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Jenni Overend Jenni Overend i(A10168 works by) (birth name: Jennifer Kaye Martin)
Born: Established: 28 Feb 1956 Warburton, Warburton area, Yea - Eildon - Warburton area, Melbourne Outer North, Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 16 Jul 2011 Toolangi, Healesville area, Yea - Eildon - Warburton area, Melbourne Outer North, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Female
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y separately published work icon Stride's Summer Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2007 Z1410120 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'After his dad dies in a fishing accident, Stride turns to Ferd, his dad's pet bird, for comfort. He's determined to make sure nothing in his life changes so dramatically ever again. But soon Ferd makes a new friend - a girl! - and Stride's mother makes unsettling plans, and suddenly everything safe and familiar in his world spirals dangerously out of control...

'This summer, Stride has to overcome more than just his grief for his father - he has to learn to let go, trust others and even put his own life at risk. And he has to find a way to accept that change isn't always a huge and terrible thing.

'A coming-of-age novel about a boy, a bird and a bond that even a bushfire can't break.' (Publisher's blurb)

2008 winner Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Best Language Development Book for Upper Primary Children (2003-2013)
y separately published work icon Hello Baby Sydney : ABC Books , 1999 Z15973 1999 single work picture book children's Children participate in the natural home birth of their baby brother with their father, and midwife Anna.
2000 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Picture Book of the Year
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