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Lisa Shanahan Lisa Shanahan i(A65082 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Lisa Shanahan trained as an actor at Theatre Nepean, University of Western Sydney after completing a Communications degree at University of Technology Sydney. Whilst studying, she taught drama and wrote plays for children. She later studied a Writing for Children course with Libby Gleeson.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Hello World Sydney : ABC Books , 2021 23480231 2021 single work picture book children's

'See the world through the eyes of a toddler, with this perfect new picture book from much-loved pair Lisa Shanahan and Leila Rudge.

'The sun is up and so is one gorgeous munchkin, ready to welcome the world!

'With a delicious rhyming text and scrumptious illustrations, here is a joyous celebration of all the small wonders waiting to be discovered, in a single ordinary day.'(Publication summary) 

2022 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book designed by Kristy Lund-White.
2022 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
y separately published work icon Hark, It's Me, Ruby Lee Sydney : Lothian , 2017 12981173 2017 single work picture book children's

'Ruby Lee is a little girl with a very big imagination. Every week Ruby's teacher, Mrs Majestic-Jones, asks special people to do special jobs in her class. Ruby would do anything to be the messenger, as she's the best in her class at announcing. But will her wild imagination get in the way?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
2018 honour book CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
y separately published work icon The Grand, Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2017 10406997 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Henry Hoobler is a reluctant adventurer worried about his summer holiday: camping at the beach, bugs, spiders, snakes, stingers, blue ringed octopi and sharks. Worst of all, his family and friends are pushing him to ride his new silver bike without training wheels. But when Henry meets Cassie, he discovers that courage is there to be found when you have a friend who is straight up and true. A joyous, heart-warming story for ages 7-11.' (Publication summary)

2018 winner Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
2018 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Younger Readers
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
2017 winner Queensland Literary Awards Children's Book Award
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