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Liam O'Donnell

Photo: Melanie McBride 2007

Liam is the author of over 30 children's books and graphic novels. He is creator of the award-winning Max Finder Mystery and Graphic Guide Adventure series of graphic novels for kids.

He has also developed educational radio plays for the BBC, written articles for adults and children for numerous national magazines, adapted TV scripts for Kids Can Press, and created original comics for A&C Black Publishers, Owl Magazine, Scholastic Canada, Stone Arch Books and Capstone Press.
 

E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
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c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

Power Play. Orca Book Publishers, 2011
Food Fight. Orca Book Publishers, 2010
Media Meltdown. Orca Book Publishers, 2009
Soccer Sabotage. Orca Book Publishers, 2009
Ramp Rats. Orca Book Publishers, 2008
Wild Ride. Orca Book Publishers, 2008
Max Finder Mystery: Collected Casebook Volume 5. Owlkids, 2010
Max Finder Mystery: Collected Casebook Volume 4. Owlkids , 2009
Max Finder Mystery: Collected Casebook Volume 3. Owlkids , 2008
Max Finder Mystery: Collected Casebook Volume 2. Owlkids , 2007
Max Finder Mystery: Collected Casebook Volume 1. Owlkids Books, 2006
Ganked: Geeked Out Mysteries #1. Feeding Change Media, 2013

Awards

SYRCA Diamond Willow nominee for Power Play, 2012
Joe Shuster Comics for Kids Award nominee for Food Fight, 2011
Joe Shuster Comics for Kids Award nominee for Ramp Rats , 2009
Junior Library Guild Selection for Soccer Sabotage, 2009
Hackmatack Children’s Choice Award nominee for Wild Ride, 2008
Distinguished Achievement Award, Association of Educational Publishers for Max Finder Mystery: Collected Casebook Volume 2, 2008
Distinguished Achievement Award, Association of Educational Publishers for Max Finder Mystery: Collected Casebook Volume 1, 2007
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
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