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Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern

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Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern is an international award-winning author who adores exploring all the world has to offer! Her appreciation of travel and uniqueness of culture has been captured in the pages of her books. Jacqueline was the recipient of the ACT Writers Centre 2017 Anne Edgeworth Fellowship. Her books have been recognised for a number of awards within Australia and internationally, including winning the travel category of the 2020 American Book Excellence Awards and being shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards in 2017 and 2019. Jacqueline regularly contributes to a variety of online platforms and has appeared at several literary events, including the Canberra Writers Festival, the Goulburn Reader Writer Festival, NSW Kids & YA Festival and the Noted Writers Festival. Jacqueline endeavours to encourage her readers to learn more about the world, supporting an empathetic and inclusive community. She currently resides in Canberra, holds a Masters in International Development and works in international affairs. Jacqueline is the founder of the Story Creators Community, assisting aspiring creatives on their creative journey.

Books by Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern

Aussie Kids: Meet Matilda at the Festival

Aussie Kids is an exciting new series for emerging readers 6-8 years.From a NSW Zoo to a Victorian lighthouse, or an outback sheep farm in WA to a beach in QLD, this junior fiction series celebrates stories about children living in unique places in every state and territory in Australia.8 characters, 8 stories, 8 authors and illustrators from all 8 states and territories!Come on an adventure with Aussie Kids and meet Matilda from the ACT.

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