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Dianne Wolfer
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Dianne Wolfer

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Dianne Wolfer is the author of more than 15 books for teenagers and young readers. Light Horse Boy was a Children’s Book Council of Australia Honour Book and won the 2014 Western Australian Premier’s Book Award for Children’s Books. Granny Grommet and Me, inspired by surfing grandmas, was also on the CBCA shortlist. Lighthouse Girl, winner of a West Australian Young Readers’ Book Award, explores the story of Fay Howe, the Albany lighthouse keeper’s daughter who signalled to soldiers in 1914. It inspired the hugely popular Royal de Luxe performance of The Giants at Perth Festival (2015). Dianne enjoys writing across genres. The Shark Caller and Nanna’s Button Tin were both shortlisted for the WAYBRA children’s choice awards and are CBCA Notable Books.

Books by Dianne Wolfer

The Dog with Seven Names

The heart-warming story of a golden-eyed dog in a time of war.

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The Shark Caller

Only a twin from a shark calling family can appease the ancestors and bring a community back together in this powerful and haunting story.

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