Sonya Hartnett (Author, Editor)

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Sonya Hartnett

Sonya Hartnett's work has won numerous Australian and international literary prizes and has been published around the world. Uniquely, she is acclaimed for her stories for adults, young adults and children. Her accolades include the Commonwealth Writers' Prize (Of A Boy), The Age Book of the Year (Of A Boy), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize (Thursday's Child), the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for both Older and Younger Readers (Forest, The Silver Donkey, The Ghost's Child, The Midnight Zoo and The Children of the King), the Victorian Premier's Literary Award (Surrender), shortlistings for the Miles Franklin Award (for both Of a Boy and Butterfly) and the CILP Carnegie Medal (The Midnight Zoo). Hartnett is also the first Australian recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (2008).

In 2014, Hartnett published a new novel for adults, Golden Boys, and her third picture book, The Wild One.

True Stories: Close to Home featuring Sonya Hartnett

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Book Cover:  All My Dangerous Friends
Award winning children's author, Sonya Hartnett, weaves a compelling drama of friendship and choice that is perfect reading for the 15+ market.
Award winning children's author, Sonya Hartnett, weaves a compelling drama of friendship and choice that is perfect reading for the 15+ market.
Published: 01/09/1998
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670880270
Book Cover:  All My Dangerous Friends
Award winning children's author, Sonya Hartnett, weaves a compelling drama of friendship and choice that is perfect reading for the 15+ market.
Award winning children's author, Sonya Hartnett, weaves a compelling drama of friendship and choice that is perfect reading for the 15+ market.
Published: 01/09/1998
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742533834
Book Cover:  Black Foxes
Award winning novelst, Sonya Hartnett, weaves a truly magic spell of words, emotion and imagination that is 'un-put-downable'. Excellent writing for 15+ readership.
Award winning novelst, Sonya Hartnett, weaves a truly magic spell of words, emotion and imagination that is 'un-put-downable'. Excellent writing for 15+ readership.
Published: 03/02/1997
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742533841
Book Cover:  Butterfly
A gripping, beautifully observed tale of what a teenage girl will do to keep her friends, by one of Australia's finest writers, Sonya Hartnett.
A gripping, beautifully observed tale of what a teenage girl will do to keep her friends, by one of Australia's finest writers, Sonya Hartnett.
Published: 28/09/2009
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143203056
Book Cover:  Butterfly
A gripping, beautifully observed tale of what a teenage girl will do to keep her friends, by one of Australia's finest writers, Sonya Hartnett.
A gripping, beautifully observed tale of what a teenage girl will do to keep her friends, by one of Australia's finest writers, Sonya Hartnett.
Published: 28/09/2009
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742285344

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03 Aug 2015
BOOKTOPIA ACQUIRES BOOKWORLD AND ANGUS & ROBERTSON ONLINE
 Melbourne 11.30am, 3 August 2015: Penguin Random House Australia CEO Gabrielle Coyne today announced the sale of Bookworld, the online book retailer that operates bookworld.com.au and angusrobertson.com.au, to Booktopia.The transaction will bring together Australia’s two largest online book businesses.Coyne said “As publishers, connecting authors with readers is at the core of what we do and a strong online player is but one of the many ways this happens.

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