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H. J. Harper H. J. Harper i(A140054 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Melbourne-based H. J. Harper has worked in bookstores.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Bureau of Mysteries 2012 single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy

'George Feather should have known the first rule of chimney sweeping: don't fall in. Especially in Little Obscurity, a city of clockwork creatures and steam-powered villains, because who knows where you'll end up?

'Now George has uncovered a trio of eccentric codebreakers calling themselves the Bureau of Mysteries, and they've requested the young chimney sweep's assistance to stop their rivals, the Clockwork Octopus Society.

'Together with the less-than-helpful Imp Spektor, George must battle sea monsters, ghosts and dragons while breaking some fiendishly hard codes.' (From the author's website.)

2013 longlisted Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book
Lights, Camera, Action Hero! 2011 single work children's fiction children's adventure 'When Jay is invited to audition for his favourite director, he is overjoyed. But things are not as they seem. Could director Ben Beaumont really be asking Jay to lead a team of kids in a battle against evil? Jay has his doubts, but when someone close to him is kidnapped, Jay knows he has no choice. He must step up to head the team.' (From the publisher's website.)
2012 winner Australian Publishers Association Awards APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children's Series designed by Nahum Ziersch and Astred Hicks, Design Cherry
Star League 2011 series - author children's fiction children's adventure
2012 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book Shortlisted for books 1-4 in the series.
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