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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Louise Park and Susannah McFarlane on Co-Authoring
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'For the past eight years Susannah McFarlane and Louise Park have co-written fantasy action books aimed at getting the most reluctant of readers, often boys, hooked into reading. Under the name Mac Park, Susannah and Louise have created the much loved Boy vs Beast (Scholastic) and, in July, the new series D-Bot Squad is launched by Allen & Unwin. Susannah and Lousie, who live in different cities, talk about their rather unique writing partnership.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Magpies : Talking About Books for Children vol. 32 no. 3 July 2017 11613646 2017 periodical issue

    'It is the unexpected moments that make you sit back and think, or just smile, that can make your day. Yesterday I opened a box of books for review from Scholastic and for the first time noticed the text on the inside of the flaps. It read 'When you open my world with books everything becomes possible.' It reminded me of the famous quote from Dr Seuss in I can Read with my Eyes Shut : 'the more that you read, the more things you will know. The more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go'. I had to go to a list of quotes from Seuss ( and there are many) to check the exact wording and also found another quote from him : 'So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.'' 


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8-9 Louise Park and Susannah McFarlane on Co-Authoringsmall AustLit logo Magpies : Talking About Books for Children
  • Boy Vs Beast 2010 series - publisher children's fiction
  • D-Bot Squad 'Mac Park' , 2017 series - author children's fiction
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