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Janine Dawson Janine Dawson i(A64470 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

After leaving high school, Dawson worked in animation for almost 30 years. This work took her overseas and when she returned to Australia in 1991, she decided to concentrate on illustrating children's books. She says her inspiration comes from observation of everyday things and the way she thinks animals see the world (The ABC of Australian Children's Illustrators, 2005).

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Great Goal! : Marvellous Mark! Ormond : Hybrid , 2017 10865382 2017 single work picture book children's

'Get ready for a great game of footy. There’s plenty of ac on and masses of mud. Who will kick the first goal? Who will take the best mark? And will the yellow team win? A zippy, colourful, wet and muddy children’s weekend footy game that relates to all budding AFL champions & their families.' (Publication summary)

2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
y separately published work icon Night Watch Adelaide : Working Title Press , 2012 Z1925923 2012 single work picture book children's 'Giraffe, Elephant, Hippo and Baboon all live by the lake, happily going about their own business, until one day Giraffe spies the shadow of Lion - prowling, creeping, stalking, sneaking. What are they to do now? ' (Publisher's blurb)
2013 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Young Children
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