Ezekiel Kwaymullina i(A115653 works by)
Born: Established: 1983 Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal
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Ezekiel Kwaymullina is a Palkyu person whose family comes from the north west of Western Australia. He is the son of Sally Morgan and the brother of Ambelin Kwaymullina and Blaze Kwaymullina . Ezekiel's work is inspired by his love of fantasy novels, anime, video games and films.

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Awards for Works

We All Sleep 2015 single work picture book children's

' We All Sleep is one of those books that bathes the reader in luscious colour! Ezekiel and Sally take us through an array of well-known Australian animals and their day-time behaviours, adeptly drawing all and sundry together at the end of the day to sleep underneath the stars, reinforcing our bond with nature. The beautiful illustrations are diverse and evocative for those of us who love Australian landscapes – from pink skies to green waves, purple hills and shady forests. We All Sleep works beautifully when read aloud. It is very lyrical and perfect at the day’s end for busy littlies! ' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Children's Books
Frog Finds a Place 2015 single work children's fiction children's

'Ever since moonlight shone down on him in his pond, Frog has wanted to live up with the Moon and the stars. He works hard to get there, but although he tries and tries, its a long way for a little frog... ' (Publication summary)

2016 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
My Country 2011 single work picture book children's 'The book was inspired by my Nana and Gran, who passed on their love of country to me. When I wrote the book I imagined what it would have been like for them as little girls, playing in their country without a care in the world. At the same time, I wanted to encourage self esteem in Indigenous youth as I feel Australia is in need of more Indigenous heroes. Because all heroes begin as children with a dream, hopefully books like this one bring them closer to that dream.' — Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Source: Fremantle Press website, http://www.fremantlepress.com.au/
Sighted: 17/05/2011
2012 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
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