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Turia Pitt
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Turia Pitt is living proof that, with the right mindset, anything is possible. Caught in a grassfire while competing in a 100 km ultramarathon in 2011, Turia suffered full thickness burns to 65 per cent of her body. But surviving is the least of her achievements. One of Australia’s most admired and widely recognised people, Turia has gone on to become a bestselling author, a two-time Ironman and a humanitarian - raising well over a million dollars for not-for-profit Interplast. Through her online presence, books and online programs, Turia has inspired millions to live with more confidence, conquer their fears and chase down their wildest dreams.

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Turia's day

Walk a mile (or 50!) in the shoes of Unmasked author Turia Pitt.

Ten Sleepy Sheep by Renée Treml | Read aloud by Turia Pitt

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/ten-sleepy-sheep-9781760896768 Night-time has fallen and the farm is asleep, time for you to count your sheep.Count along with our baby animals as a farm in the Australian bush goes to sleep. #TenSleepySheep #ReneeTreml #TuriaPitt

Stronger together

The moment Michael Hoskin realised he and Turia Pitt would prevail as one.

The very best morning routine

Turia Pitt on how to make early starts work for you.  

The best new books for high school students

Keep the classroom engaged with these new books for teens.

Turia Pitt Q&A

The inspirational author on gratefulness, savouring, self-love and getting through tough times.

Let us tell you a story

Australian authors and personalities read some of our favourite picture books.

Bold, wise and funny girls

The best books for educators to share on International Women’s Day 2021

Five books to celebrate International Day of Happiness

Embrace your happiness with a list of books that will give you hope in a world facing unprecedented challenges.