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Jo Oliver is the author and illustrator of three books, Pilgrim, Tatiara and most recently The Light which was released on March 1. She has explored a number of forms of printmaking in her books and has a particular love for the strength and boldness of linocuts.

Jo has worked as a children’s librarian for many years and feels privileged to have shared hundreds of books with children. She was awarded the biannual Australian Library and Information Association Marjorie Cotton awards in 2004 for recognition of her outstanding contribution to children and youth library services.

Jo reflects on the five books that have influenced her.

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