Mic Looby

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Mic Looby is an Australian author and illustrator.

A former guidebook writer for Lonely Planet, his debut novel Paradise Updated – a satire about the inner workings of a guidebook company – was published in 2009 by Affirm Press. Looby is also a columnist with the Australian chapter of The Big Issue magazine and has illustrated three titles in the It's True! series of children's non-fiction books published by Allen & Unwin.


  • Mic Looby (2009). Paradise Updated. Australia: Affirm Press. ISBN 978-0-9803746-6-7. 
  • Heather Catchpole and Vanessa Woods (2007). It's True! Pirates Ate Rats. Australia: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 978-1-74114-607-3. 
  • Rick Wilkinson (2004). It's True! Animals Are Electrifying. Australia: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 978-1-74114-343-0. 
  • It's True! Frogs Are Cannibals. Australia: Allen & Unwin. 2003. ISBN 1-74114-271-7. 

Further reading

  • Article from The Australian by Mic Looby, on baldness and travel (2009)
  • Article from The Age by Mic Looby, on children's music (2009)
  • Article from The Age by Mic Looby, on memories of summer (2009)

External links

  • Paradise Updated at Affirm Press
  • Mic Looby Bio – It's True Books
  • Looking for Looby: a profile
  • Case for boycotting Burma is too simplistic

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