Author Page for Dianne Bates

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I’m Australian. Over the past 30 years, I have published 120+ books for young readers, some of which have won state and national awards, including children’s choice book awards.

I have worked on the editorial team of three Australian children’s magazines, one state and two national and have published many short stories for children.

My website is

I have a blog, Writing for Children and another is Australian Children’s Poetry

Stories by Dianne Bates