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Terry Whidborne Terry Whidborne i(A144502 works by)
Gender: Male
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Terry Whidborne has worked in the advertising industry for many years, and has been recognized as one of Brisbane's most senior award winning Art Directors. However, as Terry's family grew, so did his interest in illustration. He began developing his style for clients such as Vogue, Virgin Blue and many of London's top ad agencies, before deciding that what he really wanted to do was concentrate on books, film and 3D animation. Terry's first foray into books is a trilogy he co-created with Nick Earls entitled Word Hunters which UQP will publish in 2013 and beyond. He lives in Brisbane with his wife and two children.

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The Curious Dictionary 2012 single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy 'From award-winning author Nick Earls and illustrator Terry Whidborne comes a mysterious, action-packed series for the word nerd in us all.

Lexi and Al Hunter are twins with almost nothing in common - except their parents and their birthday! At school Lexi hangs with her friends in the cool crowd, while Al hides in the library reading about history, battles and faraway places.

When the twins stumble upon an old dictionary their world as they know it changes. They are blasted into history to hunt down the words that threaten to vanish from our past and our present. Their lives and the future of the world are at stake. Can they find a way back home? Or will they be trapped in the past forever? Now more than ever, they need to depend on each other if they want to survive.' (Publisher's blurb)
2013 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
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