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Coral Vass is an award-winning Australian children’s author of several books including Grandma’s Treasured Shoes, Meet 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
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!
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.
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.