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'Danny Parker was born in the UK. He has been a nurse, an undertaker and an actor. He is now a teacher in Perth, Western Australia and is married with two children' (Riverbend Books).

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Molly and Mae 2016 single work picture book children's

'Friendship is like a train journey.

'There are happy moments, boring moments and exciting moments.

'There is anger and loneliness, and there is forgiveness,

and the thread of friendship runs through everything,

like rail tracks through the courntryside.' (Publication summary)

2017 longlisted Indie Awards Children's
Perfect 2015 single work picture book children's

'Perfect captures the simplicity, spontaneity and freedom of an idyllic childhood, while Freya Blackwood's paintings of the three children roaming a rolling beach side idyll capture the light - and even the smell and feel - of a perfect summer day.' (Publication summary)

2016 honours Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2016 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
2016 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
Parachute 2013 single work picture book children's

'It is the first thing he puts on each morning and it gives him the courage to deal with all kinds of tricky situations, such as getting out of bed, sliding off a chair, and climbing down stairs. But sometimes someone else’s trouble can be greater than your own, and this is what Toby discovers one day. What follows is the story of how an anxious child learns to be brave and find his independence. ' (Publisher's blurb)

2014 shortlisted Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Picture Book of the Year
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