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Sue Lawson Sue Lawson i(A67436 works by)
Born: Established: 1969 ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Sue Lawson has worked as a teacher, nightclub DJ, and radio announcer. She grew up on a farm near Hamilton, Victoria, and was living in western Victoria in 2012. She often runs writing workshops for children and adults.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Sharing Broome : Magabala Books , 2021 23071627 2021 single work picture book children's

'When we share, there is plenty for all.

'A tender, thoughtful story with a gentle reminder of all the ways sharing makes us stronger.

'Sharing is book three in the award-winning Our Place series (Respect 2020, Family 2020) that introduces children to First Nations philosophies that are dear to Aunty Fay’s heart. Each book is a powerful educational tool, with exquisite illustrations.

'Written with tenderness and clarity, Sharing is illustrated by award-winning creator Leanne Mulgo Watson (Cooee Mittigar 2019).'

2022 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
y separately published work icon The Biscuit Maker Melbourne : Walker Books Australia , 2020 19556660 2020 single work picture book children's

'Benedict Stanley lives alone with his cat in Mavin Road where families hustle, joggers puff and workers scurry to the train. There's no time for hellos or chats. So Benedict begins making biscuits to mark moments in all their lives, leaving them secretly at their doors. People start talking. Who is this mysterious biscuit maker? When Benedict falls ill, young Rory, the only person to know his secret, gathers the residents of Mavin Road and brings them to his door. A beautiful heart-warming book that celebrates community and human connection.' (Publication summary)

2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Books
y separately published work icon Family Broome : Magabala Books , 2020 19537845 2020 single work picture book children's 'Family
Heart and home
Yarning old people
Endless sky

'Family is a thoughtful contemplation for all to learn the different ways that family makes us whole. This beautifully illustrated children's picture book shows everyone that 'family' can be about heart and home; an endless sky; stories and songs. It  'learns' us how to be with each other and with Country. Families come in all shapes and sizes, and this remarkably simple story teaches us all, that family can be many things.' (Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year
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