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Allayne L. Webster Allayne L. Webster i(A108942 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Allayne grew up in the coastal fishing town of Kingston SE, South Australia. She now lives in Adelaide with her husband and teenage son. She's the proud recipient of three SA Arts Grants and a Board Member of the Salisbury Writers' Festival. She also helped to establish the Women's Professional Development Network Book Club at the University of Adelaide.

Allayne is stepsister to Amanda S. Clarke.

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y separately published work icon A Cardboard Palace Rundle Mall/Rundle Street : MidnightSun , 2017 10781882 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Jorge lives in a shanty town on the outskirts of Paris. Bill, a controller, has an army of child thieves at his command—and Jorge is one of them.

'But soon Jorge faces an even bigger threat.

'His home is to be bulldozed. Where will Jorge sleep? What will happen to his friends, Ada and Gino? Could a burgeoning friendship with Australian chef, Sticky-Ricky, help Jorge to stop Bill and save the army of child-thieves? And will he do it before he loses Ada forever?

'Jorge can’t keep fighting to live—now he must live to fight.

'A harrowing, humbling story about one boy’s desperation to escape a life of crippling poverty. ' (Publication summary)

2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
y separately published work icon Paper Planes Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2014 7329505 2014 single work children's fiction children's

'Niko and his family are trapped in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War. The siege lasts for three years and Niko's family struggle to find enough food and avoid the snipers whose targets are civilians in the streets.

'Niko and his friend Nadim take refuge from the bombing in the stairwell of their apartment building and together they find hope in the midst of a war they did not start but must try to survive.' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature Award for Children's Literature
y separately published work icon Our Little Secret Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2007 Z1419899 2007 single work novel young adult
2008 longlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
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