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Ritva Voutila Ritva Voutila i(A64457 works by)
Born: Established:
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Finland,
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Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1981
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1 2 y separately published work icon The Nutcracker Margrete Lamond , Richmond : Little Hare Books , 2015 9090432 2015 single work children's fiction children's fable

'When a boy is turned into an ugly nutcracker, Marie is his only key to freedom. He, in turn, holds the key to her heart. Margrete Lamond's retelling of Hoffmans classic tale reduces the rambling original to its essentials, while satisfying the modern taste for strong emotion-based storylines. Ritva Voutilas paintings bring the magic, wonder and terror of childhood imagination to life, and set the action against a lavish Victorian backdrop that both enthralls and reassures the reader.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon Outside Libby Hathorn , Ritva Voutila (illustrator), Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2014 7472499 2014 single work picture book children's

'Like the garden it portrays, Outside is a Baroque wonderland waiting to be explored, a shimmery place of texture, luminosity and colour where time stands still and memories are born.

'Two internationally acclaimed creators—author Libby Hathorn and artist Ritva Voutila—have coupled their dazzling imaginative powers to capture the wonder of childhood in this homage to the magic of a garden.' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon The Stone Lion Margaret Wild , Ritva Voutila (illustrator), Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2014 7210728 2014 single work picture book children's

'COMPASSION IS A FORCE MIGHTIER THAN STONE. Sometimes statues are granted a chance to become warm, breathing creatures. The stone lion has only one dream - to run, pounce and leap in the park across from where he sits. But one snowy night, when a baby is abandoned at his paws, he is compelled to think differently.' (Publication summary)

1 Ritva Voutila Ritva Voutila , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 57 no. 1 2013; (p. 7-8)
1 y separately published work icon There's No Such Thing Bren MacDibble , Clayton South : Blake Education , 2010 9498433 2010 single work children's fiction children's

'“You can’t keep it, Cody,” Josh said. “Why not?” I asked. “Well, it’s ugly, it blasts things and it fell into your garden from outer space,” Josh said.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Grandpa's Gift Pam Harvey , Clayton South : Blake Education , 2010 9494795 2010 single work children's fiction children's

'Grandpa Thomas has come for a visit. He has brought Peter an unusual gift for his train set. As the nights go by, Peter realises there is something very special about this gift.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Cats in Character Ritva Voutila , Katoomba : Quant Pole Publishing , 2008 Z1901403 2008 selected work poetry
1 y separately published work icon The Day the Dreaming Died Rob Aalders , Lithgow area : Alter Ego Publishing , 2006 Z1702866 2006 selected work poetry
1 1 y separately published work icon Runaway Chris Bell , Glebe : Blake Education , 2002 Z1113625 2002 single work children's fiction children's
1 1 y separately published work icon Poppy's Path Wendy Orr , Mascot : Koala Books , 2001 Z958086 2001 single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy
1 1 y separately published work icon Fantastic and Fabulous Penny Hall , Mascot : Koala Books , 2001 Z916642 2001 single work bibliography children's Fantastic & Fabulous is your guide to fantastic and fabulous worlds - and what you may find there.
1 y separately published work icon Running Away Alana Peters , Glebe : Blake Education , 2001 9503268 2001 single work children's fiction children's

'Everything’s going wrong today and Eliza has had enough. She’s going to run away. There are a few things that she needs to take with her and getting them all on her bike isn’t going to be easy. Can this day get any worse?' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon Midge, Mum and the Neighbours Phil Cummings , Ritva Voutila (illustrator), Milsons Point : Random House Australia , 1992 Z849045 1992 single work picture book children's Midge and her mother have great fun much to the annoyance of their neighbours, who soon learn that play can be dangerous unless you have the right instruction.
1 1 y separately published work icon The Cats' Handbook Katie Carey , Sydney : Scholastic Australia , 1991 Z1019200 1991 single work children's fiction children's
1 1 y separately published work icon 101 Excuses for Not Doing Homework Carly Little , Sydney : Ashton Scholastic , 1990 Z1750814 1990 single work children's fiction children's
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