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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

y separately published work icon Bouncing Back Bouncing Back : An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story Clayton : CSIRO Publishing , 2018 12806649 2018 single work picture book children's

A beautifully illustrated story of this marsupial's plight and how it was saved from extinction. The Eastern Barred Bandicoot is one of Australia's most threatened species. When their existence came under extreme threat from habitat loss, predators and human development, Eastern Barred Bandicoots found refuge in the most unlikely of places – a rubbish tip. This captivating true story details the plight these small, nocturnal marsupials faced, and the outstanding efforts that ensured their protection. Written by Rohan Cleave and illustrated by Coral Tulloch, Bouncing Back shows that even on the brink of extinction, there is hope for the survival of our most vulnerable species.

2019 winner The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Non-Fiction
2019 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Phasmid : Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect Clayton : CSIRO Publishing , 2015 9641493 2015 single work picture book children's (taught in 1 units)

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
y separately published work icon One Small Island Camberwell : Viking , 2011 Z1795235 2011 single work picture book children's (taught in 1 units) '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 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
2012 commended Whitley Awards Children's Book
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