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Coral Tulloch Coral Tulloch i(A44470 works by)
Born: Established: Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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Coral Tulloch has studied fine art at East Sydney Technical College, Animation at Randwick Technical College, and has had the opportunity to work at studios, draw in Florence and study lithography at The Academy Of Applied Arts in Prague. While she continues work in advertising, film and magazine production, her main focus remained with children's literature. She has worked in both fiction and non-fiction on over fifty books for children, both for trade and educational publishers in Australia and internationally.

Most Referenced Works


  • In addition to the works listed here, Tulloch has also published children's readers, works of non-fiction, and a puzzle book.

Awards for Works

Phasmid : Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect 2015 single work picture book children's

Phasmid is the amazing true story of the Lord Howe Island Phasmid, or Stick Insect. Believed to be extinct for nearly 80 years, the phasmids were rediscovered on Balls Pyramid, a volcanic outcrop 23 kilometres off the coast of Lord Howe Island, Australia. News of their unbelievable survival made headlines around the world and prompted an extraordinary conservation effort to save this remarkable invertebrate. This wonderful tale captures the life of one of the world's most critically endangered invertebrates, from beginning life as an egg to surviving harsh environments and the hopeful return to their homeland, Lord Howe Island. Phasmid is a positive story about one species' incredible survival in a time of worldwide species decline. (Source: Trove)

2016 commended Whitley Awards Children's Natural History
One Small Island 2011 single work picture book children's 'Macquarie Island lies in the Southern Ocean, between Antarctica and New Zealand. A speck of green in the vast, windswept sea, it is a haven for many creatures that live above and below the waves.

'In One Small Island, Alison Lester and Coral Tulloch bring us the story of this remote and precious World Heritage Site. Together they explore the island's unique geological beginnings, discovery and degradation at the hands of humans, and the battle to restore it today.

'This beautifully presented book leaves us with an important question: can Macquarie Island and places like it be saved?' (From the publisher's website.)
2012 joint winner The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature
2012 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
2012 winner Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
2012 commended Whitley Awards Children's Book
Antarctica, the Heart of the World 2003 single work non-fiction children's

"Antarctica is the highest, driest, windiest, coldest, cleanest, most isolated and most peaceful continent on Earth. It is a continent of wilderness, a place of enormous size and energy, of constant change and of great and rare beauty. To enter into Antarctica is to enter into a powerhouse, into the very heart of our Earth. Children can undertake their own journey to Antarctica with this comprehensive and highly illustrated guide. Learn about Antarctica's unique geography, its captivating animal and plant life, its history of human exploration and scientific research. Discover what it's like to live in an Antarctic station and how to survive on the ice. Read interviews with people who have worked in Antarctica as chefs, electricians, ice pilots, scientists and more." (Source - HarperCollins)

2004 winner The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Non-Fiction
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