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BiographyHistory

Gregory Crocetti worked as a microbiologist for a decade, studying at University of Queensland and later working as a post-doctoral researcher at University of New South Wales, Sydney and University of Lund, Sweden. Gregory coordinated the Scale Free Network project, 'Small Friends' - a series of symbiosis storybooks, telling positive stories about microorganisms.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Invisible War : A Tale on Two Scales Collingwood : Scale Free Network , 2016 10777298 2016 single work graphic novel young adult

'While treating a patient with dysentery, Sister Annie Barnaby encounters a strain of lethal bacteria. As the invaders journey deep into her gut, the resident microbes must ght to survive. Annie’s life hangs in the balance. Enter the phage, a deadly predator, ready to wage war to protect their host.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 winner APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Educational Primary / Secondary Book designed by Briony Barr and Ben Hutchings.
2017 winner Educational Publishing Awards Australia Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing
2017 winner Most Underrated Book Award
2017 shortlisted Ledger Awards
2017 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Zobi and the Zoox Zobi and the Zoox : A Story of Coral Bleaching Melbourne : Scale Free Network , 2014 8355612 2014 single work picture book children's

With her home under threat from a warming ocean, Zobi, a brave rhizobia bacterium, teams up with a family of slow but steady Zoox (zooxanthellae). The coral becomes gravely ill and bacteria around them begin to starve. Can Zobi and the Zoox work together to save the day?

This book is about a symbiotic relationship. It tells the story of the microscopic friends living in a tiny coral polyp. (Source: Back cover)

2019 winner Whitley Awards for 2018 CSIRO edition.
2015 shortlisted The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Picture Books
2015 winner The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Puggle Award - Picture Book
2015 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
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