in his fabulously funny Thai-riffic! 
Mama tells me I'm gifted and talented. But I know the truth. I'm just a nerd. Kids call me Con-nerd - half Connor and all nerd. Its one small step for nerds, one giant leap to being cool. Full of the signature laugh-out-loud humour seen in his fabulously funny Thai-riffic! 
Published: 25/05/2011
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742533490
Price: $12.99
Book Cover:  Con-nerd
Mama tells me I'm gifted and talented. But I know the truth. I'm just a nerd. Kids call me Con-nerd - half Connor and all nerd. Its one small step for nerds, one giant leap to being cool. Full of the signature laugh-out-loud humour seen in his fabulously funny Thai-riffic! 
Mama tells me I'm gifted and talented. But I know the truth. I'm just a nerd. Kids call me Con-nerd - half Connor and all nerd. Its one small step for nerds, one giant leap to being cool. Full of the signature laugh-out-loud humour seen in his fabulously funny Thai-riffic! 
Published: 30/05/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143304869
RRP: $16.95
Book Cover:  Punchlines
From the talented and funny author of Thai-riffic! and Con-nerd,Oliver Phommavanh, comes another LOL story about surviving your teens.
From the talented and funny author of Thai-riffic! and Con-nerd,Oliver Phommavanh, comes another LOL story about surviving your teens.
Published: 21/03/2012
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742535036
Price: $12.99
Book Cover:  Punchlines
From the talented and funny author of Thai-riffic! and Con-nerd, Oliver Phommavanh, comes another LOL story about surviving your teens.
From the talented and funny author of Thai-riffic! and Con-nerd, Oliver Phommavanh, comes another LOL story about surviving your teens.
Published: 21/03/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143306511
RRP: $16.95
Book Cover:  Thai-no-mite!
More LOL humour from stand-up comedian and award-winning children's author Oliver Phommavanh.
More LOL humour from stand-up comedian and award-winning children's author Oliver Phommavanh.
Published: 26/09/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143306528
RRP: $16.99

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17 Apr 2014
Over two years after its release The Fault in Our Stars becomes the No. 1 selling book in Australia
The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green today reached number one on the Nielsen BookScan charts, more than two years after its initial publication.Launched on January 12, 2012 in Australia, it has steadily climbed the BookScan charts, now having sold over 147,000 copies locally. Internationally, the book has over a million copies in print and has been adapted into over twenty languages. It has been a New York Times, USA Today and Amazon bestseller.

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