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David Mackintosh David Mackintosh i(A53858 works by)
Born: Established: 1968 Belfast,
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Northern Ireland,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1969
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BiographyHistory

Mackintosh came to Australia with his family in 1969. He graduated from the Queensland College of Art. His first illustrated book was Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's New Clothes (1993), which was highly commended in the MacMillan Children's Book Prize. Since 2006, he has been living in London.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Waiting for Chicken Smith Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2018 14733316 2018 single work picture book children's

'"Every year, I stay in the same cabin at the beach with my family, and every year Chicken Smith's here too, with his Dad and his dog, Jelly. But this year, something's different."

'As we hang on the words of the narrator, we learn of the legendary Chicken Smith and the beachside town that has been the backdrop to their school-holiday adventures for years. But will Chicken Smith turn up this year? Or will a friendship of a different kind blossom.

'A story about childhood friendship, the inevitability of change and the magic of anticipation.' 

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
2019 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Waiting for Chicken Smith Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2018 14733316 2018 single work picture book children's

'"Every year, I stay in the same cabin at the beach with my family, and every year Chicken Smith's here too, with his Dad and his dog, Jelly. But this year, something's different."

'As we hang on the words of the narrator, we learn of the legendary Chicken Smith and the beachside town that has been the backdrop to their school-holiday adventures for years. But will Chicken Smith turn up this year? Or will a friendship of a different kind blossom.

'A story about childhood friendship, the inevitability of change and the magic of anticipation.' 

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
2019 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Archie and the Bear Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2017 11520625 2017 single work picture book children's

'Archie has something to say, but no one is listening. So Archie leaves home … and discovers someone else with something to say. And because they both know how that feels, they both listen.

'This is a quirky story about being who you are (even when you’re not), by Zanni Louise and with illustrations by the inimitably wonderful David Mackintosh. ' (Publication summary)
 

2018 selected International Awards White Ravens
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Book of the Year
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