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 Elizabeth Fensham


Elizabeth Fensham

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Elizabeth Fensham lives in Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges, where she is Head of English at a local school. She is married to an artist and has two adult sons. Fensham has been writing in earnest for the last twenty years. Her first novel, The Helicopter Man, won the CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers in 2006. Previous young adult novels include Miss McAllister’s Ghost and Goodbye Jamie Boyd. Elizabeth’s younger reader, Matty Forever, was shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers in 2009. The companion, Bill Rules, was published in 2010 and was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards in 2011.
ALL TITLES BY ELIZABETH FENSHAM
Miss McAllister
Miss McAllister's ...
Elizabeth Fensham


When Cassandra and her brothers climb the garden wall hoping to spot the ghost in the old hollow-eyed house, they have no idea what awaits within. They are drawn into a world long lost, a world preser ...


Goodbye Jamie Boyd
Goodbye Jamie Boyd
Elizabeth Fensham


Anna and Jamie are inseparable, the brother and sister team who face the world, their family and school together. Their love for each other is bigger than anything else they know and stronger than any ...


Matty Forever
Matty Forever
Elizabeth Fensham


An enchanting story of friendship, acceptance and trust from one of Australia's favourite storytellers. Bill is missing his father and having a hard time at his new school. And Matty is realising that ...


Bill Rules
Bill Rules
Elizabeth Fensham


Bill and Matty are the best of friends. Matty is headstrong, willful and entertaining; Bill is loyal, patient and devoted to Matty. They are also neighbours which means their lives are intertwined and ...


The Invisible Hero
The Invisible Hero
Elizabeth Fensham


Philip has spent his whole life at school either being invisible or being called stupid. For the first time, Philip has the opportunity to shine - but can he convince the class that being different is ...


Matty and Bill for Keeps
Matty and Bill for...
Elizabeth Fensham


Matty and Bill return in their third and final adventure. Add a new boy at school, some crooked characters and confusing feelings, and you have another enchanting story about friendship and growing up ...


My Dog Doesn
My Dog Doesn't Lik...
Elizabeth Fensham


A life lesson wrapped up in a beautifully told story that will resonate with kids and parents – and pet lovers.


My Dog Gets a Job
My Dog Gets a Job
Elizabeth Fensham


From one of Australia’s most-loved and prolific authors comes a funny and endearing tale about a boy called Eric and his dog Ugly.


AWARDS

Shortlisted: 2010 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Younger Readers

Shortlisted, 2013 Children’s Choice – REAL Awards – COOL, KOALA, KROC and YABBA Awards (Years 7-9)

Shortlisted, 2013 Children's Peace Literature Award from Australian Psychological Society

Selected book, 2013, IBBY Project Outstanding Books for Young People with DisabilitiesShortlisted, 2013 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards – Upper PrimaryShortlisted, 2015 Australian Book Design Award for Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book – designer Jo Hunt