Glenda Millard

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Glenda Millard
Born Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Genres Children's literature, young-adult fiction

Glenda Millard is an Australian writer of children's literature and young-adult fiction.

Biography[edit]

Millard was born in Victoria, Australia.[1] Her first work was published in 1999 by Margaret Hamilton Books, entitled Unplugged!.[2] In 2003 she released The Naming of Tishkin Silk which was named as an honour book at the 2004 CBCA Awards and was a finalist for the 2004 New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards. In 2007 Layla, Queen of Hearts, a follow up to The Naming Of Tishkin Silk, won the 2007 Queensland Premier's Literary Award for Children's Book and was a short-list nominee for the Children's Book of the Year Award for younger readers.[3] In 2009 Millard released her young-adult fiction novel A Small Free Kiss in the Dark and the children's novel Perry Angel's Suitcase. A Small Free Kiss in the Dark was a short-list nominee for the 2009 Aurealis Award for best young-adult novel but lost to Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan and Perry Angel's Suitcase won the 2009 Children's Book of the Year Award for younger readers.[4][5] Millard is currently an ambassador for the Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

The Kingdom of Silk series

  • The Naming Of Tishkin Silk (2003, illustrations by Caroline Magerl)
  • Layla, Queen of Hearts (2006, illustrations by Stephen Michael King)
  • Perry Angel's Suitcase (2008, illustrations by Stephen Michael King)
  • All the Colours of Paradise (2009, illustrations by Stephen Michael King)
  • Plum Puddings and Paper Moons (2010, illustrations by Stephen Michael King)
  • The Tender Moments of Saffron Silk (2012, illustrations by Stephen Michael King)
  • Nell's Festival of Crisp Winter Glories (2013, illustrations by Stephen Michael King)

Other novels

  • When the Angels Came (2003, illustrations by Janine Dawson)
  • Bringing Reuben Home (2004)
  • The Novice (2005)
  • A Small Free Kiss in the Dark (2009)

Picture books[edit]

  • Unplugged! (1999, illustrated by Dee Huxley)
  • Bones Maloney and the Raspberry Spiders (2002, illustrated by Matt Cosgrove)
  • Heart of the Tiger (2004, illustrated by Gaye Chapman)
  • Mrs Wiggins' Wartymelons (2004, with Steven Axelson)
  • Angel Breath (2005, illustrated by Dee Huxley)
  • Kaito's Cloth (2006, illustrated by Gaye Chapman)
  • Applesauce and the Christmas Miracle (2008, illustrated by Stephen Michael King)
  • Isabella's Garden (2009, illustrated by Rebecca Cool)
  • Mbobo Tree (2010, illustrated by Annie White)

Source: WorldCat

Awards and nominations[edit]

Source: showtell.com.au

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glenda Millard". Scholastic Corporation. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  2. ^ "Glenda Millard". WorldCat. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  3. ^ a b "Glenda Millard". showtell.com.au. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  4. ^ "Aurealis Awards 2009: Young Adult Judges' Report" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original on 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  5. ^ "Book of the Year 2009 Winners". Children's Book Council of Australia. Retrieved 2010-05-05.