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Jane Tanner

Jane Tanner

  • 5 stars across 3 books
Sarah Brennan is based in Hong Kong and her 'Chinese Calendar Tales' regularly make the bestseller charts there. She is also a Writer Ambassador for Room to Read. Jane Tanner studied printmaking and painting and taught for several years before becoming a full-time illustrator, in 1984. She was first shortlisted for the CILIP Greenaway Medal in 1987 and STORM WHALE has been longlisted in 2018. Jane is well-loved in her native Australia and her work has won many awards there.
1st August 2017

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