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Nadia Wheatley

Autor(a) de My Place

28+ Works 905 Membros 18 Críticas

About the Author

Nadia Wheatley is an Australian writer, born on April 30, 1949 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She began writing full-time in 1976 and has written numerous award-winning picture books, novels, and works of history for children and adults. She has twice received the New South Wales Premier's mostrar mais Children's Book Prize. Her biography of Charmian Clift won the New South Wales Premier's Award for Australian History (2002). Her other work includes My Place (illustrated by Donna Rawlins), The House that was Eureka, The Papunya School Book of Country and History (in collaboration with Aboriginal students and staff at Papunya School - Northern Territory) and Going Bush which received an Australian Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing (2007). In 2016, her book, Flight (illustrated by Armin Greder), won the 2016 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Award, Picture Book of the Year. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Obras por Nadia Wheatley

My Place (1987) 316 exemplares
Luke's Way of Looking (1999) 81 exemplares
The House That Was Eureka (1985) 40 exemplares
1 Is for One (1985) 35 exemplares
The night Tolkien died (1994) 26 exemplares
Playground (2011) — Editor — 24 exemplares
Lucy in the leap year (1993) 21 exemplares
The Blooding (1988) 18 exemplares
Highway (1998) 17 exemplares
Flight (2015) 17 exemplares
Vigil (2000) 16 exemplares
Australians All (2013) 15 exemplares
Five Times Dizzy (1982) 15 exemplares
Listening to Mondrian (2006) 14 exemplares
Dancing in the Anzac Deli (1984) 14 exemplares
Going bush (2007) 11 exemplares
Landmarks (1993) 8 exemplares
Making 'My Place' (2010) 2 exemplares

Associated Works

The Blue Dress (1991) — Autor — 23 exemplares
The Best Australian Essays 2002 (2002) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
The best Australian stories 2001 (2001) — Contribuidor — 14 exemplares
Goodbye and Hello (1992) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Wheatley, Nadia
Nome legal
Johnston, Nadia Wheatley
Outros nomes
Mara, N.K.
Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
Sydney, New South Wales, Australië
Locais de residência
Sydney, New South Wales, Australië
Kreta, Griekenland
Astros, Griekenland
Londen, Engeland, UK
Newtown, Australië
Macquarie University (MA Hons)
University of Sydney (BA, BA Hons - History)
children's book author
young adult writer
short-story writer
Johnston, Martin (Vriend en partner)

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Nadia Wheatley (born 30 April 1949) is an award winning Australian writer of children’s fiction and non-fiction, adult non-fiction and biographies, and newspaper and journal articles. Her works often focus on "the difficulties faced by Aborigines or non-English-speaking newcomers to Australia, ... environmental issues and the effects of social change”. She has been involved in developing projects to raise children's awareness about their environment and local history.



lcslibrarian | 6 outras críticas | Aug 13, 2020 |
This counting book is a diminutive eye-opener to the recursive style that math & language share in echo of the infinite. It is 1 himself, lean, tall & svelt in his blue bow tie, who opens the work by juggling a few digits. Later, 8 sits at dinner but "leaves peas on his plate." A palm-size book in an envelope on the inside back cover continues the tale. But wait! A third book, the size of a postage stamp, is tucked into the smaller book.
jhawn | Jul 31, 2017 |
This book is good for two reasons. The first reason is the illustrations. The illustrations in the book follow the development of the story. As Luke begins he doesn't seem to "fit in" with his peers because they all make realistic artwork and his is more abstract. Once Luke visits the art museum he realizes that his style is not bad, just different, and the illustration begin to take on more abstract and colorful styles. The second reason I liked this book is the character development. When the story begins Luke has difficulty accepting that he must follow the instructions for making art the way his teacher instructs. As the story unfolds, Luke begins to realize that he has a gift for abstract art, and that it isn't bad at all how he paints. The big idea of this story is to be yourself, and don't let anyone tell you to stop being you.… (mais)
mmoria4 | 1 outra crítica | Mar 9, 2017 |



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