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Robin Morrow Robin Morrow i(A26551 works by)
Born: Established: 1942 ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Robin Morrow opened The Children's Bookshop, the first specialist children's bookshop in New South Wales, in Beecroft, a suburb of Sydney, in 1971. Morrow lectured in Children's Literature, worked as a children's publisher and as a consultant and editor. She reviewed children's books for journals and the Australian newspaper and was the New South Wales judge for the Children's Book Council of Australia awards, 2002-2003.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2014 Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For significant service to children's literature, and through leadership roles with a range of professional associations.
2004 Lady Cutler Award for Distinguished Services to Children's Literature in New South Wales

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Beetle Soup : Australian Stories and Poems for Children And the 'Roo Jumped Over the Moon : Australian Stories and Poems for Children Sydney : Scholastic Australia , 1996 Z833255 1996 anthology poetry children's fiction children's

''Beetle Soup' is a special blend of stories and poems for the under-10s. All of the items are by Australian writers; there are old favourites as well as brand new contributions. The selections range from the city to the farm, from the beach to the bush. We meet Australian wildlife, both real and fanciful like the bunyip and the hippolottamuss, and a wonderful cast of Australian characters doing everyday and out-of-the-ordinary things.

'Adults will love sharing 'Beetle Soup' as a read-aloud with their children, and young readers will enjoy dipping into it for themselves.' (Publication summary)

1997 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Younger Readers
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