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Elizabeth Fensham Elizabeth Fensham i(A89815 works by) (birth name: Elizabeth Hogg)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Elizabeth Fensham is a Victorian-based author. She has worked for many years as an English teacher.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2013 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships New Work - Established Writers Young adult literature (for 12 to 18 years)

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon My Dog Doesn't Like Me St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2014 7208990 2014 single work children's fiction children's

'A heart-warming new book from the author of Matty Forever.

'Eric was given a dog for this eighth birthday – that was nearly a year ago. The dog, named Ugly (because he is just that), settles into Eric's family but is not attached to Eric in any way. In fact, Ugly prefers everyone else in the family!

'Eric has several crazy ideas to make Ugly love him, but Ugly is not swayed. Eric slowly comes to realise that in order to win over Ugly, he has to put in time, effort and most importantly, show him love and affection.

'A life lesson wrapped up in a beautifully told story that will resonate with kids and parents – and pet lovers.' (Publication summary)

2015 shortlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book designed by Jo Hunt.
y separately published work icon Matty and Bill for Keeps St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2012 Z1871220 2012 single work children's fiction children's 'There’s a new boy at Matty and Bill’s school – Crispin de Floriette. He’s from England and not like anyone else they’ve met before. Spoilt Isabelle soon notices Crispin and plots to make him her new friend. But Bill knows first-hand what sort of ‘friend’ Isabelle can be … However, Crispin is not the only one who needs rescuing. Maggot is back and Bill is anxious about his dad being caught up in another crooked scheme. To make matters worse, Bill has his own worries – feelings so confusing he doesn’t know how to describe them. Even Matty isn’t sure how to help this time. Source: www.uqp.uq.edu.au/ (Sighted 02/07/2012).
2013 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Upper Primary
y separately published work icon The Invisible Hero St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2011 Z1788718 2011 single work children's fiction children's 'Philip has spent his whole life at school either being invisible or being called stupid. He's used to being the loner, the odd one out, the boy who lives with his nan.

So when Philip's class is given a school assignment to write about heroes and villains, the project causes conflict in the classroom as everyone weighs in on the debate.

For the first time, Philip has the opportunity to shine in school but can he convince the class that being different is not necessarily a bad thing and that heroes have many disguises?' (Publisher's blurb)
2012 winner Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Best Language Development Book for Upper Primary Children (2003-2013)
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