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Matt Chun Matt Chun i(14902086 works by)
Gender: Male
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Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 recipient State Library Victoria Fellowship Children’s Literature Fellowship for ‘Safe Passage’ (working title)—a picture book that examines the history of Australian children’s books as reflecting or contributing to the visual culture and semiotics of settler colonialism and the White Australia Policy, and the significance attached to boats, safe passage and our relationship with the sea
2019 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Crichton Award for Debut Illustrator

for Australian Birds

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Australian Birds Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2018 14902106 2018 single work information book children's

'It took millions of years of isolation and a diverse range of habitats for Australian birds to evolve the way they did. The result is many of the world's most striking and beautiful birds, including some that are stranger than fiction. In Australian Birds, acclaimed artist Matt Chun showcases 16 remarkable species that have captured the imagination of the world. From the iconic cockatoo, to the endangered Cassowary, Australian Birds has been carefully curated to inform and entrance readers of all ages.'  (Publication summary)

2019 shortlisted The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Non-Fiction
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Australian Birds Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2018 14902106 2018 single work information book children's

'It took millions of years of isolation and a diverse range of habitats for Australian birds to evolve the way they did. The result is many of the world's most striking and beautiful birds, including some that are stranger than fiction. In Australian Birds, acclaimed artist Matt Chun showcases 16 remarkable species that have captured the imagination of the world. From the iconic cockatoo, to the endangered Cassowary, Australian Birds has been carefully curated to inform and entrance readers of all ages.'  (Publication summary)

2019 shortlisted The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Non-Fiction
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
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