Karen Foxlee

Karen Foxlee was born in Mount Isa, Queensland, in 1971. After training and working as a nurse for most of her adult life, she graduated from the University of the Sunshine Coast with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2005, in creative writing. Her first novel, The Anatomy of Wings, was originally published in 2008, by the University of Queensland Press, and has since been published in the U.S.A., the United Kingdom and Canada. She lives in Gympie, Australia.

Books by Karen Foxlee

The Wrath of the Woolington Wyrm: Miss Mary-Kate Martin's Guide to Monsters 1

Published: May 2022

Miss Mary-Kate Martin might be anxious, but she's not scared of monsters. Travelling the globe with her famous archaeologist mother, Mary-Kate helps solve legendary problems in this fun fantasy adventure suitable for fans of the Travelling Bookshop or the Magnolia Moon series.

Dragon Skin

Published: September 2021

From the bestselling and multi-award-winning author of Lenny's Book of Everything comes a magical tale about a girl who saves a dragon and rescues her family.

Lenny's Book of Everything

Published: October 2018

A multi-award-winning book about finding good in the bad that will break your heart while raising your spirits in the way that only a classic novel can.

Lenny's Book of Everything

Published: October 2018

A multi-award-winning book about finding good in the bad that will break your heart while raising your spirits in the way that only a classic novel can.

A Most Magical Girl

Published: November 2017

Magical machines, wizards, witches, mysterious underworlds, a race against time - and two most magical girls.

Ophelia and The Marvellous Boy

Published: April 2017

In which young Ophelia rescues a magical boy, battles the Snow Queen, and saves the world

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