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Jacqui Halpin

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Jacqui Halpin is a former registered nurse and now tuckshop convenor with a passion for children’s literature. This passion started when reading bedtime stories to her children. They outgrew their childhood books but Jacqui never did. In fact, she was determined to write her own.

Jacqui writes junior fiction, picture books, and short stories (for adults and children). She has also co-written her father’s memoir, A Long Way from Misery, as she believes it’s important to record the experiences and tales of Australia’s older generations before they are lost. And because he had a story worth telling!

Jacqui's first picture book, Parmesan, the Reluctant Racehorse, was published by Little Pink Dog Books in October 2017. Her second picture with Litt
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Average rating: 4.56 · 18 ratings · 9 reviews · 4 distinct works
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Great Barrier Reef Rescue by Karen Tyrrell
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Action-packed aquatic adventure, with Song Bird Superhero and her band of clever friends fighting to save the Great Barrier Reef from destruction by a dastardly foe.
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Mr Bambuckle's Remarkables by Tim Harris
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Parmesan, the Reluctant Racehorse by Jacqui Halpin
"Parmesan The Reluctant Racehorse is a galloping good read, full of fun and positive message for kids to discuss."
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Rainforest Rescue by Karen Tyrrell
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An action-packed, time-travelling adventure story with an important environmental message.
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Ready Set Discover Logan by Karen Tyrrell
Ready Set Discover Logan
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An exciting, engaging, and informative guide for children, that celebrates the cultural diversity of Logan, and the many natural and man-made wonders it has to explore.
Parmesan, the Reluctant Racehorse by Jacqui Halpin
"This funny yet meaningful picture book will not only have kids giggling but also make them think. The story deals with themes of friendship, family, and being yourself, and is perfect for animal lovers. The illustrations are just gorgeous, and add..." Read more of this review »
Parmesan, the Reluctant Racehorse by Jacqui Halpin
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The rib tickling, Parmesan The Reluctant Racehorse, was written by Jacqui Halpin and illustrated by John Phillips.

If only we could all live a life like Parmesan the Reluctant Racehorse, with our quirks tolerated and our desires fulfilled. I love t..." Read more of this review »
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The Lion in our Living Room by Emma Middleton
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The Lion in Our Living Room, by author Emma Middleton, and illustrator Briony Stewart, is a delightful story that celebrates the joy of imagination and creative play, whilst demonstrating the special role fathers have in their children’s playtime.
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