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Nicki Greenberg Nicki Greenberg i(A45657 works by) (a.k.a. Nicole Judith Greenberg)
Born: Established: 1974 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Jewish
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Nicki Greenberg is a writer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia.

Greenberg began publishing her work in 1990, when she was still a teenager, with a series of books whose illustrations were based around characters based on her fingerprints, including Thumbs and the Disappearing Rabbit and Indexia's Mixed-Up Spells.

She returned to publishing in the early 2000s, writing and illustrating her own work, but had great success with graphic translations of classic works The Great Gatsby (2007) and Hamlet (2010): the latter was joint winner of the 2011 Children's Book Council of the Year award for picture book of the year, and was shortlisted for both an Aurealis Award and an Australian Book Industry Award.

Greenberg's more recent work includes the Naughtiest Reindeer series and the illustrated children's book The Cursed First Term of Zelda Stitch.

In 2009, her work was included in an exhibition of comic art, Super Heroes and Schlemiels: Jews and Comic Art, at the Jewish Museum of Australia in Melbourne.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Miss Kraken Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 16619986 2019 single work picture book children's

'The minute we saw Miss Kraken, we all knew it was going to be a bad year.

'She's cranky. She's strict. She's just plain … weird. Miss Kraken is definitely not the teacher the kids were hoping for. But she might have a surprise or two up her sleeves.

'A hilarious tale of bad behaviour and unexpected consequences.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Picture Books
2020 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
y separately published work icon Miss Kraken Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 16619986 2019 single work picture book children's

'The minute we saw Miss Kraken, we all knew it was going to be a bad year.

'She's cranky. She's strict. She's just plain … weird. Miss Kraken is definitely not the teacher the kids were hoping for. But she might have a surprise or two up her sleeves.

'A hilarious tale of bad behaviour and unexpected consequences.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Picture Books
2020 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
y separately published work icon Morris the Mole Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2018 14072345 2018 single work picture book children's

'Up from the darkness, he springs from his hole . . . Explorer! Enthusiast! MORRIS THE MOLE! With a twirl of his spade and a twitch of his nose, Morris makes TUNNELS wherever he goes. Will Morris dig his way to trouble? Or will his hard work pay off in an unexpected way? Morris's adventures underground (and above) are hugely entertaining and full of joy.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
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