One of Australia’s favourite children’s writers, Jane Godwin returns with the suspense-filled adventure A Walk in the Dark. Set in the rainforest of Victoria’s Otway Ranges, the novel is a gripping rite-of-passage novel about five teenagers and one night that will change them all. The highly acclaimed author of some 40 books for children, Jane speaks about a story that explores important themes of friendship, trust, family and boundaries. Recommended for ages 11+.

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Jane Godwin (Australian)

Jane Godwin

Jane Godwin is the highly acclaimed author of forty books for children and young people, across all styles and ages. Her work is published internationally and she has received many commendations. Jane is known for her beautiful collaborations with illustrator Anna Walker, and her powerful novels for teenagers, including Falling from Grace, As Happy as Here, When Rain Turns to Snow and A Walk in the Dark. Jane was Children’s Publisher at Penguin Books Australia before becoming a full-time writer.

See Jane in On Development at Secondary School Days.