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by Patricia Wrightson

  • ISBN: 0091145708
  • Category: Сhildren's books
  • Author: Patricia Wrightson
  • Other formats: azw lit mobi mbr
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hutchinson & Co (1974)
  • Pages: 153 pages
  • FB2 size: 1967 kb
  • EPUB size: 1654 kb
  • Rating: 4.1
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The Crooked Snake book. Patricia Wrightson is one of Australia's most distinguished writers for children. Her books have won many prestigious awards all over the world.

The Crooked Snake book. She was awarded an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) in 1977, the Dromkeen Medal in 1984 and the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1986, all for her services to children's literature. She is a four-time winner of the A Winner of the Dromkeen Medal (1984).

The Crooked Snake (1955) is the first novel by Australian author Patricia Wrightson. It won the Children's Book of the Year Award: Older Readers in 1956. A gang of children form a secret society to protect a nearby national park from vandals. They record the bush with a camera and write to the Ministry of Conservation requesting the park be designated a flora and fauna sanctuary.

Patricia Wrightson OBE (19 June 1921 – 15 March 2010) was an Australian writer of several highly regarded and influential children's books. Her reputation came to rest largely on her magic realist titles.

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Patricia Wrightson was born in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia on June 19, 1921. She wrote 27 books during her lifetime and entwined Aboriginal mythology into her writing. Her first book was The Crooked Snake. During World War II, she worked in a munitions factory in Sydney. Her books have won many prestigious awards all over the world, including an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) in 1977, the Dromkeen Medal in 1984 and the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1986.

Patricia Wrightson, who has died aged 88, was one of Australia's most distinguished children's authors. She was awarded the Australian Book Council children's book of the year award for The Crooked Snake and went on to win the award three more times

Patricia Wrightson, who has died aged 88, was one of Australia's most distinguished children's authors. Her writing career having begun with traditional adventure stories in the 1950s, her reputation came to rest largely on her magic realist titles. She was awarded the Australian Book Council children's book of the year award for The Crooked Snake and went on to win the award three more times. She was appointed OBE in 1977 and won the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen medal for children's literature in 1986.

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