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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 The Unscary Book Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2018 15270588 2018 single work picture book children's

''What are you doing here?! This is supposed to be a scary book!'

'Nicholas Ickle is back and this time he wants to show us a very scary book. However, as much as he tries, he can't keep away all the lovely and happy things from appearing on the pages.'   (Publication summary)

2020 shortlisted REAL Awards Picture Story Books
y separately published work icon The Unscary Book Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2018 15270588 2018 single work picture book children's

''What are you doing here?! This is supposed to be a scary book!'

'Nicholas Ickle is back and this time he wants to show us a very scary book. However, as much as he tries, he can't keep away all the lovely and happy things from appearing on the pages.'   (Publication summary)

2020 shortlisted REAL Awards Picture Story Books
y separately published work icon The Very Sleepy Bear Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2017 10954204 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)

2019 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Picture Books
2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
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