Dave Luckett i(65 works by)
Born: Established: 1951 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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Dave Luckett has lived in Perth since 1964. He was educated at Scotch College and the University of Western Australia where he received an Arts degree in History. A former teacher and public servant, he is the winner of several Australian national science fiction convention competitions for short stories. Luckett has also written Cricket Australia : The Kids' Ultimate Fan's Handbook(2004).

Awards for Works

Avenging Angel 2008 single work novel young adult historical fiction 'Set in 1450 Europe, Avenging Angel tells the story of Gerant Basseterre, a teenager who has inherited his mother's special Gift. With the Church gripped by the fear of witches, he is sent away for his own safety. When his mother is burned at the stake, Gerant devotes his life to learning his powers and seeking revenge.' (Text Publishing)
2008 shortlisted Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing
Iron Soldiers : A Story of Arms and Armour 2005 single work children's fiction children's
2006 honour book Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Crichton Award For Joseph Bond's illustrations.
Rhianna and the Dogs of Iron 2002 single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy When her blacksmith father takes as his apprentice Eriseth, a gifted Eldra girl, Rhianna feels that no one cares about her any more. The sequel to Rhianna and the Wild Magic. (Source: Trove)
2002 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division Best Long Fiction
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