​Writer in Residence 2019 – Term 1, Week 7

Aleesah Darlison is an award-winning Australian children's author who writes picture books, chapter books and novels. Her much-loved stories promote courage, understanding, anti-bullying, self-belief, friendship, teamwork and environmental themes. In 2015, Aleesah won the Environment Award for Children's Literature (Non-Fiction) for her picture book, Our Class Tiger. In 2012, she was shortlisted for the same award for her picture book, Warambi.

Aleesah has written over forty-five books including Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine, Awesome Animal Stories for Kids, the Netball Gems Series, the Unicorn Riders Series, the Totally Twins Series, Ash Rover: Keeper of the Phoenix, Little Good Wolf, Puggle's Problem, Catching Clouds, Little Meerkat, Spidery Iggy, and Mama and Hug.

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