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Julie Murphy

Julie Murphy, head shot

Australian children's writer

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My latest book:
cover image - My Australia
My Australia
Illustrated by Garry Fleming
NLA Publishing, April 2, 2018

"pure pleasure to read
" Sue Warren: Just So Stories
"A new classic" Margaret Hamilton – The Children’s Book Cottage
"Highly recommended" Read Plus

NSW Premier's Reading Challenge list K-2

Launching My Australia at Pictures & Pages Bookshop, April 2018

Julie Murphy at book launch 2018

Julie Murphy, zookeeper
I trained as a zoologist and zookeeper. Through my writing, I hope that young readers will be inspired to experience nature for themselves. Also, that they will become both lifelong readers and conservation stewards.

Want to know more? Interviews:

The road to publication for GILLY'S TREASURES - Jody Jensen Shaffer (2016)

My connection to the sea - June Smalls (2016)

Getting Excited about Science - Katie L. Carroll (2016)

The Ocean's Treasure - Dani Duck (2016)

12 Curly Questions - Kids' Book Review (2016)

Dani Duck interview (2015) - DD interview

Sally Murphy interview (no relation) (2008)

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