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Joanne Anderton Joanne Anderton i(A115020 works by) (a.k.a. Jo Anderton; Jo Anderton)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Sydney-based Joanne Anderton has worked in marketing for a small Australian press.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

The Art of Broken Things 2018 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Mother of Invention 2018; (p. 59-71)
2019 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Short Story
y separately published work icon The Flying Optometrist Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2018 13003539 2018 single work picture book children's

'The Flying Optometrist travels in his little red aeroplane from his practice in the city to a remote outback town. Lots of people are waiting for him! Aunty can't see well enough to carve her emu eggs and Bill the plumber has a splinter in his eye. Young Stephanie can't wait for him to arrive as she has broken her glasses and can't join in games of cricket and have fun with her friends - she can't see the ball! Hurry up Flying Optometrist! Where is he? Is he lost? 

'The townsfolk wait with bated breath until finally the Flying Optmetrist's little red plane appears, having only just missed a bad storm. A big meal waits for him in the local hotel. Then starts work checking eyesight. The Flying Optometrist doesn't have long, but he helps as many people as he can. He returns to the city but Stephanie has to wait a little longer for an exciting package to come - her new glasses!' (Publication summary)

2019 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
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