Trace Balla‘s books are about care for and connection to each other and place, very much based in Australia, with respect and acknowledgment of the first nations people of the land. Trace has been awarded CBCA Book of the Year, Readings Children’s Book Prize, Wilderness Society’s Environment Award for Children’s Literature and shortlisted for NSW Premier’s Literary Awards; Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards; and Adelaide Festival Awards for Children’s Literature. | facebook.com/TraceBalla | traceballa.yolasite.com