An Australian Antarctic Literature is beginning .Since being a 2001 Antarctic expeditioner with the Australian Antarctic Division, Hazel has used the Antarctic setting in her writing for adults and children.Other Australian Antarctic expeditioner- writers & illustrators include Coral Tulloch, Jesse Blackadder, Alison Lester , Favel Parrett, John Long and David Day. Google their contributions to the new Antarctic Literature.
Recently Sisters in Crime held an Antarctic Noir evening.
Many schools are studying Antarctica in varied formats and many adults are intrigued by the mystique.
Hazel's Books With Antarctic Settings
'Antarctic Dad' picture book about parent working away for long periods. Wildlife. Illustrated by Kevin Burgemeestre.
Antarctica's Frozen Chosen, YA novel ( 13 plus) Young scientist faces eco-issues, mutiny and saying no to mates. Wildlife.
Antarctic Writer on ice, adventure memoir from 'older female'. Roles. Workstyle. pdf. Braille and audio.
Antarctic Close Up: based on telescope memorabilia from Mawson's 1911 expedtion in time jump faction for 10 year olds.
'Right or Wrong': Plays to make You Think; classroom scripts which include 'Antarctica Cool or What?' when Antarctic wildlife face a Threat. Teachers' notes also available.
Shooting Antarctica; (Kindle only ) Adult literacy mystery RA 6.5
'Healthy Women' contains interview chapter with Antarctic station leader Marilyn Boydell.
'Grandma Leaps Antarctica': DVD with Auslan signing for hearing impaired. Includes 'The Antarctic Lachieberg' & 'My Gran's Gone to Antarctica'
Reading about the history and eco-science of Antarctica inspires new adventurers.
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Events & Appearances 2017
1st Fri each month PROV 10-1pm Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.
September 19th YABBA statewide online Virtual Author from Mont Albert Primary
September 23rd 10.30-12. Dolly Parton Imagination Library event, Geelong Library.
September 26th 6-8 pm OAM event Knox Civic Centre
October 6th 10-1pm PRO
October 13th Hazelnuts Reunion lunch Mr & Miss 12.30 711 Whitehorse Rd.
October 20 th (Fri) 1-4pm Colac Library ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'
October 31st 10 am YABBA AWARDS Hampton Park Secondary
November 3rd 10-1pm PRO
December 1st 10-1pm PRO (Celebration of completed books)
March 24th Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival