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Danny Katz Danny Katz i(A9095 works by)
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Gender: Male
Heritage: Jewish
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Danny Katz, who came to Australia as a child, has worked as a stand-up comic and as a columnist for the Age and the West Australian. He has written readers for children in the Just Kids series from Pearson Education Australia and is also the author of Spit the Dummy (1999), a humorous book on parenting.

In July 2009 a comic book, Dr Dave, written by Katz and illustrated by Mitch Vane (q.v.) was launched. The comic book was created to help children undergoing radiotherapy. Commissioned by the Peter Mac Cancer Centre in Victoria, the comic gained interest from international centres and was made available on desktop publishing software enabling customising for other hospitals.

Most Referenced Works


  • For information about this author's works for children not included in AustLit, see Australian Children's Books by Marcie Muir and Kerry White (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1992-2003).

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Little Lunch Three Fitzroy : Black Dog Books , 2003 Z1022138 2003 selected work children's fiction children's
2005 winner YABBA Fiction for Younger Readers
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