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Sue Whiting Sue Whiting i(A69629 works by)
Born: Established: 1960 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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Sue Whiting started her working life as a primary school teacher with a special interest in literacy education and children's literature. In 2005 she left teaching to pursue a career in publishing and has worked as a children's book editor. She is also a successful children's author who has written almost 60 books. She lives in Illawarra.


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y separately published work icon Beware the Deep, Dark Forest Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2018 9383970 2018 single work picture book children's

'Beware the deep, dark forest! You should never, ever go in there . . . Rosie has always followed this rule until the day her pup Tinky goes missing in the woods. So Rosie decides to trek into this dangerous, muddy place. But there are many obstacles along the way - including a huge grey wolf, a scary ravine and a ferocious troll!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Missing Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2018 13870341 2018 single work novel young adult

'Mackenzie da Luca's mother is missing - she's vanished without a trace in the jungles of Panama. Now, 116 days later Mackenzie and her dad are in those same jungles. Her dad is desperate to find out what's happened to his wife. And Mackenzie is desperate to make sure he doesn't ...' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

2019 longlisted Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book
2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
y separately published work icon Platypus Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2015 8818735 2015 single work picture book children's

'Platypus leaves his burrow in the riverbank and dives into the cool green pool. It is dusk and he is hungry. Platypus is always busy, always moving, looking for his next meal. Follow platypus as he plays, swims, dives and scurries around his riverbank home. ' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Non-Fiction
2016 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
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