Millie and the Night Heron

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University of Queensland Press, Aug 1, 2014 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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"The daughter of an artist and a scientist, and your own interesting self, Millie. What more could you need?” But Millie isn’t sure that Tom, her mum’s boyfriend, is right about that. A new town, a school project due, an enemy called Tayla, a boy with the initials RH and Tom himself…. It’s all too much even for an interesting girl like Millie. But as her father says, change is needed, and sometimes it’s the biggest changes that make us who we are. Millie and the Night Heron is a gentle, lyrical and moving tale from award-winning author Catherine Bateson which reminds us all to stop and remember the important things in life.

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User Review  - mcgarry - LibraryThing

Yr 7 - Yr 8 The daughter of an artist and a scientist, and your own interesting self, Millie. What more could you need?" But Millie isn’t sure that Tom, her mum’s boyfriend, is right about that. A new ... Read full review

Millie and the Night Heron

User Review  - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing

New, job, new town, new school, new friends … new boyfriend? Millies mum Kate has decided that its time to get a new job. That means moving to a new town, a new school for Millie, new friends for ... Read full review

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Catherine Bateson has achieved an outstanding awards trifecta for her novels for young people. Rain May and Captain Daniel was the winner of the CBCA Book of the Year Award and Painted Love Letters was awarded a CBCA Honour Book recognition. Painted Love Letters was the winner of the 2003 Australian Family Therapists Award for Children's Literature and Rain May and Captain Daniel is also on their recommended reading list for therapists. Catherine also won the 2003 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards for Rain May and Captain Daniel. Both Painted Love Letters and Rain May and Captain Daniel were shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Awards. Catherine teaches creative writing, coordinates La Mama Poetica and is currently working on a third collection of poetry.

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