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Eduardo Castellanos Diaz Del Castillo and Diane de Castellanos

Eduardo Castellanos Diaz Del Castillo and Diane de Castellanos

Eduardo Castellanos was born in Santa Maria del Rio, in the state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, in 1927. He studied at the National Institute of Fine Art - La Esmeralda - in Mexico City.

Diane de Castellanos was born in 1945 in Wellington NSW, moving with her parents to Canberra in 1947.

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Stanley N Morton

Stanley N Morton, the fourth of six children, grew up in what was then working class Newtown, where he attended the local high school. Despite leaving school at an early age, he eventually became the National Sales Manager for a large commercial furniture manufacturer

Later, as a mature aged student, Stan pursued further education, motivated by his strong desire to write. Only after retirement was he able to indulge his great...

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N. R. Marxsen

N. R. Marxsen

N.R Marxsen grew up in a small town on the coast of Queensland, in a very enterprising, artistic and musical family. She developed a love for writing at a very young age and now spends most of her time singing, writing about the fantastic new worlds she creates, and sketching.

She also has a love of animals and is particularly passionate about horses and everything equestrian. While working part time in...

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Lukas P. Threlfall

Lukas P. Threlfall

Lukas P. Threlfall was born in Liverpool and grew up in London. In his childhood he always liked to make up stories while playing with his friends in school, but it wasn't until many years later in 2011 that he realised his dream of being a writer. Now living in South Australia, he spends most of his free time working on future story ideas and is currently planning and writing...

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Alley Bucci

Alley Bucci

Alley's first picture book to be published, The Ladybug without Any Spots! is a cute, little story about loving and accepting yourself the way you are and embracing your individuality.

Repeated text through the book allows the child to anticipate what is next and also aids the junior reader. The hidden ladybug on every page is another element where the child and parent can explore together the beautiful illustrations by David...

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Madilina Tresca

Madilina Tresca

Madilina Tresca was born in Fairfield, Sydney, attended the local Our Lady of the Rosary Primary and Secondary school and is the daughter of Italian migrants. She embarked on an IT career late in life while writing in her spare time. Italian superstitions and stories about her grandmothers inspired her to write her first novel, The White Rose, and fulfil a lifelong dream of becoming a fiction writer.

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J. J. Part

J. J. Part moved from Queensland to beautiful Armidale in the New England Tablelands in 2008.  She  has always loved animals especially dogs and horses, country life, art and writing stories and poems for children.  The nearby bush, haven to kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, hares, rabbits and sugar gliders and many birds, provided the inspiration for this book whilst she explored it with her Hungarian Vizsla dog, Oggy.

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Tess McLennan

Tess McLennan

Tess McLennan is a musician and instrumental music teacher, living in a quaint country town south of Brisbane, Queensland. She is an avid reader and experienced traveller, and enjoys musical theatre and vintage artefacts. She has been writing since a young age, and Ghosts is her first novel.

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Shirley Eldridge

Shirley Eldridge

Shirley Eldridge’s previous literary works include Twenty-Four Seven and its sequel, Georgie-Girl which fictionalise her counselling experiences after working many years with Lifeline in counselling and suicide intervention training.

Prior to that Shirley authored The Rocky Girl under her maiden name of Macaree. The Rocky Girl is set in Rockhampton and chronicles life in Queensland in the 1950s and '60s. It is the forerunner to Mima, Shirley's fourth and most important...

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Clive A. Smith

Clive A. Smith

Born in England, Clive immigrated to Australia with his family in 1964 and has called Australia home ever since. Clive love Australia and its people so much that he is addicted to exploring its diversity.

He and his wife Jan have been on the road for years now, having one adventure after another.

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