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Tom Jellett Tom Jellett i(A59530 works by)
Born: Established: Manly, Manly - Allambie - Curl Curl area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Tom Jellett has lived in Brisbane and Adelaide. He graduated from the University of South Australia in 1995 with a Bachelor of Design (Illustration) and has worked as a freelance illustrator. Jellett moved to Sydney where he worked for The Australian and was a Walkley finalist in 2000 for newspaper illustration. He has also won two Stanley Awards from the Australian Cartoonists' Association.
Jellett has illustrated a group of books within the Aussie Nibbles series plus three picture books written by Sherryl Clark, all of which feature Nicholas Nosh, the world's littlest pirate. He has worked with many leading Australian children's authors. Jellett has lived in Sydney, has worked as an illustrator for The Australian and has been a Walkley finalist a number of times for newspaper illustration.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Rabby the Brave Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2018 14735920 2018 single work picture book children's

'Leon and Lily do everything with their best pals Rabby and Snuggles, until one night the unimaginable happens and Snuggles is left outside. Faced with sadness, the others must find a way to save Snuggles from a frightful end. 
 
Heart-warming and playful, compassionate and true-to-life, Rabby the Brave is a story about close bonds and sibling love.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Why I Love Summer Australia : Viking , 2018 13984362 2018 single work picture book children's

'Sunny days, weekends at the pool, games in the backyard, daylight until late and long, lovely holidays . . . that's summer, the best season ever.

'The perfect follow up to the much-loved Why I Love Footy (Notables list, Picture Book of the Year category, CBCA 2016). An ode to a uniquely Australian experience and the joy of family and friends.' (Publication summary)

2019 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Why Can't I Be a Dinosaur? Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2017 11535371 2017 single work picture book children's

'Who wants to be a flowergirl when they could be a dinosaur? Today is Aunt Daisy's wedding and Nellie knows exactly what she wants to wear—and it's not her flowergirl dress. Why Can't I be a Dinosaur? is a warm family story about determination and ingenuity, and a wedding with a difference— an hilarious read-aloud story for every dinosaur-loving child.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
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