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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

    Storm Whale

    'Bleak was the day and the wind whipped down, when I and my sisters walked to town...' So begins the story of three sist... More

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    27th February 2017

    The Soldier's Gift

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    3rd September 2020

    Girl from the Sea

    Who lives in that cottage by the sea? I wish. I wish. I wish it was me. A lyrical masterpiece by Margaret Wild and Jane... More

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