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Katrina Nannestad Katrina Nannestad i(A64476 works by)
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BiographyHistory

'Katrina Nannestad grew up in central-western NSW. After studying arts and education at the University of New England in Armidale, she worked as a primary school teacher.' (Source: Booktopia website)

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y separately published work icon The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne Sydney : ABC Books , 2019 16093277 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'At last, Freja and her mother, Clementine, are together again. Tobias and Vivi are in love. And Lucerne, their new home, is a paradise of snowy alps, sapphire lakes, white swans and delicious Swiss chocolate!

'It all seems perfect, until poor Lady P appears, bandaged from head to toe after a fall (or was it a push?). Crimes break out across the city, all involving chocolate. Clementine doesn't seem her usual self. And still Freja has not solved the biggest mystery of all - who is Tobias Appleby?

'All will be revealed in the girl, the dog and the writer's final adventure by award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Children's Novel
2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence Sydney : ABC Books , 2018 14948784 2018 single work children's fiction children's mystery

'When Freja and Tobias arrive in Claviers, Provence, it feels like home. The hilltop village is surrounded by olive groves, lavender fields and drifts of red poppies. The market square hides a world-famous pâtisserie and an antique merry-go-round. Pippin, their precocious young neighbour, and Vivi, the beautiful chef, fill their lives with chatter and laughter and love.

'For a moment, the girl, the dog and the writer are happy.

'But a spate of criminal activity casts a cloud over the village. Freja is determined to solve the mystery and uncover the villain, but the closer she gets, the more impossible things seem to become ...' (Publication summary)

2019 longlisted Davitt Award Best Children's Novel
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Rome Sydney : ABC Books , 2017 12140717 2017 single work children's fiction children's crime mystery

'For the first ten years of Freja's life, she and her mother Clementine have roamed the Arctic in search of zoological wonders. Happy, content, together. Freja and Clem. Clem and Freja. But now, everything is changing, and Clementine must send Freja away to live with her old friend Tobias, a bestselling crime writer and, quite possibly, the most absent-minded man on earth. Tobias isn't used to life with a child, and Freja isn't used to people at all, but together they'll stumble into an Italian adventure so big that it will change things forever ... Award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad returns with a delicious new series about family, friendship and finding yourself. Ages: 8+' (Publication summary)

2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Debut
2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Children's Novel
2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
2018 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
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