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Born: Established: 1941
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Northern Ireland,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1988
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1 y separately published work icon Phyllis and Grace Nigel Gray , Bethan Welby (illustrator), Scallywag Press , 2022 24479225 2022 single work picture book children's

'The moving story of how a little girl befriends her elderly neighbour who has dementia.

'Grace is a little girl; Phyllis is the old lady next door. Phyllis lives alone and her memory is fading, but that doesn’t stop Grace from liking her. They find that, despite the gap in their ages, they have much in common and a moving and enduring friendship is born.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Laugh, You Buggers, Laugh : Selected Poems (1967-1979) and the Life and Times That Inspired Them Nigel Gray , Fremantle : Vivid Publishing , 2016 9699827 2016 selected work poetry

'Laugh, You Buggers, Laugh is no ordinary collection of poems. Nigel Gray led an extraordinary life in extraordinary times. He was a political activist and performance poet in the UK during the days of rage and hope, flower power and free love, radical social change and political upheaval that typified the 1960s and 70s. He travelled on political forays to Southeast Asia, Africa, Ireland, and mainland Europe. This is a selection of poems from that time set in a context that explains the situations and experiences that inspired them. ...' (Source: Vivid Publishing website)

1 y separately published work icon Laugh, You Buggers, Laugh – Selected Poems (1967-179) and the Life and Times That Inspired Them. Nigel Gray , Australia : Nigel Gray , 2016 9618747 2016 selected work poetry

'Laugh, You Buggers, Laugh, is no ordinary collection of poems. Nigel Gray led an extraordinary life in extraordinary times. He was a political activist and performance poet in the UK during the days of rage and hope, flower power and free love, radical social change and political upheaval that typified the 1960s and 70s. He travelled on political forays to Southeast Asia, Africa, Ireland, and mainland Europe. This is a selection of poems from that time, set in a context that explains the situations and experiences that inspired them.'

1 1 y separately published work icon Hercules - Champion of the World Nigel Gray , London : Walker Books [London] , 2013 8631129 2013 single work children's fiction children's

'Hercules is the best at everything. He's the best at fighting, the best at running and the best at being good-looking. King Eury is jealous. He wants to get rid of Herc. So he sends him on a series of deadly missions. Will Herc be the best at surviving?' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon His Story - A Novel Memoir - The Life and Times of Dick O’Toole Nigel Gray , Fremantle : Fontaine Press , 2013 6127239 2013 single work novel

An original and unique literary tour-de-force, His Story – A Novel Memoir – The Life and Times of Dick O’Toole is a blend of memoir, faction, fiction, and radical social and political history that is funny, tragic, playful, iconoclastic, and satirical. The revelations are profound, the humour is black, and the style is a breeze. [Publisher's blurb]

1 y separately published work icon Saving Jasper Nigel Gray , Cedric Baxter (illustrator), Fremantle : Fontaine Press , 2009 21025068 2009 single work picture book children's

'Jasper, the Moon Bear, spends a happy childhood in the forest before he is trapped and caged in a bile farm. Will Jasper spend the rest of his days in that terrible place, or is rescue on the way?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Patchwork Quilts i "Today in the museum", Nigel Gray , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: Lines in the Sand : New Writing from Western Australia 2008; (p. 9)
1 1 y separately published work icon Don't Be Afraid! Nigel Gray , Simon Scales (illustrator), Mascot : Koala Books , 2008 Z1670613 2008 single work picture book children's
1 1 y separately published work icon Robot's Pet Nigel Gray , Shane McGowan (illustrator), Mascot : Koala Books , 2008 Z1670606 2008 single work picture book children's
1 2 y separately published work icon The Flood Nigel Gray , Elise Hurst (illustrator), Kew East : Windy Hollow , 2008 Z1670598 2008 single work picture book children's 'When the rain comes pouring down Mrs Farmer has no choice but to let the farm animals inside with some funny results. She ends up with dogs in the kitchen, pigs in the laundry, cows in the dining room, sheep in the sitting room and hens lay eggs in all sorts of surprising places. When the water recedes she sends them all back outside...but not for long.' (From the publisher's website.)
1 3 y separately published work icon Come on Everybody! Time to Play! Nigel Gray , Bob Graham (illustrator), Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2008 Z1500033 2008 single work picture book children's 'It is Sunday morning and there's no school today - so it's time to play! But where is everybody? Lift the flaps and find where the different family members (including all the pets) are hiding.'
1 1 y separately published work icon A Baker's Dozen Nigel Gray , Fremantle : Fontaine Press , 2007 Z1516455 2007 selected work children's fiction children's

'A Baker's Dozen is a mouth-watering feast of stories cooked up by the highly acclaimed author, Nigel Gray, and sumptuously decorated by the celebrated artist, Cedric Baxter. Thirteen stories in one book to be savoured by children from five to twelve years of age. Bedtime treats for younger ones, while older kids will enjoy tucking into it for themselves. Charming, thought-provoking and bubbling over with laughs. Lip-smackingly good.' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon My Dog, My Cat, My Mum, and Me! Nigel Gray , Bob Graham (illustrator), Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2007 Z1500042 2007 single work picture book children's
1 1 y separately published work icon Robin Hood's New Clothes Nigel Gray , Cedric Baxter (illustrator), Kew East : Windy Hollow , 2006 Z1389992 2006 single work picture book children's

'Robin Hood wants to rob from the rich to give to the poor, but the rich folk always see him and get away... that is until, with the help of some people passing by, he comes up with a very clever disguise.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon The Best Pet? Nigel Gray , Shane Nagle (illustrator), Mascot : Koala Books , 2006 Z1339150 2006 single work picture book children's Herbert lives in an upstairs unit where no pets are allowed. However his Dad promises to come up with something on the school bring-a-pet day.
1 3 y separately published work icon Pip and the Convict Nigel Gray , Andrew McLean (illustrator), Crawley : Cygnet Books , 2005 Z1296614 2005 single work picture book children's historical fiction 'This is a retelling of the opening scenes of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.' (Libraries Australia)
1 Ali Ismaeel Abbas (Iraq 2003) i "Never forget the names:", Nigel Gray , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 50 no. 2005; (p. 265)
1 1 y separately published work icon Early Bird Nigel Gray , Montrose : Benchmark , 2004 Z1220415 2004 single work children's fiction children's
1 y separately published work icon Author : Nigel Gray Nigel Gray , 2004 Z1093063 2004 website Includes a biography, with photographs, bibliographies of works for children and adults, lists of awards won and selections of reviews.
1 y separately published work icon Bring a Pet Day Nigel Gray , John Yahyeh (illustrator), Mascot : Koala Books , 2003 Z1019164 2003 single work picture book children's
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