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y separately published work icon The Art of Taxidermy single work   novel   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 The Art of Taxidermy
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'LOTTIE is fascinated with death. She collects birds, lizards and other small dead animals she finds, trying preserve them, to hold onto the life they once had. Her aunt tries to put a stop to this worrying obsession, but her father can see a scientist’s mind at work, and he introduces her to the art of taxidermy.

'For Lottie, the beauty and tenderness she finds in her preserved creatures provide a way for her to feel close to the mother she lost.

'The Art of Taxidermy is an exquisitely imagined verse novel about sadness and loss, and the way art and beauty can help us make sense of it all.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Novel in verse form.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2018 .
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      Extent: 240p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published July 2018.

      ISBN: 9781925603743, 9781925626728

Works about this Work

Sharon Kernot : The Art of Taxidermy JR , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 7-13 July 2018;

'Sharon Kernot’s fourth book contains many sweet, darkly beguiling set pieces, which evoke in their way a sense of the beauty that can be seen in nearly anything living or dead.' (Introduction)

Sharon Kernot : The Art of Taxidermy JR , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 7-13 July 2018;

'Sharon Kernot’s fourth book contains many sweet, darkly beguiling set pieces, which evoke in their way a sense of the beauty that can be seen in nearly anything living or dead.' (Introduction)

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