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Thalia Kalkipsakis

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Thalia grew up on a farm on the outskirts of Melbourne with a mum who tried to save battery hens by on-selling them as backyard chickens. Her dad worked as an industrial chemist while also growing strawberries, carrots and Christmas trees on the farm. It was not unusual to find plant shoots in the freezer, or the hair dryer missing because it was needed to heat one of her dad’s experiments. Thalia's childhood showed her the magic that can happen when science and nature combine with human creativity.
In 2012, Thalia released her first standalone young adult novel, Silhouette, which follows a talented and determined young dancer as she navigates her way into the adult world of commercial dance.
These days, Thalia lives in regional Victoria with
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Average rating: 3.63 · 1,049 ratings · 98 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
The Worst Gymnast
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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Dancing Queen
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 161 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Sister Spirit
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 143 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Step Up and Dance
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Basketball Blues
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2009
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It's Not Me, It's You
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Netball Dreams
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Thalia Kalkipsakis and 4 other people liked Figgy's review of The Here and Now:
The Here and Now by Ann Brashares
"The Here and Now has the makings of a good time travel/controlling cult/forbidden love story. But something must have gone wrong in the combining of these ingredients.



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– A big ol’ wasteland of a future, justifyin..." Read more of this review »
The Here and Now by Ann Brashares
" Figgy wrote: "Agreed.

So many people get time travel wrong, don't they?"


Such a pity. Time travel is so much fun when it works!
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The Here and Now by Ann Brashares
The Here and Now
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