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Leone Peguero Leone Peguero i(A47231 works by) (a.k.a. Leone Iris Peguero)
Born: Established: Grafton, Grafton area, Grafton - Maclean area, Mid North Coast, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 2008
Gender: Female
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Before becoming a writer, editor and publisher, Leone Peguero graduated with a BA from the University of New South Wales and became a teacher. She wrote educational texts, books for children in the Bookshelf, Crackers, Momentum and Wings readers series, magazine articles and had writing consultancies with government and business.

Peguero taught creative writing and was the publishing director for BlueCatBooks.

Most Referenced Works


  • For information about this author's works for children not included in AustLit, see Australian Children's Books by Marcie Muir and Kerry White (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1992-2004).

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Mervyn's Revenge Sydney : Margaret Hamilton Books , 1990 Z847067 1990 single work children's fiction children's Mervyn is a self-centred cat so when his family go on holidays without him he is indignant. Worse still, they leave him in the care of Elsie Lavender, the next-door neighbour, who has a little terrier dog called Amos. Mervyn sets out to take his revenge by playing pranks on Elsie and Amos. The family, however, play a trick on Mervyn when he sulks upon their return.
1991 honour book CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Younger Readers
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