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Philip Bunting Philip Bunting i(10284446 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Philip Bunting is a children's author and illustrator. His picture books have been translated, and won awards. Originally from England, Philip is based in Queensland.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The World's Most Pointless Animals Surry Hills : Little Hare Books , 2021 21063096 2021 single work picture book information book children's

'We share our planet with some truly weird and wonderful creatures, from blobfish to pink fairy armadillos, who all (let’s be honest) seem pretty pointless. But what do these creatures actually do?! 

'A witty, quirky, colourfully-illustrated book featuring some very silly animals. With a humorous, sardonic tone throughout, it contains funny labelled diagrams and some excellent made-up Latin names (n.b. the jellyfish’s scientific name is not actually wibblious wobblious ouchii…) but, importantly, it conveys genuinely fascinating facts about these animals, who are perhaps not so pointless after all. ' (Publication summary)

2022 longlisted Indie Awards Children's
y separately published work icon The World's Most Pointless Animals Surry Hills : Little Hare Books , 2021 21063096 2021 single work picture book information book children's

'We share our planet with some truly weird and wonderful creatures, from blobfish to pink fairy armadillos, who all (let’s be honest) seem pretty pointless. But what do these creatures actually do?! 

'A witty, quirky, colourfully-illustrated book featuring some very silly animals. With a humorous, sardonic tone throughout, it contains funny labelled diagrams and some excellent made-up Latin names (n.b. the jellyfish’s scientific name is not actually wibblious wobblious ouchii…) but, importantly, it conveys genuinely fascinating facts about these animals, who are perhaps not so pointless after all. ' (Publication summary)

2022 longlisted Indie Awards Children's
y separately published work icon Wombat Lindfield : Omnibus Books , 2020 19902700 2020 single work picture book children's

'A rhythmic, read-aloud (and rather silly) burrow into the unseen world of the wombat.' (Publication summary)

2022 IBBY Honour Diploma Illustration
2021 winner Russell Prize for Humour Writing Humour Writing for Young People Award
2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Books
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