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Name: Robin Klein  
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Date of Birth: 28th February 1936
Place of Birth: Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
Profession: Writer
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Robin Klein (born 1936, Kempsey, New South Wales) is a well-known Australian author of over 40 children's books for both older and younger readers who lives near Melbourne. Several of her books have been short-listed for the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award, including Hating Alison Ashley (also a film starring Delta Goodrem) and Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left (filmed as a television series for the Seven Network in 1992).

Robin's novel Came Back to Show You I Could Fly won a Human Rights Award for Literature in 1989 and also won the 1990 Australian Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers. It was filmed as Say A Little Prayer in 1993.

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