Mike Dumbleton is an award-winning writer and engaging presenter with many educational and children’s books to his credit. Nine 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 Secret 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 Meet Douglas Mawson (Crichton Award Shortlisted Book) a non-fiction picture book for older students. Mike has also written a range of junior novels for middle and upper primary students including Terrifiedosaurus Rex and the Jet book series.

Mike’s recent picture book, Digger is a touching commemoration of events in World War 1 and he has several new books scheduled for publication. After many years of teaching in South Australia, Mike enjoyed the chance to work as a Literacy Consultant in New York. He is now pleased to be back in Australia, closer to family and friends. In his spare time, Mike enjoys reading, travelling, trying to keep fit, listening to jazz and watching sport.

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