This is a heart-stopping romantic adventure, singing with a love of art and language. -- Judges' comments, 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Awards Crowley celebrates friendship, curiosity, and intellectual pursuits and writes funny, sophisticated books that zing with wit and energy... -- Anges Nieuwenhuizen, Magpies Volume Twenty-five Graffiti Moon is so beautifully crafted that the shift between points of view is virtually seamless. Poet's free verse contributions are rather like the tense pauses in great music -- a place for readers to hold their breath and wait, skin tingling with anticipation, for the change in pace, pitch and rhythm. -- NSW Association for Gifted and Talented Children Teenage Midsummer Night's Dream of magic, romance and transformation. -- Financial Times A pacy and action-packed read. The real selling point is Crowley's fabulously lyrical prose, which is an absolute pleasure to read. -- Bookbag A rare gem of a book. I actually stopped reading it to make it last longer! Funny and romantic; the realistic dialogue is one of the novel's many strengths. The novel is like a breath of fresh air; witty, funny, intelligent and the story told by a light but assured hand. Sensitive and utterly realistic of how young people live, it is an absolute must for libraries. -- School Librarian
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About the Author
Cath Crowley grew up in a small town in rural Victoria, Australia. She studied professional writing and editing at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and works as both a freelance writer and a part-time teacher in Melbourne. She is also the author of A Little Wanting Song
on the Knopf list. Visit her at CathCrowley.com.au.