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:  Stuff Happens: Ethan

Stuff happens sometimes.

Everyday stuff.

 

At school, at home,

with sport, with mates.

 

For Ethan it happened when he thought his best friend didn't like him anymore.

Stuff happens sometimes.

Everyday stuff.

 

At school, at home,

with sport, with mates.

 

For Ethan it happened when he thought his best friend didn't like him anymore.

Published: 28/01/2015
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743483930
Price: $7.99
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