Deborah Lisson

Deborah Lisson is a well-known author of young adult fiction, living in Banbury, Australia. Her passion for the story of Red Hugh led her to research this book in Ireland. Her novel The Devil's Own won the Western Australia Premier's Award for Children’s Fiction and was shortlisted for the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award in 1991; her book, A Place of Safety, won the Western Australia Premier's Award for Children's Literature in 1997.

Deborah's latest book, Truth Seeker, was published by O'Brien Press in October 2001.

  • Truth Seeker
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Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Red Hugh - The Kidnap of Hugh O'Donnell

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