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Corinne Fenton Corinne Fenton i(A75184 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

This author has also written school readers for children.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • For information about this author's works for children not included in AustLit, see Australian Children's Books by Marcie Muir and Kerry White (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1992-2003).

Awards for Works

My Friend Tertius 2017 single work picture book children's

'A delightful and heartwarming picture book about a WWII code-breaker and his pet gibbon, from best-selling creators Corinne Fenton and Owen Swan.

'One question kept echoing in my mind - if I had to leave, what would I do with Tertius?

'This is the true story of two lives brought together by chance. Arthur Cooper, working in intelligence for the British Government in pre-war Hong Kong, rescues a small gibbon and names him Tertius. Together they escape to a safe place - but is it for always?' (Publication summary)

2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Book of the Year
Bob, the Railway Dog 2015 single work picture book children's

'The true story of a little dog who had adventure in his heart and the rattle of the rails in his soul.

'In the early days of the railway, when shiny new tracks were opening vast areas of Australia, there was an adventurous dog who was part of it all. As the tracks were being laid he was there on the train - riding in his favourite spot on top of the Yankee engine. Everyone knew him. He was Bob the Railway Dog. ' (Publication summary)

2016 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
Little Dog and the Christmas Wish 2014 single work picture book children's

'Little Dog and Jonathan are best friends. They do everything together. But on Christmas Eve Little Dog finds himself lost and alone in a busy city. How will he find his way home? Can Christmas wishes come true?' (Publication summary)

2015 shortlisted Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Crichton Award
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