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Trace Balla Trace Balla i(7186257 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

'Trace Balla lives in central Victoria. Her background is in illustration, community arts, art therapy, animation, and writing songs and stories.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2021 recipient Creative Victoria $25,000 Creative development of a graphic novel about a fence coming down both literally and figuratively between neighbours.
2021 honour award Australian Picture Book Illustrator Awards Established Illustrator
2020 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Individuals and groups ($50,000)

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Landing with Wings Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 18638673 2020 single work picture book children's

'A young girl's nature diary is a joyful journey of discovery. From the multi-award-winning creator of Rivertime and Rockhopping comes another celebration of the world around us.

'Miri's been on the move and now she's finding her feet, her freedom, her community and her home, treading lightly all the way.

'A story about spreading your wings and putting down roots in an ancient land.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 joint winner Ledger Awards Bronze Ledger
2021 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
2020 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
y separately published work icon Landing with Wings Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 18638673 2020 single work picture book children's

'A young girl's nature diary is a joyful journey of discovery. From the multi-award-winning creator of Rivertime and Rockhopping comes another celebration of the world around us.

'Miri's been on the move and now she's finding her feet, her freedom, her community and her home, treading lightly all the way.

'A story about spreading your wings and putting down roots in an ancient land.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 joint winner Ledger Awards Bronze Ledger
2021 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
2020 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
y separately published work icon The Thank You Dish Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2017 10673214 2017 single work picture book children's

'A story about gratitude, community and eating locally, from a bestselling picture-book maker.

'It's dinnertime at Grace's place.

''Thank you, alpaca,' says Grace.

''Alpaca?' asks Mama. 'Why would you thank an alpaca?'

'A playful mealtime conversation becomes a joyful act of giving thanks. From the multi-award-winning creator of Rivertime, Rockhopping and Shine.' (Publication summary)

2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
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