Tony Oliver i(31 works by)
Born: Established: 15 Jun 1940 Bristol,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 12 Nov 2005
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1965
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BiographyHistory

Tony Oliver was an illustrator with a special interest in the accurate illustration of plant and animal life. He graduated from Bournemouth College of Art and worked in advertising before he emigrated to Australia.

Oliver illustrated over forty children's book and taught at the University of Western Sydney. He also worked with the Australian Geographic magazine and illustrated some of its wildlife calendars.

Oliver received awards from the Childrens' Book Council of Australia and the Royal Zoological Society.

Awards for Works

Living Australia : Animals and Their Homes 1986 single work information book children's
1987 winner Whitley Awards Best Children's Illustrated
The Gould League Book of Australian Birds 1979 single work information book children's
1980 commended Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year Award
1979 winner Whitley Awards Best Children's Book
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