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Belinda Murrell
Author | Primary (All Years) | Secondary (Years 7 - 10)
Sydney

Touring Melbourne
15th-19th August 2022

Belinda Murrell worked as a travel writer and journalist before becoming the award-winning author of more than 35 books, ranging from junior fiction to adult non-fiction. Her presentations and writing workshops are energetic and dynamic, inspiring students from kindergarten to year 12. Belinda’s books include Meet Zoe and Zac, popular series The Sun Sword, Lulu Bell and Pippa’s Island, andhistorical novels The Ivory Rose, The Locket of Dreams,The Forgotten Pearl and The Lost Sapphire. Accolades include Honour Book KOALAS, shortlisted nine times for YABBA (Young Australians Best Book Award), CBCA Notable 2012 and 2017 and highly commended in the PM’s Literary Awards. Her latest books include an adult non-fiction bibliomemoir, Searching for Charlotte and The Golden Tower, a timeslip fantasy.

Virtual visits available

www.belindamurrell.com.au

Books by Belinda Murrell

The Golden Tower

Best Suited for ages 9-12 years
Transported to the land of Tuscia, Sophie accidentally saves the daughter of a wealthy family and is swept along on their journey to the Golden Tower.
Now she is the only one standing between sisters Isabella and Bia and the terrible fate their stepmother has planned.
Sophie doesn’t think she is brave enough, but with the help of a talking cat, a stableboy and some very tiny mischief makers, she might be able to save the day.

Lulu Bell and the Birthday Unicorn

Best Suited for ages 6-8 years
It s almost time for Lulu s little sister s birthday party. But there s a problem! A pony is running loose and Lulu and her dad, the local vet, have to rescue it.

Lulu Bell and the Koala Joey

Best Suited for ages 6-8 years
Lulu Bell’s beach holiday is about to begin!
Lulu and her friend Zac like to spot wildlife in the bush nearby. But bulldozers have arrived and the trees might soon be gone.

Lulu Bell and the Fairy Penguin

Best Suited for ages 6-8 years
Meet Lulu Bell. Where there’s Lulu, there’s family, friends, animals and adventures galore! It’s a hot day and the Bell family is going for a swim.

Lulu Bell and the Magical Garden

Best Suited for ages 6-8 years
After a  summer storm the school garden is ruined! Can Lulu and her best friend Molly save the day?

The Quest for the Sun Gem – The Sun Sword Trilogy #1

Best Suited for ages 9-11 years
After their village is attacked, a young brother and sister set off on a dangerous quest to save their captured family and friends – and free their land from the Sedah invaders.

Voyage of the Owl – The Sun Sword Trilogy #2

Best Suited for ages 9-11 years
Ethan, Lily, Saxon and Roana have cracked the code, only to find that the Moon Pearl is being sent by ship to the land of the invaders. The four children must give chase to save the precious stone!

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