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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 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Crichton Award for Debut Illustrator

for 'The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas'

2007 recipient ASA Mentorship

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon We're Stuck! Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2019 15648015 2019 single work picture book children's

'When Turtle races into the lift of Building 24, there is a nod and a blink and a step to the side. A grunt and a sigh and a lean to the right. But what happens when the lift stops moving? Crocodile has a meeting to get to. And Giraffe has a doctor’s appointment. And Turtle really, really needs to get to the shop.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon We're Stuck! Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2019 15648015 2019 single work picture book children's

'When Turtle races into the lift of Building 24, there is a nod and a blink and a step to the side. A grunt and a sigh and a lean to the right. But what happens when the lift stops moving? Crocodile has a meeting to get to. And Giraffe has a doctor’s appointment. And Turtle really, really needs to get to the shop.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Missing Marvin Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2018 14874213 2018 single work picture book children's

'Marvin loves his job. He has never missed a day of work. Sometimes his friends play jokes to pass the time. Sometimes the jokes are on Marvin.

'Then, one day, Marvin isn't where he usually is. Where is Marvin?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 winner Children's Peace Literature Award
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