Sofie Laguna

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Sofie Laguna
Born 1968
Sydney, New South Wales
Language English
Nationality Australian
Notable awards Miles Franklin Award, 2015
Years active 2003-

Sofie Laguna (born 1968) is an Australian novelist. She was born in Sydney and studied law before deciding that being a lawyer was not for her. She has worked as an actor and is now a writer and playwright.[1] She now lives in Melbourne.

Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

Children's[edit]

  • Bill's Best Day (2002)
  • Bad Buster (2003)
  • Surviving Aunt Marsha (2003)
  • Big Ned's Bushwalk (2005)
  • Bird and Sugar Boy (2006)
  • Meet Grace (2011)
  • A Friend for Grace (2011)
  • Grace and Glory (2011)
  • A Home for Grace (2011)
  • The Grace Stories (2013)
  • 1836 : Do You Dare? : Fighting Bones (2014)

Picture books[edit]

  • My Yellow Blanky (2002) with Tom Jellett (illustrator)
  • Too Loud Lily (2002) with Kerry Argent (illustrator)
  • On Our Way to the Beach (2004) with Andrew McLean (illustrator)
  • Stephen's Music (2007) with Anna Pignataro (illustrator)
  • Boris Monster, Scared of Nothing (2007) with Ben Redlich (illustrator)
  • Where Are You, Banana? (2013) with Craig Smith (illustrator)

Personal life[edit]

Laguna lives in Eltham in suburban Melbourne with her partner Marc McBride, an illustrator, and their two sons.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miles Franklin Award - Biography - Sofie Laguna Archived 2015-06-23 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Susan Wyndham, "Novelist gets top Mileage out of drama", The Age, 24 June 2015, p. 12

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