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Jeannie Baker

Jeannie Baker

  • 5 stars across 13 books
Jeannie Baker was born in England, but now lives in Sydney, Australia. Her work often has an environmental focus and has won numerous awards, including the Friends of the Earth Earthworm Award for Where the Forest Meets the Sea and the 2005 Australian Wilderness Society Award and 2005 Australian Picture Book of the Year Honour Book for Belonging.
1st November 2010


Two diverse countries and cultures are linked with warmth and charm in this two-in-one picture book. This innov... MoreMirror

(11 reviews) Review
7th May 2015

Lego (R) Chima Ice and Fire Sticker Activity Book

Little fans of Lego (R) Chima will love this amazing Chima activity book! Packed with exciting adventures and eight page... MoreLego (R) Chima Ice and Fire Sticker Activity Book

(8 reviews) Review
2nd February 1998

Where the Forest Meets the Sea

When a young boy visits a tropical rain forest, he pretends it is a long time ago and that extinct and rare animals live... MoreWhere the Forest Meets the Sea

(4 reviews) Review
2nd June 2008


A powerful account of the reclamation of an urban landscape told wordlessly through fascinating, detailed collage ar... MoreBelonging

(1 review) Review
2nd June 2016


In an infinity of sky, tiny godwit birds follow ancient, invisible migratory pathways, flying on and on for nine nig... MoreCircle

(1 review) Review
1st March 2000

Hidden Forest

(1 review) Review
7th February 2005

The Hidden Forest

Looking for his lost fish trap, Ben thinks he sees something dark moving under the water. Is it a creature or only his i... MoreThe Hidden Forest

(0 reviews) Review
7th July 2003

Home in the Sky

Mike keeps pigeons on the roof of an abandoned burned-out building in New York. Every morning he lets them out of their ... MoreHome in the Sky

(0 reviews) Review
1st November 2002


In this text a mother and baby look through a window at a wilderness. With each page the boy grows and the scene changes... MoreWindow

(0 reviews) Review
4th July 2019

Playing with Collage

A how-to guide to making your own collages, brimful of fascinating hints and tips from a master of the genre. O... MorePlaying with Collage

(0 reviews) Review
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  • Belonging


    A wordless book. Beautifully crafted by Jeannie Baker about the view through a window that changes over time. I love wordless books. I love the opport...

  • Circle


    Before reading ‘Circle’ I never knew about godwit birds. This book’s colourful cover and single word book title captured my interest in godwits, beach...

  • Where the Forest Meets the Sea

    Where the Forest Meets the Sea

    by MrsP512

    So many details to discover in the illustrations. We could look at them for hours. The talk we got from this book was fabulous too! ...

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