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Sue deGennaro Sue deGennaro i(A122630 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Sue DeGennaro was awarded a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in film, from Flinders University (1989), learnt how to weld and draw at North Adelaide School of Art from which she received a Diploma of Fine Art in 1990, then moved to Sydney to become an aerialist/performance artist (1991-2002). In 2003 she undertook a course in illustration at the CAE in Melbourne and in 2008 was awarded an Australian Society of Authors' Mentorship with Justine Murray. Her first picture book as illustrator was published in 2009.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2010 shortlisted Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards CBCA Award for New Illustrator

for 'The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas'

2007 recipient ASA Mentorship

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Peas and Quiet Sydney : HarperCollins Children's Books , 2017 9672451 2017 single work picture book children's

'Best friends Pip and Pop live in a peapod, but sometimes it can get a little too cosy - especially because they are so different!

'Pip loves to sing, while Pop won't stop snoring. How are they ever going to work out how to live together? From award-winning author Gabrielle Tozer and illustrator Sue deGennaro comes the perfect book about friendship and learning how to get along. Ages 3+' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
y separately published work icon Millie Loves Ants Sydney : HarperCollins Children's Books , 2017 9589863 2017 single work picture book children's

''My friend Millie just loves ants.'

'Emily is intrigued to know why Millie the echidna loves ants so much. And so Emily carefully observes Millie until she discovers her secret.

'Millie is collecting food for her baby puggle!

'Created by talented duo Jackie French and Sue deGennaro, this delightful book explores the fascinating behaviour of these mammals.' (Publication summary)

2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Book of the Year
y separately published work icon Eddie Frogbert Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2016 9319104 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'Eddie Frogbert was the pride and joy of his family. He wasn’t like the other frogs. He was not the biggest or the bravest. With his feet firmly on the ground, Eddie left the hippity-hop to the other frogs.' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
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