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Marie Alafaci Marie Alafaci i(A86514 works by)
Born: Established: 1961 ;
Gender: Female
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Marie Alafaci has worked as an editor and a teacher (both English and science), as well as working in various branches of corporate work. In 1995, she left corporate work to work as a writer, beginning with a Diploma of Arts (Professional Writing and Editing) from Holmesglen TAFE (where she has also taught non-fiction writing).

In June 2011, Marie Alafaci was appointed to the new role of Development Officer – Victoria for the Australian Society of Authors (ASA).

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y separately published work icon Zelda's Big Adventure Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2016 9508609 2016 single work picture book children's

'A very funny story with an endearing and resourceful main character determined to live her dream of being the first chook in space

'Zelda has big plans - she wants to be the first chook in space. She leaves nothing to chance and packs food, fuel and a cosy nesting box. But will she make it without the help of her friends?

'Great fun to read aloud, this wonderfully illustrated story shows that for a plucky chook like Zelda, the sky is never the limit.' (Publication summary)

2017 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
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