ABOUT CLAIRE SAXBY

  • Claire writes stories about kangaroos and sheep, hope and hunger, friendship and families.

    Claire is a writer of fiction, non fiction and poetry for children.

    *DINGO CO-WINNER NSW PREMIERS LITERARY AWARDS 2019
    *DINGO SHORTLISTED CBCA NEW ILLUSTRATOR AWARD 2019
    *DINGO WHITLEY AWARD 2018
    *KOALA HONOUR BOOK CBCA AWARDS 2018
    *KOALA SHORTLISTED CBCA AWARDS 2018
    *KOALA SHORTLISTED EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2018

    *WILD PA CBCA NOTABLE 2017

    *EMU WINNER WHITLEY AWARDS 2015

    *EMU SHORTLISTED WILDNERNESS AWARD 2015

    *EMU SHORTLISTED CBCA EVE POWNALL AWARD 2015

    *BIG RED KANGAROO’ CERTIFICATE OF COMMENDATION WHITLEY AWARDS 2014*

    *BIG RED KANGAROO’ SHORTLISTED QUEENSLAND LITERARY AWARDS 2014*

    *’BIG RED KANGAROO’ SHORTLISTED SCBWI CRYSTAL KITE AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND CHAPTER 2014*

    *’SEADOG’ WINNER SPEECH PATHOLOGY AWARD BOOKS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN 2013*

    *’THERE WAS AN OLD SAILOR’ WINNER SCBWI CRYSTAL KITE AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND CHAPTER 2011*

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • I am endlessly curious. I write to understand, to share what I discover, to entertain, to encourage curiosity.

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