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Gus Gordon Gus Gordon i(A64926 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Gus Gordon grew up on a farm in northern New South Wales. After leaving school he worked on cattle stations all over Australia before deciding to pursue a drawing career. He studied at the Julian Ashton School of Art. His first picture book was published in 1996. He has lived on the Northern beaches of Sydney with his wife and three children. He has been an ambassador for the Room to Read Foundation.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Other works illustrated by Gus Gordon and written by international authors include :

    The Catawampus Cat by Jason Carter Eaton (US)

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Last Peach Melbourne : Viking , 2018 14065843 2018 single work picture book children's

'One fine summer's day two bugs discover the most beautiful peach of the season and are faced with a dilemma...'  (Publication summary)

2019 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Birth to 3 Years
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon The Last Peach Melbourne : Viking , 2018 14065843 2018 single work picture book children's

'One fine summer's day two bugs discover the most beautiful peach of the season and are faced with a dilemma...'  (Publication summary)

2019 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Birth to 3 Years
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Somewhere Else Melbourne : Viking , 2016 9584193 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'George has no interest in exploring the world. He’s far too busy at home baking fine pastries. Or so he tells everyone when they invite him along on their wonderful adventures.

'But when his friend Pascal digs a little deeper, the real reason George won’t leave home is finally revealed . . . ' (Publication summary)

2017 selected International Awards White Ravens
2017 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Children's Book Award
2017 winner Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
2017 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
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