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Margrete Lamond Margrete Lamond i(A48616 works by)
Born: Established:
Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
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Margrete Lamond moved to Australia with her family when she was eight. She started writing stories at the age of five and had her first work published before she finished school. She moved to Nimbin where she lived for fourteen years, writing non-fiction books and many plays, articles and short stories for children. She then moved to Sydney and has worked as an editor at the School Magazine. She is also a freelance editor and translator of Norwegian and Swedish texts.

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y separately published work icon The Sorry Tale of Fox and Bear Orange : Dirt Lane Press , 2017 11616451 2017 single work picture book children's

'A tale of cruelty, loyalty and love.

'Fox and Bear were true friends. They were close-as-can-be friends, through and through friends... except for one thing.

'Fox was quick and slick and sly, and Bear was dumber than a pile of rocks. But that's how it was.

'And it didn't matter. Then Fox stretched the string of friendship until it snapped and they weren't friends any more.

'The Sorry Tale of Fox and Bear is the story of two friends who fall out with one another, and about what happens next. It is outrageous, passionate and poignant, and the bittersweet ending is as ambiguous as any friendship in real life.

'A mash-up of several Norwegian folk tales, The Sorry Tale of Fox and Bear is told with wit and verve by Margrete Lamond, and the darkly brooding charcoal illustrations are by acclaimed artist Heather Vallance.' (Publication Summary)

2018 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Books
2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
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