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Kristin Weidenbach

Best known for
Mailman of the Birdsville Track- the Story of Tom Kruse - Kristin Weidenbach
Rock Star- the Story of Reg Sprigg - Kristin Weidenbach
Growing up Moonta - Kristin Weidenbach
Tom the Outback Mailman - Kristin Weidenbach
Meet Banjo Paterson - Kristin Weidenbach
King of the Outback - Kristin Weidenbach

Kristin Weidenbach

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Kristin Weidenbach writes popular non-fiction focused on Australian history.

Her picture books for children include King of the Outback: the story of Sidney KidmanMeet Banjo Paterson and Tom the Outback Mailman, which won the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Eve Pownall award in 2013.

Kristin is the author of the adult titles Growing up MoontaRock Star: the Story of Reg Sprigg and the Australian bestseller Mailman of the Birdsville Track: the Story of Tom Kruse, which has sold over 100,000 copies since publication in 2003.

Kristin is a PhD immunologist who specialised in forensic science and worked at Stanford University, USA, before switching to a writing career.

talks and workshops

Kristin offers talks and workshops on themes such as bringing true stories to life, and the journey from idea to publication, as well as science-focused themes such as DNA fingerprinting, and alternative careers in science.

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Either fill out the below form, call Paul and Terrie on (03) 9416 4062, or email directly.

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