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Jessica Miller Jessica Miller i(A145626 works by)
Born: Established: London,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Jessica Miller was born in London but grew up in Brisbane's inner western suburbs. She has studied professional and creative writing at the University of Queensland and is particularly interested in children's and young adult literature.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2012 highly commended ASA Mentorship

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Elizabeth and Zenobia Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2016 9663303 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'Timid Elizabeth and her unusual and fearless friend Zenobia arrive at Witheringe House, the old manor where Elizabeth's father and his beloved sister Tourmaline lived as children. Zenobia loves it – she's convinced it's haunted and is eager to make contact with a spirit presence. Elizabeth is relieved when her efforts seem to come to nothing.

'But strange things begin to happen at Witheringe House, especially in the East Wing, where Elizabeth and Zenobia have been forbidden to explore.

'Why do the flowers and vines on the wallpaper in the nursery seem to be alive? Could it have something to do with the strange book that tells a different story after midnight? And what really happened to Tourmaline all those years ago?

'Elizabeth and Zenobia is a wonderfully mysterious middle-grade adventure story about friendship and courage and the power of imagination.' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Debut
2017 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Children's Novel
2017 shortlisted The Readings Children’s Book Prize
2017 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
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