MIKE DUMBLETON is an award-winning writer and engaging presenter with many educational and children’s books to his credit. Ten of Mike’s titles have been selected as 'Notable Books' by the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA). His books range from the humorous Santa’s Hi-Tech Christmas and Muddled-up Farm, (Speech Pathology Book of the Year), to the sensitive Passing On (CBCA Shortlisted Book). His work also appeals to all ages from Cat (CBCA Honour Book Early Childhood), to Digger a book set during World War I, and Meet Douglas Mawson, a non-fiction picture book for older students.  Mike has also written a range of junior fiction titles for middle primary students including the Jet book series.

         Mike’s picture book, Anisa’s Alphabet, is a poignant story of a child refugee where each letter of the alphabet reveals a part of her journey. It was a CBCA 2021 Notable Book and a ‘White Ravens International Children’s and Youth Library Selection’ for 2021. Mike’s latest releases are Let the Singing Begin (co-authored with his wife Linda) and Hair, a fun picture book which is his fiftieth publication. When he’s not writing, Mike loves reading, laughter, sunny weather, watching sport and meeting young readers in school visits.


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