James O'Loghlin James O'Loghlin i(A83957 works by)
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O'Loghlin is one of Australia's leading comedians and host of 'The New Inventors' on ABC television and 'The Evening Show' on radio. He was a commerical and criminal lawyer before performing stand-up comedy in 1990. He has been a regular guest on national television programs that feature comedians including 'Good News Week', 'Rove Live', 'Sunrise' and 'The Glass House'. He has also written and hosted his own television shows, 'O'Loghlin on Saturday Night' on ABCTV and 'Inside the Arena' on Foxtel's Arena; and he has written and performed several live comedy shows including 'Lawyer Lawyer' and 'Caught in the A.C.T.' He won the 1999 Variety Heart Award for Comedy. O'Loghlin has also written Umm- : a complete guide to public speaking (2006).

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The Twins of Tintarfell 2016 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'Orphaned twins Dani and Bart have lived and worked at Tintarfell Castle for as long as they can remember.

'Nothing remarkable has ever happened to them - until the day Bart is kidnapped.

'As Dani and the devious Prince Edward try to find him, strange becomes even stranger when they encounter a sarcastic giant, a mysterious sorcerer, a retired witch and a warthog named Flango.

'Dani and Bart must decide how far they will go to save themselves, the kingdom, and each other.' (Publication summary)

2017 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
The Adventures of Sir Roderick, The Not-Very-Brave 2014 single work children's fiction children's

'In a land where peace is threatened by assassins, invading armies and unhappy peasants, one knight must be brave enough to journey forth on a great quest.

''But that can't be me,' thought Sir Roderick. 'I'm the most junior knight in the kingdom. And definitely the most hopeless. They wouldn't pick me to go somewhere so dangerous...

'Would they?'' (Publication summary)

2015 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Books
2014 winner Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
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