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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

y separately published work icon Walk of the Whales Richmond : Little Hare Books , 2021 23425922 2021 single work picture book children's

'When all of the whales in the ocean leave their home to walk around on land, people don’t quite know what to think. But soon shopkeepers go out of business, farms are flooded with water and salt, and people shout horrible, antiwhale words. That is, until, a smart little girl decides to ask the whales what everyone can do to help.

'A powerful and entertaining story about the environment from best-selling author, Nick Bland.' (Publication summary)

2022 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2022 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Children's Picture Book of the Year
2022 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book designed by Sarah Mitchell.
2022 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
2022 longlisted Indie Awards Children's
y separately published work icon Walk of the Whales Richmond : Little Hare Books , 2021 23425922 2021 single work picture book children's

'When all of the whales in the ocean leave their home to walk around on land, people don’t quite know what to think. But soon shopkeepers go out of business, farms are flooded with water and salt, and people shout horrible, antiwhale words. That is, until, a smart little girl decides to ask the whales what everyone can do to help.

'A powerful and entertaining story about the environment from best-selling author, Nick Bland.' (Publication summary)

2022 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2022 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Children's Picture Book of the Year
2022 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book designed by Sarah Mitchell.
2022 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
2022 longlisted Indie Awards Children's
y separately published work icon Wolfred Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2020 19680173 2020 single work picture book children's

'A mesmerising new story and instant classic from the beloved author of the best-selling ​Very Cranky Bear books. 

'Fancy Pants Tower is the biggest, shiniest building in the city. And Wolfred operates the lift.

'Each day he silently observes the extraordinary things he sees as he passes between the floors of the tower. To his boss, Wolfred isn’t important enough to notice. But Wolfred notices everything – big, small, normal or very, very strange ...' (Publication summary)

2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Books
2021 longlisted Indie Awards Children's
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