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  • Published: 26 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9781760890414
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $23.00

Dumplin'




With starry Texas nights, red candy suckers, Dolly Parton songs and a wildly unforgettable heroine, Dumplin’ is guaranteed to steal your heart.

Willowdean Dickson has always been at home in her own skin; her mum calls her Dumplin’, right? But when life throws her a curveball, Willow suffers an unwelcome attack of self-doubt. So what’s a girl to do? Enter a local Miss Teen Bonnet beauty pageant; of course!

  • Pub date: 26 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9781760890414
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $23.00

About the Author

Julie Murphy

Julie Murphy has this to say about herself... I love pocket change, but I like to keep it in a jar, and not in my pocket. When I was little, I was on a bowling league. Moxie is my favorite word. If I won the lottery, the first thing I would buy would be a photo booth. I like outerspace. I believe in karma. I'm terrified of cicadas. I love school. I don't pick up my house phone. I like getting mail. I'm the funniest person you know. 2+2=5. I live in Texas with my husband who loves me, my dog who adores me, and my cat who tolerates me. Baseball aficionado. Professional potty mouth obsessed with movie trailers. And movies, too. And books. DUH. Let's be friends.

Her first book Side Affects May Vary was published in 2014.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Inky Awards

    Longlisted • 2016 • Silver Inky Award for an International Book


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