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The Resource The Art of Taxidermy

The Art of Taxidermy

Label
The Art of Taxidermy
Title
The Art of Taxidermy
Statement of responsibility
by Sharon Kernot
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shortlisted for the 2017 Text PrizeLottie collects dead creatures and lovingly cares for them, hoping to preserve them, to save them from disintegration. Her father understands—Lottie has a scientific mind, he thinks. Her aunt wants it to stop, and she goes to cruel lengths to make sure it does.And her mother? Lottie’s mother died long ago. And Lottie is searching for a way to be close to her.Sharon Kernot writes poetry and fiction. Her work has appeared in a variety of journals, magazines and anthologies including Island, Mascara Literary Journal, Best Australian Poems, and Australian Love Stories.‘Completely mesmerising, fresh and unexpected.’ Diana Sweeney, winner of 2013 Text Prize‘An intense exploration of grief.’ Steven Herrick
Summary
Lottie collects dead creatures and lovingly cares for them, hoping to preserve them, to save them from disintegration. Her father understands Lottie has a scientific mind, he thinks. Her aunt wants it to stop, and she goes to cruel lengths to make sure it does. And her mother? Lottie's mother died long ago & Lottie is searching for a way to be close to her. The Art of Taxidermy is a heartbreaking verse novel exploring love and death, grief and beauty, and the ways we try to make sense of it all.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
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10665668
Cataloging source
SALS
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Kernot, Sharon
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Art of Taxidermy
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:TXT_507416
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925626728
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Art of Taxidermy
Control code
BORROWBOX:TXT_507416
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781925626728
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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