WRITING CV

CURRICULUM VITAE: WRITING HISTORY – Michael Gerard Bauer

  • Winner of 2003 Brisbane Writers Festival Writesmall Short Story Competition for The Dos and Don’ts of Short Story Writing.

All the following books published by OMNIBUS BOOKS/SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

 

1. THE RUNNING MAN – Young Adult Novel (2004)

Awards and Achievements

  • Winner 2005 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Older Readers
  • Shortlisted 2005 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards
  • Shortlisted 2005 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards
  • Shortlisted 2005 Courier Mail Book of the Year for Younger Readers
  • Winner 2005 Courier Mail People’s Choice Award
  • Shortlisted 2006 Adelaide Festival Literary Award
  • Selected official text for National Literacy Day 2007
  • German language edition nominated for “Katholischer Kinder- und Jugendbuchpreis 2008” (Catholic Children’s Book Prize)
  • German language edition nominated for the Youth Jury Prize in the 2008 German Youth Literary Awards
  • Finalist in the Premio Cento di Letteratura per Ragazzi (Centro Award for Children’s Literature) middle school category 2009 – Italian Edition
  • Selected as a Banks Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year 2009 – USA Edition
  • Shortlisted for the Prix Farniente Beligium 2014 – Dutch Edition
  • Tenth Anniversary Edition published 2014
  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: USA, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, South Korea, France.









2. DON’T CALL ME ISHMAEL! – Young Adult Novel (2006)

  • Winner 2008 South Australian Festival Awards for Children’s Literature
  • Winner 2007 Children’s Peace Literature Award
  • Shortlisted 2007 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards
  • Shortlisted 2007 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Older Readers
  • Winner 2007 Children’s Book Council of Australia Junior Judges Award
  • Included in the 2007 White Ravens selection for Outstanding International Books for children and young adults
  • Chosen for the Junior Library Guild of America’s premiere selection Fall 2007 – US Edition
  • Honour Book Michigan Thumbs Up! Award 2008 – US Edition
  • Finalist in the 2010 Premio Cento di Letteratura per Ragazzi (Centro Award for Children’s Literature) middle school category – Italian Edition
  • Shortlisted 2016 YABBA Awards Fiction for Years 7 – 9
  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: USA, UK, Germany, Italy, Czechoslovakian, French, Turkey, Israel


 

 

 

 

3. THE RETURN OF THE DUGONGSYoung Adult Novel (2007)

  • CBCA Older Readers Notable Book 2008
  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: Germany, UK, Italy, France

4. DINOSAUR KNIGHTS – Younger Readers Novel (2009)

  • CBCA Younger Readers Notable Book 2010
  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: Germany

5. YOU TURKEYS! – Chapter book (2010)

6. JUST A DOG Younger Readers Novel (2010)

  • Winner 2011 Queensland Premier’s Awards
  • Shortlisted for 2011 CBCA BOOK of the YEAR Younger Readers.
  • Honour Book for 2011 CBCA awards
  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: US, Norway, Germany, South Korea, Italy, Israel

7. ISHMAEL AND THE HOOPS OF STEEL – Young Adult Novel (2011)

  • Shortlisted for the 2011 Children’s Peace Literature Awards
  • Shortlisted 2012 CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers.
  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: Germany, UK

8. ERIC VALE – EPIC FAIL – Younger Readers (2012)

9. ERIC VALE – SUPER MALE – Younger Readers (2013)

10. ERIC VALE – OFF THE RAILS – Younger Readers (2013)

  • 2014 BILBY AWARD (QLD Children’s Choice Awards) – Epic Fail
  • Shortlisted 2014 YABBA AWARDS (Young Australians Best Book Awards) – Epic Fail
  • Honour Book 2014 KOALA AWARDS (NSW Children’s Choice Awards) – Epic Fail
  • Selected for Readings 2013 Top 50 Books You Can’t Put Down – Epic Fail
  • Shortlisted 2018 REAL AWARDS Fiction for Younger Readers – Off the Rails
  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: Germany, Turkey, Spain, Poland, Brazil, India, Canada, Asia, Sth America

11. SECRET AGENT DEREK ‘DANGER’ DALE & THE CASE OF ANIMALS BEHAVING REALLY, REALLY BADLY (2014)

12. SECRET AGENT DEREK ‘DANGER’ DALE & THE CASE OF THE REALLY, REALLY SCARY THINGS (2015)

13. SECRET AGENT DEREK ‘DANGER’ DALE & THE CASE OF THE REALLY, REALLY MAGNETIC MAGNET (2015)

  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: Brazil

14. THE PAIN, MY MOTHER, SIR TIFFY, CYBER BOY AND ME – Young Adult Novel (2016)

  • Shortlisted 2017 WAYRBA Awards
  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: Germany

15. RODNEY LOSES IT! – Picture Book (2017)

  • Winner 2018 CBCA Awards for Book of the Year: Early Childhood
  • Winner 2018 Speech Pathology Book of the Year (3-5 years)
  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: Turkey, China

16. THE THINGS THAT WILL NOT STAND – Young Adult Novel (2018)

  • OVERSEAS EDITIONS: Germany