Rosanne Hawke

rosannehawkewithbooks.jpgRosanne Hawke is a SA author of 30 books for young people. She has been a teacher, a lecturer in creative writing at Tabor Adelaide, and worked with a mission agency in Pakistan & UAE. Her books explore cultural and social issues, Cornish folklore, history, mystery, family and faith. She often writes of displacement, belonging and reconciliation and tells stories of children unheard. Taj and the Great Camel Trek won the Adelaide Festival Award for Children’s Literature and was highly commended in the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Rosanne is the recipient of the Nance Donkin Award for a woman author who writes for children. She writes in an underground room near Kapunda.

 For more information about Rosanne, visit her website and Facebook page.


Rosanne's books with Wombat | Rhiza include:
Dear Pakistan
The War Within
Liana's Dance
Finding Kerra
Zenna Dare
Chandani and the Ghost of the Forest 
Pepper Masalah and the Flying Carpet
Pepper Masalah and the Temple of Cats
Pepper Masalah and the Giant Bird