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Freya Blackwood
Freya Blackwood is an award-winning internationally published illustrator of children’s books. She was born in Edinburgh and grew up in Orange in NSW, Australia. Freya won the CBCA Early Childhood Book of the Year for Amy & Louis in 2007 (written by Libby Gleeson) and Maudie and Bear in 2011 (written by Jan Omerod), the Crichton Award in 2004 for Two Summers (written by John Heffernan) and her other titles have been short-listed for countless other awards. She was awarded the highly prestigious Kate Greenaway 2010 Medal for her work on Harry and Hooper (with Margaret Wild).

Freya’s recent offerings include Clancy & Millie and the Very Fine House (written by Libby Gleeson), her own book, Ivy Loves to Give, The Last Hug (written by Nick Bland), Look, A Book! (written by Libby Gleeson) which was short-listed for the CBCA 2012 Picture Book of the Year Award, The Terrible Suitcase (written by Emma Allen) which won the CBCA 2013 Early Childhood Book of the Year Award, Banjo and Ruby Red, The Necklace and the Present (the first book in the Cleo Stories series) and Go to Sleep, Jessie! (all written by Libby Gleeson).
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