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Glenda Millard - Author


Glenda Millard is an award-winning Australian author of twelve picture books, seven fiction titles for younger readers and three young adult novels. Australian, she left school at 15 and went straight out to work, unable to fulfil her writing dreams. At the age of 45 she found herself out of a job and her children grown up. She began to write and hasn't stopped since, winning many awards in Australia for her picture books and fiction. With her appearance on the Carnegie shortlist this year, her writing is finally getting the recognition it deserves in the UK.

All titles in the Kingdom of Silk series have won or been shortlisted for every major book prize in Australia: the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, NSW Premier's Literary Awards and WA Premier's Literary Awards.

Glenda's novel, The Stars at Oktober Bend has been shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Glenda Millard

A Small Free Kiss in the Dark by Glenda Millard
A Small Free Kiss in the Dark
Glenda Millard
Skip's an outsider. He's never fitted in. So he takes to the streets and there he teams up with homeless veteran Billy. Then come the bombs which bring little Max and Tia, the teenage dancer with a tiny baby. How...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017
The Stars at Oktober Bend by Glenda Millard
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Glenda Millard
August 2016 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Survival * Friendship * Power of words Heartrending and, ultimately, hopeful, this tells the extraordinarily powerful tale of unforgettable Alice, whose “soul is filled with songbirds”,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2016

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