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Lee Battersby Lee Battersby i(A69160 works by)
Born: Established: 1970 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire,
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1975
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Lee Battersby is a Perth-based author of science fiction and fantasy stories.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Magrit Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2016 8551504 2016 single work single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'Magrit lives in an abandoned cemetery with her friend and advisor, Master Puppet, whom she built from bones and bits of graveyard junk. She is as forgotten as the tiny graveyard world that surrounds her. One night as Magrit and Master Puppet sit atop of their crumbling chapel, a passing stork drops a baby into the graveyard. Defying Master Puppet's demands that the baby be disposed of, and taking no heed of his dire warnings, Magrit decides to raise the baby herself. She gives him a name: Bugrat. Magrit loves Bugrat like a brother, friend and son all rolled into one. But Master Puppet and the newly discovered skeleton girl know all too well what will happen when Bugrat grows up - that the truth about them all will be revealed. Something Magrit refuses to face.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 winner APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book designed by Amy Daoud.
2017 selected White Ravens
2017 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Books
2017 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
2016 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division
y separately published work icon Marching Dead Nottingham Long Island : Angry Robot , 2013 Z1924187 2013 single work novel fantasy horror Find the dead a King, save himself, win the love of his life, live happily ever after. No wonder Marius dos Helles is bored. But now something has stopped the dead from, well, dying. It’s up to Marius, Gerd, and Gerd’s not-dead-enough Granny to journey across the continent and put the dead back in the afterlife where they belong. [From the publisher's website]
2013 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Horror Division Best Novel
y separately published work icon The Corpse-Rat King Nottingham Long Island : Angry Robot , 2012 Z1913108 2012 single work novel fantasy 'Marius don Hellespont and his apprentice, Gerd, are professional looters of battlefields. When they stumble upon the corpse of the King of Scorby and Gerd is killed, Marius is mistaken for the monarch by one of the dead soldiers and is transported down to the Kingdom of the Dead. Just like the living citizens, the dead need a King — after all, the King is God's representative, and someone needs to remind God where they are. And so it comes to pass that Marius is banished to the surface with one message: if he wants to recover his life he must find the dead a King. Which he fully intends to do. Just as soon as he stops running away. (Publisher's blurb)
2013 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Novel
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