Gus Gordon

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Gus Gordon (born in Sydney, 1971) is a children's book illustrator and writer based in Sydney, Australia.

Gordon has written and illustrated over 70 books for children.[1]

Gordon's book 'Herman and Rosie' was chosen as the 2013 ‘Read for Australia’ book and won the 2013 CBCA 'Honour Award' for best picture book. It was also shortlisted for the 2014 German Youth Literature Award, the Sakura Medal in Japan and the 2014/2015 Les Incorruptibles prize in France.[citation needed]

Recent works[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ Penguin :: Author Profile
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-08-15. Retrieved 2010-05-18.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ Penguin :: Authors
  7. ^ PFP Children's Peace Literature Award :: 2007 Children’s Peace Literature Award Shortlist
  8. ^ Children's Book Council of Australia :: Previous Winners Archived 2011-11-20 at the Wayback Machine

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