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Christina Booth Christina Booth i(A76507 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

'Christina Booth is an award winning children's illustrator who works from her bush studio in Tasmania. '

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2016 recipient Creative Industries Career Fund to attend the 2016 Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators bi-annual conference in Sydney.
2014 recipient Creative Industries Career Fund to develop her writing skills, attending masterclasses and workshops at the Australia East/New Zealand Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference 2014.

Awards for Works

The Anzac Tree 2017 single work children's fiction children's war literature

'Inspired by the story of two soldiers who planted two trees on their farm before they headed to the Great War, the story of the Anzac Tree is one that looks at the lives of those left behind in times of war.' (Publication summary)

2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Book of the Year
This is Captain Cook 2015 single work picture book children's

'Captain James Cook loved to sail. He loved making maps (he was very good at it, too) and he particularly loved shiny buttons. In this charming picture book, little ones can celebrate the life of a great mariner and true adventurer.

'Join Miss Batts and her class as they tell the story of Captain Cook with a humorous and whimsical school play that’s sure to engage the very young. We see the class act out the story of Cook: as a boy watching ships on the horizon, sailing to Canada, then to Tahiti and on to New South Wales (spot the escaping chicken in each of the scenes!). Kids will discover that Captain Cook was the first European to cross the Antarctic Circle and they’ll also learn that on his final journey, he never came home again.

'Parents, carers and teachers will smile at the familiar set-up of the chaotic school play and the inventive props, and enjoy eavesdropping on the audience as they interact with the performance. At the back of the book, walk through ‘Cook’s Gallery’ and see real life paintings of Cook, his ship and his travels.' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Childrens
Welcome Home 2013 single work picture book children's

'The story of a young boy and a whale as she swims into the river harbour seeking safety and a resolution to the violent past relationship between whales and man. This prosaic journey reveals how the past can impact our future. Can the boy make amends for the past? Can the whale forgive and return to what was once her ancestors' home?' (Publisher's blurb)

2014 winner The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Picture Books
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