Mark Greenwood Mark Greenwood i(A55809 works by)
Born: Established: Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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Mark Greenwood is an author and a musician with a passion for history and legends. He has lived in Freemantle with his wife, illustrator Frane Lessac.

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Diamond Jack 2017 single work non-fiction children's

'In March 1942, an aircraft prepares for a desperate midnight escape, taking refugees to safety in Australia. Just before take-off, the pilot is entrusted with a mysterious, wax-sealed package.But when the plane is shot down by the enemy and crash lands on the Kimberley coast, the package is forgotten. Until someone stumbles across the find of lifetime . . .' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
Boomerang and Bat : The Story of the Real First Eleven 2016 single work picture book children's

'The first Australian cricket team to tour England was a group of Aboriginal stockmen. This is their story.

'In 1868 a determined team of Aboriginal cricketers set off on a journey across the world to take on England's best.

'Led by star all-rounder Johnny Mullagh, and wearing caps embroidered with a boomerang and a bat, they delighted crowds with their exceptional skill.

'From the creators of Jandamarra, this is the remarkable story of the real first eleven.' (Publication summary)

2017 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2017 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Picture Books
2016 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Best Book for Language Development – Indigenous Children
Midnight : The Story of a Light Horse 2014 single work picture book children's

'A foal is born at midnight, on the homestead side of the river. Coal black. Star ablaze. Moonlight in her eyes. On October 31, 1917, the 4th and 12th Regiments of the Australian Light Horse took part in one of the last great cavalry charges in history. Among the first to leap the enemy trenches was Lieutenant Guy Haydon riding his beloved mare, Midnight. This is their story.' (Publisher's blurb)

2015 shortlisted Western Australian Young Readers' Book Award Picture Books
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