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Rick Searle Rick Searle i(A45500 works by) (a.k.a. Richard James Searle)
Born: Established: 1943 ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Rick Searle started writing full time in 1976, mostly for the screen. He began his professional life as a teacher, writing radio scripts part time for the ABC. He then became a staff writer at the Queensland Education Department's Film Centre in Brisbane, writing scripts for a wide range of educational productions. Searle also worked as a university lecturer and radio presenter. His feature film credits include Farm Behind the Beach (1986). He also wrote television programs, including Butterfly Island, a children's television mini-series (1986); Tigers and Snakes (1986); and Quinkan Country (1987). Butterfly Island was internationally successful, enabling Searle to leave the Education Department. He continues to write, produce, and direct award-winning films, videos, and multi-media for both adult and young audiences.

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Awards for Works

Follow Me 2001 single work picture book children's 'A story of continuity, of renewal, of the patterns of life that follow on from season to season, generation to generation.' (Publisher's blurb)
2002 shortlisted The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Picture Book
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