Christobel Mattingley

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Christobel Mattingley

Christobel Mattingley (born 1931) is an award-winning South Australian author of books for children and adults.[1] Her book Rummage won the Children's Book of the Year Award: Younger Readers and Children's Book of the Year Award: Picture Book in 1982. Her most recent book is Maralinga's long shadow: Yvonne's story, which was published in 2016 and won the 2017 the Young People's History Prize at the NSW Premier's History Awards.[2][3][4]


Adult non-fiction[edit]

  • *Mattingley, Christobel (2002). King of the Wilderness: The Life of Deny King. Melbourne: Text Publishing.

Children's books[edit]

  • Mattingley, Christobel (1970). The picnic dog. Illustrated by Carolyn Dinan. London: Hamish Hamilton.
  • Mattingley, Christobel (1981). Rummage. Illustrated by Patricia Mullins. Sydney: Angus & Robertson.
  • Mattingley, Christobel (2016). Maralinga's long shadow : Yvonne's story. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

Young Adult books[edit]

  • Mattingley, Christobel (1993). No Gun for Asmir. Melbourne: Text Publishing.
  • Mattingley, Christobel (1996). Escape from Sarajevo. [5]

Essays and reporting[edit]


  1. ^ Austlit. "Christobel Mattingley". Retrieved 2016-07-04.
  2. ^ "Maralinga's long shadow : Yvonne's story / Christobel Mattingley. - Version details". Trove. Retrieved 2016-07-04.
  3. ^ "christobel mattingley". christobel mattingley. Retrieved 2016-07-04.
  4. ^ "Winners of the 2017 NSW Premier's History Awards announced". Books & Publishing. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  5. ^ Mattingley, Christobel (1996). Escape from Sarajevo. Ringwood, Vic. : Puffin Books. ISBN 0140375252.