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Thalia Kalkipsakis Thalia Kalkipsakis i(A88676 works by)
Gender: Female
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'Thalia Kalkipsakis grew up on a farm on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia. After a stint as a dancer she edited websites and travel guides, but her biggest passion has always been writing.

She cut her teeth as a series author: Go Girl, Girlfriend Fiction, the nonfiction series It's True, and Girl V the World. Her books have been translated into a variety of languages and sold into countries around the world, including Brazil, the USA, Canada, Turkey, China and Korea.

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Awards for Works

It Began with a Tingle Head Spinners , 2011 single work children's fiction children's
2011 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division Besr Children's Book (Told Primarily through Words)
Head Spinners 2011 selected work children's fiction children's

'Beware the twists in these tales ...A fish sandwich. A tingle on the arm. A boring birthday present. LOOK AGAIN! The fish has a secret. The tingle is transforming. The birthday present is a time machine. These stories will make your head spin and keep you thinking long after you finish reading!' (Publication summary)

2011 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Best Language Development Book for Upper Primary Children (2003-2013)
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