Gabrielle Wang

Author and Illustrator

Book News: 23 November

Monks, writing and illuminated manuscripts

I often feel like a monk transcribing and decorating an illuminated manuscript. Patiently, painfully working over years in minute detail on the one book until…

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A Passing Whisper: 21 November

Growing up all I wanted to be was white

This article was published on September 29th in Daily Life, a SMH online magazine about women. I grew up in the suburbs of Melbourne at a…

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Book News: 18 November

Playfest – How to Draw a Dragon

  Today Saturday 22nd November, I will be teaching a Dragon drawing workshop at the Myer Music Bowl as part of Playfest. Bring the kids…

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Uncategorized: 13 November

Book signing at Dymocks Camberwell

  On Thursday November 20th I will be signing books at Dymocks Camberwell between 6pm and 8pm. Come along for a chat, a drink and…

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Uncategorized: 18 October

Moroccan diary 2

‘The Prophet said never to discard a crust of bread and that if you ever see it, even the smallest piece on the ground, you…

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Uncategorized: 7 October

Moroccan diary 1

Morocco is a land full of surprises. From the beaches of Essaouira to the lofty Atlas Mountains, its scenery is constantly changing. I love how…

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Booktalk: 16 September

the street cats of istanbul

Apart from the wonderful sites Istanbul has to offer, one thing I cannot help noticing is the number of cats there are living on the…

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A Passing Whisper: 10 August

Bendigo Writers Festival and a Wishbird update

I am thrilled that The Wishbird has been shortlisted for both the Yabba Awards and the Australian Book Design Awards. Students from prep to year…

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Book News: 5 August

Saying goodbye to Pearlie

At last I am saying goodbye to Pearlie. Checking final pages for ‘Pearlie’s Ghost’ Book 4 in the Our Australian Girl series before it goes…

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Booktalk: 5 August

School and Festival Visits

  August is a huge month for children’s authors and illustrators. It’s called Children’s Book Week, but really should be renamed Book Month! Kids’ Authors and illustrators are…

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