Bren MacDibble

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Name          Bren MacDibbleBorn            Whanganui, NZ, 1966Lives           Kalbarri WA AustraliaOccupation Writer/Holiday accommodation providerNationality   Dual NZ/AusBren is a roaming Aus/Kiwi thing, who lives in Kalbarri, Western Australia. Her latest novel is an environmental fiction novel for 9-13 year olds called Across the Risen Sea. In 2019 Bren published The Dog Runner which won a NZ Book prize and has been nominated for a Carnegie Cilip Award as well as shortlisted for a CBCA Award. In 2018 Bren received multiple awards for her children's novel How to Bee and her young adult novel In The Dark Spaces (written as Cally Black). She also has twelve children's books published in the educational market.Her novel for children 'How to Bee' - publisher Allen & Unwin - won a CBCA award, a NZ Book Award, and a NSW Premiers award. It was shortlisted for a Queensland Literary prize, a South Australian Festival Literary Prize, an Aurealis Award, a Ditmar Award. The Dog Runner came out in 2019 and has won an NZ Book Award, been listed for a Carnegie, and shortlisted in the CBCA Awards. How to Bee is also out  North America in 2020, and her latest work Across the Risen Sea comdx out in Australia and New Zealand soon: Bren MacDibbleHer novel 'In the Dark Spaces' under the name Cally Black - publisher Hardie Grant Egmont - won a NZ Book Award, won a Queensland Literary Award, won the Ampersand Prize and an Aurealis Award, and was a CBCA Honour Book, Highly Commended by the Victorian Premier, was shortlisted for a Ditmar, a NSW Premiers Award, the Inkys and a WA Young Readers Award. Cally Black


The Raven's Song

Across the Risen Sea

The Dog Runner

In the Dark Spaces

How to Bee

The Adventures of Zip Velocity

Anchovy Circus

Go Go Gecko

No Fishing

There's No Such Thing

Take Me to Your Leader

Intergalactic Deliveries Inc

The Dinner Guest

SPlatterby Dragons Home

A Red Hot Pet

The Beast of Moogill

Honestly Ernest & Ernest's Mice Mischief

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