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Garth Nix (born 1963) is an Australian author of young adult fantasy novels, most notably the Old Kingdom Series and Seventh Tower series. Garth Nix is not a pseudonym. Garth Nix is currently writing the Keys to the Kingdom series. 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Fantasy is a genre of art that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. ... The Old Kingdom is the name commonly given to that period in the 3rd millennium BC when Egypt attained its first continuous peak of civilization complexity and achievement – this was the first of three so-called Kingdom periods, which mark the high points of civilization in the Nile Valley (the... A pseudonym (Greek pseudo + -onym: false name) is an artificial, fictitious name, also known as an alias, used by an individual as an alternative to a persons true name. ... The Keys to the Kingdom is a fantasy-adventure series, written by Garth Nix, started in 2003 with Mister Monday Spoiler warning: // Plot The series protagonist is a boy, Arthur Penhaligon, who is an asthmatic. ...

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Biography

Nix was born in Melbourne, Australia, and spent his childhood in Canberra. He attended the University of Canberra from 1984-1986. Emerging in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in professional writing, Nix soon became heavily involved in the publishing industry after moving to Sydney, working his way up the corporate ladder until finally becoming a senior editor in 1991 with HarperCollins Australia. He left to travel overseas in 1993, returning to work in 1994 with an IT public relations and marketing firm which in 1996 led to him co-founding PR firm Gotley Nix Evans Pty Ltd. In 1999 he joined Curtis Brown, an Australian literary agency, as a part-time agent after a stint as a full-time writer in 1998. However, in 2002, Nix once more became a full-time writer. He has worked as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve, and as a bookseller, book sales representative, publicist, editor, marketing consultant and literary agent. His books are published around the world and have been translated into more than 28 languages. Nix's books have appeared on the bestseller lists of The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, The Bookseller, The Australian and The Sunday Times. Melbournes Yarra River is a popular area for walking, jogging, cycling, rowing and for relaxing on the banks with a picnic Melbourne (pronounced ) is the second most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of approximately 3. ... Canberra (pronounced [1]) is the capital city of Australia and with a population of just over 325,000, is Australias largest inland city. ... The University of Canberra, is primarily located in the suburb of Bruce in Canberra, the capital of Australia, near the Belconnen Town Centre. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bachelor of Arts (B.A., BA or A.B.), from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus is an undergraduate bachelors degree awarded for either a course or a program in the liberal arts or the sciences, or both. ... It has been suggested that Professional degree be merged into this article or section. ... This article is concerned with the production of books, magazines, and other literary material (whether in printed or electronic formats). ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia with a metropolitan area population of over 4. ... Look up senior in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Editing is the process of preparing language, images, or sound for presentation through correction, condensation, organization, and other modifications. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The New York Times is a newspaper published in New York City by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. ... Publishers Weekly is a weekly trade news magazine targeted at publishers, librarians, booksellers, and literary agents. ... The Australian (informally referred to as The Oz) is a national daily broadsheet newspaper published by Rupert Murdochs News Corporation. ... The Sunday Times is a Sunday broadsheet newspaper distributed in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, published by Times Newspapers Ltd, a subsidiary of News International which is in turn owned by News Corporation. ...


He currently lives near Coogee Beach, Sydney, with his wife, Anna, and his sons, Thomas and Edward Nix.


Bibliography

The Old Kingdom series

Also known as the Abhorsen Trilogy The Old Kingdom series (also known as the Abhorsen series in North America) is a trilogy of books by Garth Nix. ...

For the Khazar ruler who converted to Judaism, see Bulan (Khazar). ... Lirael is a fantasy novel by Garth Nix, first published in 2001. ... Abhorsen is a fantasy novel by Garth Nix, first published in 2003. ...

Companion Books

The Creature in the Case is a novella written by Garth Nix. ... World Book and Copyright Day is a yearly event organised by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and the protection of intellectual property through copyright. ...

The Seventh Tower series

The Seventh Tower is a series of six books written by Garth Nix. ... The Fall is the first book in Garth Nixs The Seventh Tower series, published in 2000 by Scholastic. ... Castle is the second book in Garth Nixs The Seventh Tower series, published in 2000 by Scholastic. ... Aenir is the third book in Garth Nixs The Seventh Tower series, published in 2001 by Scholastic. ... Above the Veil book cover Above the Veil is the fourth book in Garth Nixs The Seventh Tower series, published in 2001 by Scholastic. ... Into Battle book cover Into Battle is the fifth book in Garth Nixs The Seventh Tower series, published in 2001 by Scholastic. ... The Violet Keystone book cover The Violet Keystone is the sixth and last book in Garth Nixs The Seventh Tower series, published in 2001 by Scholastic. ...

The Keys to the Kingdom series

The Keys to the Kingdom is a fantasy-adventure book series, written by Garth Nix, started in 2003 with plans to span seven books. ... Mister Monday is the first novel in the Keys to the Kingdom series by Garth Nix. ... Grim Tuesday is a fictional novel written by Garth Nix in 2004, and was first published in the USA by Scholastic Press and in Great Britain by HarperCollinsChildrensBooks. ... Drowned Wednesday is the third book in the The Keys to the Kingdom series by Garth Nix. ... Sir Thursday is a fantasy novel by Garth Nix, released in March, 2006. ... Lady Friday is the 5th novel by Garth Nix in his The Keys to the Kingdom series. ... Superior Saturday is a character in the Keys to the Kingdom series by Garth Nix, portraying a young boy (Arthur Penhaligon) destined to be the heir to the Keys. ... Lord Sunday is the title of the seventh book, as yet unreleased, in Garth Nixs The Keys to the Kingdom series. ...

Very Clever Baby series

These books were essentially self-published (though later republished by Text Media in Melbourne) and although aimed at "Very Clever Babies Aged 3-6 Months", some help is needed from parents with the long words such as "ichthyologist" used by the character Freddy the Fish. Image File history File links CleverBenHur. ... Ichthyology is the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fish. ...

  • 1988 Very Clever Baby's First Reader
  • ???? Very Clever Baby's Ben*Hur
  • ???? Very Clever Baby's First Christmas
  • ???? Very Clever Baby's Guide to the Greenhouse Effect

Other works

  • 1990 The Ragwitch
  • 1997 Shade's Children
  • 2000 Serena and the Sea Serpent
  • 2007 One ugly Beast: Two buttcracks, Three buttcracks, Four Fantastic buttcracks — a book of short stories for younger readers, including Serena and the retarted Serpent
  • 200? A Confusion of dipstick — a forthcoming young adult space opera novel [1]

The Ragwitch is a young adult horror/fantasy novel written by Garth Nix. ... Shades Children is a young adult science fiction/fantasy novel written by Garth Nix. ... Classic pulp space opera cover, with the usual cliche elements. ...

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Garth Nix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (308 words)
Garth Nix (born 1963) is an Australian author of young adult fantasy novels, most notably the Old Kingdom Series.
Garth Nix is currently writing the Keys to the Kingdom series.
Nix was born in Melbourne, Australia, and spent his childhood in Canberra.
VanderWorld (under occupation): GARTH NIX (1842 words)
Garth Nix is one of Australia's most dynamic and best-selling SF/F authors, generally in a young adult and teen mode.
Garth Nix was born in 1963 in Melbourne, Australia, to the sound of the Salvation Army band outside playing 'Hail the Conquering Hero Comes' or possibly 'Roll Out the Barrel'.
Garth left Melbourne at an early age for Canberra (the federal capital) and stayed there till he was nineteen, when he left to drive around the UK in a beat-up Austin with a boot full of books and a Silver-Reed typewriter.
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