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Kate and Jol Temple
Kate and Jol Temple at Adelaide Writers' Festival 2018
Kate and Jol Temple at Adelaide Writers' Festival 2018
Occupation Children's Author
Nationality Australian
Genre Humour

Kate and Jol Temple are internationally awarded children's authors. They are the 2020 winners of the Charlotte Huck Award for their book Room on Our Rock. They are also widely known for their 2017 Children's Book Council of Australia Honour Book Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers Third Grade, published by Allen and Unwin. The book was praised for its use of humour and history.

Their picture book, I Got This Hat, was the 2016 National Simultaneous Storytime book and read by more than half a million children on the same day at the same time. The book is published by HarperCollins. The book has also been produced as an app with funding from the Australia Council for the Arts.

Books written and published

Picture Books

  • Parrot Carrot (2012)
  • I Got This Hat (2014)
  • Mike I Don't Like (2015)
  • Room On Our Rock (2018)
  • Are You My Bottom (2018)
  • Bin Chicken (2020)

Children's Novels

  • Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers Third Grade (2016)
  • Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers X Marks The Spot (2017)
  • Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie (2018)
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