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Rebecca Lim Rebecca Lim i(A95088 works by) (a.k.a. Rebecca Pec Ca)
Born: Established: 1972 ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Rebecca Lim is a writer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. She worked as a commercial lawyer for several years before leaving to write full time. Her novels have been translated into German, French and Turkish.

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y separately published work icon Tiger Daughter Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2021 20848961 2021 single work children's fiction children's

'Wen Zhou is determined to create a future for herself that is more satisfying than the life her parents expect her to lead. Equal parts heartbreaking and hopeful, Tiger Daughter is a wonderfully compelling and authentic Own Voices novel about growing up Asian in Australia.

'My study buddy, Henry, has made it his mission to get me to an A in maths the way I'm trying to get him to an A in English.

'Wen Zhou is the daughter and only child of Chinese immigrants whose move to the lucky country has proven to be not so lucky. Wen and her friend, Henry Xiao - whose mum and dad are also poor immigrants - both dream of escape from their unhappy circumstances, and they form a plan to sit an entrance exam to a selective high school far from home. But when tragedy strikes, it will take all of Wen's resilience and resourcefulness to get herself and Henry through the storm that follows.' (Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Young Adult Book Award
y separately published work icon Unboring Exploring! Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2020 19681374 2020 anthology children's fiction poetry

'Quests, treasure, sidekicks, sworn enemies, daring deeds, unbelievable escapes… and so much more! 

'Young editors, mentored by children’s author Rebecca Lim and publishing industry professionals, have put together a collection of adventure-themed stories, unlike anything you’ve ever seen. 

'The collection includes 12 intrepid tales, comics, and poems written by young Australian writers between the ages of 8 and 12, alongside a contribution from a beloved children’s author yet to be announced.
'This book was conceived and created by young authors through the Early Harvest publishing program at 100 Story Building. Previous books developed through this program have published the work of 116 young authors as well as original contributions from Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton, Shaun Tan, Alice Pung, Sally Rippin, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Andrew McDonald, Davina Bell, and Morris Gleitzman.' (Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book designed by Regine Abos
y separately published work icon The Race for the Red Dragon Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 15521929 2019 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'On their way to the Wudang Mountains to discover the fate of Qing's father and sisters, Qing and Harley hear rumours of an ancient vase emblazoned with a red dragon, and make an unscheduled stopover. Enemies are everywhere, and Harley and Qing must race malevolent forces across Hong Kong and Southern China to find the legendary vase. Qing's magic is growing in power, but is it enough to counter the human and otherworldly forces that are determined to stop them at all costs?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 longlisted Davitt Award Best Children's Novel
2019 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division
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