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Books and Reading: Anh Do

Anh Do

Ahn Do - The Artist

JC - Winner People's Choice 2017 Archibald Prize

Father - Finalist 2014 Archibald Prize

Hughsey Study - Finalist 2014 Black Swan Portraiture Prize

Wombat Man - Winner 2014 Kogarah Art Prize; Winner 2014 Packing Room Prize Kogarah Art Show

Ronnie - Finalist 2014 Percival Portrait Prize

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Biography

The Happiest Refugee

The Happiest Refugee is a memoir about Anh Do's life and his family. It starts with Do’s parents meeting and falling in love in war-torn Vietnam, and tracks a young Anh as he and his family journey from their homeland to a refugee camp in Malaysia and finally Australia. Do then goes on to show the reader the pleasures and pitfalls of growing up in Australia as an outsider.

AWARDS      

  • Winner, ABIA (Australian Book Industry Awards) Book of the Year
  • Winner, ABIA Biography of the Year 2011
  • Winner, ABIA Newcomer of the Year 2011
  • Overall Winner, Indie Book of the Year Award 2011
  • Winner, Non-fiction Indie Book of the Year 2011
  • Winner, The 2011 Nielsen BookData Booksellers' (ABA) Choice Award

WeirDo Series

Winner, Australian Children's Book of the Year 2014

"My parents could have given me any first name at all, like John, Kevin, Shmevin . . . ANYTHING. Instead I'm stuck with the worst name since Mrs Face called her son Bum."

Meet Weir Do. No, that's not a typo, that's his name! Weir Do's the new kid in school. With an unforgettable name, a crazy family and some seriously weird habits, fitting in won't be easy . . . but it will be funny!

The Little Refugee

The Little Refugee is a Picture Book and is Anh Do's inspirational story about his family's incredible escape from war-torn Vietnam and his childhood in Australia, told especially for children. 

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