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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 Finding François Melbourne : Puffin , 2020 18931899 2020 single work picture book children's

'Alice wishes she had someone her own size to talk to. Then one day her wish comes true.
'Through hope and chance, love and loss, two little ones who need each other find each other.

'A heartwarming story from award-winning author and illustrator Gus Gordon about loneliness, saying goodbye and the value of life-affirming friendships.'(Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
y separately published work icon Finding François Melbourne : Puffin , 2020 18931899 2020 single work picture book children's

'Alice wishes she had someone her own size to talk to. Then one day her wish comes true.
'Through hope and chance, love and loss, two little ones who need each other find each other.

'A heartwarming story from award-winning author and illustrator Gus Gordon about loneliness, saying goodbye and the value of life-affirming friendships.'(Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
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 Picture Book
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