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Aussie Bites : A Chook Called Harry - Phillip Gwynne

Aussie Bites : A Chook Called Harry

By: Phillip Gwynne, Terry Denton (Illustrator)

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Published: 30th March 2009
For Ages: 8+ years old
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There are ten chooks in the beautiful new chook-house, but Chris's favourite, Happy Harry, isn't pulling her weight.

Can Chris save Harry when his dad wants to get rid of her?

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About The Author

Phillip Gwynne's first novel Deadly Unna? the literary hit of 1998, has now sold over 180,000 copies. It was made into the feature film Australian Rules for which Phillip won an AFI award. The sequel, Nukkin Ya, was published to great acclaim in 2000. He has also written The Worst Team Ever, Born to Bake, and A Chook Called Harry in the Aussie Bites series, and Jetty Rats. Phillip's latest novel, the adult detective thriller The Build Up, is being made into a 13-part TV series on SBS, and his YA novel, Swerve, will be published in 2010.

He now lives in Leura, New South Wales, with his wife and three children: aged 17, 2 and 1.

About The Illustrator

Terry Denton is among Australia's busiest literary creative forces and his work, either as a writer, illustrator or both, can be found in popular children's titles such as Gasp!, Duck for Cover and Sucked In!

Born in Melbourne in 1950, the second youngest of five boys, Terry originally studied architecture, but, unhappy with that course, he left Uni and set about discovering what kind of artist he really wanted to be. Over the next seven years he tried animation, painting, theatre, etching, sculpture, cartooning, and worked part-time with a friend running a music shop.

ISBN: 9780143303473
ISBN-10: 0143303473
Series: Aussie Bites Ser.
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 92
Published: 30th March 2009
Dimensions (cm): 19.800 x 13.0  x 0.600
Weight (kg): 19.7

Phillip Gwynne

Phillip Gwynne's first novel Deadly Unna? was the literary hit of 1998 winning Children's Book of the Year and selling over 200,000 copies.

It was made into the feature film Australian Rules for which Phillip's screenplay won an AFI award in 2002. Since then Phillip's novels have all received both high acclaim and popularity amongst readers including his young adult novel Swerve which was shortlisted for many awards amongst them the 2010 Prime Minister's Award and the Golden Inky.

Phillip's also no stranger to writing thrillers as he has written an adult detective thriller The Build Up, but The Debt is his first series for upper-primary school readers and combines both his substantial literary skills and his ability to tell a good story.

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