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Geoff Havel Geoff Havel i(A65068 works by)
Born: Established: 1955
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Papua New Guinea,
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Pacific Region,
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Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Geoff Havel has been a primary school teacher for many years and is also a writer of works for children. He began writing his first published work while the Year Five class that he taught was engaged in creative writing exercises. He lives in Perth.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Babies Bite : More Real Facts of Life Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2004 Z1177651 2004 single work children's fiction children's humour

'Max is back, with more crucial facts of life that every kid should know … Like, you can be extra nice for a while, but then you get tired of it. And, even if you feel fine, you get mad if someone keeps telling you that you’re angry. And, parents have no idea how embarrassing they can be. Now, Max has to learn some facts about where babies come from — but that’s only half the story. In the meantime, here’s a helpful hint: if you’re caught red-handed, blame the person who caught you!' (Publication summary)

2005 winner West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Hoffman Award
y separately published work icon Grave of the Roti Men Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2003 Z1021832 2003 single work novel young adult adventure 'Aaron is an average Australian teenage boy who hasn't seen much of his Dad since his parents divorced, but now he is going to spend a whole month with him in Pepala in the Indonesian Isles. Suddenly he finds himself having the time of his life. Not only does he make friends with some local Pepala boys but he finds himself plunged into a pulse-racing adventure from which he is lucky to come out alive.'
(Source: Google Books)
2003 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Young Adults
y separately published work icon The Real Facts of Life Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2001 Z966679 2001 single work novella humour young adult
2001 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Premier's Prize for Writing for Children
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