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Mark Carthew Mark Carthew i(A75467 works by)
Gender: Male
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Carthew has compiled several books of children's rhymes, and has written readers in the Chatterbox series as well as plays in the Voiceworks series, of which he is the editor.

In 2014, Carthew was selected as an Ambassador for the Young Australians Best Book Awards (YABBA) Author-in-Schools project.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Great Zoo Hullabaloo! Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2017 10722201 2017 single work picture book children's

''When Jess and Jack opened the gates to the Zoo, it was strangely deserted. Nobody said BOO!' Can Jess and Jack discover the mystery of the missing animals? This magical picture book by award-winning author Mark Carthew, brought to life by Anil Tortop's illustrations, evokes the spirit of adventure in enchanting rhyme.' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
y separately published work icon The Big Sneeze Frenchs Forest : New Frontier , 2016 9286657 2016 single work picture book children's

Two mice, Marvin and Marigold, live next door to each other. When Marvin gets a cold, Marigold has to find a cure to save her mouse house. Told in Mark Carthew’s classic lyrical rhyme.' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
y separately published work icon The Gobbling Tree Frenchs Forest : New Frontier , 2008 Z1565375 2008 single work picture book children's 'Eating everything that is sent its way, the Gobbling Tree refuses to give up all manner of objects it receives as the local children attempt to retrieve a red cricket ball that finds its way into the branches. The whole community gets involved in finding a way to get back the much needed cricket ball. Sticks, a kite, a ladder, brooms and even Simon find their way into the luscious green foliage. The question is: how will they get all the things back?' (From author's website)
2009 winner Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Best Language Development Book for Lower Primary Children (2003-2013)
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