Deborah Abela

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Deborah Abela
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Deborah Abela
Born (1966-10-13) 13 October 1966 (age 50)
Sydney, Australia
Died N/A
Occupation Writer
Nationality Australian
Genre Children's literature
Notable awards Shortlisted REAL awards 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011 Maurice Saxby Award for Services to Children’s Literature 2013, Sisters in Crime Davitt Awards 2013, Shortlisted Aurealis Awards 2011, 2010, 2003, Shortlisted Speech Pathology Awards 2011, Shortlisted USBBY Outstanding International Book 2012, Children’s Book Council Notable Book 2010

Deborah Abela (born 13 October 1966 in Sydney) is an Australian author of children's books, most notably the Max Remy, Super Spy series.[1] She has been writing for 15 years.


Her book, The Remarkable Secret of Aurelia Bonhoffen,[1] was shortlisted for best children's book in the 2010, and was awarded "Notable Book of 2010" by the Children's Book Council of Australia.[2]

In 2008, She was awarded the May Gibbs Fellowship for Children's Literature.[3]

Awarded the 2006 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Best Book Award.[4]


Max Remy Superspy Books[edit]

Jasper Zammit Soccer Legend[edit]

Other books[edit]


  1. ^ a b "About Deb 2". 24 July 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Younger Readers Notable Books 2010". Children's Book Council of Australia. 2010. Archived from the original on 1 April 2010. Retrieved 9 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "alumni". May Gibbs Children's Literature Trust. Retrieved 23 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Search Results for - Deborah Abela". Oppenheim Toy Portfolio. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  5. ^ Ltd, Allied Newspapers (18 December 2016). "A novel of courage and survival". Times of Malta. Retrieved 23 December 2016. 

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