George Ivanoff George Ivanoff i(A6798 works by)
Born: Established: 1968 Coburg, Brunswick - Coburg area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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George Ivanoff holds a Bachelor of Arts (with Honours), majoring in History, from the University of Melbourne. His Master of Arts in Australian Studies is from Monash University and concentrated on Victorian cinema landscapes. Ivanoff has also formally studied screenwriting at RMIT and is also a graduate of the National Theatre Drama School.

Ivanoff acts, writes and edits. His literary genres include long and short fiction and non-fiction, mainly for children. In addition to the works listed in AustLit, he has also written several children's readers for Thomson Learning.

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Awards for Works

Alien Invaders from Beyond the Stars Flip Me 5 & 6 , Night of the Creepy Carnival [and] Alien Invaders from beyond the Stars. 5 & 6 , 2015 single work children's fiction children's

'Protector of planet Earth or abduction by extra-terrestrials!

'You see strange lights in the sky one night. It's a flying saucer, just like in the movies. Inside are lizard aliens – disguised as humans. They have come to invade planet Earth! You want to resist, but your actions may lead to the destruction of humankind . . .

'Do you have what it takes to save the world? Or will the aliens unleash their ultimate weapon? ' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted YABBA Fiction for Younger Readers
2016 shortlisted YABBA Fiction for Younger Readers
The Treasure of Dead Man's Cove You Choose Flip Me!. 1 & 2 , 2014 single work children's fiction children's adventure

'Wealth beyond your wildest dreams or deadly pirate's curse!

'You find an old treasure map while holidaying in a secluded seaside town. Could it be real, or is it someone's idea of a joke? You set off to follow the map and find out. There is an actual treasure hidden by pirates over a hundred years ago . . . but all sorts of booby traps have been left behind to keep it safe.

'Will you uncover the treasure of Dead Man's Cove or will you be destined for doom?' (Publisher's blurb)

2015 winner YABBA Fiction for Younger Readers
Gamers' Challenge 2011 single work novel young adult fantasy science fiction 'For Tark and Zyra, life was literally just a game, controlled by the all-powerful Designers. But then they broke the rules and life got a whole lot more complicated . . . and deadly. Pursued by a powerful computer virus they must locate the Ultimate Gamer with the help of some unexpected allies, and face their greatest challenge — finding a way out of the game ...' Source: (Sighted 19/07/2011).
2012 shortlisted Chronos Awards Best Short Fiction
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