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Anthony Hill is an award-winning author of historically accurate books for children and young adults. They include Soldier Boy (NSW Premier’s Award), about the youngest Anzac; and The Burnt Stick (CBCA Honour Book) a powerful story from the ‘Stolen Generations.’
Newspaper journalist, television reporter, speech writer to the Governor-General, antique dealer.
True and historically accurate stories from Australia’s past, including the two world wars, and Captain Cook’s Endeavour voyage. While they are written as stories, the external facts and assumptions are as accurate as I can make them.
Winning the NSW Premier’s Award (Ethel Turner Prize) in 2002 for Soldier Boy; NSW Premier’s History Award for Young People for Captain Cook’s Apprentice (2009); CBCA Honour Book for Soldier Boy and The Burnt Stick (1995).
We loved having Anthony Hill visit our school. Anthony was wonderful with our students and extremely generous with his time and sharing for knowledge.