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I’m Oliver Phommavanh, funny children’s author, comedian and primary school teacher. I write stories that make you laugh and cry (because you’ll be laughing too much!)

Thai-riffic! is shortlisted for the WAYRBAs in 2014

Con-nerd is shortlisted for the Japanese Sakura Medal and

KOALA and YABBA awards in 2014

Thai-no-mite is out right now!

Stuff Happens: Ethan will be out in 2015

Book Cover:  Thai-no-mite!

I’m also featured in the new anthology, Things a Map won’t show you! Out now!

Book Cover:  Things a Map Won't Show You: Stories from Australia and Beyond

You can buy them from all great bookstores or online at Booktopia

Praise for Con-nerd.

‘Must read. Getting geeky is no longer freaky.’ -K Zone magazine

‘4 stars’-Mania magazine

CON-NERD is a book that will make you
laugh and cry, and certainly entertains- Gold Coast Bulletin
Con-nerd deals with the pressure of school and family expectations in a down to earth, gently funny way-Bookseller and Publisher magazine.
In only his second novel, the young Thai-Australian ticks all the boxes for a winning kids book a strong lead character, an easily identifiable story
and a healthy dose of humour.- West Australian.
No other authors tell the modern Asian-Australian story quite like Oliver Phommavanh, with his eloquent mix of humour, depth and understanding.-
The Sun Herald.

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I’m also available to visit schools across Australia, check the events page for more info!

“The only way to describe Oliver P is comic, optimistic, imaginative and a nerd. The whole entire atmosphere

changes around us with Oliver’s presence. He inspires all of us with his writing skills and positive attitude.”

Ashwin, Westmead PS

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I’m proud to support Room to Read, a great non-profit organisation that reaches out to kids all over the world with books and giving them the power of literacy. To find out more, click on their logo or at my links.

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