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Michael Leunig

About

Michael Leunig has been drawing and writing for Australian newspapers since 1965. He was born in Melbourne and now lives on a farm in north-eastern Victoria. His work has been widely published overseas and has been adapted in Australia for television, theatre and radio.

Leunig’s many books include The Penguin Leunig, Ramming the Shears, Everyday Devils and Angels, Short Notes from the Long History of Happiness, Why Dogs Sniff Each Other’s Tails, Goatperson and Other Tales, The Curly Pyjama Letters and Strange Creature and The Lot.

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