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Sally Murphy Sally Murphy i(A82623 works by)
Born: Established: Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon Worse Things Sally Murphy , Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2020 18433917 2020 single work children's fiction children's

'Worse Things follows the lives of three main characters: Blake, an Aussie Rules football player who suffers a devastating injury; Jolene, a hockey player who hates the game and and is grieving over the recent death of her father; and Amed, a soccer-loving, non-English speaking orphan who feels like an outsider since arriving in Australia after being raised in a refugee camp. A touching and inspirational story about connections and the things that bind us all.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson's Snow Day Sally Murphy , Frenchs Forest : New Frontier , 2019 15649650 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'Sage Cookson travels to the snow with her parents to film the opening of a new patisserie for their TV show. But when snow begins to fall in the Australian Alps, things don’t go quite to plan.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Bushfire : A Story of Bravery and Survival Sally Murphy , Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2019 15428331 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'Amy is staying in Marysville with her grandmother, and help in the garden and clean out her gutters. It is, after all, bushfire season. As summer arrives, so do the fires, and Dad is busy helping control the flames in bushfires that have started burning in Victoria. But it is early February 2009, and the Black Saturday bushfire is about to encircle Amy and her family, and teach Amy first-hand about tragedy and survival.'  (Synopsis)

1 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson's Stormy Weather Sally Murphy , Glebe : New Frontier , 2018 14691801 2018 single work children's fiction children's

'Sage flies to Townsville to help sample seafood with her parents for their cooking show. When they arrive and are caught in the middle of a cyclone, Sage quickly realises its not going to be the glamorous beach holiday she was expecting.'(Production summary)

1 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson’s Fishy Surprise Sally Murphy , Frenchs Forest : New Frontier , 2017 9286494 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Sage takes her friend Lucy on her latest adventure. Together, they enjoy the beach as Sage’s parents prepare to film their next cooking show. The reappearance of Nancy unsettles Sage and soon strange things begin to happen.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson's Singapore Sensation Sally Murphy , Glebe : New Frontier , 2017 14691925 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Sage embarks on an exciting new adventure in Singapore. Her TV chef parents are recognised wherever they go. Posters advertise their upcoming cookbook and the inflight magazine has a big story on the Cooksons. But when a lady with pink hair begins following them, things go horribly wrong. ' (Production summary)

1 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson's Literary Launch Sally Murphy , Glebe : New Frontier , 2017 12371627 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Sage must conquer her fears and step up to launch a book.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson’s Christmas Ghost Sally Murphy , Glebe : New Frontier , 2017 12371544 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Sage and her parents fly to Perth to film chef Myra making the largest ever pavlova for Christmas. But a ghostly presence threatens to interfere with Myras plans.'  (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson's Singapore Sensation Sally Murphy , Frenchs Forest : New Frontier , 2017 10722257 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Sage embarks on an exciting new adventure in Singapore. Her TV chef parents are recognised wherever they go. Posters advertise their upcoming cookbook and the inflight magazine has a big story on the Cooksons. But when a lady with pink hair begins following them, things go horribly wrong.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Looking Up Sally Murphy , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2017 10655388 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Pete is hoping - desperately hoping - for a telescope. There's nothing he wants more for his birthday. But when a mysterious card arrives in the mail, what Pete wants is turned totally upside down.' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson’s Ring of Truth Sally Murphy , Frenchs Forest : New Frontier , 2016 9286452 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'Sage and her parents visit a bakery to film a segment for their TV show. They are all in for a bit of a surprise when a treasured ring goes missing.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson’s Sweet Escape Sally Murphy , Frenchs Forest : New Frontier , 2016 9286354 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'Sage and her parents visit a chocolatier to film a segment for their TV show. Things go drastically wrong when the competitive spirit gets the better of the chocolatier.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Sage Cookson Sally Murphy , 2016 Frenchs Forest : New Frontier , 2016- 9286331 2016 series - author children's fiction children's
1 3 y separately published work icon Fly-in Fly-out Dad Sally Murphy , Janine Dawson (illustrator), Scoresby : Five Mile Press , 2015 8312787 2015 single work picture book children's

'Australia is a vast land and some workers must travel thousands of miles to do their job. These people have become known as the ‘Fly In, Fly Out’ workers, with most staying on-site for weeks at a time, then flying back to their families and loved ones to spend quality time at home.

'Written by award-winning author Sally Murphy, this book gives us an insight into one family with a Fly In, Fly Out Dad set against a backdrop of the Western Australian mining region. ' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon 1915 Sally Murphy , Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2015 7756215 2015 single work children's fiction children's war literature historical fiction

'"The silence was eerie. In the darkness I could just see the mist that swirled around the rowboat. The men in the boat seemed lost in their own thoughts. No one spoke, no one made a sound. Somewhere ahead a loud report. A shot? Rifle fire, from the beach, which was only dimly coming into view. This was it." When Australia throws its support behind Britain in its fight against Germany, young teacher Stan Moore is one of the first to join up, swapping the classroom for adventure in Europe. But the 11th Battalion is sent with the newly formed Anzac Corp to Gallipoli where Stan is confronted by the hard lessons of war. Though conditions are dismal and death is everywhere, so is the humour and bravery that is the true spirit of Anzac.' (Publication summary)

1 7 y separately published work icon Roses Are Blue Sally Murphy , Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2014 7204972 2014 single work children's fiction

'“I have not got used to my new mum, even though I love her (I absolutely love her), but I miss my happy, painting, dancing, gardening, smiling mum.”

'Amber Rose and her family are dealing with tragedy and change. But sometimes hope suddenly blooms...

'From the award-winning author of Pearl Verses the World and Toppling comes a story about resilience and the importance of family. ' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Brace Yourself Sally Murphy , Clayton : Blake Education , 2013 Z1934361 2013 single work children's fiction children's 'Garth adjusts to a new life in the country.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 3 y separately published work icon Meet...Mary MacKillop Sally Murphy , Sonia Martinez (illustrator), North Sydney : Random House , 2013 6188823 2013 single work biography picture book children's

'Mary MacKillop is Australia's first saint.

'Mary was born in the 1800s and devoted her life to teaching children. Mary believed everyone should have the chance to learn, no matter how rich or poor they are. In 1866 she set up her first school and founded an order of nuns called the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. The Sisters continue to do the good work Mary started.' (Publisher's blurb)

1 4 y separately published work icon Do Not Forget Australia Sally Murphy , Sonia Kretschmar (illustrator), Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2012 Z1856338 2012 single work picture book children's 'Henri lives in the French village of Villers-Bretonneux. Billy lives in Melbourne, Australia. These two little boys, who live thousands of miles away from each other, share one story that unites Villers-Bretonneux and Melbourne in history. A moving and inspiring story of World War One.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 [Review] Graffiti Moon Sally Murphy , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 55 no. 1 2011; (p. 32-33)

— Review of Graffiti Moon Cath Crowley , 2010 single work novel
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