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Danielle Binks is an editor, literary agent, book blogger and 'youth literature advocate'. She has been heavily involved with #LoveOzYA and edited the anthology Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology.

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y separately published work icon The Monster of Her Age Sydney : Lothian , 2021 21846042 2021 single work novel young adult

'How do you ruin someone's childhood?

'Ellie Marsden was born into the legendary Lovinger acting dynasty. Granddaughter of the infamous Lottie Lovinger, as a child Ellie shared the silver screen with Lottie in her one-and-only role playing the child monster in a cult horror movie. The experience left Ellie deeply traumatised and estranged from people she loved.

'Now seventeen, Ellie has returned home to Hobart for the first time in years. Lottie is dying and Ellie wants to make peace with her before it's too late.

'When a chance encounter with a young film buff leads her to a feminist horror film collective, Ellie meets Riya, a girl who she might be able to show her real self to, and last comes to understand her family's legacy.

'A story of love, loss, family and film - a stirring, insightful novel about letting go of anger and learning to forgive without forgetting. And about embracing the things that scare us, in order to be braver.' (Publication summary)

2022 shortlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
y separately published work icon The Year the Maps Changed Sydney : Lothian , 2020 17352169 2020 single work children's fiction children's

'Sorrento, Victoria - 1999

'Fred's family is a mess. Fred's mother died when she was six and she's been raised by her Pop and adoptive father, Luca, ever since. But now Pop is at the Rye Rehabilitation Centre recovering from a fall; Luca's girlfriend, Anika, has moved in; and Fred's just found out that Anika and Luca are having a baby of their own. More and more it feels like a land-grab for family and Fred is the one being left off the map.

'But even as the world feels like it's spinning out of control, a crisis from the other side of it comes crashing in. When 400 Kosovar-Albanian refugees arrive in the middle of the night to be housed at one of Australia's 'safe havens' on an isolated headland not far from Sorrento, their fate becomes intertwined with the lives of Fred and her family, as she navigates one extraordinary year that will change them all.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
2021 shortlisted Booksellers Choice Award Children's Book of the Year
2021 longlisted Book Links Award for Historical Fiction
2021 shortlisted The Readings Children’s Book Prize
2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
2021 shortlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book Astred Hicks, Design Cherry & Bookhouse Sydney
2021 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
2021 longlisted Indie Awards Children's
y separately published work icon Begin, End, Begin : A #LoveOzYA Anthology Sydney South : HarperCollins Australia , 2017 10433861 2017 anthology short story

'Bestsellers. Award-winners. Superstars. This anthology has them all. With brilliantly entertaining short stories from beloved young adult authors Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung, Gabrielle Tozer, Lili Wilkinson and Danielle Binks, this all-new collection will show the world exactly how much there is to love about Aussie YA.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
2018 shortlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
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