Rosanne Hawke

Rosanne Hawke is an award winning children’s and YA author and is the author of overthirty books for young people ranging from lower primary to high school. She was a teacher and aid worker in Pakistan and UAE and was a lecturer in creative writing at Tabor Adelaide. Her interests include cultural identity, belonging, Afghan and Pakistani cultural issues, Cornish culture and folklore, history, cats, music and mystery.

She often writes of displacement, moving between countries (Beyond Borders), or from city to country (Zenna Dare). She also tells stories of children not heard: Shahana: Through my Eyes, Marrying Ameera and Chandani and the Ghost of the Forest. Her historical novel, Taj and the Great Camel Trek, won the 2012 Adelaide Festival Award for Children’s Literature. Rosanne is the recipient of the 2015 Nance Donkin Award and writes in a cool underground room near Kapunda.

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Picture Books

Middle Grade Novels