Dawson, Janine 1957-

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Dawson, Janine 1957-

Personal

Born August, 1957, in Manly, New South Wales, Australia; children: Rosie. Education: Attended Sydney College of the Arts.

Addresses

Home—Fairlight, New South Wales, Australia. E-mail—[email protected]

Career

Illustrator, animator, and educator. Worked for more than twenty years in animation in Australia, United States, Canada, and Taiwan; children's book illustrator in Australia, 1991—.

Illustrator

Todd Pierce, Notions, Potions, and Gruesome Solutions, Angus & Robertson (Pymble, New South Wales, Australia), 1994.

Jeanette Beaumont, Ellie and the Magic Computer, Blake Education (Glebe, New South Wales, Australia), 1999.

Emily Rodda, Dog Tales, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2001.

Janeen Brian, What's in the River?, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2001.

Kate Darling, Toto and the Turkey, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2002.

Marguerite Hann Syme, Talk to Me!, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2002.

Natalie Jane Prior, Squish, Hodder (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2002.

Margaret Balderson, Junkyard Dogs, Scholastic Australia (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2003.

Sue Walker, Best Friends, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2004.

Penny Matthews, Pudding and Chips, ABC Books (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2004.

Margaret Wild, Bobbie Dazzler, Working Title Press (Kingswood, South Australia, Australia), 2006.

Peggy Marks Wahlhaus, The Elps of the Airport, M. Wahlhaus (Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia), 2006.

Angela Rossmanith, Try It, You Might Like It, Focus Publishing (Bondi Junction, New South Wales, Australia), 2006.

Ian Bone, Philomena Wonderpen Is a Very Naughty Teacher, Puffin (Camberwell, Victoria, Australia), 2006.

Bruce Dawe, Smarty-Cat, Puffin (Camberwell, Victoria, Australia), 2007.

Tania Cox, Alberta, Working Title Press (Kingswood, South Australia, Australia), 2007.

Catherine Urdahl, Emma's Question, Charlesbridge (Watertown, MA), 2008.

Ian Bone, Philomena Wonderpen Is a School Camp Star, Puffin (Camberwell, Victoria, Australia), 2008.

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, The Mare's Tale, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2008.

Julie Nickerson, Pippa's Perfect Ponytail, Penguin (Camberwell, Victoria, Australia), 2009.

Kel Richards, Three Kangaroos Gruff, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2009.

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, Motorbike Bob, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2009.

Also illustrator of Chocolate Chuckles by Pam Harvey, Blake Education; When the Angels Came by Glenda Millard, ABC Books; Grandma's Birthday by Gordon Winch and Gregory Blaxell, Blake Education; Eleanor's Tree by Margaret Clynne and Rachel Griffiths, Scholastic; Lisa, by Elizabeth Best, Blake Education; and books in the "Mandy and Tim" series by Jan Weeks, Blake Education.

"LILY QUENCH" SERIES; ILLUSTRATOR

Natalie Jane Prior, Lily Quench and the Dragon of Ashby, Hodder (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1999, Puffin (New York, NY), 2004.

Natalie Jane Prior, Lily Quench and the Black Mountains, Hodder (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2001, Puffin (New York, NY), 2004.

Natalie Jane Prior, Lily Quench and the Treasure of Mote Ely, Hodder (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2002, Puffin (New York, NY), 2004.

Natalie Jane Prior, Lily Quench and the Magicians' Pyramid, Hodder (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2003, Puffin (New York, NY), 2004.

Natalie Jane Prior, Lily Quench and the Lighthouse of Skellig Mor, Hodder (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2003, Puffin (New York, NY), 2004.

Natalie Jane Prior, Lily Quench and the Hand of Manuelo, Puffin (New York, NY), 2004.

Natalie Jane Prior, Lily Quench and the Search for King Dragon, Puffin (New York, NY), 2004.

Natalie Jane Prior, Lily Quench's Companion and Guide to Dragons and the Art of Quenching, ABC Books (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2007.

"DULCIE AND DUD" SERIES; ILLUSTRATOR

Carol Ann Martin, Dulcie and Dud Give a Really Big Party, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2002.

Carol Ann Martin, Dulcie and Dud and the Really Dumb Play, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2002.

Carol Ann Martin, Dulcie and Dud and the Really Cool Club, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2003.

Carol Ann Martin, Dulcie and Dud and the Really Secret Secret, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2003.

"JACK RUSSELL, DOG DETECTIVE" SERIES; ILLUSTRATOR

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, Dog Den Mystery, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2005, Kane/Miller (La Jolla, CA), 2006.

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, The Phantom Mudder, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2005, Kane/Miller (La Jolla, CA), 2006.

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, The Mugged Pug, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2005, Kane/Miller (La Jolla, CA), 2007.

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, The Lying Postman, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2005, Kane/Miller (La Jolla, CA), 2007.

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, The Awful Pawful, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2006, Kane/Miller (La Jolla, CA), 2007.

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, The Sausage Situation, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2006, Kane/Miller (La Jolla, CA), 2007.

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, The Buried Biscuits, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2006, Kane/Miller (La Jolla, CA), 2008.

Darrel Odgers and Sally Odgers, The Kitnapped Creature, Scholastic Australia (Gosford, New South Wales, Australia), 2006, Kane/Miller (La Jolla, CA), 2008.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Kirkus Reviews, May 15, 2004, review of Lily Quench and the Lighthouse of Skellig Mor, p. 497; August 15, 2007, Margaret Wild, review of Bobbie Dazzler.

Publishers Weekly, February 16, 2004, review of Lily Quench and the Dragon of Ashby, p. 172.

School Library Journal, November, 2004, Caitlin Augusta, review of Lily Quench and the Lighthouse of Skellig Mor, p. 116; September, 2007, Martha Simpson, review of Bobbie Dazzler, p. 178.

ONLINE

Janine Dawson Home Page,http://www.janinedawson.com.au (December 15, 2008).

Lily Quench Web site,http://www.lilyquench.com/ (December 15, 2008), essay by Dawson.

Scholastic Australia Web site,http://www.scholastic.com.au/ (December 15, 2008), "Janine Dawson."