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Jessica Townsend
Digital Author Talk

Digital Author Talk: Jessica Townsend  

Connect your students to record-breaking Australian children's author Jessica Townsend - live from Sydney Opera House - as she celebrates the new release of Wundersmith, the second book in her bestselling series, Nevermoor. 

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“Exciting, mysterious, marvellous and magical ... quite simply one of the best children's books I've read in years.”
Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike

 

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More about Jessica Townsend...

Jessica Townsend lives on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Her pet fascinations include public transport, ancient cities, hotels, opera singers, Halloween, secret societies and gigantic cats - all of which have weaselled their way into Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, her award-winning first novel released in 2017. Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow, the second book in this record-breaking series, will be released in 2018.

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow was the biggest-selling Australian children's debut since records began. It has won the 2018 ABIA for Book of the Year, Book of the Year for Younger Readers and Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year; the 2018 Indie Book Awards Book of the Year and Children's Category; the 2017 Aurealis Award for Best Children's Fiction; the 2018 Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Younger Fiction and was named a CBCA notable book.

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