Peter Carnavas

Peter Carnavas

Peter Carnavas’s career as a primary school teacher inspired him to embrace his passion for children’s literature. His picture book Blue Whale Blues won the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Crystal Kite Award, and My Sister is a Superhero won an Australian Book Industry Award. The Elephant was Peter’s first novel. He lives on Australia’s Sunshine Coast with his family.

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Books By Peter Carnavas

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A Quiet Girl

Celebrated author-illustrator Peter Carnavas’s gentle family story about mindfulness and stillness reminds us of the beauty all around us—if we only take the time to notice it.

By Peter Carnavas & Peter Carnavas

The Elephant cover

The Elephant

A jewel of a middle-grade novel about a resilient little girl who longs for her dad to break free from the elephant of his depression

By Peter Carnavas & Peter Carnavas

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The Great Expedition

From the author-illustrator of A Quiet Girl, Peter Carnavas showcases the daring adventures of young explorers as they traverse the wild country in their own backyard.

By Peter Carnavas

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