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Colin Thiele (1920–2006)

Colin Thiele was born on November 16, 1920 in Eudunda, South Australia, Australia as Colin Milton Thiele. He was a writer, known for Sun on the Stubble (1996), Blue Fin (1978) and Storm Boy (2019). He died on September 4, 2006 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. See full bio »

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Blue Fin Writer
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 2019 Storm Boy (novel: Storm Boy)
 2018 Storm Boy: The Game (Video Game) (novel: Storm Boy)
 2015 Colin Thiele: His Work and Legacy (Video documentary) (excerpts)
 1996 Sun on the Stubble (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- The Accident (1996) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... (novel)
- The Notice (1996) ... (novel)
- Race at Jakob Mountain (1996) ... (novel)
- Adventures in Paradise (1996) ... (novel)
 1992 Carousel of Stories (Video documentary) (story: Farmer Schulz's Ducks) / (story: Gloop the Bunyip) / (story: Magpie Island)
 1991 Gotcha (Short) (story: The Lockout)
 1990 Tracing the Seed's Inheritance (Video documentary short) (book: The Seed's Inheritance)
 1990 O Processo do Rei (as Jean-Pierre Theillade)
 1989 The Water Trolley (TV Short) (story)
 1984 Flip-Flop and Tiger Snake (Video documentary short) (story: Flip Flop and Tiger Snake)
 1984 The Fire in the Stone (TV Movie) (novel)
 1978 Magpie Island (Video) (story: Magpie Island)
 1978 Blue Fin (novel)
 1976 The Book and the Media (Video documentary) (book: The Book and the Media)
 1976 Storm Boy (novel)
 1967 Bird in the Classroom: From the Poem by Colin Thiele (Short) (poem: Bird in the Classroom)
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Jean-Pierre Theillade

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Was employed as an English teacher and wrote poetry on the side but became best known for his novels directed for young people. See more »

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