NEW SERIES COMING!!!
Nat is excited to announce her brand new junior fiction series SHOWERLAND. Book 1 - Break The Curse will be released in FEB 2024 and is illustrated by the incredibly talented James Hart.
KIDS WRITING COOL HAS LAUNCHED!
Kids Writing Cool (KWC) is a self-paced online writing course for primary-aged children. Hosted by bestselling authors Nat Amoore and Tim Harris, KWC is a delicious blend of entertainment, banter, writing tips and interactive activities.
To find out more, head to kidswritingcool.com
NAT AMOORE is a Sydney-based writer who is passionate about encouraging kids to read and write and explore their imagination without boundaries. Her first middle grade novel
Secrets Of A Schoolyard Millionaire came out in 2019 with Penguin Random House. It had great success as both Dymocks and QBD's 'Kids Book Of The Month', becoming Australia's #1 bestselling debut Aussie children’s fiction in 2019. It has now been sold into the UK, US, Italy, China, Estonia and Romania.
Her second book The Power Of Positive Pranking was shortlisted for the 2021 Readings Children's Book Prize and REAL Children’s Choice Book Awards. It went on to win the 2021 Environment Award for Children's Literature.
The Right Way To Rock was a CBCA Book of the Year Notable and a nominee for
the 2023 IBBY Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities. Novel/graphic novel hybrid We Run Tomorrow hit stands in 2022 and is on the Speech Pathology Book of the Year shortlist.
Nat has a brand-new junior fiction series kicking off with the first three books all coming out in 2024, plus her very first picture book on the way.
In 2021, Nat wrote a 5-part fiction podcast series called PROJECT ARI for Nova Entertainment and the Australian Government as part of the #StopItAtTheStart #Respect campaign which won Best Branded Podcast at the Australian Podcast Awards and recently won an ACRA.
Nat has completed multiple courses at the AWC and NSWWC, was a recipient of the 2018 CBCA Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program and is a proud Role Model for Books In Homes.
Nat's books are available in the US and the UK too. Click on book below below to purchase.
Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire
Secrets of a Undercover Activist
Secrets of a Rebel Rockstar
Nat is also a host of kidlit podcast One More Page, that launched in February 2018
One More Page was a finalist in the ‘Best Newcomer’ category for the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards.
Name: Nat Amoore
Internal age: 10
Secret superpower: Making up stuff. Not lying, that is different. Making up stuff, on the spot, that everybody believes and sometimes gets me things I want. Not lying.
Obsessed with: Laksa and writing down anything that pops into my head because I'm sure one day it will be 'my great work' even when the idea is oh so silly.
Annoyed by: Restaurants that skimp on my vegetables and/or tofu in my vegetable and tofu laksas. Seriously guys...they're VEGETABLES!
Bookshelf style: Small and jammed. Sydney apartment living **insert eye rolly emoji**
What you wanted to be when you grew up: Depended on the day of the week. Still does.
What you got in trouble for at school: Never got in trouble. Never got caught.
Favourite books as a kid: Everything by Paul Jennings or Gillian Rubenstein. Calvin & Hobbes, Bridge To Terabithia and anything where the character went from the real world to another world.
And now: Hmmmm, kinda the above plus How To Bee, Roof Toppers, The Cardboard Palace and The Hat Trilogy.
Book character you wish you could be: Elly from Skymaze