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Herrick, Steven

Steven Herrick is one of Australia's most popular and widely heard children’s authors. Many of his fourteen books for children and young adults have been on the CBCA Children's Book of the Year Awards shortlist, including Love, Ghosts and Nose Hair (1997), A Place like This (1999), The Simple Gift (2001), and Tom Jones Saves the World (2003). Do-wrong Ron (2004) and By the River (2005) were named Honour Books. Steven’s first novel, Rhyming Boy, was published in 2008. At school his favourite subject was soccer, and he dreamed of football glory while he worked at various jobs. For the past twenty-five years he’s been a full-time writer and regularly performs his work in schools throughout the world. He lives in the Blue Mountains with his partner and two sons.
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‘The king of poetry for children is Steven Herrick. Herrick's poems … are so well balanced. On the one hand there's humour and light-heartedness; on the other there's depth and thoughtful care.’ Sydney Morning Herald

‘Steven Herrick has a wonderfully acute ear for the authentic voice of primary school children – their concerns, humour, emotional and intellectual journeys throughout the school year. ... Herrick’s poetry is playful and insightful, funny and poignant.’ Magpies

‘Whether it's climbing a tree, blushing or Anzac Day, Herrick hones in on the emotion of the moment and traps it like a bug in a jar.’ Sunday Age

‘Highly recommended for home, school and children's library collections.’ Viewpoint
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A Place Like This

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A special reissue of a bestselling Australian classic from award-winning author Steven Herrick. Jack and Annabel have been dating for two years. With high school over they’re about to start university – until Jack decides to chuck it all in.

$19.95

Another Night in Mullet Town

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An iridescent verse novel from award-winning author Steven Herrick that shines light on friendship, family and finding your way.

$19.95

Bleakboy and Hunter Stand Out in the Rain

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A new, laugh-out-loud novel from award-winning author Steven Herrick

$14.95

Love Poems And Leg Spinners

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Another collection of funny, strange, silly and ordinary poems from Australia's most popular poet for children. Herrick is at his best when he writes about the simple things in a child's everyday life such as family, sport, school, food and puzzled comments on the adult world. There's lots of energy underlying this collection which will encourage young people to read the poetry aloud and perhaps inspire them to write their own.Adults and children will have fun meeting the kids from 5b including Billy, Anna, Sarah, Alex, Emily and Michael and their long suffering teacher, Ms Batlow.

$14.95

Love, Ghosts and Nose Hair

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A special reissue of a bestselling Australian classic from award-winning author Steven Herrick. Jack is an everyday sixteen-year-old boy. He’s obsessed with Annabel, sport and nose hair. He’s also obsessed with a ghost …

$19.95

My Life, My Love, My Lasagne

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My sister doesn't eat meat. She calls herself a vegetarian Mum calls her sensitive. Dad calls her a nutcase. I don't call her anything unless she picks on me Then I call her names I can't mention in a poem. A collection of funny, poignant and significant poems detailing the everyday lives of children – family, school and friends. Each poem echoes with the voice of young people.

$14.95

Pookie Aleera Is Not My Boyfriend

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A heart-warming tale about friendship, grief and the importance of baked goods, by award-winning author Steven Herrick.

$16.95

Rhyming Boy

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Jayden Hayden, wordsmith, a.k.a rhyming boy, doesn't have a dad - just a mum obsessed with Jayden Finch, the footballer, and an embarrassing name that gets him teased. When a school father-son day is announced, Jayden's quest for answers becomes a puzzle he needs to solve, and quickly. Could Jayden Finch be more than just a footballer?

$16.95

The Bogan Mondrian

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A powerful and heart-stopping young adult novel from a master storyteller. This is Steven Herrick at his best.

$19.95

The Simple Gift

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A special reissue of a bestselling and award-winning Australian classic from popular author Steven Herrick

$19.95

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