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Lorna Hendry is a Melbourne-based writer, editor and graphic designer. She is the author of Wrong Way Round (Hardie Grant, 2015), 16 children’s books about science (Wild Dog Books) and the co-author of How to Win a Nobel Prize (Piccolo Nero, 2018).

The Gigantic Book of Genes was a 2017 CBCA Honour Book, and Left and Right has been shortlisted for the 2018 CBCA Book of the Year awards. Lorna teaches in RMIT University’s Professional Writing and Editing course.

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