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Peter Carnavas Peter Carnavas i(A94208 works by)
Born: Established: 1980 ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Peter Carnavas has been a primary school teacher in Claremont, Queensland. He was shortlisted in the State Library of Queensland Young Writer's Award in 1999 and 2001.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Jump and Shout! 2017 single work picture book children's

'Jump and shout…. clap and cheer on this rollicking adventure with a lively family. Join them as they swing, skip and tumble through the neighbourhood on a joyful day out.' (Publication Summary)

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Birth to 3 Years
2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
The Elephant 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'An elephant?’ Arthur gasped. ‘In your house? But... is it real?’

'Olive leaned a little closer and lowered her voice. 

'‘Well, that's the thing...’

'Olive’s father has a sadness so big that she imagines it as a large grey elephant following him around. With the help of her cheery grandfather and her best friend, Arthur, Olive sets out to chase away her father’s elephant.

'Beautifully written, this novel from acclaimed author and illustrator Peter Carnavas will stay with you long after you finish.' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Younger Readers
2018 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Books
2018 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year
2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
My Brother Is a Beast 2017 single work picture book children's

'All brothers are different. But what if your brother was really different? What if your brother was a beast? A brilliantly boisterous picture book celebrating our lovable brothers and the fun and adventure they bring into our lives. A must for every family and library.' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Three to 5 Years
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