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Jen Banyard Jen Banyard i(A128012 works by)
Born: Established: Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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Jen Banyard is a speculative-fiction writer from Western Australia.

Born in Perth, Western Australia, Banyard had a background in science writing and editing before publishing her first novel for children, Spider Lies, in 2009. She undertook a Ph.D. in creative writing at the University of Western Australia.

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y separately published work icon Riddle Gully Secrets Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2016 9410866 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'Just when famed youth reporter Pollo di Nozi thinks she’ll never find another news story she stumbles upon not one, but two very surprising secrets. With hidden treasure, cunning crooks, mistaken identities and mysterious disappearances, unravelling them may be Pollo’s greatest challenge yet.' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Younger Readers
y separately published work icon Mystery at Riddle Gully North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2012 Z1855554 2012 single work children's fiction children's adventure mystery 'Pollo di Nozi, reporter-in-training, has a nose for news. Strange things are happening in Riddle Gully and Pollo smells a major scoop. With Shorn Connery, her sheepish sidekick, Pollo is determined to track down the Graffiti Kid. But is Will, the new boy in town, conspiring with the pushy mayor and a strange Transylvanian to send her sniffing up the wrong trail?' (From the publisher's website.)
2016 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Younger Readers
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