Goblin on the Reef

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Random House Australia, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 80 pages
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Gibblewort's goblin friends are at it again--they've sent him back to Australia, and this time he should have packed his scuba gear Gibblewort the Irish goblin is as nasty as ever. When his goblin friends get tired of his wicked ways, they teach him a lesson by packing him off to a damp part of Australia. The place he ends up in couldn't be damper--the Great Barrier Reef. Delight in the adventures of Gibblewort and the fascinating creatures he encounters there.

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About the author (2003)

Victor Kelleher was born in London in 1939 and moved to Australia in 1976 via Africa and New Zealand. He was formerly an associate professor of literature, but chose to write full-time from his home He writes books for both children and adults including Papio, Baily's Bones, The Red King, Taronga, Fire Dancer, The Ivory Trail, Brother Night, Dogboy, and Goblin in the Snow. He has won numerous awards including the Ditmar Award for Best Australian Novel for Beast of Heaven in 1985, Kids Own Aust Literature Award (KOALA) in 1991 for The Red King, the Children's Peace Lit Award (PEACE) in 1989 for The Makers, and the CBC Book of the Year in 1983 for Master of the Grove. He also writes under the pseudonym of Veronica Hart.

Stephen Michael King won an Honour Book at the 2015 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards with his illustrations for the title Scary Night. He also won a Speech Pathology Australia 2015 Book of the Year Award in the Birth to three years category with his title Snail and Turtle are Friends.

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