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Mel Pearce Mel Pearce i(A143356 works by)
Gender: Female
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'Mel Pearce is a Perth-based artist / illustrator whose work often explores a balance of strength and fragility through her use of mark-making. Her work has appeared in dotdotdash and Voiceworks and is featured on the West Australian Young Readers Book Award poster for 2017.' (Source : Cordite 80)

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y separately published work icon No! Never! Sydney : Lothian , 2020 18579923 2020 single work picture book children's

'There was a child,

'The sweetest ever,

'Until she learned these words:


'Georgie is a sweet little girl who always makes her parents happy... until she discovers one powerful phrase: No! Never!

'It suddenly becomes her answer to every request, from tidying up her toys to going to bed. Her parents are at their wits end, but what happens when they decide to try saying No! Never! themselves?'

'A lovely, lively look at the Terrible Twos (or Threes, or Fours, or Fives...) from mother-daughter team Libby Hathorn and Lisa Hathorn-Jarman, with debut illustrator Mel Pearce. Perfect for any parent dealing with tantrums, defiant behaviour or communication issues.' (Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Crichton Award for Debut Illustrator
2021 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
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