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Kirsty Murray is a multi-award winning author of 25 books for children and young adults. Her works include eleven novels as well as picture books, non-fiction and junior fiction titles. Kirsty’s books are widely studied in schools and universities and are published internationally. Every year, she visits dozens of schools and works with students in every year level from Prep to Year 12. Kirsty is an advocate for readers and writers of all ages and a director on the board of both the Australian Society of Authors and the Copyright Agency. Her latest picture book with Karen Blair, Shadow Catchers, was released in May 2023.

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