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Anh Do

Anh Do is one of Australia's most loved and bestselling writers for kids. He is also an artist, entrepreneur, comedian, actor, TV personality, producer and sought-after speaker.

His junior fiction series WeirDo, Hotdog! and Ninja Kid are adored by millions around Australia.

In 2019, Anh released Wolf Girl, a series about a little girl who gets lost in a forest and befriends a group of dogs and an enormous Wolf who become her family. Anh then released Rise of the Mythix, which marks the first of a number of sagas described by Anh as ‘A superhero movie in a book’. In 2020, Anh’s not planning to slow down as he releases an electrifying new adventure series, E-Boy.

Fun facts

  • Anh was born in Vietnam.
  • At the age of two, he arrived in Australia with his family by boat.
  • He is a qualified lawyer.
  • His brother Khoa Do is a film director.
  • Anh got to the grand finale of Dancing with the Stars.
  • Personal philosophy: "There are only two times. Now and too late."
  • Anh’s Biggest achievement: buying his mum a house.
  • Anh’s father fought alongside Australian and US soldiers in the Vietnam War.
  • The comedian's artistic streak earned him a finalist place in the Archibald Prize.
  • Ahn’s upbeat demeanour has become a regular feature of comedy festivals and on TV and film.
  • Anh’s best-selling book, The Happiest Refugee - caught the attention of one of Australia's biggest stars. "I got this phone call and this big voice said 'Anh, it's Russell Crowe,'" - Anh Do
  • TV show, Anh's Brush with Fame starring celebrities including Amanda Keller, Jimmy Barnes, Magda Szubanski, Craig McLachlan and Anthony Mundine.
  • Anh loves writing stories that inspire children to read.
  • Visit Anh Do’s art site.

Books

Reserve Anh Do titles and collect from your local library through the library catalogue. If you are already a member use your existing library member number. If not, join online.

  1. Search for 'Anh Do' titles in the library catalogue.
  2. Click on an item (book, CD, DVD, magazine, audiobook etc).
  3. Place a reservation with your library member number and password.
  4. Select pick up library location.
  5. Click continue.
  6. Item is now reserved – hooray!
  7. Libraries will alert you when the item is ready for collection.

eBooks

Read Anh Do stories on your device.

How to search for titles in eBooks:

  1. Go to the eLibrary – Books & Comics.
  2. Scroll down the page to the Search eBooks section.
  3. Enter the title of the book and tap the search icon.
  4. Hit “View Availability” to see if the book is available and to identify which app the eBook is located in.
  5. Go to the eBook app on your device or download it from your App Store (e.g. ePlatform by Wheelers, RBdigital or Libby by Overdrive), and search for the item, borrow and download.

On the web

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