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Nick Bland Nick Bland i(A100554 works by) (a.k.a. Nicholas Bland)
Born: Established: 1973 Yea - Eildon - Warburton area, Melbourne Outer North, Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Darwin-based Nick Bland grew up on a farm and, later, in the bush in Victoria . His time working in a bookshop allowed him to read a wide range of picture books while shaping his own storytelling and illustrative style.

In addition to writing, Bland has worked as a guardian for 'aboriginal boys from around Northern Australia who are boarding in Darwin'.

Source: Scholastic website, http://www.scholastic.com.au/
Sighted: 23/06/2010

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

The Very Sleepy Bear 2017 single work picture book children's

'On a Jingle Jangle Mountain, as the snow fell on the rocks

'A sleepy bear was being followed by a very sneaky fox

'But Bear was in a hurry, he was running very late

'Winter had arrived and it was time to hibernate!

'The Very Cranky Bear is back and he has a mischievous fox to contend with…' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
The Very Sleepy Bear 2017 single work picture book children's

'On a Jingle Jangle Mountain, as the snow fell on the rocks

'A sleepy bear was being followed by a very sneaky fox

'But Bear was in a hurry, he was running very late

'Winter had arrived and it was time to hibernate!

'The Very Cranky Bear is back and he has a mischievous fox to contend with…' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
The Fabulous Friend Machine 2016 single work picture book children's fantasy

'Popcorn is, quite simply, the friendliest chicken at Fiddlesticks farm! When she finds a Fabulous Friend Machine in the barn, she sets about making some brand new friends. But behind the screen of the Fabulous Friend Machine, maybe her new friends are not so friendly after all... A cautionary tale from the globally best-selling Nick Bland.' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted YABBA Picture Storybook
2017 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
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