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Mark Jackson Mark Jackson i(A70578 works by)
Gender: Male
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Mark Jackson is an illustrator based in Melbourne. He has worked with authors such as Sue Whiting, Chris Cheng, Edell Wignall and Megan McKinlay, and co-illustrated books with his wife, Heather Potter, - among then books written by John Marsden, Anna Fienberg and Scott Hatcher. Jackson and Potter's art work has been featured in several exhibitions.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

The Snow Wombat 2016 single work picture book children's

'An adventurous young wombat finds his way around a winter landscape before snuggling back into his own cosy burrow.

'Snow on the stockman's hut

'Snow on the crows

'Snow on the woollybutt

'Snow on my NOSE!

'It's a big journey through the snow for a little wombat, meeting animals, birds and people along the way...but there's no place like home!

'A heartwarming story set in the Australian High Country.' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2017 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
Platypus 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 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
Bilby Secrets 2011 single work picture book children's 'A beautiful narrative non-fiction book which follows the life of a bilby, an Australian marsupial. The story depicts a young bilby’s birth, habitat, behaviour and diet. When Baby Bilby is born, he’s as long as your little toe. He crawls into his mother’s warm pouch, where he feeds and grows. Baby Bilby is soon ready to leave the safety of the burrow. He follows his mother closely, sniffs the night air, and hops into the moonlight for his first desert adventure.' (From the publisher's website.)
2012 shortlisted Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
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