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Jol Temple Jol Temple i(A142548 works by)
Gender: Male
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Jol Temple has written several children's titles, two screenplays and an episode of Two and a Half Men with his partner Kate.

Their best-known works are the Captain Jimmy Cook books, in which a young boy longs to be an explorer. They are ambassadors for Raising Literacy Australia.

They have lived in Sydney, San Francisco and Venice Beach. In 2018, they were living in Sydney.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Winner Winner, Bin Chicken Dinner Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2021 21070720 2021 single work picture book children's

'Ibis is on the lookout for food, but she's not welcome anywhere! Until she spies the most amazing dinner of all.' (Publication summary) 

2022 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Children's Picture Book of the Year
y separately published work icon Bin Chicken Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2020 18673386 2020 single work picture book children's

'Diving in dumpsters, traipsing through trash! Rummaging through rubbish, making a splash! 'Revolting!' they snort, starting to sicken, 'Trash Turkey! Dumpster Duck! BIN CHICKEN!' One bird's trash is another bird's treasure-find out why the ibis is the queen of the rubbish pile!'  (Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted REAL Awards Picture Story Books
2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
y separately published work icon Funny Bones Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 17061331 2019 anthology short story humour children's

'If you think you've heard every funny story there is, then think again. Funny Bones is a super-huge collection of silly stories, hilarious one-liners, rib-tickling jokes, wise-cracking cartoons and much, much more that's bound to get even the most serious kid laughing. With over 100 funny stories, hilarious poems and sidesplitting drawings from some of Australia's favourite and funniest people including Zoë Foster Blake, Josh Pyke, Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton, Hannah Gadsby, Lawrence Leung, Michelle Law, Adrian Beck, Katrina Nannestad, James O'Loghlin, Tom Jellett, Gus Gordon, Danny Katz, Mitch Vane, Sally Rippin, Tristan Bancks, Jessica Walton, Dougal Macpherson, Garth Nix, The Listies, Georgia Productions as well as Oliver Phommavanh and Kate & Jol Temple, Funny Bones will be a bumper addition to any child's bookshelf. It might get you laughing out loud, but it's all for a serious cause—all royalties go to the international aid charity, War Child Australia.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
2020 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book designed by Julia Eim
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