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Coral Vass
Author | Primary (All Years) | Secondary (Years 7 - 10)


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Coral Vass is an award-winning Australian children’s author of several books including Grandma’s Treasured ShoesMeet Don Bradman and Sorry Day, winner of the 2019 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books and Winner of the 2018 Speech Pathology Book of the Year – Best Book for Language and Literacy Development Indigenous Children Award.
With a background in media, Coral has always had a passion for telling stories and inspiring children with a love for literature. She dabbled in script writing, radio drama and video production, before working a decade in marketing and publications. In her school visits, Coral shares her passion for children’s picture books with storytelling and writing workshops that ignite imagination and help children create their very own stories.  

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Books by Coral Vass

COMING SOON! Amanda Commander and the Purple Invitation

When every girl in Year Three gets an invitation to Eves birthday party except Amanda, Amanda makes a plan, with the help of the Dolphin Squad, to win herself an invitation before the week is through. Its OPERATION INVITATION! Amanda tries everything to make Eve like her and get an invitation to the party, until she finally learns its more important to be kind, not for what you can get but because of who you are.

Peek and Boo

Best Suited 4+ Years
Peek and Boo always sit side by side and together, they make a forever-home. One day an egg appears, but when Peek goes to hunt for food and leaves Boo in charge of the egg, something unexpected happens.

The Perfectly Proper Grand Pet Parade

Best Suited 3-9 Years
Lavender and her friends can’t wait to bring their pets into school for the Perfectly Proper Grand Pet Parade. Everything is perfect until a troublesome two start scheming!

Sorry Day

WINNER of the CBCA Eve Pownal award for information books 2019!
2020 YABBA Shortlisted

Best Suited for ages 7+ years
There was a hum of excitement.
Flags flickered in the breeze as Maggie’s heart danced with delight.
‘This is a very special day!’ her mother said.

Meet… Don Bradman

Best Suited for ages 6-8 years
A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia’s history, including cricket’s greatest ever batsman, Sir Donald Bradman.

Grandma’s Treasured Shoes

Best Suited for ages 4+ years
Grandma has oodles and oodles of shoes! Walking shoes, dancing shoes, fancy and plain, Grandma has a shoe for every occasion.

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