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Sally Heinrich Sally Heinrich i(A63589 works by)
Gender: Female
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Sally Heinrich is a writer, illustrator and artist who has published and exhibited widely in Australia and Asia. Sally completed a Graduate Certificate in Education: Studies of Asia and a Bachelor of Design (Illustration) from the SA College of Advanced Education (Now University of SA). She has illustrated more than twenty books as well as writing and illustrating her own picture books and novels and a series of non-fiction information and activity books about various Asian countries. Besides publishers, clients include advertising and environmental agencies, design studios and Government departments. Her commissioned artwork ranges in scale from wine labels to a mural for the Singapore Zoo. Her work draws on her experiences travelling and living in Asia and reflects her deep interest in Asian culture, art, religion, and folklore and traditions from both East and West. For the last fifteen years, Sally has regularly run workshops in creative writing and illustration for both children and adults. She has also helped facilitate the creation of collaborative artworks. Her work has been recognised through fellowships from the Asialink Foundation, The Ian Reed Foundation, The May Gibbs Children's Literature Trust, Varuna-the Writer's Centre and Arts SA. She has previously lived in Darwin, Sydney, Singapore, Malaysia and in Adelaide.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Papa Sky Adelaide City : MidnightSun , 2017 11544797 2017 single work picture book children's

'Papa Sky sits where earth meets sky, until one night the wind blows him down, down, down through the cloud forest, where he lands with a bump.

What will happen next? Who will help him?' (Synopsis)

2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Book of the Year
y separately published work icon One Step at a Time Rundle Mall/Rundle Street : MidnightSun , 2015 8074281 2015 single work picture book children's (taught in 1 units)

'One Step at a Time is an exquisite picture book which tells a touching story about the relationship between a young boy, Luk, and his elephant, Mali. On the border of Thailand and Burma, Mali steps on a landmine. Luk supports her during her recovery. Mali is eventually fitted with a prosthesis and get a second chance at life. One Step at a Time is a ground-breaking story. Heinrich’s beautiful illustrations match Jolly’s light touch when it comes to writing about the sensitive subject of landmines. It is a story about love and friendship that will enthral children around the world.' (Publication summary)

2016 honours CBCA Book of the Year Awards Picture Book of the Year
2016 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Book
2016 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year
2016 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Picture Books
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