Karen Foxlee

Karen Foxlee


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in Mount Isa , Australia
February 03, 1971

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Karen Foxlee is an Australian author who lives and writes in Queensland. Her young adult novels The Anatomy of Wings (UQP/Knopf/Atlantic) and The Midnight Dress (Knopf/UQP/Hot Key Books) have been published internationally to much acclaim. The Anatomy of Wings won the Commonwealth Writers Prize Best First Book 2008 (South Asia/Pacific), the Dobbie Award 2008, and a Parent’s Choice Gold Award in the U.S. The Midnight Dress was selected as an ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults title in 2014. Foxlee’s first middle grade novel Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy (Knopf / Hot Key Books) was published in January 2014 and to date has received several starred reviews.

Karen Foxlee was born in Mount Isa, Queensland in 1971. She has worked most of her adult
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Average rating: 3.77 · 8,134 ratings · 1,547 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy

3.87 avg rating — 5,455 ratings — published 2014 — 17 editions
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The Midnight Dress

3.62 avg rating — 1,258 ratings — published 2013 — 23 editions
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The Anatomy of Wings

3.41 avg rating — 917 ratings — published 2007 — 14 editions
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A Most Magical Girl

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3.69 avg rating — 492 ratings — published 2016 — 12 editions
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One Book Many Brisbanes 4

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3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2009
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Meeting Morrie / Clancy of ...

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4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2013
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Beetles of the Yukon

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2018
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One Book Many Brisbanes 2

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liked it 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007
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“If we knew everything would change we would have turned back but we didn't know. Thats how things happen. Especially sunny days hide dark moments in their pockets.”
Karen Foxlee, The Anatomy of Wings

“After the kiss some of it still sparkled in the air around her.”
Karen Foxlee, The Anatomy of Wings
tags: love

“Big secrets were catastrophic. However hard you try to hide them, they bob to the surface and you must go over them again and again. They are taken out so often they become worn smooth as a river stone. You have to carry them around you like a baby. The secret grows until you feel like you are a skin that covers it, a thin skin, easily split, ripe”
Karen Foxlee, The Anatomy of Wings

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